I've been going to the International Greek Food Festival since I was a little older than my daughter Hunter... which is about right, since the very first
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See what was new and great at last year's Greek Food Fest.
Little Rock Foodcast's Steve Shuler, Debbie Arnold of Dining with Debbie and Jess Ardray from Little Rock Soiree) in to try these new eats. The video here will tell you a little bit about what we ate (thanks to my pal Leif Hassell for filming this piece - and yes, there will be more to come and next time I'll wear a little makeup too).
Of course, most every dish ever served at the Greek Food Fest will be coming back this year. Last year's addition of saganaki (that fabulous flamed cheese dish I could not get enough of) was so popular the church ran out, then went and bought up all the cheese and made more overnight, then ran out AGAIN! It's back, as are those fabulous Greek "doughnut holes," or loukoumathes.
As always, there will be great performances of Mediterranean dance throughout the weekend, and lots of vendors offering everything from nesting dolls to those really cool Greek fisherman hats. Something I strongly suggest - even if the weather is absolutely perfect, go take the tour of the church. It is gorgeous and remarkable. There's even a self-guided tour you can take with your cell phone these days. It's absolutely worth it.
event's website, including where to park, shuttle pick-ups, and information about the drive-in. There's a glossary of all the great
Little Rock Soiree.