E@t George’s

On my first stop of the Columbia County Gyro Hunt, I had visited a place that was not new to me. I had heard that EAT george’s had reopened at his usual location on HWY 30. So grab a cup of your morning drink as I fill you in about my first stop. I ordered the Lamb gyro (as I am not a fan of the chicken and beef in my gyro) and informed George that it was nice to have him back, doing what he does. After about ten minutes (George’s isn’t “fast chemical food”, so you might encounter a little waiting period while he makes it) of waiting for my order, it was finally ready for me to take and give a once over. Immediately I noticed the weight of the Gyro, and was thinking did I order two of them? Nope, just one.

Opening the foil wrapping I first noticed the amazing aromas escaping from its confinements. I was greeted with the aroma of freshly cooked meat, veggies, and earthy. The cucumber provided a nice sweet addition to the mixture of aromas, and things were looking good. Next, you will notice the vibrant greens, whites, browns, and reds from all the ingredients made the gyro look very appetizing, and rewarding for the choice I had made. I was pleased with the aroma, and presentation even before I had taken a bite.

Taking my first bite I noticed the immediate flavors of lamb, feta, yogurt, cucumber, onion, citrus, fruity, flour, and, nutty. Bite after bite, the different flavors blended well, and each bite was not the same as the last, which was very interesting. The gyro is no small dish when George makes it. This thing is monstrous, easily can feed two people. Something this big you would expect the flavors to compete, not blend, but each ingredient is added just to the right ratio for the weight. Not too many veggies, not too much tzatziki, nothing overpowered the dish. I was not displeased by the gyro, if anything it was nice to experience George’s cooking again.

There is something I plan on doing the next time I order a gyro from him, and that is taking a mint leaf from my garden, dicing it up, and sprinkling it over the gyro to taste the affect fresh mint has on this delicious meal. Well, I thank you for taking the time to read my first review in the Columbia County Gryo Hunt (more reviews) to come in the following weeks from other local places that make Gyros.

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