Let's have dinner at Sosta Cafe in downtown Raleigh! If you've been there, you're probably thinking "um...they aren't open for dinner." That's correct, but they are opening JUST FOR US!
Dinner will be $14 per person (plus taxes and gratuity), and will include a family-style appetizer, an entree (your choice), dessert (your choice), and a non-alcoholic drink. They do not serve alcohol on premises, but the chef/owner Jerome says we are welcome to bring our own libations to our private party!
See ya there!
The menu for the evening is as follows,
Home-made bruschettas (four per person) as an appetizer:
-Fresh tomatoes and caramelized onions
-Roasted portobello mushrooms and sweet roasted peppers
-Roasted zucchini with basil pesto
-Black olive tapenade
Gluten free appetizer will be a spinach and arugula salad with walnuts and fresh orange slices.
Entree's choices (each sandwich served with two sides):
"Chicken" salad (Soy, celery, raisins, walnuts, salt, pepper, olive oil, chili powder and veganese) sandwich served on wheat bread with tomatoes and arugula and with two sides.
"Barbecue" (Soy based with many spices) sandwich served on wheat bread with tomatoes and arugula with two sides.
Veggies burger served on French baguette with tomatoes, arugula and basil pesto and with two sides.
Vegan sampler which consists of Couscous, Cannellini bean salad, Chickpeas salad, "chicken" salad, "barbecue" and tomatoes with basil pesto and home-made Focaccia.
Sosta salad which contains mixed greens, marinated artichokes hearts, roasted portobello mushrooms, tomatoes, sweet roasted peppers, black olives and a choice between chicken salad, veggies burger or barbecue.
The sandwiches can be served without bread for gluten free people.
Dessert to be determined.
The sides are:
-Couscous: olive oil, lemon juice, paprika, coriander, salt and pepper.
-Cannellini beans: olive oil, onions, tomatoes, parsley, salt and pepper.
-Chickpeas: olive oil, lemon juice, shallots, parsley, salt and pepper.
The dressings are:
-Olive oil, lemon juice, basil flakes, Dijon mustard, honey mustard, salt and pepper.
-Olive oil, Balsamic vinegar, oregano, Dijon mustard, honey mustard, salt and pepper.
The price includes appetizer, entree, dessert and a drink (hot or cold).