Don't let looks deceive you. From the outside, this looks like 20 other center-city tavernas. But go inside, and you'll notice the difference right away. First off, most of the customers will be locals, not foreign tourists. And the smells issuing from the kitchen will be ambrosial. They're a good hint at the quality of the food to come, which is, arguably, the best in Rethymnon. The food is traditional with a twist (you might get artichokes in a lamb dish or chicken with a cherry sauce). Othonos is the name of the owner, and he's a gracious and erudite host who can, in good English, give insights into the history of the area and the culinary traditions (if you ask).