Today is the Final Day of the Greek Food Festival!
Photo via Lesya Dolyk on Flickr
Today is the second and final day of the 34th annual Greek Food Festival, held at the Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church grounds, located at 2618 W. Bannock St.
The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and features savory Greek specialties like Souvlaki, a marinated pork skewer served with Greek rice pilaf; Fasolia Yiahni, green beans cooked in tomato sauce; Dolmathes, stuffed grape leaves with beef and herbs (pictured above); and Pastitsio, a Greek-style lasagna made with macaroni, beef and Bechemel sauce (pictured below).
Photo via Katrin Morenz on Flickr
The Greek Food Festival is also renowned for its desserts, which this year include: Baklava with almonds and walnuts in Phyllo (pictured below);
Melomakarona, spice cookies in honey; and a new addition, Kataifi with almonds and walnuts stuffed in shredded wheat.
Photo via Mike65444 on Flickr