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Southern Nuevo Cuisine Goes Greek at Kouzzina on Disney’s Boardwalk

Goat Cheese Sto Fourno

It was the last dinner of our trip. That’s always an unfortunate time (at least for me) to visit a great restaurant, because by then I’ve had my fill of rich restaurant food, and the mere thought of eating yet another heavy meal has me turning slightly green.

But here we were at Cat Cora’s Greek-Southern U.S. fusion restaurant, Kouzzina, in the Boardwalk Inn complex. We’d been here once before under similar circumstances, and you think I would have planned it better this time, but alas. A number of delicious-sounding entrees caught my eye, such as the cinnamon-stewed chicken and tomatoes, braised short ribs, pastisio, or a trio featuring most of the above. But my appetite (or lack thereof) won out over my taste buds, so I ended up choosing a smaller appetizer and side dish for my meal instead. Continue reading

My Husband Went to Greece and All I Got Was a Delicious Idea for Pork Souvlaki*

Pork Souvlaki

Last summer, my husband had the privilege of traveling to Greece for two weeks. Without me. In his defense, it was for work, and I had volunteered to stay home with our two dogs, who, yes, are like children to us. Don’t judge. It was during that time that I started this blog, so you have that to thank for what you are reading today.

He promised to take many pictures and share many stories, especially of the food. And when he returned, the number-one dish he could not stop talking about wasn’t the meal he had at the world-class restaurant in Athens with breathtaking views of the city at night. It was the pork souvlaki his group had tried near the Corinth canal at something akin to a rest stop. You would think he had become Anthony Bourdain. Continue reading