Epirus offers innumerable choices when it comes to food. Restaurants and tavernas are found at every corner. In Ioannina and Arta, restaurants with local but also European cuisine, beer halls, tavernas, and places offering tsipouro, with unique tastes and delicacies from the local cuisine, in beautiful locales, satisfy any taste. One comes across colorful Epirote tavernas, some that specialize just in hors d’oeuvre with recipes from the immediate environs, traditional cafés andrestaurants, even on excursions outside the cities and towns, high up in the mountains. In these locations, one can enjoy exceptional food in a cheerful environment, near a cozy fireplace in winter or under cooling plane trees in summer, with one-of-a-kind views of the natural landscape of the mountains. For those who prefer the view of the beautiful sea, in any season of the year, there are fish tavernas with excellent food and exceptional hors d’oeuvre in the cities of Parga, Preveza and Igoumenitsa but also in the coastal villages such as Lygia, Mytika, Kanali, Syvota, and Sagiada. The visitor can choose Metsovo with its traditional tavernas and grill houses that serve tasty hors d’oeuvre of delicious meat, such as kontosouvli, home-made noodles, local cheeses, and plenty of local wine. In the Zagorochoria, a region with many excellent tavernas, one can savor meat slow-cooked in special ceramic pots, the renowned local pites (pies), excellent wine, and Epirote tsipouro. Konitsa is also famous for its cuisine – hors d’oeuvre of excellent meat, Epirote pites, its tasty cheeses, and for its char-grilled trout as well. In Tzoumerka, char-grilled mutton and many other traditional delicacies await to satisfy the palate of the most demanding gourmet.