The surreal Greek land is not only home to some of the most magnificent islands ideal for romantic getaways, a rich history, splendid architectural wonders and a dazzling Mediterranean influence on their cooking. Rich in olives, olive oil, cheese, eggplant, yogurt, herbs and an assortment of pita breads.
Greek Food and Beyond is a one of its kind concept opening the world to Greek food with the freshest of ingredients and lipsmacking preparations. The ambiance is very tastefully done with serene beaches papering the walls and Greek pillars used most interestingly.
We started with a portion of the fresh Fattoush salad – fresh crunchy greens, carrots and bell pepper with crunchy pita crisps and tossed in a fresh vinaigrette dressing. Achieving the perfect crunchy balance made for one hell of a bite.
Chicken hummus bowl – Served as a platter, succulent diced chicken bits tossed with lots and lots of fresh olives, cherry tomatoes and circumferenced by well ground hummus and lightly toasted pita bread. The hummus had a distinct and delectable flavor of tahini although the use of olive oil could have been a little more generous.
Cardinale Pita Pizza – an absolutely sumptuous take, this pie is baked on top of fresh pita with a lining of toothsome tomato sauce, super super fresh smoked pork sausages, bell pepper, onions, tomatoes and topped with ambrosial mozzarella.
Lamb Tagine with cous cous – served in a heavy bottom pan with pickled vegetables an generously garnished with black olives (because love). The lamb tagine is done stupendously well – cubes of mutton laced in a palatable gravy with aromatic whole spices. Mix it with the coarse cous cous and you are left satiated to the core. They could definitely serve the dish in a tagine though to add a tad more zest to the presentation.
Molten chocolate lava cake – one of the finest images, the chocolate lava cake is made piping fresh and is by far the best I have had. The perfect balance of sinful decadence and gooey flowing chocolate, the chocolate lava cake was the perfect end to our wonderful meal.
Immerse yourself in Greek culture and do not miss out on their appetizing pizza pies, fresh meats and of course the choco lava cake.