Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Norman Van Aken's 1921 hosts a family-style Israeli food feast on Sunday

Posted By on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 9:21 AM

click to enlarge The dining room at 1921 by Norman Van Aken is full of eclectic art collected by the chef. - ROB BARTLETT
  • Rob Bartlett
  • The dining room at 1921 by Norman Van Aken is full of eclectic art collected by the chef.
Reaching outside the celeb chef's signature Floribbean and New World cuisines, 1921 by Norman Van Aken has launched an international theme for its popular Sunday supper series.

This Sunday, Jan. 14, the kitchen crew, including executive chef Camilo Velasco and pastry chef Gloriann Rivera, is putting together an Israeli dinner full of Middle Eastern favorites.

On the menu: lamb kofta, hummus, tzatziki, cucumber salad, tabbouleh, falafel, a themed dessert and warm pita from the restaurant's wood-burning oven. Watch it come out of the oven in the teaser video the restaurant posted to Instagram this week.

Dinner for two is just $50, and all the dishes are served family-style. Call the restaurant at 352-385-1921 for reservations, or book on OpenTable if you have phone phobia.

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