Additional Entrees

Paidakia Arni sti Sxara

Fire grilled Lamb Ribblets

Paidakia Arni sti Sxara

Marinated in Petimezi*, garlic, mint and sherry vinegar, these tender shined lamb chops are flame grilled to order, drizzled with Petimezi sauce, sprinkled with fresh herbs and served on cumin scented jasmine rice with a side of paprika and mint yogurt. We paired ours with Furious (dark ale), Roditis, Tetramythos (white) Rodamo, Nemea and Oenodea for a perfect light and tasty meal!

*Petimezi is a traditional sweetener made from the reduction of MUST, the pressed juice of grapes. Often referred to as Grape Molasses

Arni Fricassee

Braised Lamb Shank w/Greens in Avgolemono

Arni Fricassee

One of our original specials, our beloved Tzia taught Anna this special dish. Lamb braised in white wine and EVO oil, simmered with greens--often romaine, but as easily, escarole, arugula, mustard--this dish is a favorite Christmas Eve repast. Anna has taught this soul heartening entree in her cooking classes more than any other. Simple and simply delicious. Order a glass of Oenodea red, or Lafkiotis Agirogitiko, and enjoy how tanins and citrus tango on your palate!

GYROS HEERINOS

All-natural Pork Gyros

GYROS HEERINOS

All-natural pork shoulder from TC Farms, sliced and dry-rubbed with our spices, stacked on a vertical rotisserie and slow cooked. Piled on an open faced pita and accompanied with a pile of Greek fries and Tzatziki, there is not much else to decide...except for a Deschutes on tap or a dusky red Kotsifali or a pale Kendros rose.

Veggie Mousakas

The Gardens' Classic & First Premier

Veggie Mousakas

Our vegetarian version of possibly the most famous after gyro Greek dish--layers of roasted eggplant (3) covered with a heavier garlic and wine red sauce (2 layers) sprinkled with chunks of feta cheese (pasteurized) and topped with a creamy béchamel sauce--baked to a golden brown.

PLAKI

Oven Roasted Wild-Caught Cod

PLAKI

One of our first entree offerings after Pastitsio, Mousakas, and Dolmades. Atlantic cod fillets drizzled with EVO oil, wine and tomatoes layered on a bed of seasoned onions and garlic, roasted bottom of oven--the traditional style to ensure succulent onions and a crisp edge on the fillets.

HEERINO ME KOLYANDRO

Braised Pork Shoulder w/Coriander

HEERINO ME KOLYANDRO

One of our newer FAVES! TC Farm's pork shoulder (sans the growth hormone ractopamine) braised with white wine, freshly squeezed lemon juice, EVO oil, herbs and spices to pulled pork tenderness served with sides of mustard yogurt sauce and zingy fresh onion relish, half slices of pita and a mound of heirloom chips to dip and stuff into the pita wrap.

Today's Seasonal Starters, Soups & Desserts

Faikes:

Lentil Soup

Faikes:

The classic soup of Greece eaten so often during periods of fasting

it has given us the word "Lent" and "lenten"! This is the smaller, brown pulse imported from Greece and made simply with lots of onions, garlic, herbs and spices: no veggies--potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, celery. If you want to eat it the way Anna does, order an "extra" of Skordalia and daub your soup with it. Yum! Both are vegan.

MANITIS tis CRITIS

Mushroom Saganaki Fire Finished, Cretan style

MANITIS tis CRITIS

A man called the Gardens the other day and asked with incredulity, "what was that mushroom app that I ate last night? I think that was the BEST thing I've eaten in my LIFE." We're just passing it along--some amazing flavors: Minnesota Hen of the Woods oven braised with EVO oil, white wine, lemon, fresh thyme and fire finished w/feta.
Try them with the Greek aperitif of choice, Kourtaki retsina or a minerally white, Assyrtiko, or Roditis. Wow!

Ouzo Flo

Ouzo flavored soda & Anna's Organic Ouzo Ice Cream

Ouzo Flo

A Twin Cities debut--maybe a world premier, the Gardens' Ouzo Flo! Share a bottle with two scoops or treat yourself to the light, not-too-sweet flavor of black licorice tempered by cream that quenches any thirst!

Kota Xilopites Avgolemono

Chicken "Thousand" Pasta Lemon Soup

Kota Xilopites Avgolemono

A variation of our classic, Chicken Angelhair--plump squares of pasta in house-simmered chicken stock thickened with the traditional egg-lemon sauce

HALOUMI STIS SXARES

Grilled Haloumi Cheese w/Petmezi Reduction Sauce

HALOUMI STIS SXARES

Traditional, fresh-cheese of Cyprus fire-grilled and drizzled with GoS Petimezi & Sherry vinegar reduction sauce. GF!

At the Gardens

LAURA'S FOREVER YOUNG BDAY BASH!

GoS does Birthday Bashes BEST!

PRIVATE EVENTS @ GoS: RESERVE YOUR CELEBRATION!

Groom's dinner w/roast lamb!

ANNA & FRIENDS TOURS OF GREECE 2019 AUG 18 GoS @ 3

Jump start your summer with Anna & Friends Trip to Greece! Tour details and costs presented; sign up and payment details provided by Robert Hermann of Schilling Travel Appetizers & wine...

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GoS KEFI BAR! 4-6 TU-SAT; 8-10 FRI/SAT

"KEFI" we define as an "unsupressible sense of well-being" every night and twice weekends--with deeply discounted pricing: $6 off ANY bottle of wine; $2 off every glass of wine and small plates!...

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10 YEARS AT THE ARB OR MORE?

We can't even remember (nor can they) how long we have been showcasing GoS at the Taste & Toast @ the MN Arb--but we were there from the beginning! This year's event was threatened by rain...

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The KEFI BAR is OPEN!

Sippin' SEVEN!

7 1oz pours paired with 7 small plates shared with your Bestie or your Beloved! Limit 30! Seats are filling! Reserve to GoS: 612.378.8810 reference Sippin' Seven!

Guest Speakers & Wine...

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Mario's Birthday Celebration!

YES, you can! Reserve for a large group of friends, order a Chocolate Hazelnut Boughatsa scribed with your wishes and have a ball! Gardens serves up parties!

LUNCH CATERED @ NETSPI

Who gets all-natural chicken with braised veggies, Yigandes (jumbo imported beans) and oven roasted potatoes with sides of Tyro w/Veggies, Melitzana w/Pita Crisps Spinach Feta Boughatsa, Salad and...

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BARB'S BDAY BASH!

What better way to ease into a new decade (shhhhhh, we're not sayin' which!) than a Halloween Masquerade at Gardens! Lot's of laughter and fun and a Chocolate Boughatsa light up with sparkles and...

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