Ammos

I had the brief pleasure of grabbing dinner with my friend Tiffany last night as I was ending my work trip in NYC and continuing on to Boston later that night.

She suggested eating at Ammos Estiatorio, a Greek seafood restaurant, right by her office. The food was wonderful, though the wine a little strange(!), and the company was fabulous. Wonderful way to end my work day. ­čÖé

We decided to start off with a glass of wine each. I took my cue from Tiffany who ordered a glass of the Retsina, a white wine from Greece. It was…interesting. It left a weird taste in your mouth after each sip. We both ended up not drinking our entire glasses.

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Since we both weren’t famished our anything, we decided to order three appetizers.

First up, we ordered the Pikilia┬á(the dips) – tzatziki, taramasalata, melitzanosalata, htipiti, skordalia.

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Followed by the┬áSpanakopita┬á– traditional spinach pie, Dodonis feta, tomato sauce, mint evoo.

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And ended with the┬áDolmades┬á– stuffed Greek grape leaves, rice, dill, evoo.

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A little tidbit, for those of you that don’t know this, “EVOO”, stands for extra virgin olive oil.

The food was delicious. I also thought the restaurant itself was gorgeous.

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Special thanks to Tiffany for squeezing me in for dinner on a Wednesday night!

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For more information on Ammos, go here.

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