Zampano’s Sunday Brunch

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Last Sunday, I spent a part of the day spending time with Alison walking around Athens as part of the OpenAthensWalk which was exciting. We were together with Omaira and her 2 boys for most of the walk. But at around 3pm we met up with Eliza at Zampano’s for brunch (or to be more exact, high-tea). A few days before this, walking around Psirri, I saw and was quite intrigued by their brunch menu, (by the chicken and waffles and the Bloody Mary, more than anything else).
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The decor was very nice, and there was even a jazz band playing music (which was a bit loud for conversations) but the music was nice.
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We ordered our food (Avocado on Toast was one of them) and the Chicken & Waffles arrived and it was nothing like what I imagined it to be. Having seen C&W on travel shows when these celebrity chefs visit the South (Louisiana et all), the dish that I got was very different from what I expected. Although I have to say that the Bloody Mary was good.
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The ambience was nice. It was full of people, so you can guess that it is a popular place. Zampano’s is located in Psirri, about 5 minutes walk away from the metro station of Monastiraki, in downtown Athens. The address is 18 Sarri St., Psirri 10553, Athens.
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Curiosity and appetite unsated, one week later (today) my attempt at making waffles from scratch (after buying new waffle moulds from Lidl) was successful! Click here for the recipe. I (cheat!) bought fried chicken from KFC and had the chicken with the extra waffles for lunch and, soon I will try (attempt) at making my version of fried chicken Southern style (or South-inspired) in the near future. Watch this space!
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