Sundays in Sunderland will never be the same, as Mediterranean magic ‘meats’ the Great British roast.
The Karbon Grill Kitchen and Bar, which opened earlier this month next to the Stadium of Light, is now offering its own take on the traditional Sunday lunch, serving up a mix of European and Pan-American-style dishes.
Devised by Head Chef Luca Tomassetti, the menu will be changed on a weekly basis to cater for regular visitors and to showcase the wide range of options available for this family-focussed meal.
“Family dining is a big deal in Italy,” said Luca, originally from Rome. “It’s a chance for people to get together and enjoy some fantastic food and I’m excited about revitalising Sunday lunch here in Sunderland.”
This week’s menu, being served on Sunday May 15, features honey mustard glazed gammon as roast of the day and pumpkin filled ravioli with creamy pesto sauce as the vegetarian dish of the day.
Other main course options include a roasted half chicken, sea bass fillet with capers and an olive sauce and an 8oz flat iron steak, cooked on the restaurant’s Josper grill for a stronger barbecue taste.
As a starter guests can enjoy soup of the day, classic prawn cocktail or slow cooked Tennessee marinated pork ribs, with options such as Karbon raspberry ripple sundae, rich Alabama chocolate cake, cheese and biscuits or ice cream for dessert.
“We’ll be building our menu around a different meat and vegetarian main course every week,” said Luca, “and guests can expect the traditional lamb, beef, pork and more with a unique Karbon Grill twist.”
Sunday lunch will be served from noon until 3pm at the Karbon Grill Kitchen and Bar, with prices starting at £12.95 for two courses or £15.95 for three courses.