ama has been a resident of Tarpon Springs since 1961. Born and raised in Kalymnos, Greece, she came to this country with her husband John and three children. Her husband was a sponge diver when the industry was prosperous and alive. Mama stayed home and raised her children and added two more to the family. Finally in 1978, Mama and her eldest son, opened a Greek family style restaurant. Patrons were reminded of their own mothers' home cooking. Mama made sure that all of her ingredients were fresh and insisted on cooking everything as if she were cooking at home. Mama's Greek Cuisine has built a fine reputation in the restaurant business, aopting the slogan "Where Locals Meet to Eat"