Thursday, March 25, 2010

Vesta's Easter Menu

Easter and Passover are just around the corner - and with that come wonderful eats, especially in restaurants that are planning special menus.  Vesta, one of my Astorian favorites always comes prepared for a special occasion with their Easter menu - featuring part brunch and part dinner.  I can assure you that this meal will not only be excellent, it won't break the bank.

Vesta's Easter Menu:

Brunch (Available until 3 p.m.)
L’Italiano poached eggs - Grilled Italian bread, hot sopressata & ricotta cheese...$9
Warm Bankie - Fried eggs with creamy polenta, asparagus, mushrooms & truffle oil...$10
Buttermilk Pancakes - Fresh blueberries, strawberries, bananas & whipped cream...$10
Hangover Pizza (my favorite) - Potato, pancetta, sausage, fried eggs & spicy tomato sauce...$14

Appetizers (Available all day)
Borcht Soup - With zucchini fritters...$7
Housemade Mozzarella - With tomato, basil & grilled crostini...$10
Slow Braised Meatballs - With parmigiano cheese & tomato...$11
Bitter Green Salad - With radish, walnuts & anchovy vinaigrette...$9
Prince Edward Island Mussels - With sausage, roasted fennel & grilled crostini...$10

Potato Pancetta - With caramelized onions, apple & chevron cheese...$13

Entrees (Available until 9 p.m.)
Lasagna - With three-meat ragu (Sunday Dinner Style)...$15
Spaghetti Chitarra - Sheep's milk ricotta & ramps
Braised Free Bird Chicken Leg - With cabbage, turnips & wheat berries...$16
Skate - With cracked wheat, lemon, arugula & cucumber cream broth...$22
Baby Lamb - With potato, olives, caper, garlic & anchovy dressing

Vesta - 21-02 30th Avenue, Astoria NY 11102
N/W Train to 30th Avenue


  1. Can I have your recipe for the skinny crust in the picture?

  2. I asked on your behalf - we'll see what they say. I'll keep you posted.



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