Saint George Middle Eastern Food Festival
Date(s) - 09/18/2014 - 09/20/2014
Saint George Melkite Catholic Church
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This year, Saint George will celebrate its 33rd annual Middle Eastern Food Festival on Thursday, September 18 thru Saturday, September 20. Food will be served all day, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:30 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. Downtown delivery will be available for lunch on Thursday and Friday with a $75.00 minimum order. For takeout and delivery call 492-9621.
A drive through service will operate until 7:00 P.M. Most major credit cards accepted.
Informative church tours will be conducted during festival hours of operation. Nightly entertainment includes Amin and the Sultans Band from New York and folk dancing performed by the church’s own youth.
Various vendors and booths will feature hand crafted olive wood from the Holy Land, Byzantine icons and literature, glass jewelry made from the church’s original stained glass, and St. George’s Middle Eastern food cookbook, “Our Favorite Recipes”.
Homemade foods include Kibbee, rolled grape leaves, Mediterranean style chicken and a tasty selection of vegetarian foods such as spinach pies, falafel, and hummos. Desserts and pastries include Kaak (date anise cookies), Mamoul (nut and semolina cookies), Zalabieh (fried anise flavored doughnut) and buttery Baklawa.
Saint George Melkite Catholic Church is located in the heart of Birmingham’s Southside, at 425 16th Avenue South. Visit us at www.saintgeorgeonline.org or on Face Book