Posts tagged ‘Lamb’

Lamb Nachitos

Tasty Lamb Nachitos at Upper West Happy Hour in Santa Monica! So much flavor in a little bite!

Delphi Greek

Authentic Greek food…tastes just like mom’s cooking!  Best saganaki (flaming cheese) in LA!  Love the avgolemono soup, fish, lamb, baklava and Greek wines!!!

COLD APPETIZERS:

Tabouli-Cracked Wheat, Tomatoes, Parsley, Green Onions,& Mint Combined with Lemon Juice, Olive Oil & Spice

Tzatziki-Yogurt, Grated Cucumber, Garlic & Mint

HOT APPETIZERS:

Saganaki Flame-Greek Kefalotiri, Cheese Flamed with Cognac

Dolmades-Grapeleaves filled with Ground Beef, Rice, topped with Avgolemono sauce

Avgolemono Soup-Chicken Broth, Rice,Spiced & finished with Whipped Egg & fresh Lemon Juice

Greek Pita Bread

SEAFOOD:

Fresh Rainbow Trout-Marinated in Olive Oil, Lemon Juice & Oregano

MEAT:

Lamb Shanks-Braised in Tomato Sauce & Herbs

DESSERT:

Baklava-Mediterranean Sweet Pastry

Galaktobouriko-Semolina Custard Wrapped in Phyllo, basted & baked

Greek Coffee, Greek Wine & even Greek Bottled Water

http://www.DelphiGreek.com Open 7 days a week for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner!

Rana Pourarab-Award Winning Pastry Chef Exclusively at Delphi Greekhttp://www.cookche.com

Delphi Greek in Westwood

Authentic Greek food…tastes just like mom’s cooking!  Best saganaki (flaming cheese) in LA!  Love the avgolemono soup, fish, lamb, baklava and Greek wines!!!

COLD APPETIZERS:

Tabouli-Cracked Wheat, Tomatoes, Parsley, Green Onions,& Mint Combined with Lemon Juice, Olive Oil & Spice

Tzatziki-Yogurt, Grated Cucumber, Garlic & Mint

HOT APPETIZERS:

Saganaki Flame-Greek Kefalotiri, Cheese Flamed with Cognac

Dolmades-Grapeleaves filled with Ground Beef, Rice, topped with Avgolemono sauce

Avgolemono Soup-Chicken Broth, Rice,Spiced & finished with Whipped Egg & fresh Lemon Juice

Greek Pita Bread

SEAFOOD:

Fresh Rainbow Trout-Marinated in Olive Oil, Lemon Juice & Oregano

MEAT:

Lamb Shanks-Braised in Tomato Sauce & Herbs

DESSERT:

Baklava-Mediterranean Sweet Pastry

Galaktobouriko-Semolina Custard Wrapped in Phyllo, basted & baked

Greek Coffee, Greek Wine & even Greek Bottled Water

http://www.DelphiGreek.com Open 7 days a week for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner!

Rana Pourarab-Award Winning Pastry Chef Exclusively at Delphi Greek http://www.cookche.com

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Nice N Easy at Four Seasons Hotel

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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

 

 

 

 

The Little Door Santa Monica

The Little Door in Santa Monica is the perfect spot for date night, very romantic setting! Love the scallops, foie gras, risotto, fine wine & great cocktails! Already been back for more!

http://thelittledoorsm.com/

Menu the first time at The Little Door:

Winter Apple Bourbon Bellini
Wild Arugula, Pink Lady Apple, Dried Cranberries & Gorgonzola Cheese, Walnut Vinaigrette and Candied Walnuts

Baby Kale, Shaved Brussel Sprouts, Crispy Pancetta & Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese, Aged Balsamic Vinegar and Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Pomegranate Margarita

Seared Foie Gras, Baguette French Toast, Pomegranate and Ginger Coulis, Toasted Walnuts, Chervil Salad
Sauternes

Grilled marinated Octopus with Espelette Pepper, Roasted Garlic & Greek Oregano, Green Lentils,Shaved Fennel and Warm Saffron Fingerling Potato Salad

Spicy Ahi Tuna Tartare with a Shaved Fennel Salad, Brioche Toast and Green Olive Tapenade
Sancerre

Sesame Seared Day Boat Scallops, Red Beet and Horseradish Sauce, Braised Leeks, Carrot Flan and Sugar Snap Peas

Couscous “Royale” with Lamb Stew, Lamb Chops, Chicken & Merguez Sausage, Harissa and Onion Confit
Halter Ranch Syrah

Grilled Mediterranean Wild Sea Bass, Saffron Espelette Sauce,Torro Risotto with Sundried Tomatoes, Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Baby Carrots

Farro Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms and Gorgonzola Cheese, English Peas, Baby Carrots and Toasted Walnuts
Chauteauneuf Du Pape

Tarte Tatin Chocolate Molten Cake

Coconut Cheesecake House-made Pear Brandy Sparkling Peach Infused Italian Moscato

Second go around menu:

Cocktails
Cucumber Martini: Aviation Gin, Cucumber, Fresh Mint

Old Boy: Verbena Infused Beluga Vodka, Stewed Raspberries, Strawberries, and Lingonberries, and Fresh Lemon

Seasonal Rhubarb: Vodka, Organic Rhubarb, Fresh Lemon

4 Pepper Smoke: El Silencio Mezcal, Organic Smoked Spicy Peppers, Agave, Gran Classico Bitters, Smoked Salt Rim

Pomegranate Margarita: Schaner Farms freshly squeezed organic Pomegranate Juice, Dos Armadillos Blanco Tequila, Cointreau, Fresh Lime

Michael, the Bar Manager, has a close relationship with Chef T. Nicholas Peter and he sources ingredients from Farmers’ Markets to craft his cocktails in a way that compliments the menu.

Menu Items
Mezze: assorted Mediterranean appetizers, served with homemade pita, flatbread, kibbeh, falafel, and spanakopita

Foie Gras “Torchon”: Harry’s Berries Strawberries and Aged Balsamic Reduction, Toasted Hazelnuts and Black Truffle Brioche Toast

Tuna Tartar: Spicy Ahi Tuna Tartar with Shaved Fennel Salad, Green Olive Tapenade, and Brioche Toast

Grilled Spanish Octopus: Marinated Baby Artichokes, Kalamata Olives and Oregano Smoked Garlic and red Wine Vinaigrette, Grilled Fresh Torpedo Onions

Pistachio Crusted Sea Scallops: Blood Orange and Ginger Sauce, Carrot Flan, and Sugar Snap Peas

Black Truffle Farro Risotto: Local spring vegetables (Baby carrots, marinated artichokes, snap peas, asparagus, broccolini), porcini mushrooms, and aged balsamic reduction

Beignets and Lemon Tart platter

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Premier Meat Company Tasting

Exclusive holiday tour & tasting at Premier Meat Company!

Chef Adam made various dishes with Premier Meat Co. products.
CUISINE:
Amuse Bouche
Wagyu Beef Tartare –
garlic / shallot / cilatro / quail yolk

Course 1
Lamb Ragout – red wine / mire poix / rosemary / pee wee potato

Course 2
Slow Roasted Chicken Breast – garlic / shallot / tarragon / thyme maple / chicken crackilin’

Course 3
Venison Wellington – blackberry duxelle / raspberry Mountain Dew / puff pastry

COCKTAILS:
Amuse Bouche: Champagne Glass
Prosecco / Averna / Pomegranate / Fall Spice /Angustoura

Course 1: Collins Class – Regular Ice
Cynar / Capano Antica / Fever Tree Club Soda / Orange Oil / Rosemary

Course 2: Rocks Glass – Large Rocks Ice
Bulleit Bourbon / Laphroaig Scotch / Lemon / Maple Honey / Tarragon / Lemon Oil

Course 3: Martini Glass – Served Chilled Up
Rittenhouse Rye / Barolo Chinato / Carpano Antica / Nocino / Orange Oil

Premier Meat Company Tour

Exclusive tour and tasting at Premier Meat Company!

A family owned business, Premier is the leading supplier of meat, lamb, fish and poultry for the restaurant industry on the West Coast and will be launching a new consumer website.

We get an inside look at the newly expanded facility and a special meal made with Premier products.

http://www.PremierMeats.com

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