Culture & People Insider Views Andrea Charalambidou

Andrea Charalambidou

Shortly after the opening of her exhibition “Genesis,” Cypriot artist Andrea Charalambidou reveals her favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks.

-Where do you usually enjoy your morning coffee?

-I have my morning coffee in my studio with the company of my works and I take inspiration for the next ones.

-Which is your favorite city yard?

-My mum’s. Green with a great view.

-Favorite shop in your neighborhood?

-Arabica cafe in Strovolos. I enjoy relaxing there with a chai latte and my friends.

-Could you reveal a well-hidden city gem?

-Manolito pizza and pasta, where you can find perfect pizza with sesame dough.

-Where do you draw inspiration from?

-The whole of nature inspires me, from the sky to the land.

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

-I love India India, where I always pick the chicken jalfrezi extra hot.

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

-Asian! Akakiko is by far the best for Asian dishes.

-The best place to hang out with friends?

-Babylon pub! I’ve been going there since I was 18!

-Where can you find the best cocktails?

-Finbarrs pub, limoncello raspberry by Stratis.

-Where do you usually find delightful sweets? 

-Colours cafe at Four Seasons! Impeccable creme brûlée.

-Which place do you remember fondly?

-Protaras! I used to go there with my family when I was growing up and now I’ve create new memories with my own family.

-What are you doing professionally this period?

-I am preparing a solo exhibition, which will be hosted by Apocalypse gallery, from May 3 to May 18, 2019.

INFO: Arabica Cafe, Perikleous 62, Strovolos. Manolito pizza and pasta, Xanthis Zenierou, Nicosia. India India. Arsinois and Nikis 5, Nicosia. Akakiko, Achaion 1, Engomi, Nicosia. Babylon, Iasonos 6, Nicosia. Finbarrs pub, Zinonos Sozou 52B, Nicosia. Colours Cafe, Four Seasons hotel, Ayios Tychonas, Limassol.

 

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