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Fall Wine Dinner @ XIOS

leandra wrote this on November 11, 2008

XIOS and Apex Beverage Company are hosting a Fall Wine Dinner on Sunday, November 23 at 5:30pm. The cost is $55 a person (plus tax and tip) and reservations need to be made by calling (919) 363-5288.

The Menu:

Welcome
Homemade pita bread chips with a variety of homemade greek spreads, including hummus, tirokafteri and melitzanosalata
Riondo Prosecco Sparkling Wine

First Course
Moussaka: a lamb version of a Greek favorite… layers of sautéed slices of eggplant and ground lamb flavored with tomatoes, onions, and cinnamon, and covered with a bechmel sauce sprinkled with grated cheese
2006 Felsina Chianti Classico

Second Course
Yemistes: a variety of seasonal vegetables stuffed with cheeses and herbs
2003 La Palazzetto Brunello di Montalcino

Third Course
Lamb Stifado: a traditional hearty Greek stew made with lamb sautéed in red wine and tomato sauce spiced with herbs and baby shallot onions and served over rice
Antonopoulos Private Collection Red

Dessert
Creme Brulee with Roasted Hazelnuts: traditional Creme Brulee consisting of a rich custard base topped with a layer of hard caramel, served with roated hazelnuts
Kopke Fine Tawny Port

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