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SOUPA / SALATES

Soups and Salads

POLITIKI MELITZANOSALATA

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

PANTZARIA ME KARYDOSKORDALIA

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

 

ROKASALATA

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

 

TZATZIKI

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

TARAMASALATA ME AVGOTARAHO

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

REVITHIA KAS. FROSSOS

Pureed chickpeas, lemon, garlic, house-made pita

LADERA

Vegetables

AGINARES ME KOUKIA

VRASTA KOLOKITHIA

KIDONI YEMISTO

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

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

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

 

NEROKARDAMO KAI SESKOULA

Sautéed wild cress and red chard, seared halloumi

FAKES KAS. FROSSOS

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

BAMIES LADERES

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

ZYMOTA

Pastry

MARATHOPITA KRITIS

PRASSOPITA

KRITIS PEYNIRLI

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

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

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

IOANNINAS PEYNIRLI

KAISAREIAS PEYNIRLI

SMYRNIS PEYNIRLI

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

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

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

MEZEDES - TIGANITA

Small Plates - From the Pan

KOUNOUPIDI TIGANITO

POLITIKA MYDIA

PIPERIES TIGANITES

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

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

 

Seasonal peppers, olive oil, vinegar, seared halloumi

MEZEDES - PASTOMENA

Small Plates - Cured

SARDELA PASTI

LOUNTZA KYPROU

KAPNISTO SKOUBRI

Bitter orange-cured sardine, fresh watercress, capers

 

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

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

MEZEDES - APO TIN SGARA

Small Plates - Wood-Grilled

GARIDES SE ABELOFYLLA DOLMADES

Fresh grape leaf-wrapped shrimp, hot pepper

 

HTAPODAKI STI SGARA

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

 

KOKORETSI

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

 

SEFTALIES KAI MAIDANOSALATA

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

KEBAP YIAOURTLOU

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

KAPNISTO XOIRINO ME PSITA MILA

Smoked pork belly, carmelized onions, roasted apples, honey

KYRIA PIATA

Mains

GLOSSA STIFADO LÉSVOU

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

ARNI YUVETSAKI ME KRITHARAKI

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

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

PAIDAKIA ME PLIGOURI

KOTOPOULO STO FOURNO

DUCK GYRO

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

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

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

FISH GYRO

LAHANODOLMADES

TSIPOURA ME RADIKIA

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

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

Oven-roasted whole Aegean sea bass, lemon, olive oil, sea salt, sautéed dandelions (filleted whole fish may still have stray bones)

TURLU

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

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