Opening This Week: Flora Restaurant, Vegetarian Restaurant for Jenkintown

flora-restaurant-jenkintown-vegan-940Flora Restaurant is opening on Tuesday, November 11th in Jenkintown. The 16-seat vegan BYOB is located at 307 Old York Road and is being opened by Jennifer and Jose Vargas, the owners of nearby Leila’s Bistro and Forcella Restaurant.

In the kitchen is chef Max Hosey, who just a moment ago was in the kitchen at Charlie was a sinner. Hosey has worked at restaurants like Townhall in San Francisco, Manersa in Los Gatos, California and locally at Mica in Chestnut Hill.

Flora will serve dinner Tuesday through Saturday, offering a three-course savory dinner for $30 per person, $40 with dessert.

With just 16-seats, reservations are strongly recommended.

Opening menu at Flora Restaurant in Jenkintown

First Course:

Jerusalem artichoke soup, crispy shallots, black garlic
Harvest salad, truffle vinaigrette, local field greens
Fuyu persimmon, mission figs, pine nuts

Second Course:

Traditional tamales, chipotle, salsa verde
Country fried hen of the woods, truffle agave grits, okra
Hoppin John’s black eye peas, charred avocado, snow peas
Spiced cauliflower, royal trumpet, dried fruit

Third Course:

Wild mushroom duxelle, potato crisp, mushroom jus
Roasted brussels sprouts, brunt onion marmalade, sushi rice crisp
Grilled artichokes, broccoli rabe, meye lemon, white beans
Traditional pepper pot, red lentils, sweet potatoes

Fourth Course:

Quince espuma, almond cake, apple cider granita
Beignets and chocolate
Plantains, coconut, agave peanuts

Flora Restaurant [Foobooz]