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Ducky’s in Tampa

Lunch with old friends Keith Goan (owner of Ducky’s) and Lou Maggio in Tampa!!! The food is delicious! Not your typical Sports Bar food. Craving the tuna tartare & kale, chicken, feta salad. Can’t wait to go back.

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To Kapilio Tou Markou (Syros, Greece)

Our last night in Syros Island, Greece enjoying Greek food & wine at To Kapilio Tou Markou while listening to Greek live music!!!

 

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

Butcher’s Dog

Butcher’s Dog is a Sports Bar/Restaurant in West LA at the Olympic Collection in Sawtelle Japantown!

CHICKEN LIVER & FOIE GRAS MOUSSE
Blueberry gelee, country toast

CHICKEN WINGS
Spicy Indian coconut curry, HP bbq, OR buffalo style

FISH’N CHIPS
House-made tartar sauce, lemon

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING
Vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce

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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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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Fogo de Chao Downtown Los Angeles

Fogo de Chao has 35 locations! This being the 35th, second in LA! Love the new downtown location! Its in heart of downtown. Kind of feels like your in NY. Definitely a hot spot. Perfect place for lunch, dinner or happy hour! Happy Hour is from 4:30 – 6:30 Mon. thru Fri.

http://www.fogodechao.com/

Happy Hour Menu/Small Plates:
Picanha Sirloin Sliders
Warm Hearts of Palm and Spinach Dip
Grilled Beef Tenderloin Skewers
Crispy Parmesan Polenta Fries
Charcuterie Board

Cocktails:
Fogo Caipirinha
The Brazilian Martini

My favorites are the grilled beef sirloin skewers and polenta fries!!! Great cocktails & wine too!

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