Eating Out Edmonton Mediterranean

Sofra

It’s been far too long since I have blogged, I’m a little behind… but, I am happy to say it’s for a very good reason! I started a new position at work last Monday and I think my mind has just been so focused on that, that I haven’t really been in the right mindset to just sit down and blog. It’s a big change and there is so much to learn, but I’m really enjoying it. It’s been great so far and I’m very happy! 🙂

Now, on to some delicious food!

Sofra
108 – 10345 106 Street
Edmonton, AB
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My friend Sayyad and I wanted to take Irene out for her birthday and she decided that she wanted to try Sofra. Sofra is probably my favourite Mediterranean restaurant in Edmonton, so I thought she made an excellent selection and I was very excited for everyone else to try the restaurant. So, we headed out with her and her husband, for a delicious dinner at Sofra.

DipsWe decided to start by sharing the 3 dip platter. We chose humus, biber ezme (red pepper dip), and patlican ezme (eggplant dip). All of the dips were wonderful. The humus was smooth and very flavourful; lots of lemon and garlic. Both the red pepper and eggplant dips were also great. These dips weren’t typical smooth dips however, instead they were a chunkier dip.

PitaThe dips were so good that we ended up ordering a second plate of the delicious, freshly made pita to finish up every last bit of the dip.

Chicken SkewersFor my entrée I ordered Tavuk Sis Kebab (chicken skewer) which was served with Bulgar pilaf, organic mixed greens and grilled vegetables. I almost always order this when I go to Sofra, but I just don’t want to try anything else because the chicken is SO delicious. It is just so moist and flavourful, not even a little bit dry. The Bulgar pilaf, grilled vegetables and organic greens were the perfect accompaniments. Everything served at Sofra has so much flavour and seems to be made with such care. The open kitchen is tiny and there aren’t too many seats in the restaurant, so I think the chef is able to put lots of time and effort into making sure each plate is perfect.

Shrimp CasseroleEveryone else seemed to like what they ordered, except the Shepherd’s Pie was a little different from what we expected. Rather than having a traditional potato topping, it was covered in cheese.

Sword Fish SkewersIrene’s birthday dinner at Sofra was great. The food was delicious, as always, and the company was wonderful. It was a great evening and celebration.

Happy Monday!

3 comments

  1. The dips and pita are my favorite part of the meal there. Sofra’s pita is certainly different that ordinary pita. I like it better. Thinner and lighter and the sesame seeds on top. I’d like to try to make it sometime.

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