A restaurant meal is incomplete without its after-dinner mint, which cleanses the palate before patrons gnaw a subterranean tunnel home. Chew the scenery with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of Greek fare at Athena Mediterranean Cuisine, with locations on Smith Street and Sixth Avenue.
Wielding generations of family recipes, chefs fill Athena Mediterranean Cuisine's menu with hearty Greek classics. Flavor creators bask baby lamb chops in a marinade of olive oil and fresh rosemary before grilling them atop the kitchen's miniature volcano to create the paidakia sta karvouna ($23.95), and celery-root whipped potatoes accessorize plates alongside the kotopoulo sto fournou's lemon- and herb-doused cornish hen ($15.95). Appealing to incisors and molars alike, the arni ravioli glazes cheesy pasta pillows with a savory ragu of braised lamb, mushrooms, and mavrodaphne wine ($14.95). Crispy filets of salmon surround themselves with a verdant wreath of sautéed spinach in the solomos me faki ($18.95). Athena Mediterranean Cuisine's lunch dishes silence grumbling stomachs with an array of paninis and wraps ($8.95) that includes vegetarian options for diners learning to photosynthesize.
Athena Mediterranean Cuisine
Wielding generations of family recipes, chefs fill Athena Mediterranean Cuisine's menu with hearty Greek classics. Thinly sliced potatoes bask in eggplant and ground beef, and roasted lemon potatoes with vegetables accompany cornish hen doused in lemon and herbs. Appealing to incisors and molars alike, the lamb souvlaki is accompanied by a rice pilaf and greek-style salad. Vegetarian options are also available for diners learning to photosynthesize, and dinners can be punctuated by an assortment of desserts, including rum caramel bread pudding.