Outdoor dining at Avra 48th Street. Photo: The Avra Group
NEW YORK – For those wondering where to celebrate Greek Orthodox Easter in New York City this year, Avra Estiatorio, the upscale, traditional Greek seafood restaurant with an emphasis on fresh seafood, has two locations in Midtown Manhattan, Avra 48th Street, 141 East 48th Street, and Avra Madison, 14 East 60th Street. A third Rockefeller Center location is coming this summer.
On Sunday, April 24, 12-5 PM, the Avra 48th Street Greek Easter Feast menu is $160 per person and includes Magiritsa – Easter soup, Avgolemono – Chicken lemon soup, Romaine Salad & Kokoretsi, Arnaki Roasted Baby Lamb with roasted lemon potatoes, assorted homemade desserts, tsoureki and Easter eggs. The event includes entertainment from the live Greek band with Olympia and Panos.
Avra Madison, the bi-level authentic Greek restaurant located just steps from Central Park, will also be offering traditional Greek Easter specials such as roasted leg of lamb served with lemon potatoes and the customary magiritsa soup.
ATHENS - Just in time for the approaching summer season of tourists already pouring in as the COVID-19 pandemic gradually abates is the good news that Greece’s beaches ranked second in the world for quality.
PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.
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