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Sami & Susu Springs Forward with New Menu and Happy Hour

April 1, 2022, 7:39.08 pm ET

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Sami & Susu, the popular Mediterranean restaurant and natural wine bar in the Lower East Side from Amir Nathan and Jordan Anderson, is welcoming the spring season with a new seasonal menu, happy hour offerings, and a special package for Passover.

After popping up around the city for a year, Sami & Susu laid down roots in the LES as an all-day cafe and specialty store. At the beginning of the year, Sami & Susu expanded its menu with new dinner offerings and a rotating natural wine list. Quickly gaining popularity for dishes such as their Chicken Schnitzel and Mushroom and Leek Bourekas, Sami & Susu is now welcoming spring with the following specials:

New Spring Menu: Utilizing the first of spring produce from the market, the menu offers dishes like English Pea and Mascarpone Boureka; Asparagus with sunflower pesto; Poussin with harissa honey, rice pilaf and spring onion; and a Whole Branzino with sugar snap peas, patty pan squash and zhug; among others.

Daily Happy Hour: Everyday from 4-6pm, happy hour offers a menu of select natural wines by the glass (all $9) and snacks like Castelvetrano Olives with Aleppo & Nigella Seeds; Spanish Anchovies & Sourdough; Jamon Serrano; and Za’atar Fries.

Passover Dinner package: Sami & Susu is offering a special Passover package with Seder Platter; Matzo Ball Soup; Chopped Liver; Charoset; Arugula Salad with candied walnuts; Turkish Rice Pilaf; Roasted Potatoes with Zhug; and Brisket with red wine and root vegetables. The package is $85pp and available to pre-order for pickup on their website through 4/13.

Sami & Susu’s expansive, covered outdoor area is open year round and the restaurant is open for lunch 10am-4pm, and dinner 5:30-10pm. Reservations are available on Resy and walk-ins are always welcome.