Another common sight: olive stands, which populate the city's open-air markets. "If New York is the Big Apple, then Athens is surely the Big Olive," says Kotsilelou. "It's a popular joke amongst us to make fun of the obsession Greeks have with anything Greek—be it olives or philosophy."
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Another common sight: olive stands, which populate the city's open-air markets. "If New York is the Big Apple, then Athens is surely the Big Olive," says Kotsilelou. "It's a popular joke amongst us to make fun of the obsession Greeks have with anything Greek—be it olives or philosophy."