Sunday, February 24, 2013

ESTIA DINNER


Our next dinner will be held Thursday, February 28th at 6:00 pm. at one of Halifax's finest Greek restaurants, Estia Restaurant, 5518 Spring Garden Road, Halifax 
They offer many vegetarian choices. So many good choices that Estia will provide a platter for each table of six that will allow us to sample. Our special price is $16 per person, plus beverages, tax and gratuity. Vegan friendly, reserve early at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com and indicate if vegan. 
The vegetarian platters will include:
Vegetarian Moussaka - Layers of  eggplant, zucchini, potato, roasted red pepper and sun-dried tomato, topped with b├ęchamel sauce
Yemista (Stuffed peppers and tomatoes) - Tomato and green pepper stuffed with rice, grated
eggplant, zucchini, tomato, fresh herbs and spices, topped with feta

Spanakopita Triangles - Spinach, feta, leeks, fresh herbs wrapped in phyllo, topped with feta dill cream sauce

Dolmades - Grape leaves stuffed with rice and fresh herbs, topped with avgolemeno sauce

Briam - Roasted eggplant, potato, bell pepper, tomato and fresh herbs, topped with feta cheese

Greek Salad - Romaine lettuce, tomato, red onion, bell pepper, Kalamata olives, feta and Greek vinaigrette

Lemon Roasted Potatoes - lemon, oregano, oil, garlic, paprika

Seasoned Rice - vegetable broth, carrot celery and onion
The vegan platters will include:

Yemista (Stuffed peppers and tomatoes) - Tomato and green pepper stuffed with rice, grated eggplant, zucchini, tomato, fresh herbs and spices
Briam - Roasted eggplant, potato, bell pepper, tomato and fresh herbs
Dolmades - Grape leaves stuffed with rice and fresh herbs
Greek Salad - Romaine lettuce, tomato, red onion, bell pepper, Kalamata olives and Greek vinaigrette
Lemon Roasted Potatoes - lemon, oregano, oil, garlic, paprika
Seasoned Rice - vegetable broth, carrot celery and onion
Melitzanosalata - Roasted eggplant, olive oil and garlic
Hummus - Chickpeas, garlic, tahini and olive oil