Zorba dancing, souvlaki and baklava--that's right, it's time once again for OC Greek Fest at St. John's Greek Orthodox Church, 405 N. Dale Ave. in Anaheim. While the county is dotted with plenty of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food, purely Greek food is a little hard to come by (and no, that skilotrofí they sell at Daphne's doesn't count), so take advantage of the opportunity while you can.
The best part of the whole celebration is the dessert tent, where baklava, kataifi and sometimes galaktoboureko (pastry cream-filled phyllo dough) are sold--go early before the yiayias sell out.
The festival is Friday, May 20 from 3-10 p.m., Saturday, May 21 from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, May 22 from noon to 10 p.m. Free parking is available behind the Buena Park Sears, with a free shuttle to the (parking-challenged) church. For details and a coupon for free admission, go to ocgreekfest.com.
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