On 29th April this year the buffet will be making a comeback, and by Royal appointment. Rather than a formal sit down lunch, Wills and Kate will be sitting down to a sharing-style feast with their guests and it seems that, in top London restaurants, the buffet is back to stay.
Once satirized in the 1977 play Abigail’s Party, it has acquired a touch of class in 2011 and celebrity chef Aldo Zilli is at the forefront of its revival.
Aldo will be launching a buffet for lunchtimes in his top vegetarian restaurant, Zilli Green. With a menu changing on a daily basis and dictated by seasonality, the offering at Zilli Green cannot fail to delight.
Delicious, hot dishes available include: Vegetable Thai Green Curry, Vegetarian Lasagne, Baked Pasta with Aubergine and Mozzarella and Mexican Chill Bean. A stunning selection of salads will be served alongside the dishes and smaller plates include; Tomato and Mozzarella Panzerotti, Deep Fried Olives filled with Cheese, Vegetables in Cider Vinegar, Quesadillas, Hummus, Baba Ganoush and a warming soup of the day, perfect for this time of year.
The buffet is extremely reasonably priced with a small plate costing £5 and a large plate costing £9. For a mere £4 and £8 customers can take away their food in containers. Aldo Zilli says “ I am absolutely thrilled to be bringing back the buffet. What is good enough for William and Kate should be good enough for my customers” So join the campaign with Aldo, and we promise there won’t be a cheese and pineapple stick in sight…
Zilli Green41 Dean Street, London, W1D 4PY
Tel: 020 7734 3924/www.zillialdo.com