Wednesday, April 27, 2011

eXo - Think About Mother's Day Brunch

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Mother's day is coming up in just under two weeks and restaurants are getting ready.  For those of you who enjoy the day with Mom by dining out, you'll know how busy this holiday is for the restaurant industry.  Key take-away - get there early and make your reservations now.

eXo, one of my all-time  Greek food favorites will be pulling out all the stops for mama with a special brunch and dinner menu prix-fixe.  I'm already thinking about brunch, and wanted to share the enticing options.  I hope they inspire you to treat mom to something homemade and wonderful.

Mother's Day Brunch - Sunday, May 8th from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., $26/person

Eggs Benedict Spanakopita - Poached eggs, feta, spinach, bechamel

Sizzling Lamb “hash” (pictured above) - Sunny side eggs, cured lamb, smoked paprika

Greek American Brunch - Eggs any style, smoked bacon, country sausage, feta tater tots

Fluffy Corn Pancakes - Seasonal fruit, warm maple syrup, powdered sugar

Double Dipped French Toast - Seasonal fruit, warm honey syrup warm dippy eggs

Soft Boiled Eggs - With warm hummus, grilled pita, arugula

eXo Egg Burger with Cheese - Double smoked bacon, sharp cheddar, hand cut french fries

Soft Shell Crab Panini ($5 supplement) - House made chips, Greek tartar sauce, pickled onion

eXo Lamb or Beef Burger - Brioche bun, french fries, spicy feta spread

Greek Feta “Caesar” Salad - With grilled chicken, steak, or shrimp

Steak n’Eggs our Way - Charcoal grilled hanger steak, olive oil baked egg, feta tater tots

Dessert (choice of 1): Chocolate cake for 2, honey doughnuts, or filo custard pie

Mother's Day Dinner - Sunday, May 8th from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m., $36/person

First course (Choice of 1)

Dozen Fresh Shucked Oysters - Sheep’s milk yogurt, lemon, smoked pepper oil

Baby Arugula Salad - Marinated olives, cucumber, red wine vinaigrette

House Smoked Salmon Platter - Baby arugula, red onion, capers, grilled pita, tzatziki

Sizzling Cheese Saganaki - Olive oil fried cheese, white wine, lemon

Housemade Feta Ravioli - Toasted garlic, black pepper, mint

Crab, Spinach and Rice Balls - Tsatziki, fried dill, dehydrated feta

Grilled Lamb Sausage - Baby lettuce, pickled onion, lemon

(Choice of 1)

Roasted King Salmon - Sauteed escarole, Greek style polenta

Pan Seared Lemon Chicken - Root vegetables, lemon, oregano

Swordfish Souvlaki - Hummus, kale, crispy chick peas, lemon oil

Grilled Diver Scallops - skordalia, garlicky beets

Charcoal grilled hanger steak rosemary, lemon, potato/feta croquettes

(Choice of 1)

Gooey chocolate cake for 2, honey doughnuts, or filo pie

eXo - 15-16 149th Street, Whitestone NY 1135


1 comment:

  1. The best Greek restaurant in Queens and one of my all time favorite places. High quality food prepared with love and care. Spectacular!
    Went there on Easter, going back on Mother's day for brunch.



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