Archive for the ‘Lifestyle’ Category
My favorite place to go when I’m back home! Plateia in Greek means Town Square.
Beet salad, chicken skewers, Nutella crepe, meatballs, pita, tzatziki, karidopita (Dessert) & ice cream!
To learn more about the restaurant, food and background of Plateia check out their website http://www.plateiachicago.com/
Albacore Tataki with coriander, seared avocado, radish, togarashi, citrus soy
From Greece to the City of Angels An Evening of Culinary Exploration
Chef Christos menu for the evening…..
Tuna Tartare, Chives, Avocado, Olive Oil, Lime Zest, Quinoa Tabouli, Micro greens, Togurt Drops
Fava Bean Spread, Tomato, Picled Onion, Grilled Ocopus, Micro Leaves, Botarga
Greek Salad with Tomato, Cucumber, Peppers, Baby Zucchini and Kalamata Olives
Lamb Loin with Red Wine Gravy Sauce, Eggplant Caviar, Red Pepper Coulis (forgot to take a picture, I was too busy eating it…..oops!)
Greek Yogurt Mousse with Honey Jelly and Berries
A taste of home at the Thrive House!!! Greek inspired dinner by Chef Marisa Churchill using Thrive Culinary Algae Oil. One of the best home cooked meals I’ve ever had. Light, healthy and tasty!
Spiced Baked Feta with homemade pita break baked with Thrive Algae Oil
Hummus Dip with homemade pita bread baked with Thrive Algae Oil
Warm Olives with preserved lemon & fried parsley fried with fried with Thrive Algae Oil
Mixed Green Salad with Greek Goddess Dressing and warm lentils infused and sauteed with Thrive Algae Oil
Baked Sea Bass Plaki with caramelized with onions and cauliflower rice baked, sauteed, caramelized with Trive Algae Oil
Walnut Cake with Citrus Frosting with orange segments and honey thyme syrup baked with Thrive Algae Oil
Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Bonbons with “magic shell” made with Thrive Algae Oil
Avli Tou Thodori on Plaitis Yialos Beach in Mykonos, Greece!
Best restaurant in Mykonos! Its home away from home! Love the food, people, ambiance and beachside location! Its the perfect place for a wedding…and yes we had ours there!
Great for breakfast, lunch & dinner!
We’ve been there so many times that we’ve probably have had everything on the menu!
Fried eggs with grated fried potatoes
Saganaki – Fried cheece
Grilled Octopus with fava beans salad
Spaghetti al pesto with basil, parmesan, and pine nuts
Loukoumades- Greek traditional donuts with honey
Argo Hotel in Mykonos, Greece located at Platis Yialos Beach. Our favorite place to stay in Mykonos…..we love the people, ambiance, food and location! Doesn’t get any better!
The hotel offers a great variety for breakfast. I always look forward to the toasted bread with Greek yogurt spread and tomato with olive oil and oregano on top. Other items include eggs, spanakopita (spinach pie), salad, tiropita (cheese pie), meats, cheeses, fruits, veggies, cereals, yogurt, coffe, juices and much-much more!
Food & drinks can be enjoyed poolside at Argo Hotel or beachside at their restaurant, Avli Tou Thodori. No matter what you choose you only a few steps away from an incredible view!