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Tapas with Tim: Mediterranean

The Mediterranean stretches from Spain and Morocco to the Middle East. Numerous cultures have interacted throughout history around that great sea. Donderos’ Tapas evening offers a varied sample of the remarkable foods from the region.


Join us for our fixed-menu, fixed-price tapas evening where we’ll feature small dishes from Morocco, France, Croatia-Macedonia, Greece, Turkey and Lebanon. Tim will discuss their backgrounds as they are served. You bring your wine of choice.


Menu: Muhammara (Turkish walnut and pepper spread) and Greek olives; Cevapcici and Ajvar (tiny Balkan chopped meat “kebabs” with roasted red pepper and eggplant condiment); Gratin de Courge (French Provençal pumpkin and cheese casserole); Souvlaki (Greek pork shish kebabs); Lebanese cucumber, parsley and tomato salad with feta and olives; Chicken Tajine Sucré au Prunes (Moroccan chicken braised with prunes and honey) with Couscous.


For pairing with this collection of dishes Tim recommends a Pinot Noir, Nero D’Avola or Tempranillo. For a white wine, try a Sauvignon Blanc or Spanish white, well chilled. Dry, chilled French or Spanish rosé will also go well.

Or -- for a great wine pairing at a modest price, check at the Uncommon Gourmet, 1087 Baxter St., telephone 706 353-3107.

Thursday, October 4th, 2018. Donderos’ Kitchen, 590 No. Milledge Avenue. First course served at 6:30 PM.

Price: $55 for a couple, $28 for a single. Corkage fee is $2 per person.

Seating is limited. To assure a place, please register in advance.