Tonight we ate at a French restaurant near the Acropolis. [caption id="attachment_2422" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Escargot and Cold Ratatouille[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2421" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Chard Tart[/caption] Dad had the €20 special and chose ratatouille (which was cold), duck cooked in mashed potato and a chard tart (silverbeet leaves, also containing pine nuts, raisins, grated apple). Mum had escargot (€9.70, garlic flavoured) and changed from duck to tripe a la nicoise with boiled potatoes when she found out the duck was cooked in mash. [caption id="attachment_2420" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Tripe a la Nicoise; Duck in Potato Mash,...

We walked past a big fountain to go to Lafayette, a department store. At the basement food hall we looked at the ready-to-eat food and planned to split up then meet at the 4th level restaurant. There wasn’t a large choice at the restaurant so we went back down to the food hall. A2 had a salmon and spinach quiche (~€3.70), dad had a scallop pie (~€4.30, it was a scallop in the shell with a few veggies, creamy sauce and a piece of puff pastry baked on...

Our sugary spoils for the day: A sugar crepe bought from a fair stall, just outside the hotel and a pandoro, which was discounted because it was an 'ugly' second from the factory. The pandoro tasted a bit like brioche but it isn’t as sweet and buttery. [gallery link="file" columns="2" type="rectangular" ids="2017,2022,2021"]...