November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving Luncheon in Athens

                                                                                                                                    Democrats Abroad Greece

                                                                                                                                               Athens Chapter
                                                                                               will be celebrating Thanksgiving on Sunday November 26th

It’s FALL, y’all! And that means it’s time to
enjoy indoor time with friends over great food
and maybe even “talk a little turkey!”

Guest Speaker: Sophia Kouvelaki
Executive Director, The Home Project, Athens
Providing housing and services
for unaccompanied minors who are refugees

Holiday Recipe Contest Winner TBA – Have you sent yours in yet?

Turkey-of-the-Year pick is preparing for plucking

Friends and family are welcome to this holiday that celebrates immigration so beautifully with thanks and appreciation for bridging cultures. Bring Yiayia and Papou, the kids and your Greek friends as well. No time like the present to be inclusive by example.

The menu is full of delightful dishes and the program will tickle your turkey bone!

Served Family Style the menu includes: homemade breads, green salad with pomegranate walnuts, turkey with pine nut dressing, (vegetarian option—Spanakopita), sweet potato puree, scalloped corn and cranberry sauce, red or white wine in a carafe for 4, soft drinks, and pumpkin pie with raisins.

€25 per person, including VAT
Tips will be collected separately.

15 Pandrosou and 7 Mnisikleous
Map Link

PLEASE RSVP by Wednesday, November 22nd 9 pm


Just complete the RSVP form and hit the Submit button at the bottom.

Payment for your party will need to be made in cash, at the door by any member of your group with a US passport. AthChap has worked out a speedo sign-in to minimize delays!

Holiday Recipe Contest – Deadline Friday!

Well-known cookbook author Diana Farr Louis is standing by to help choose the winners. The recipe contest deadline is coming up soon—November 17th. Submissions are being accepted, in these categories: soup, salad/appetizer, entrée, side dish, dessert. Send to Marion Kavallieros or Ted Theo at the emails below. [email protected], [email protected].

Make a Day of It!

There are Holiday Happenings all over Athens on the 26th—the AWOG Bazaar is on from 11 am until 7pm at the War Museum as well as the Anglican Bazaar at Zappeion. The DAGR Thanksgiving Luncheon will make for a delicious break between bazaars!