My Big Fat Greek Cocktail

INCLUDE_VIRTUAL /time/europe/s_tga/include/tga_tout.htm] One of the coolest drinks in Athens this summer is the ouzo frappé, created by New York chef Jim Botsacos. Pour a shot of ouzo and a few drops of coffee liqueur (Botsacos uses Tia Maria) into a shaker. Add half a teaspoon of instant coffee, some whole milk (or cream) and ice. Shake vigorously, strain into a martini glass, top with sprinkles of coffee and brown sugar, and enjoy. Botsacos, a Greek-Italian-American who will be in Athens for the Games to serve up Olympic meals at the Hotel Grande Bretagne on Constitution Square, also created the ouzotini,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!