When in Kavala, you should taste and buy salted food, grapes, local wine and tsipouro made by traditional local producers, as well as from the winery KTIMA VIVLIA CHORA at Kokkinochori which you can visit. Tel.: 25920 44974 The Thassian cuisine is also very interesting. Like in all the Greek islands, here mainly fish and sea food dishes dominate. When in Thassos, it is worth trying liokafto (fish dried in the sun), sona mackerel (mackerel on the barbecue), sun-dried octopus as well as other traditional casserole or oven-baked dishes (colewort or cabbage in tomato sauce, with onions and oil), the local salami, kourbani (boiled meat with comminuted wheat served during the popular local fairs) and other types of meat prepared in a very special way at the mountain villages of the island.
In Thassos, do not forget to taste and buy some karydaki glyko (picked walnuts in syrup) as well as glyka tou koutaliou (confiture, preserved fruit in syrup) prepared with honey. The renowned honey produced by flowers or pine trees of the island, oil and elies throubes (wrinkled black-fruited olives) are the trademark of the island.