Culture & People Insider Views Aggeliki Nikiforou

Aggeliki Nikiforou

Presenter of the show “Xryses Syntages” talks about her favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks in the island.

-Where do you usually enjoy your morning coffee?

-On weekdays I enjoy my morning coffee at RIK. The best coffee however is the one that my son makes at the weekends.

-Which is your favourite city yard?

-My house’s yard, of course.

-Where can you find the best souvlaki?

-The best souvlakia re those my husband makes.

-Where do you find authentic meze dishes?

-At Vlachos tavern in Larnaca. A place that combines quality food, great service in a friendly and pleasant environment.

-Favourite shop in your neighbourhood?

-Every shop that offers good food is my favourite.

-Could you reveal a well-hidden city gem?

-Kafeodeio “H Prothermansi.” A warm space, where one can enjoy good Greek music with company.

-A restaurant that holds a special place in your heart? A recommended dish?

-I like good food. Whichever restaurant I visit and find good, I’ll recommend to other people.

-Which is your favourite kind of cuisine and where you can enjoy it in Cyprus?

-I love Chinese cuisine. For me, the best place that offers it is Taipei Town Restaurant in Larnaca. It is truly the best of its kind!

-The best place to hang out with friends?

-I haven’t discovered it yet!

-Where could you find the best cocktails?

-Whichever makes me a good margarita.

-Where do you usually find delightful sweets?

-At Thimonia bakery in Pera Chorio. You can find whatever you want there.

-Which place do you remember fondly?

-My wonderful village, Alambra. I was born here, grew up here and still live here. I was fortunate to grow up with wonderful village flavours next to my grandmother and grandfather. Fresh homemade breads, halloumi, trachanas, loukoumades – everything made by grand Aggeliki. My best memories are from this village!

Info:

Vlachos Tavern, Kantaras 10, Larnaca. Kafeodeio “H Prothermansi”, Archibishop Kyprianos 68, Strovolos. Thimonia Bakery, Limassol Avenue 40, Pera Chorio. Taipei Town Restaurant, Archbishop Makarios 63, Larnaca.

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