If you’re visiting Greece, the one dish you must try is a classic Greek salad. Plus, more tips on eating in Greece—and fitting in with the locals.Horiatiki, or, as it is known in the rest of the world, Greek salad. The rustic salad is made with tomatoes, onions, cucumber, Kalamata olives, and feta cheese;
..oregano and olive oil are commonly added. As many Greeks will tell you, the national cuisine is all about good ingredients; what you see is what you getBut one ingredient that should not be in your Horiatiki is lettuce; that’s a big no-no, if not outright heresy. All restaurants in Greece have this dish on their menu. But why not shop for fresh ingredients from the central market and make your own.
Horiatiki can be enjoyed as an appetizer or a main course, with some bread or barley rusks. If you want to do it like a local, share everything on the table. Dishes come to the table in no distinct order, so don’t be surprised if your main comes out before your starter.