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Tag: Greek Festival St. Nicholas


Live dining report: Tacoma Greek Festival

A Kataifi roll, which is something similar to baklava, just made with shredded phyllo dough, walnuts and a honey syrup. It’s one of a dozen or so pastries for sale at the St. Nicholas Greek Festival.

It never fails that I depart the St. Nicholas Greek Festival stuffed and reeking of Greek. It’s a Tacoma tradition now in its 52nd year. Tough gig I have here as the paper’s hired belly, right?

Diners who stopped by Friday for the opening of the three-day festival were met with a heavy waft of garlic and an army of volunteers who made quick service of the lines. The tent was erected this week to help the church hold around 9,000 eaters expected this weekend. Read more »