• Gentle Dining: Greece

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    Name: Gentle Dining: Greece
    Date: January 11, 2018
    Time: 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM EST
    Website: Facebook event
    Event Description:

    DiCocoa's Presents the SECOND Gentle Dining of the 2018 season! 

    GENTLE DINING
    One seating @ 6:45pm ~ By Reservation ~ BYOB
    207.824.5282 ~ dicocoa@megalink.net ~ cafedicocoa.com
    RESERVE NOW -- JUST A FEW SEATS AVAILABLE.

    $55/per person + tax and gratuity

    MEZZE
    The beginning of the meal in Greece is sometimes the most tantilizing, with the many small plates of piquant flavors and bright colors. As by rule one never drinks without eating, and the Mezze is where it all begins...

    Rustic Crusty Bread made with wild yeast
    Olives – an assortment of marinated Greek olives on every table
    Dolmades Our delicious handmade grape leaves stuffed with rice, currants, pine nuts and fresh mint. Cooked in olive oil and lemon juice. These are one of our long-time favorite recipes.
    Melitzanosalata– This eggplant dip is made from whole eggplants whose skins have been burned to a crisp. The insides become smokey and meltingly tender. An incredible dip with lemon and garlic.
    Horiatiki – Feta Salad with herbs, cucumbers, onions, and roasted sweet red peppers
    House-made Hummus with Olive Oil and Spices

    SOUPE
    Avgololemono
    A beautiful amalgamation of lemon and rice in an enriched savory broth. 
    A bright & warm healing winter soup.

    ENTREE and SALADE
    Moussaka
    Made famous in the 1920s by a chef who took influence from French cuisine. This eggplant and potato casserole is layered with a wild mushroom and lentil ragu, a creamy béchamel sauce, 
    Pecorino Romano cheese, and fresh rosemary and sage. 
    Served with... 
    Fresh Field Greens
    Fennel and fig salade- shaved red cabbage, fresh fennel bulb, and drunken figs. 
    Drizzled with Oximeli, a honey/vinegar sauce from ancient Greece.

    DESSERT and TEA
    Portokalopita
    Chopped phyllo dough gives this orange-scented custard cake from Crete its layered texture, Adorned with sweet syrupy orange slices and house-made Labne, strained house-made Greek style yogurt.

    Served with Kafes - Greek coffee or Chamomíli – chamomile tea
    Location:
    125 Main Street, Bethel, ME
    Date/Time Information:
    Sat, Jan 13, 6:45pm
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    Fees/Admission:
    $55/per person + tax and gratuity
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