Chef, Restaurateur, Author, Healthy Lifestyle Expert
Maria Loi’s warmth and huge smile are your first welcome. Her table’s colorful bounty is fresh, festive, healthful and reminiscent of her days growing up along the seaside in Greece. The dining space echoes with laughter, comfort and delightful conversations; this is where memories are made. Everyone seated at the Loi table feels like a special friend, carefully chosen to share this life. With Loi, modern knowledge and ancient lore are carefully blended to create a new brand of “soul” food—dining that is as good for your soul as it is for your body. When Maria Loi chooses ingredients and creates recipes, she considers the ancient grains and flavors that continue to flourish millennia later.
"From Greece to China, from ancient times to the present, thinkers around the world and across the ages agree that happiness is not a goal so much as a frame of mind and a way of being. In the words of my fellow Greek, Aristotle, ‘happiness depends upon ourselves.’ Or, as the Buddha framed it: ‘there is no path to happiness; happiness is the path.’ In short, Happiness, is not something we should seek — it is something we should live." - Maria Loi