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SOÚPA / SALÁTES

Soups and Salads

POLÍTIKI MELITZANOSALÁTA

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

14

PANTZÁRIA ME KARYDOSKORDALIÁ

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

 

8

ROKASALÁTA

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

 

7

TZATZÍKI

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

6

TARAMASALÁTA ME AVGOTÁRAHO

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

9

REVÍTHIA KAS. FRÓSSOS

Pureed chickpeas, lemon, garlic, house-made pita

6

LADERÁ

Vegetables

AGINÁRES ME KOUKIÁ

9

VRASTÁ KOLOKÍTHIA

6

KIDÓNI YEMISTÓ

10

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

 

NEROKÁRDAMO KAI SÉSKOULA

Sautéed wild cress and red chard, seared halloumi

7

FAKÉS KAS. FRÓSSOS

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

7

BÁMIES LADERÉS

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

8

ZYMOTÁ

Pastry

MARATHÓPITA KRÍTIS

9

PRASSÓPITA

10

KRÍTIS PEYNIRLÍ

14

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

IOÁNNINAS PEYNIRLÍ

14

KAISÁREIAS PEYNIRLÍ

14

SMÝRNIS PEYNIRLÍ

14

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

MEZÉDES - TIGANITÁ

Small Plates - From the Pan

KOUNOUPÍDI TIGANITÓ

9

POLÍTIKA MÝDIA

14

PIPERIÉS TIGANITÉS

14

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

MEZÉDES - PASTOMÉNA

Small Plates - Cured

SARDÉLA PASTÍ

11

LOÚNTZA KÝPROU

8

KAPNISTÓ SKOUBRÍ

9

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

MEZÉDES - APÓ TIN SGÁRA

Small Plates - Wood-Grilled

GARÍDES SE ABELÓFYLLA DOLMÁDES

12

Fresh grape leaf-wrapped shrimp, hot pepper

 

HTAPODÁKI STI SGÁRA

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

 

17

KOKORÉTSI

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

 

12

SEFTALIÉS KAI MAIDANOSALÁTA

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

11

KEBÁP YIAOURTLOÚ

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

12

KAPNISTÓ XOIRINÓ ME PSITÁ MÍLA

Smoked pork belly, carmelized onions, roasted apples, honey

10

KYRIA PIÁTA

Mains

GLÓSSA STIFÁDO LÉSVOU

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

20

ARNÍ YUVETSÁKI ME KRITHARÁKI

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

24

ORTÍKIA ME LPIRÓTIKO KOTSAMÁK KAI MAKEDONIKÓ ÁÏVAR

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

21

PAÏDÁKIA ME PLIGOÚRI

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

35

KOTÓPOULO STO FOÚRNO

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

22

DUCK GÝRO

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

25

FISH GÝRO

23

LAHANODOLMÁDES

24

TSIPOÚRA ME RADÍKIA

36

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)

TURLÚ

18

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

 

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