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Nerai Hosted a Global Alive Hellenic Culinary Luncheon

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Pop Style TV joined Global Alive founder Evageline Plakas for a delicious Hellenic Culinary Event at Nerai in Midtown East. The restaurant, known for serving haute Greek cuisine, served a four-course meal. Presented by the owner, restaurateur Spiro Menegatos we experienced the highest gastronomic level of Greek foods that embody the marvel of Modern Greek Cuisine.
Evangeline Plakas with guests
We started our Greek, gastronomic journey with bouche of Tzatziki and Tarama, followed by a dish of grilled haloumi cheese with fresh figs over a shaved fennel salad with toasted hazelnuts and a balsamic glaze. A perfectly Grilled Octopus came next with caramelized onions, followed by Seafood Orzo topped with mussels, octopus, shrimp and calamari. Lamb Chops were also served with honey glazed carrots and oregano juice. Last but not least, a delicious Bread Pudding was served for dessert with almonds, cinnamon, chestnut gelato and praline cream.   Each course was paired perfectly with specialty wines from Greece, courtesy of Wine Director Michael Coll.
Greek National Tourism Organization North American Director Grigoria Kamaterou shared her passion for Greece and how the country is the perfect travel destination 365 days of the year.  Three attendees won 5-night trips to Santorini or Mykonos in 2019 courtesy of Aegean Promo Kostas Skagias.
Grigoria Kamaterou with guests
Nerai offers a contemporary twist on sophisticated Greek dining in the heart of the city.  The restaurant is ranked one of the top 75 in NYC according to TripAdvisor. It features a vivacious bar and elegantly appointed dining rooms in addition to Cava Nerai, providing two private dining spaces.  For more information visit, www.nerainyc.com
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