May 2011

Five Columns Newsletter for Sunday, May 01, 2011
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Monthly Dinner Special

Grecian Tour

$18.95

This month's special takes you on a tour of fresh flavors and traditional Greek recipes.

This special begins with delicious and warm pita bread & yogurt-garlic tzatziki sauce for dipping as well as a small Greek salad with all the trimmings (romaine lettuce, feta cheese, tomatoes, onions, green peppers, cucumbers, olives and Greek vinaigrette dressing). The tour continues with the main entree which includes a combination of some of our traditional Greek food: a chicken skewer, 1 spanakopita, and homemade rice pilaf.

Suggested Wine: Makedonikos White Wine

Kali Orexi!


Happy Mother's Day!

            
Sunday, May 8th                                                            

Serving breakfast from 8am - Noon
Dinner from Noon - Close

Please call us to make a reservation and enjoy a great meal in honor of that special mother figure in your life!

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May Holidays

Here are some of the special days this month.

May 1st: May Day Celebration of Flowers

May 1st: Holocaust Rememberance Day

May 8th: Mother's Day

May 15th: National Peace Officers Day

May 21st: Armed Forces Day

May 23rd: Victoria Day (Canada)

May 30th: Memorial Day


Greece in May

This month starts off with a bang as Greeks celebrate "May Day" on the first of the month. A national labor holiday, this day is marked with parades and the Feast of the Flowers, as Greeks show their appreciation for the beauty of Spring. This type of celebration dates back to ancient times when festivals were held in honor of the goddess Demeter. As the goddess of Agriculture, Demeter was believed to control the fertility of the earth.

May 18th is International Monuments Day and all admission to museums and archaeological sites is free!

The mainland weather is warm, sometimes hot and the coastal and island temperatures are very pleasantly warm with light cool breezes. With the main tourism season still not officially underway, this is a great time of year to visit Greece and avoid a lot of the crowds and lines.


Greek Lesson 101

Study these common Greek greetings and practice the next time you visit us!

Kali Mera: Good Morning/Day

Kali Spera: Good Evening

Kali Nihta: Good Night

Yiasou: Hello and Goodbye, can be used anytime during the day.


Monthly Winners!

Comment Card Winner of a $20 Dinner Gift Certificate

Ernie Salotti 

 

Business Card Winner of a Free Lunch

Kay Arnold
Purse-n-ly Yours


Here's a glimpse of just some of the fun times that happened here in April!

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As one couple celebrates 60 years together (featured later in the newsletter) two other couples celebrate the beginning of their married lives together! (shown above and below) Thanks for making us a part of the party!

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Windy & Jim pictured here celebrating their April wedding with family and friends!

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The "Destination Divas", a woman's travel club, meet to dine and share adventures!

 

Celebrate your next special occasion with us! Our banquet area can accommodate groups up to 40 people.

More Parties....

Bob & Rita's Anniversary: Celebrating 60 years together! An evening full of family, friends and food, honoring this special pair and celebrating the 60 years they've spent together. Thank you for making us a part of your special occasion!

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"Both the food and setting were wonderful. Server very attentive." Marcia Smith

 

 

 

 

"Quality of food and service. Thanks!" Ralph Hayden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"The food was great. I had the chicken souvlaki and it was delicious! This was our first time eating Greek food and we will definitely be back." Bobbi Guballa

 

 

 

 

 

"Whole atmosphere very comfortable. Great service." Jane Pavitt

 

 

 

 

 

"Great food and great service :) This was our first time eating Greek and it was a great experience! Thanks! :)" Natalie & Izzy