TASTE: Travel Through The Taste Buds

14 Jun

TASTE: A Travel Through Taste Buds

Tired of the same old fast food? Well why not switch up your routine and try something new.  Cultural restaurants varying from Greek, Jamaican, or even Italian are closer to your taste buds than you think.  The benefit is one won’t have to travel to exotic or romantic places to experience the amazing food. In fact, Alexis Greek and Portuguese Restaurant is located at 9034 Tampa Ave in Northridge, California, right in the heart of the San Fernando Valley.

Alexis features Greek, Mediterranean and even Portuguese signature cuisine dishes. Alexis has been in business since 1972 and is currently celebrating 40 years of amazing dishes. Every plate is freshly prepared of flavorful Greek, Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine.

Shrimp Spetsota

Alexis only uses the finest seasonal ingredients at their peak of flavor to create these dishes.  While Greece is known for its spectacular lamb, Alexis is well-known for its lamb chops also known as Paidakia. Paidakia is a daily special that Alexis carries and is served with the choice of any two of the following: oven-roasted potatoes, Greek style fries, basmati rice and fresh-baked vegetables.

Rack of Lamb

                          Alexis Operating Hours:

Lunch: Monday – Sat 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Dinner: Sunday – Thu 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fr & Sat: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

                                                                                                      Phone: 818-349-9689

Messob Ethiopian restaurant located on Fairfax Avenue in the Little Ethiopia district of Los Angeles, California. Messob is a family friendly restaurant that prepares a variety of dishes, even including vegan cuisines.  This Ethiopian restaurant is well-known in the Los Angeles area and has been seen on KTLA, ABC 7, and other various news sources. Messob Ethiopian restaurant prepares Doro Wot which is Chicken stewed in pepper sauce with an assortment of spices served with Injera; a yeast-risen flatbread with a unique, slightly spongy texture.

Or the dish called Yetibs Fit-Fit that includes Strips of beef with onions, green chilies, and tomato tossed with Injera. And for vegans, the Yater Alictha dish consists of steamed peas with onions, seasoned with garlic and ginger served with Injera.

In addition to this well-known Vegetarian Delight plate, patrons can also order Yater Alitcha, Yatakilt Alitcha, Yemisir Wot, Collard Greens, Pumpkin, Salad, Tomato Fit-Fit, and Dessert Baklava. Although their dishes may sound extreme don’t let the name fool you, the food is excellent and will have you coming back for more. Messob is open daily between 11 in the morning to 11 in the evening. To further contact Meesob Ethiopian restaurant their number is (323) 938-8827.

Written By: Taelor Cage

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