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A Final Family Event / Where To Eat This Weekend

Stacy Kowsz on Monday, 24 August 2009. Posted in Dining

So, freshman move-in is this weekend!  This weekend is also Highland
Greek Fest
!  (http://www.highlandgreekfest.com/default.htm)

So, before your parents ditch you at college, get over to Greek Fest!
Have a last great meal on your parents’ bill before you begin college.

Take a drive in the direction of downtown, because I swear that if you
leave campus, you’ll find Rochester is a pretty happening place, and
you should being to explore it as soon as possible.  Located in the
South Wedge Neighborhood (http://rocwiki.org/South_Wedge) of
Rochester, this area is definitely a common housing option for those
who will move off campus.  (I’m excited because Greek Fest is easily
within bicycling distance of the new house I am currently moving
into.)

Greek fest is held at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit at
835 South Avenue
in Rochester.  It begins Thursday, August 27 and
continues through Sunday, August 30.  (Thursday, August 27: 11am-10pm;
Friday/Saturday, August 28/29: 11am-11pm; and Sunday, August 30:
11am-8pm
)

If you already love Greek food, you’ll find anything you want here.
Though there’s a lot of food set up outside, don’t forget to go inside
the church too.

If you don’t love Greek food, you probably haven’t tried it, so this
is your opportunity.  Head over to Greek Fest, and I personally
recommend trying Pork or Chicken Souvlaki,
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Gyro
(seasoned beef andlamb),
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Spanakopita
(Spinach - and feta cheese-stuffed filo pastry),
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Saganaki
(Flaming Kefalograviera cheese with lemon wedges),
Greek Salad
(lettuce, tomatoes, Kalamata olives, chicken, cucumbers, feta
cheese with Greek dressing),
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Baklava
(Delicious pastry with chopped nuts, spices, layers of buttered filo pastry with a generous pouring of honey flavored syrup,
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or any other dessert.  All the other food is
great too, but these are some of my favorites that I think everyone
would enjoy.  The menu is written for those not familiar with Greek
dishes, and the people are very friendly and more than happy to answer
any questions.

There is also Greek music and dancing, and inside the church tables
are set up with art pieces for sale/to browse.