THIS WEEK'S NAMES DAY CELEBRANTS!

CHRONIA SAS POLLA!

COME IN & WE'LL TREAT YOU A GLASS OF WINE OR YOUR CHOICE OF DESSERT!
Daphni?! Gerry?! Vaios?! Page?! Leo?! Galini?! Niki?!
APR 13-19

DAFNIS (*) (Dafnis) 13 April    
DAPHNE (*) (Daphne, Dafni) 13 April    
GERONTIOS (Gerontios) 13 April    
VAIOS (*) (Vaia , Vaios, Juli) 13 April    
ARISTARHOS (Aristarhos) 14 April    
MEGALI DEYTERA (*) (Megali Deytera) 14 April    
PAGALOS (*) (Pagalos) 14 April    
THOMAIS (Thomais) 14 April    
LEONIDAS (Leonidas, Leo, Leonie) 15 April    
MEGALI TRITI (*) (Megali Triti) 15 April    

Greek Wine Intimidate You?!

Greek wines intimidate you? Get a grip with Easy Wine Flights! Every day a select flight of three 3oz pours for $8. Make up your own flight for $10: add a premium wine (>$42/btl) to your flight: $12!

Our current wine flight? We call it, The Rosie Red: Kleoni dry rose', Tetramythos organic grapes Black of Kalavryta, Boutari Elios full bodied crafted for the U.S.

Yipee, ZAGAT!

The 2014 findings for the 32 year old restaurant pollster, Zagat, are in and the Gardens jumped improved in all categories! Thank you!

Oenodea Rouge, Lazaridi

European newest "econoline" blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Agiorgitiko & Syrah that took the Gold Mundus Vini of the Great International Weinpreis at a GREAT price, $36/bottle, $9/glass!
With dark florals and full body, this wine takes Orzo Arni, Psito, and the Mousakas by hand and walks them down an entirely new and brighter lane.

Anna's MAY TOUR, 2014!

PRETTIEST PICTURE POSTCARD
Itinerary:
April 29: Depart U.S.
April 30: Arrive Athens; meet by private bus driver and drive to Delphi (2.5 hours)
Overnight Acropole Hotel
May 1: Tour Delphi
Drive to Lefkada; 2 nights Philippos Hotel
Dinner @ Agios Nicholas, Ta Agnandia
Wine Tour, Lefkiatiki Yi
May 3: Ferry from Lefkada to Kefalonia
May 3-6: Kefalonia, 3 nights Mouikis Hotel
Optional: Day Tour Ithaka
Ferry to Kalini port and bus across Peloponnesos stopping @ Tetramythos Winery

Where Anna Will be Seen Outside the Gardens!

At the State Fair, Monday, Labour Day, demonstrating Hortopita @ 11am, 1pm & 3pm!

At the St Mary's Greek Festival, Sat, Sept 7 @ 1pm!

Beera me Lemonada IS your Summer Shandi!

On Sale through July! $3.50!
Beera me Lemonada--in any other language, the best Shandi you'll drink this summer! Introductory, Summer Solstice, Post-Storm, name-it-what-you-want, we'd-like-you-to-exhillarate price of $3.50!

Before Fall hits, you owe yourself.

SUMMER is HERE! ICED WHITE FLIGHTS!

Assyrtiko, Roditis, Moschofillero! Varietals is single berry wines vintaged since Antiquity! Sip them today and know the wines that sailed the Mediterranean in triremes--those two decker rowing ships that plied even the "wine dark" seas! $8.

Grilling in the Garden: Anna Teaches Marinade & Grilling Techniques @ MN Landscape Arboretum THIS Sat!

JUST IN TIME FOR 4th of JULY Grilling!!!

It's NOT too late: there are still spots available:

Fire in the Garden: Beyond the Barbecued Burger
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sensory Garden shelter
Chef Anna Christoforides of Gardens of Salonica demonstrates creative grilling, including how to create marinades and rubs that bring out new flavors in your meat dishes, including chicken and fish. Includes generous samples and non-alcoholic beverages. $45/ $55. 952-443-1422 or www.arboretum.umn.edu/cookingclasses.aspx.

Talk of the Town Award

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Congratulations are in order!
Gardens of Salonica New Greek Caf? & Deli has been rated among the best in the region
and has received the 2013 Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award

Award Recipient: Gardens of Salonica New Greek Caf? & Deli

Star Rating: 5

City: Minneapolis State: MN

Category: Restaurants

Presented by: Celebration Media and Talk of the Town News