When Parsley & Mint, the brand new Mediterranean eatery with two areas in Greenville, SC, invited us to come back for lunch, we jumped on the probability to attempt it out. And we’ve bought all the small print on which dishes it’s best to try to why brunch must be in your agenda.
I had handed Parsley & Mint in downtown Greenville just a few instances as it’s straight throughout from Falls Park however had by no means tried it. I really had no concept it was Mediterranean-themed till I noticed the menu, which was a pleasant shock as I like that delicacies for its vibrant flavors and use of herbs and spices that I don’t usually cook dinner with. Even in case you’re not an adventurous eater or wish to convey your children with you right here, you’ll discover one thing that’s completely scrumptious.
About Parsley & Mint
Parsley & Mint is pretty new, solely having opened earlier in 2022. The downtown restaurant took over the previous Pleased & Hale location.
Parsley & Mint is owned by native entrepreneur Chef Paul Ryll, a former U.S. Marine who has been within the restaurant trade for greater than 10 years. He’s at the moment working in direction of a Grasp of Skilled Research in Meals Enterprise from The Culinary Institute of America. The menu is impressed by Ryll’s research of the Mediterranean weight loss program and its daring flavors and recipes.
Carry on the pita chips
I’ve a severe weak point for pita bread and French fries. Add in tasty hummus and I in all probability received’t rise up from the desk. Parsley & Mint really has all of that. Let me simply begin with the pita chips as a result of whereas all the things we had was superb, the pita chips are what I’m nonetheless dreaming about.
They’re fried and served with a number of totally different hummus selections or whipped feta and dusted with a particular spice combination concocted by the chef himself. Now, I can not let you know what it’s in it apart from some spices that you could be acknowledge like oregano, thyme, and marjoram however it’s superb. Sadly my children liked them as nicely and I used to be not quick sufficient to pry them from their grasping (however cute) little arms. The whipped feta and spicy garlic hummus we ate them with had been additionally scrumptious.
I actually hope Parsley & Mint begins promoting their pita chips by the bag as a result of I’d completely return in there and get them as a snack whereas strolling down Major Road or by means of Falls Park.
The remainder of the menu
The menu is constructed round wholesome, contemporary, and good meals as is the Mediterranean customized. I had the Naxos, which is Mediterranean Citrus Rooster, White Rice and Parsley, Feta Cheese, Roasted Purple Peppers, Harissa, Mediterranean Slaw, Spicy Garlic Hummus, and Spicy Harissa Dressing. My one daughter had a rice bowl with hummus and grilled rooster and my different daughter had grilled cheese with French fries.
None of our dishes had been that spicy so in case you are frightened of overpowering spice, don’t be. Or in case you actually love spicy meals, you’ll be able to ask them to kick it up a notch. Our rooster was cooked to perfection and the rice was gentle and fluffy with cilantro and lime, considered one of my favourite taste combos. My youngest daughter, a reasonably gentle eater, devoured the grilled cheese whereas attempting to maintain the melted cheese off her face. It seemed fairly good.
Additionally they have grilled rooster sandwiches, falafal, rooster salad, lamb kofta, garlic shrimp, crimson lentil and curry soup, pork chops, and even scallops served over Swamp Rabbit Cafe’s well-known stecca bread. They’ve all kinds of dishes that anybody is certain to search out one thing scrumptious.
Whereas they don’t have a kids’s menu at this level, they do have a number of dishes that may be made to a toddler’s liking who has not tasted these flavors earlier than. Or simply let your child attempt one thing new! However watch these pita chips or your child will certainly eat all of them earlier than you get any.
Parsley & Mint additionally provides vegan dishes.
The situation in Vacationers Relaxation is extra of a build-your-own bowl whereas the situation in downtown Greenville is a sit-down restaurant.
Bottomless brunch and mimosas
Parsley & Mint provides maybe top-of-the-line brunch offers in Greenville with their bottomless brunch and mimosa menu. Company have a two-hour restrict for brunch the place they will eat nevertheless a lot meals they need for $22. They usually can add on bottomless mimosas for $25. Bear in mind, a two-hour restrict!
The brunch menu is much like their day by day lunch and dinner menus however they do have some further gadgets like Cilbir (Turkish eggs benedict-ish), Israeli salad, Sumac Spiced Rooster Salad, and Pan Con Tomate (Spanish tomato bread). Mainly, all wholesome, contemporary, and good meals for 2 full hours. It has grow to be a reasonably widespread place for brunch so you could wish to name forward for reservations.
Pleased Hour at Parsley & Mint runs Monday – Friday from 2:30 – 7 pm. They’ve numerous reductions on beer, wine, and blended drinks plus reductions on meals.
Parley & Mint has two areas: one in downtown Greenville throughout from Falls Park and the opposite in Vacationers Relaxation. The downtown Greenville location is sit-down whereas the one in Vacationers Relaxation is counter service.
Our servers and the workers at Parsley & Mint had been the nicest and kindest folks. They answered all my random questions on spices and cooking and meals and had been so useful. In case you are in downtown Greenville simply strolling round, attending a competition or occasion, or perhaps a present on the Peace Middle, Parsley & Mint is a simple place to cease for lunch or dinner.
600 S. Major Road, Unit 101, Greenville | 864.412.819
Hours are Monday -Tuesday 11 am – 3 pm (Beginning June 9, 2022, they are going to be open till 10 pm as of late), Wednesday-Thursday 11 am – 10 pm, Friday 11 am – 11 pm, Saturday 10 am – 11 pm, and Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
5052 Outdated Buncombe Street, Suite F, Greenville | 864.203.2016
Hours are Monday – Sunday 11 am – 9 pm