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.

Food includes:

  • Tenderloin Souvlaki (Shish-ke-bob)
  • Greek Chicken,
  • Gyros sandwich
  • Pastichio (Greek lasagna)
  • Spinach or Cheese pies
  • Loukoumades (fried honeyed doughnut holes)
  • Kourambiethes
  • Melomakarona
  • Koulourakia

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