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A star chef's take on delicious Greek flavors, just like his mother taught him. 

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MEET THE CHEF
Chef Michael Symon


You’ll know Michael Symon from his Iron Chef battles and Emmy-winning turn on The Chew. But you may not know of his deep Greek roots. Chios is inspired by the food he grew up making with his mom and “papou.”  

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Spanikopita 

Everyone's favorite savory Greek pastry: two perfectly bronzed triangles of paper-thin phyllo, wrapped around a cheesy, tangy, herby spinach filling. 

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Spicy Pepper & Feta Dip  

Htipiti (roasted red pepper spread) is a blend of tangy feta, rich ricotta, roasted red peppers, and dried chipotles. Topped with feta and marinated olives.  

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Chicken Souvlaki   

Chicken is brined in yogurt overnight, then seared for a tasty char. Served on pita with Little Gem lettuce, tomatoes, grilled onions, and creamy tzatziki. 

Crab Keftedes  
Sweet jumbo lump crabmeat takes a star turn in these light, crispy fritters, spiced with earthy Aleppo pepper. 

Grilled Octopus   

Chef Symon's masterful octopus—tender and fragrant with island herbs and served on a flavorful yellow split pea purée—is as good as any we've tasted.