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Year: 2019

Why is it “Gyro” and “Year-Oh” vs “Ghiro”?

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Paymons gyros platter with basmati rice
  Gyros are a Greek dish made from pork, chicken, or sometimes lamb cooked on a vertical rotisserie and served in a pita. They’re often topped with tomato, onion, cucumbers, salad greens, feta cheese, and even french fries. Any and all of them are perfect for completing this delicious dish. This spiced slice of heaven […]

Feta Cheese: A Greek Staple

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In Greece, one of the most well-known cheeses is Feta. It’s a soft, white, brined cheese that offers great nutritional value, like calcium. Feta cheese is used throughout Mediterranean cuisine in all types of dishes from appetizers to desserts. Check out some feta facts and how you can enjoy this favorite cheese.  All about Feta […]

Community Pride: Support Locally Owned Businesses

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In a city like Las Vegas, there are restaurants, retail stores, and entertainment venues virtually everywhere you look. You can see many well-known brands and department stores. Many of the businesses you see are owned by big corporations or chains who have no interest in our community other than the pursuit of making money here. […]

Exploring Greek Food Basics

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Who doesn’t love Greek food? It’s delicious, healthy, and widely available in the United States. Nonetheless, many Americans would be hard-pressed to name more than a couple of Greek dishes or describe the Greek flavor profile. There are a couple of reasons for this. One could be that we’re consuming “Greek food” without thinking about […]

Eating Healthy at Paymon’s is Easy!

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It can feel like a minefield of high-fat, high-calorie, super-salty, sugar-laden choices at some restaurants, but whether you’re trying to lose weight or just maintain a healthy diet, you can eat healthy when dining out, almost anywhere, if you make the right choices.  How to Make Healthier Choices at Restaurants Here are some tips to […]

Middle Eastern Classics We All Love

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Many are curious about trying Middle Eastern cuisine, but they remain cautious about trying it, worried that it will be too different from what they are accustomed to for them to enjoy. If you’re curious, you have nothing to fear. Middle Eastern food is filled with delicious dishes for almost any type of eater. Fresh, […]