Food stores will be open on Clean Monday (Feb. 27), the first week of Greek Lent, the General Secretariat of Commerce and Consumer Protection at the Development & Investments Ministry said on Wednesday, ANA reports.
The ministry added that the food stores would stay open to facilitate households' preparations for traditional Lent dishes.
GB Roof Garden combines culinary delicacies and views for Clean Monday.
Executive Chef Asterios Koustoudis and Chef de Cuisine Nikos Liokas have curated an authentic menu for the Clean Monday feast at the GB Roof Garden Restaurant atop the Hotel Grande Bretagne in central Athens.
Patrons are invited to enjoy the fantastic view of the Acropolis and savour a selection of delicate lenten dishes, including freshly baked flatbread (Lagana) with halva, fish roe salad, spaghetti with steamed shellfish as well as grilled shrimp, calamari and seafood orzo pasta.
For the season of Lent, the restaurant will offer the Lenten dishes of the day and the restaurant’s signature dish of the season, the heartwarming Kakavia soup.