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Get a taste of the Mediterranean at festival

St. Elijah Orthodox Christian Church is hosting its annual food festival celebrating Mediterranean food, culture and church history 10 a.m. to 8 p.m Nov. 4 and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at St. Elijah,15000 N May Ave.

St. Elijah will offer an a la carte menu in both dine-in and carryout and will feature Middle Eastern selections like Ruz and Yahknee (Lebanese Rice Pilaf with Green Bean and Sirloin topping), Cabbage Rolls, Kafta Sandwiches, Chicken Sandwiches, Talami (Homemade Lebanese Bread), Salata (Lebanese Salad), Hummus, Tabouli, Baklava and Ruz Bi Haleeb (Rice Pudding).

Baklava will be available at the St. Elijah Annual Food Festival.

The Culinary Cupboard will be available with pastries, breads, cookies, cakes, pies and ethnic foods from around the world, made by the parishioners of St. Elijah. Guests can also find fresh-made refrigerated and frozen items to savor for long after the festival ends.

Guests also are invited to the Cultural Committee’s Hospitality Room to learn about the diverse cultural history of St. Elijah and its parishioners representing such countries as Lebanon, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Armenia, Jordan, Syria, Ethiopia, Greece, Russia and others.


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