Last Sunday, I was invited to Gordon, modern Middle Eastern cuisine. I brought Johan as my plus one.
We got a glass of red wine while drooling over the menu. Some hummus and bread made it a bit easier as we had walked from Friedrichshain from Neukölln and were starving.
It was still very warm outside, and we sat at the open window.
When we couldn’t decide, our super nice hostess for the night, Tania, proposed we should go for the full menu, the Gordon’s Journey, and so we did. This was the third dish coming in, Baked Aubergine. It melted in our mouths. The chef has put a lot of effort into making each dish an explosion of flavours. Everything was so balanced and well cooked.
The music was really really good as well.
This pretty simple looking dish blew our minds, the simple combo of pickles and the flakey bread was a sensation.
I’m a big fan of Jerusalem artichoke and this puree went very well with the mixed mushrooms. It’s the season, right?
The interior is very contemporary and I like the chilled vibe.
Another one of the dishes (I don’t post all of them, want to leave you some surprises if you decide to go), the sea bass. It’s rare to get good fish in Berlin, so this made me extra happy.
Dessert was included in the menu and even though I was super full, I managed to eat this (and I never order dessert) because it was simply super delicious. What you see to the right is a deconstructed cheesecake, beautiful isn’t it?
A cocktail, a nice chat and it was time to head back to Friedrichshain to meet a good friend who was moving back to her home country Portugal. What a night!
Thanks so much for having us, Gordon. Looking forward to the next time already.