Love Greek food and culture? Visit the 56th annual Greek Food Festival of Dallas this weekend (Sept. 28-30, 2012) to experience the Greek heritage andÂ delveÂ into some tasty traditional foods.
Lots of activities are planned including live music, dancing, cooking demos and shopping at the marketplace. No passport needed!
Here are some mouth-watering foods to expect at the festival this year:
You can order the “Festival Feast” dish which offers a mix of traditional entrees and sides: Chicken Oreganato, Keftethes (Greek meatballs), Spanakopita (spinach in filo), Tiropita (cheese in filo), perfect rice pilaf, and a Greek salad with feta, olives and pita bread.
Additional meals includeÂ Greek Sausage (or Loukaniko), Chicken Souvlaki, and Pork Souvlaki,Â Gyros, Dolmas (herbed rice & beef rolled in a grape leaf), Spanakopita, Greek Fries and Tiropita, (spinach and cheese tucked into filo and baked to a turn.)
Hot Drinks & Desserts
Greek coffee, Frappes, Loukoumades (Greek-style honey balls), Baklava and Baklava Sundaes
Greek wine and beer
Hours & Dates
Friday, September 28 â€” 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, September 29 â€” 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, September 30 â€” 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.