Every year, Corpus Christi holds a Greek food festival. And every year, people from all over come out to taste all the delicious food there is to enjoy. However, this year’s festival may just be better than ever. Come out and taste all the amazing Greek food, and it may just become your new favorite cuisine. This year, the 56th Annual Corpus Christi Greek Food Festival is going to take place from Friday, Nov. 1, to Sunday, Nov. 3. On Friday, the fun will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 11 p.m. Then, on Saturday, you can get there at noon and keep chowing down until 11 p.m. On Sunday, the festivities will run from noon to 5 p.m. It’s all being held at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church right here in Corpus Christi, so you won’t even have to go far for all of this fun.
Now, take a look at some of the delicious Greek food that you’ll likely to find at this festival. Of course, you can always go for your favorites, but why not try something brand-new, as well? You may just find your new favorite food.
Why not start with dessert? Baklava might just be one of the most popular and well-known Greek dishes out there, so it will surely be at this festival. Nuts, butter, and lots of sugar come together to make this sweet treat. After the phyllo is done baking, sweet syrup is poured over it and soaks into the dough. This is something you definitely need to try.
You might not have heard of dolmadakia before, but there’s a good chance you’ve tried it. It’s also known as stuffed grape leaves, and it’s delicious. Generally, the grape leaves are stuffed with rice and sometimes meat. They’re traditionally served as appetizers with a wedge of lemon, which you can then sprinkle over the leaves.
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It’s hard not to love a Greek salad. Whether you’re a salad lover, vegetables doused with olive oil are going to be good no matter what. Besides, you can’t beat all those blocks of feta … Sounds tasty. If you want to enjoy something that’s on the healthier side or you just want to experience a standard Greek dish, you can’t go wrong with a Greek salad.
There are going to be so many other types of Greek food for you to try at this event, so you definitely don’t want to miss it.