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By Mike Rakes
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Family, Fancy, Food, Memories, Philia, Show
Many of my favorite memories with family and friends center around our gatherings on patios around the Twin Cities
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Happy, Hour, Patio, Philia, Season, Tradition
There is so much rich culture, history, and culinary tradition surrounding Easter in the Greek culture
Appetizers, Asparagus, Brunch, Easter, Greek, Roll, Spring, Ups
One of my favorite things about Philia is that it can be dressed up or dressed down, depending on the type of event you're having.
Casual, Entertaining, Guys, Madness, March, NCAA, Night, Sports, Time, Tourney
There are six different words for love in the Greek language
I feel a great sense of pride and responsibility in carrying on my family’s traditions, and hope to spread genuine care and connection to as many people as I can as Philia grows.
agape, eros, love, ludus, philautia, philia, pragma, valentines
In every culture there are certain culinary offerings that are associated with Holiday and New Year Celebrations.
2019, New, Philia, Traditions, Vasilopita, Years
I’ve spent some time thinking a lot about the lessons Yiayia and Papou taught our family, and the legacy that they left behind beyond food and entertaining.
Community, Emilitsa, Family, Papou, Philia, Yiayia
For me, food has always been a vehicle to gather with friends and family to share hours and hours (and hours) of meaningful time together.
family, friends, "new beginnings", "origin story", welcome