Posts tagged ‘Mediterranean’

Plateia Chicago

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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/

 

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Little Next Door

Dinner featuring new Modern Mediterranean Menu items from Chef Kevin Luzande! I am a huge fan of Little Next Door and Chef Kevin! We had an exquisitite dining experience!!!

FIRST COURSE:
Beet Salad – creamy goat cheese, savory pitachio, mizuna apple & cider vinaigrette

Country Crouton – brie, mascarpone, glazed & candied walnut

Tuna Tartare – red pepper paste, sesame oil, shoyu, avocado, scallion & blue corn chip

Spicy Prawns – harissa, labneh, aleppo pepper & pistachio

WINE PAIRING:
Domaine Schlumberger, ‘Les Princes Abbes’, AOC Alsace, 2012
Francois Lurton ‘Les Fumees Blanches’, IGP, Cote De Gascogne 2013

SECOND COURSE:
Cauliflower Duo – cauliflower puree & caramelized cauliflower

Summer Ravioli – corn pudding, chanterelle mushrooms, chive blossom & butter nage

Salmon Risotto – zucchini & basil puree, baby squash, oven dried tomato & parmesan

Steak Frites – sterling silver top sirloin, green peppercorn reduction & pommes frites

WINE PAIRING:
Racine De La Terre, Vin De Pays d’Oc, Languedoc 2013
Chateau Goudichaud, Graves De Vayres, Bordeaux 2010

DESSERT served with Moroccan Mint Tea
Macarons
Lemon Tart
Pot De Creme
Cherry Clafoutis

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Estiatorio Milos Las Vegas in the Cosmopolitan Hotel

The Greek food here brings me back home! They’re known for their seafood! Cooked or raw its always prepared just right. Everything is!!!

We enjoyed the lunch menu…..

Raw-lavraki (Mediterranean bass) sashimi with olive oil

Tomato Salad-feta cheese, seasoned with Greek herbs & extra virgin olive oil

Grilled Octopus-sashimi quality Mediterranean octopus, charcoal-broiled.

Milos Special-Lightly fried zucchini, eggplant, tzatziki and kefalograviera cheese

Lavraki-grilled Mediterranean bass

Shrimp Saganaki-cous cous, tomato and feta

The Real Greek Yogurt

2010 Assyrtico-Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine Biblia Chora, Pangee

There are 5 locations in Las Vegas, Montreal, New York, Miami and Athens. There will be a sixth location in London as of Spring 2015.

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