It was at this wonderful establishment that I enjoyed a plate of cheese that had been on fire. Somehow, I missed it on the appetizer menu, but when yarbiedoll pointed it out, I knew we had a winner. A few minutes after we ordered it, our waitress comes out with a plate of burning cheese. They take some cheese, mix in some olive oil, and light it on fire. It was really, really neat. Once the flames die down, they sprinkle it with lemon juice and everyone says "Opa!" I don't know what that means, but when someone's about to give me a plate full of cheese that had just been on fire, I'll probably say pretty much whatever you want me to say. I tried to take a picture of it, but I didn't think to do so until the fire had almost died down, so the picture didn't come out. yarbiedoll, however, took a picture of me eating a big bite of cheese and pita bread.
I don't know why I never thought of it before, but it's a wonderful thing to eat. First, you've got cheese. Cheese is great. Then, you set the cheese on fire! I mean, really, who doesn't like watching fire? This is now my favorite appetizer ever. I just wish I could remember what the name of it was.
drmellow highly recommends.