Though Mediterranean cuisine currently encompasses a wide range of diverse flavors, it was originally intended to be just a simple response to an overgrowth of olive trees and the tzatziki shrubs. Taste the flavors Mother Nature molded with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of pizza, Mediterranean fare, and drinks from 4 Brothers Pizza & Mediterranean Restaurant in Westport.
4 Brothers' familial chefs concoct a variety of homespun Italian and Greek specialties using quality ingredients and traditional recipes. Brush up on dinnertime geometry lessons with the circles and triangles of specialty pizzas such as the chicken parm ($9.50+), which blankets tender tastes of cutlet in warm, gooey cheese. Italian dishes beckon tableside flatware, with the fettuccini ala panna ($12.75) tempting forks with a happy marriage of ham and mushrooms in a rich, velvety cream sauce. A pita pocket served with the gyro platter ($11.25) helps diners heave grilled strips of spiced beef and cooling tzatziki mouthward without staining formal gloves or injuring foreheads during face-first plate dives. Other handheld biteables include calzones ($6.75+), grinders ($6.95), and paninis ($7.25).
4 Brothers Pizza & Mediterranean Restaurant
Led by their mom, Cassandra, brothers Mergim, Burim, Durim, and Agim turned a cache of generations-old family recipes into 4 Brothers Pizza & Mediterranean Restaurant. With these unique culinary formulas, the tight-knit clan infuses classic Mediterranean and Peloponnesian flavors into their sprawling lineup of Italian and Greek dishes, which includes flaky spanakopita, linguine with clam sauce, and creamy penne with chicken and broccoli. Each of the brothers also boasts a favorite pizza that bears their name, agreeing that whoever’s pie is the most popular gets to claim the remote control forever times infinity.