Kilkis wrote:If you eat (northern?) Greek style of putting lots of dishes in the centre of the table and everybody digging in then the more people there are the cheaper it is per person. Seems to happen with starters in Crete but people here seem to prefer their own main dish.
This happens everywhere I go. So I think it's a Greek thing rather than just a northern Greek thing. With family or friends we even eat straight from the serving bowl and don't put 'portions' on our little plates. ie fork to shared salad to mouth, and skip the spooning onto your own plate.