are local specialties that are worth trying. In the bakeries of Kalymnos you will find many sweets like baklava, cookies and galaktoboureko. Try the local "rusks" with sesame. You will find fresh fish in all the taverns and the restaurants. Try the grilled octopus and various seafood dishes like sea urchins, pine fish, oysters and fouskes that have been fished by the local divers. All these tasty seafood appetizers are best to accompanied by a glass of ouzo.