New eatery offers tastes of Hungary

A new restaurant in Simcoe has the goal of sharing the “legend” of Hungarian food.Katrina Gertner, owner of Legend of Hungary, says she opened her restaurant  to introduce Canadians to Hungarian food, with it being her first restaurant in the country.“We have lots of traditional Hungarian food. I know a lot of people they know of cabbage rolls and chicken paprikash but nothing else. We have other, different food on the menu as well,” said Gertner.Gertner, who grew up in Hungary, has lived in Canada for 20 years, she is currently living in the Port Dover Area.Legend of Hungary officially opened in April in the Best Western on Queensway West, but had its grand opening on Mother’s Day, May 12.Gertner’s father, Gergely Gertner, plays the harp each night that the restaurant is open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to provide entertainment while people are dining.“More people know about us, they’re coming back and bringing more people, more friends,” said Gertner. “I’m not complaining.”“I like this area,” said Gertner.astaylor@postmedia.com

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