Recap: Tsiknopempti ’18

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In 2018, Orthodox Easter fell on April 8th, a little earlier than usual but the good news was that we got to celebrate Tsiknopempti (Burnt Thursday) with an array of roasted/grilled meats.

What a blast we had last Thursday at Paintbox Bistro for 2018 Kalofagas Tsiknopempti! Greek Supper Club!

Thank you to Nisos Importing and Greek wines selected and poured by Kolonaki Group.



Roast Bone Marrow with Crusty Bread, Cretan Olive Oil, Greek Oregano

Grilled Sweetbreads & Sausage, Olive oil, lemon, Herbs

Sweet peppers stuffed with Cheese

Housemade Bread

Ioli spring water and Souroti sparkling from Greece donated by Kolonaki Group

1st Course: Brussel Sprout Salad with Dried Cherries, Almonds, Citrus Vinaigrette, Crispy Bacon

2nd Course: Makaronopita (Macaroni Pie)

Main Course: Ellasonitiko (Greek-Style Porchetta) with Paprika Roast Potatoes, Lemon & Olive Oil Greens

Dessert: Sokolatopita (Greek chocolate cake) served with Nektar Greek coffee

Thank you to Jorja’s Photography for the great pics, Paint Box Bistro Chef Marc, Elena, Laura and Danielle for all their help.

Next Greek Supper Club is Sunday, March 25th…Greek Independence Day and we return to St. Lawrence Market. Seats on sale now.

Here’s some more photos from Tsiknopempti ’18, enjoy!

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Peter Minakis

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