When I spent the day wander around Modiano Market I happened up this cute little seafood taverna To Dixti that struck me as authentic and interesting, but I was so full from breakfast there was no way I could sit down and eat more! So the next day after Neil and I had wondered the city we happened upon it again and decided this time to stay for lunch and we are so glad we did!Like so many places in Greece there is an emphasis on Ouzo which they eat with something that was translated on the menu as “salties” I had beer and for a saltie we had salted Tuna – it was unctuous, salty and a perfect foil for the bread they provided.For the main course we had a simple tomato and cucumber salad, fried Red Mullet and Seafood Spaghetti. We were having some confusion over which fish to order, so the waiter brought a plate with the two best fish so we could see how fresh they were and talk about preparation. Oh and I almost forgot we had Saganaki cheese, no meal is complete in Greece without a plate of this ubiquitous classic. Saganaki is a pan that food is cooked in so I was a bit confused when I first arrived because I always thought it referred specifically to a cheese dish…. Even though we ate at many fine restaurants there was something so charming to be eating here in this alley way off the market under a roof of vines. All this food plus one beer and a complimentary dessert of crepe filled with vanilla ice cream and covered in chocolate sauce cost 34 Euro.
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