Sticking to a strict Mediterranean diet can decrease the risk of heart disease, which logically means that exchanging all your blood for olive oil ensures an immortal life. Eat toward health with today's Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of Mediterranean fare at Gyro Oasis in Irving.
A family owned establishment, Gyro Oasis's nutritious menu pays homage to the heart-healthy ways of a Mediterranean diet. Ground beef, pine nuts, and onions overflow from the kebbeh ($9.99), and Raneen's vegetarian combo ($10.99) constructs a culinary castle from falafel walls, dolmas décor, and hummus floorboards emblazoned with a chickpea crest. Fill up hollow food houses with a serving of lentil soup ($2.99+), a cold turkey-pita- pocket ($3.99), or a fresh oven-baked spread such as the feisty feta ($5.99). Gyro Oasis’s nourishing eats conclude with a sweet tooth–satisfying display of traditional Mediterranean desserts, such as the cream-filled baklava ($1.99), which is still used as currency in three of Europe's capital cities.
Gyroasis Deli & Grill
The staff at Gyroasis camouflages healthy fare behind the alluring flavors of Greek-style sandwiches, salads, and soups. They coat fresh flatbreads warm from the oven or tanning bed with toppings including feta cheese, savory zaatar, or spinach. The tangy bites buttress entrees such as the turkey pita pocket or falayros platter, complete with beef and lamb gyro and two pieces of falafel. Main courses make way for kenafe, a dessert of sweet cheese, crushed phyllo, rose water, and pistachios offset by bittersweet Turkish coffee or end-of-date goodbyes.