Saturday evening my friend Deena and I headed to Astoria, Queens for some dinner.
For our appetizer we shared a platter of four spreads including hummus, taramosolata, tzatiki, and skordaila. The taramosalta was WAY over-salted, practically singing our taste buds. The rest of the spreads were fine but rather mediocre.
I opted for the Greek Salad, which also could have used a more flavorful dressing. Embaressingly, I started choking on a piece of onion mid-way through and had to excuse myself to the restroom to pull it out. Luckily no Heimlech manuever was involved!
After dinner we meandered around more, stopping into numerous Greek grocery stores. The one pictured below is one of my favorites:
I grabbed some random items including individually wrapped chocolates, orange soda
Now I am officially in super-stressed-out mode. Classes start tomorrow, and I haven’t even planned out my course schedule yet. I am working two jobs this semester, so I have to plan carefully and really manage my time. Today I also have to finish up a lot o