With the official start of summer in gear, Chef Craig Wilson of Maya.J in Manayunk is embracing the season with a summer menu that features seasonal ingredients with global inspiration. Think small plates from Thailand, Greece, Morocco, India, Israel, Japan and more!
The line-up of ingredient-driven dishes include:
Hot Green Curry Seitan with seasonal vegetables and rice dumplings ($12);
Summer Salad Du Jour and creamy cashew dressing (MP);
Tuna Poke with avocado, pepitas, roasted garlic, sesame, soy, lime and chiles ($13);
Lamb Keftedes tahini sauce, grilled naan, onion, cilantro ($13);
Moroccan Baby Lamb Chop with chick peas, baby carrots and spicy chimichurri ($14);
Creative cocktails are always on the menu and the new season offers:
The Shore House made with vodka, elderflower liqueur, fresh lemon, strawberry puree and finished with a splash of champagne ($11);
Green Lotus Mojito with rum, cucumber, mint syrup and fresh lime juice ($11);
Orange Fizz of rye whiskey, egg white, cream, fresh orange juice, honey, lemon juice and club soda ($10).
Maya.J is located at 4371 Main Street in Manayunk. Call 267-297-8961 for reservations. View the full menu here: http://www.mayajrestaurant.com/menu.html