Additional Entrees

HEERINOS ME HAROUPIA

Braised Pork with Carob

HEERINOS ME HAROUPIA

From TC Farms we've braised pork (ractopamine free) with wine, HAROUPOMELO, carob syrup, and carob pods. Light, and mildly sweet from the carob, this dish brings an Old World taste to your palate! Served on cumin scented jasmine rice and paired with Apelia Rose', Black of Kalavryta, Xinomavro by Chrisohoou!

Veggie Mousakas

The Gardens' Classic & First Premier

Veggie Mousakas

Our vegetarian version of possibly the most famous after gyro Greek dish--layers of roasted eggplant (3) covered with a heavier garlic and wine red sauce (2 layers) sprinkled with chunks of feta cheese (pasteurized) and topped with a creamy béchamel sauce--baked to a golden brown.

Dec & Jan All Natural Capon Gyro!

All-natural Capon Gyro Fri & Sat

Dec & Jan All Natural Capon Gyro!

Like ChickenBacon! A tradition during the Holidays, Capon are usually available mid-December. We've ordered several cases to ensure our month-long supply of All-Natural In-House Gyro for the rest of Dec and all of January!
Indulge in the BEST!

Arni Kokkinisto me Manitaria

Lamb Shanks and Portobellos on Spaghettini

Arni Kokkinisto me Manitaria

The Gardens teases with a winter favorite: lamb shanks braised in a rich brown sauce thickened by Portabella mushrooms on top of organic whole wheat spaghettini. The sprinkling of Kefalotyri cheese finishes this yummy dish. You won't even notice the tattered heaps of snow after you have polished this off. Have it with a glass of red Oenodea and hunker down!

Soupies me Spanaki: Cuttlefish with Baby Spinach

Soupies me Spanaki: Cuttlefish with Baby Spinach

Tender Cuttlefish braised in white wine, diced tomatoes, scallions and baby spinach. No salt or pepper added. Layers of delicately blended flavors. Roditis white picks out the abalone-like flavors and highlights the hint of dill.

Today's Seasonal Starters, Soups & Desserts

MANITIS tis CRITIS

Mushroom Saganaki Fire Finished, Cretan style

MANITIS tis CRITIS

A man called the Gardens the other day and asked with incredulity, "what was that mushroom app that I ate last night? I think that was the BEST thing I've eaten in my LIFE." We're just passing it along--some amazing flavors: Minnesota Hen of the Woods oven braised with EVO oil, white wine, lemon, fresh thyme and fire finished w/feta.
Try them with the Greek aperitif of choice, Kourtaki retsina or a minerally white, Assyrtiko, or Roditis. Wow!

In-House Capon Gyro Appetizer

ChickenBacon!

In-House Capon Gyro Appetizer

A smaller portion (4oz) of this month's featured In-House gyro with fire-grilled pita quarters, tzatziki and onions

Fava

Golden Split Pea

Fava

The soup that we didn't know was Greek until we found it in the definitive cookbook! Yummy and as simple as can be.

One Saturday as newly opened, we arrived early in the morning only to realize that the "house-simmered stock" had not been prepared. Devastated we wracked our heads and came up with "Fava Style Soup". Only because Fava is prepared with golden split peas and we grew up eating Split Pea Soup we made the jump. Two months later we found it in our favorite cookbook: the chef grew up eating it in Greece. We still get more calls for the availability of that soup than any other. It's Anna's favorite winter breakfast.

HEERINOS me TRACHANA AVGOLEMONO

Pork & Trachana Lemon Soup

HEERINOS me TRACHANA AVGOLEMONO

Pork Bone broth thickened with trachana (a mini traditional pasta made w/yogurt) and avgolemono (egg lemon soup) cabbage, radishes, beets and shredded pork.

Ouzo Flo

Ouzo flavored soda & Anna's Organic Ouzo Ice Cream

Ouzo Flo

A Twin Cities debut--maybe a world premier, the Gardens' Ouzo Flo! Share a bottle with two scoops or treat yourself to the light, not-too-sweet flavor of black licorice tempered by cream that quenches any thirst!

Saganaki Garides

Shrimp Saganaki

Saganaki Garides

Wild-caught, fire roasted jumbo shrimp with feta, fresh, organic thyme, extra virgin olive oil and our own seasonings. Dip and scoop with fire-grilled pita!

HALOUMI STIS SXARES

Grilled Haloumi Cheese w/Petmezi Reduction Sauce

HALOUMI STIS SXARES

Traditional, fresh-cheese of Cyprus fire-grilled and drizzled with GoS Petimezi & Sherry vinegar reduction sauce. GF!

At the Gardens

ANNA & FRIENDS TOURS OF GREECE MAY 9-25 2019

Athens, Delphi, Lefkada, Corfu, Crete. Santorini! The BEST of the BEST! 3 Seas; 4 islands Next meeting Jan 5, 2019 @ 3pm GoS. RSVP, please! 14 traveler limit!

ANNA & FRIENDS TOURS OF GREECE 2019 JAN 5, GoS @ 3

Jump start your summer with Anna & Friends Trip to Greece! Tour details and costs presented; sign up and payment details provided by KAREN Listgarten and Robert Hermann of Riverdale Travel (...

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Santa Tom & Christmas Carol Return to GoS!

Don't stand in lines! Santa Tom and Christmas Carol visit GoS TWICE before the GREAT Night! Wed, Dec 5 and Fri, Dec 21! Join us with Santa table side!

Reservations NOT required, but...

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LAURA'S FOREVER YOUNG BDAY BASH!

GoS does Birthday Bashes BEST!

PRIVATE EVENTS @ GoS: RESERVE YOUR CELEBRATION!

Groom's dinner w/roast lamb!

GoS KEFI BAR! 4-6 TU-SAT; 8-10 FRI/SAT

"KEFI" we define as an "unsupressible sense of well-being" every night and twice weekends--with deeply discounted pricing: $6 off ANY bottle of wine; $2 off every glass of wine and small plates!...

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10 YEARS AT THE ARB OR MORE?

We can't even remember (nor can they) how long we have been showcasing GoS at the Taste & Toast @ the MN Arb--but we were there from the beginning! This year's event was threatened by rain...

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The KEFI BAR is OPEN!

Sippin' SEVEN!

7 1oz pours paired with 7 small plates shared with your Bestie or your Beloved! Limit 30! Seats are filling! Reserve to GoS: 612.378.8810 reference Sippin' Seven!

Guest Speakers & Wine...

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Mario's Birthday Celebration!

YES, you can! Reserve for a large group of friends, order a Chocolate Hazelnut Boughatsa scribed with your wishes and have a ball! Gardens serves up parties!