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Greeks Heroes on the Wall of Portofino’s Greek and Italian Restaurant

On the far back wall of Portofino’s Greek and Italian Restaurant in East Ridge, TN is a mural displaying the seven great heroes of the Greek epics known as the Iliad and the Odyssey. The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic sonnet in dactylic hexameter, generally ascribed to Homer. Typically considered to have been recorded […]

Art, Food, and Symbolism within Portofino’s

Excellent food takes time. Deep within the walls of Portofino’s Italian and Greek restaurant exists a beautiful painting by Sandra Babb that embodies this very saying. Juxtapositioning age with quality, the very nature of European Cuisine is embodied within this painting. This painting consists of an older man with a glass of wine on the […]