Tonight! Take a “Road Trip Through Greece” at Zaytinya

Washington, DC (September 30, 2013) – If you are looking for a unique dinner experience, and want to start your week off right, José Andrés and his team at the award-winning restaurant Zaytinya are hosting a “Zaytinya Road Trips 2013” dinner led by ThinkFoodGroup’s Wine Director Lucas Payá and Zaytinya’s Beverage Manager Daniella Senior tonight (September 30th) at 7:15pm.

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“Road Trip Through Greece”
Wine Dinner Menu

First Course
KAMPACHI MARINATO
cured in Agouirido, borage flowers, compressed cucumber
CAULIFLOWER DOLMADES
Grape leaves stuffed with rice, pine nuts, cauliflower, served with Greek yogurt, sustainable caviar
AHINOSALATA
sea urchin, olive oil, lemon, crispy bread
Paired with
Domaine Tselepos Amalia Brut, Mantinia, Greece NV

Second Course
TYROPITA
savory feta cheese pie, house-made phyllo, heirloom lettuces, herbs
Paired with
Roditis/Malagousia, Kir Yanni Petra, Naoussa, Greece ’12

Third Course
RABBIT STIFADO
traditional rabbit stew with red wine and tomato
FAVA SANTORINI
traditional spread of yellow split peas, olive oil and lemon
OCTOPUS
braised in red wine, peppercorns, bay leaves
Paired with
Mavrotragano, Domaine Sigalas, Santorini, Greece ’07

Fourth Course
ROASTED JAMISON LAMB
roasted on a bed of potatoes, lemon, greens
Paired with
Xinomavro, Alpha Estate Old Vines, Amyndeon, Greece ’06

Dessert
GALAKTOBOUREKO
traditional custard wrapped in phyllo, citrus sorbet
Paired with
Malagousia, Gerovassiliou Late Harvest, Thessaloniki, Greece ’05

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Priced at $65 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), this 5-course dinner will feature highlights of their most remarkable wine experiences from their recent travels through Greece paired with a menu specially designed by Zaytinya Head Chef Michael Costa. Limited seats are available!


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