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SOUPA / SALATES

Soups and Salads

POLITIKI MELITZANOSALATA

Politiki-style wood fire-roasted eggplants, sesame, house-made pita 7

PANTZARIA ME KARYDOSKORDALIA

Roasted beets with greens, Thracian-style walnut sauce skordalia, feta 8

 

ROKASALATA

Baby arugula, cucumber, pita chips, vlahotýri metsóvou, sumaki vinaigrette 7

 

TZATZIKI

House-made Greek style yogurt, cucumber, fresh dill, olives, house-made pita 6

TARAMASALATA ME AVGOTARAHO

House-cured mullet roe and sac, lemon, garlic, house-made pita 9

REVITHIA KAS. FROSSOS

Pureed chickpeas, lemon, garlic, house-made pita 6

LADERA KAI YIAHNI

Vegetables and Stews

AGINARES ME KOUKIA

VRASTA KOLOKITHIA

KIDONI YEMISTO

Politiki-style artichokes, fingerling potatoes, favas, baby carrots, dill 9

Steamed zucchini, dry mint, cracked coriander, fresh garlic, fresh myzithra 6

Byzantine-style goat stuffed quince, pomegranate, yogurt, sliced almonds

(Available Seasonally)

NEROKARDAMO KAI SESKOULA

Sautéed wild cress and red chard, seared halloumi 7

FAKES KAS. FROSSOS

Green lentils, barrel-fermented sheep’s feta, balsamic reduction 7

BAMIES LADERES

Baby okra, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh coriander, olive oil 8

TRAHANA

SOUPIES YIAHNI

Fermented pasta stew, lamb marrow, tomatoes, leeks, hot pepper, yogurt 12

Baby cuttlefish stewed in their ink, tomato, parsley 14

ZYMOTA

Pastry

MARATHOPITA KRITIS

PRASSOPITA

KRITIS PEYNIRLI

Cretan pastry with fresh fennel, spring onions, sesame, goat yogurt  9

Leeks, fresh dill, lemon and goat feta stuffed in our house-made phyllo 10

Politiki style flatbread - tomato, garlic, hot pepper, graviera cheese, zucchini, egg 14

IOANNINAS PEYNIRLI

KAISAREIAS PEYNIRLI

SMYRNIS PEYNIRLI

Politiki style flatbread - foraged wild mushroom, rosemary, vlahotyri, egg, garlic butter 14

Politiki style flatbread - beef pastourmas, kasseri cheese, egg, coriander 14

Politiki style flatbread - lamb and beef smoked sudzuki, kefalotyri and kasseri, egg, fresh cumin leaf 14

MEZEDES - TIGANITA

Small Plates - From the Pan

KOUNOUPIDI TIGANITO

POLITIKA MYDIA

PIPERIES TIGANITES

Fried cauliflower, capers, whipped goat feta tyrokafterí spread, bukovo 8

Politiki-style beer-battered fried mussels, sesame garlic sauce, thyme 9

 

Seasonal peppers, olive oil, vinegar, seared halloumi 7

MEZEDES - PASTOMENA

Small Plates - Cured

SARDELA PASTI

LOUNTZA KYPROU

KAPNISTO SKOUBRI

Bitter orange-cured sardine, fresh watercress, capers 11

 

Cypriot-style smoked pork loin, pickled cayenne, coriander, myzithra 8

Politiki-style smoked mackerel, roasted tomato, pickled onion, dill 9

MEZEDES - APO TIN SGARA

Small Plates - Wood-Grilled

GARIDES SE ABELOFYLLA DOLMADES

Fresh grape leaf-wrapped shrimp, hot pepper 12

 

HTAPODAKI STI SGARA

Octopus, fennel, red onions 17 (half pour ouzo add 3)

 

KOKORETSI

Caul-wrapped lamb offal, house-made yogurt, mint 15

 

SEFTALIES KAI MAIDANOSALATA

Cypriot-style pork sausage, stuffed in lamb caul, herbs 12

KEBAP YIAOURTLOU

Spiced ground lamb shoulder, yogurt, grilled tomatoes, pomegranate reduction 14

KAPNISTO XOIRINO ME PSITA MILA

Smoked pork belly, carmelized onions, roasted apples, honey 10

KYRIA PIATA

Mains

GLOSSA STIFADO LÉSVOU

Lesbos-style braised lamb tongues, cipollini and pearl onions, rosemary, thyme, chick pea and rice pilaf, shaved kefalotyri

(Available Seasonally)

ARNI YUVETSAKI ME KRITHARAKI

Braised lamb shank in a yuvétsi (terra cotta dish), orzo, myzíthra, yogurt 24

ORTIKIA ME LPIROTIKO KOTSAMAK KAI MAKEDONIKO AIVAR

Grilled whole quails, Epirus-style ground corn cake with smoked herring, Macedonian pepper spread, grilled hot peppers, almonds 22

PAIDAKIA ME PLIGOURI

KOTOPOULO STO FOURNO

DUCK GYRO

Wood-grilled lamb chops, almond currant cracked wheat pilaf, marinated pepper salad, grilled lemons 38

Oven-roasted half chicken, roasted fingerling potatoes, wild Greek oregano, ouzo-preserved lemon 24

Spit-roasted duck breast and leg rubbed with pastourmá spices, yogurt sauce, Pontian satz bread, pomegranate reduction, pickled chard, fries 25

FISH GYRO

LAHANODOLMADES

TSIPOURA ME RADIKIA

Spit-roasted sea bream, red cabbage salad, Cypriot tahini sauce, fried colocasi 23

Pork shoulder-stuffed cabbage leaves, chestnut and barley pilaf, orange, fresh cumin, house made yogurt

(Available Seasonally)

Oven-roasted whole Aegean sea bass, lemon, olive oil, sea salt, sautéed dandelions 36

(*filleted whole fish may still have stray bones)

TURLU

Oven-roasted eggplant, summer squash, fingerling potatoes, Florinis peppers, tomato, chick pea basmati pilaf, feta 18

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