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If I could go anywhere: Greek cake shops, the Athenian countryside and the sanctuary of Artemis at Brauron

In Book Two of the Republic, Plato famously describes the “fevered” city, a town bustling with artists, musicians, actors, butchers, barbers, courtesans, and … confectionery!

Plato was clearly talking about the Athens of his day, but, over 2,000 years later, he could have easily been talking about modern Athens.

  • Alastair Blanshard
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The city remains just as hectic and sweet treats remain just as …

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