For Greeks, sharing a meal with friends is a longtime tradition rooted back in ancient times. Symposia (meaning drinking with others) were social feasts where people gathered around a table to socialize, relax and have fun together, rather than just satisfy their hunger. Please let me know which options you would like for each course.
Small plates, known as mezedes, are a sharable eating experience; Ranging from simple to elaborate, from cold to warm, they offer an immense variety of flavors, colors and textures. Experience a convivial way of eating, and you will get the chance to taste six delicious mezedes. You can choose 3 appetizers, 2 starters, 1 main course, and the dessert of the menu below.
Yellow split peas purée
Boiled wild greens or beets (roots and greens) sprinkled with extra virgin olive oil and lemon
Greek cheeses and cold cuts
Barley rusk with tomato and feta
Lentil salad with smoked trout
Seasonal vegetable and cheese pie
Octopus in mellow wine sauce
Fried sardines or anchovies savoro - with vinegar, rosemary and garlic
Fried calamari with Greek herbs, lemon and spices
1 Main Dish
Spetsofai - village style sausage with peppers in rich tomato sauce
Lamb in lemon-oregano sauce
Chicken in thyme-mustard sauce
Greek yogurt with spoon sweets (preserved seasonal fruits)