Spring Greek Fest Coming to North Side
A new festival will take over the neighborhood early in March, featuring Greek food, pastries and wine.
Lincoln Square is known for is German heritage, but one neighborhood church is adding a new flavor to the area.
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church is throwing a Greek food festival for its 85th anniversary this spring.
Featuring food, wine and pastries from the Greece, the free festival is a precursor to their annual August celebration.
The St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church Winter Food Festival will be March 1-3. Hours on Friday are 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m.
Free parking is available at the church, 2727 W. Winona Ave. and nearby Budlong Elementary School.
- Tenderloin Souvlaki (Shish-ke-bob)
- Greek Chicken,
- Gyros sandwich
- Pastichio (Greek lasagna)
- Spinach or Cheese pies
- Loukoumades (fried honeyed doughnut holes)