With all of the Greek specialties out there, it can be hard to know what to try first. Do you already love Greek food, or are you looking to explore this cuisine for the first time? Either way, here are three classic foods that are proudly served at Telly’s Taverna in Astoria, NY.
Greek Specialties at Telly’s Taverna
One of the most famous Greek specialties, spanakopita is a Puffed pastry that layers spinach, as well as other ingredients like onions and feta cheese, dill scallions and extra-virgin olive oil. This specialty is beloved around the world for its delicious flavor, as well as how easy it is to eat. You may already have seen it as an appetizer or finger food at a party. Our spinach pie is made to order to guaranty freshness .
Spinach lovers can also get their fix with spanakorizo. This is a delicious rice dish similar to risotto, where rice and spinach are cooked slowly in the spinach’s moisture until they are creamy. This recipe can be simple or complex, with traditional ingredients including olive oil, scallions, and dill.
Homemade daily with imported Giant Beans from Greece. All fresh ingredients. Fresh ripe tomatoes ,extra-virgin olive oil, onions ,parsley. Slow cooked then baked in the oven. They have been a favorite to our vegan and non-vegan customers for years.
Take a trip to Queens today to visit Telly’s Taverna, the borough’s best Greek restaurant. We think you’ll love our interpretations of all of these beloved dishes. You can find more of our Greek specialties on our dinner menu, or call (718) 728-9056 for more information or a reservation. Keep up with us on Facebook for news and specials.