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A Greek treasure January 31, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in Greek Taste World.
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When you think of Greece, often the majestic Parthenon comes to mind, perched atop an arid hill overlooking Athens. Or perhaps the Greek islands, sun-drenched and congested with tourists. A steaming bowl of soup seems incongruous in both settings.

At Farm Grill & Rotisserie in Newton Highlands, you’re not in Greece, but the setting seems more suitable for its tangy Greek chicken-lemon soup. Called avgolemono, literally “egg lemon”, the traditional soup is made simply with chicken stock, lemon juice, egg whites, rice, and chunks of chicken. Just staring into its lemon-scented, pale-yellow depths could warm anybody. A peppery and citrusy aftertaste lingers after each spoonful of the light concoction, and the rice almost melts in your mouth.

A visit to Greece without the jet lag. Farm Grill & Rotisserie, 40 Needham St., Newton Highlands, 617-964-7766.

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