When the Complimentary Spouse and I want a change of scenery and some delicious Greek food, we head to Tarpon Springs. This part of the Tampa Bay area was settled by Greek immigrants who worked as sponge divers, and they’ll still flying the
Freak Greek flag today.
Head to Dodecanese Boulevard and you’ll find the sponge docks and lots of Greek restaurants, bakeries, and shops. For us, food is the main attraction. Today we started our meal at Hellas with saganaki, which combines two of my favorite things: cheese and fire.
By the way, don’t be surprised when you get a Greek salad in Tarpon Springs. Here in the Tampa Bay area, we put a scoop of potato salad on the bottom. Try it. You’ll love it. As far as I’m concerned, they’re making it wrong in Greece, not here.
Enjoy this video I made.