AWS and SAWS Wine Dinner at Avli, on the Danforth
October 7, 2014
Avli Restaurant - 401 Danforth Avenue
Yasou, KaleeMEra, Kaloselphate sthn AVLI. Hello, good evening and welcome to Avli for our joint dinner evening with the South African Wine Society on the Danforth.
Avli Restaurant has been delighting the neighbourhood with authentic Greek cuisine for decades. Chef Lambros Vasilou learned his culinary skills back home in Greece and regularly upgrades his skills working with other Toronto Chefs. We can expect a comfortable dining experience with some really nice culinary surprises in the menu for this evening. We sit down at 6:30 sharp.
Wines have been selected to go with each of the courses, and here is the menu.
First Course: Greek appetizers served with grilled pita;
Taramosalata (Fish roe mixed with mashed potato, and lemon juice, vinegar and olive oil.)
Kopanisti (whipped feta and roasted red pepper dip)
Melitzanosalata (eggplant dip with tomato)
Served with KWV Cathedral Cellars Brut 2009
Second Course: Classic Greek Salad
Served with Lammershoek Roulette Blanc 2010 and Robert Oatley Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Third Course: Lamb Kleftiko, Horta Vrasta (Greek Greens) and Potatoes
Served with Tollana Bin TR 16 Shiraz 2003 and Hartenberg Shiraz 2000
Fourth Dessert Course: Galaktoboureko (Creamy Custard in Phyllo Pastry)
The wine will be announced as dessert is served, a surprise!
(Please advise if you have any food allergies, and please no strong perfume or aftershave.)
Avli is located at 401 Danforth Avenue at Chester. TTC Bloor Danforth Chester Station, parking on the Danforth and a Green Plot on Chester, just north of Danforth.
Prices for this event are Members $85.00 Guests $95.00. Seating is limited to 60, (30 from each Society) so book early. Closing date for reservations is Friday October 3rd. Online registration is available here, or you can download the form here, complete and mail to Australian Wine Society of Toronto, c/o Bernard Nottage, 71 Old Mill Road, Suite 310, Toronto, Ontario, M8X 1G9, or go on-line to reserve.
Please advise us if you have a party of 3 or more and we will endeavor to reserve a table for you.
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