Avanti World Tuesday Menu For March: Africa!
I know some of you have gone and enjoyed Avanti Cafe's World Tuesday menu because ustedes have told me so. But no one has yet caught me so that I can pay for your $11.50, three-course international extravaganza. This month promises to be one of the best (but don't I say that every month?) because junior chefs Veronica and Bartosz are bringing in Africa to a county that never had the chance to hate African-Americans much because most had the sense not to move here. Anyways, the list:
Bart's SENEGAL Tuesday, March 3 (TODAY!!!) Peanut Tomato Soup Senegalese Stew over Millet Manadou's Banana Glaze
Veronica's LIBYA Tuesday, March 10 Marak Dar Marhzin Pumpkin stew Bureek turnovers Safra Semolina date cake
Bart's ETHOPIA, Tuesday, March 17 Yemisir Shorba Red lentil soup Green bean & tomato Injera Coffee & coconut ice cream
Veronica's ANGOLA Tuesday, March 24 Angola vegetable soup Feijoadaon arroz verde Bean & green stew w/ green rice Concada Amarela Yellow coconut custard
Of these choices, only Ethiopia will remind locals of anything familiar, since the county's only African restaurants serve this cuisine (there was once a Nigerian buffet in Anaheim, but it stayed open for only a couple of months back in 2002). See you there trying to see me there!
Avanti Cafe, 159 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, (949) 548-2224; www.avantinatural.com
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