The Parthenon Cookbook: Great Mediterranean Recipes from the Heart of Chicago's Greektown

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Agate Publishing, Mar 1, 2009 - Cooking - 120 pages
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This collection of terrific Greek recipes, from old favorites to unique house specialties, is also a tribute to the oldest restaurant in Chicago's fabled Greektown, a landmark innovator of legendary dishes like saganaki and the first gyros in Chicago. Filled with colorful history and lush photographs, the book features 40 of the restaurant’s most popular recipes from all courses, appetizers to desserts. They include Feta a la Soto, Marathon Salad with Shrimp, Moussaka, Sokolatina, and more. In addition, Greek wine pairings are included as well as full Greek dinner menus with tips for entertaining.

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Good history of the restaurant. Loved the recipes and suggestions. Read full review

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Camille Stagg is a former food editor for the Chicago Sun-Times and the author of 14 other books on food and dining. She is a member of Les Dames d'Escoffier and an adjunct faculty member of the College of DuPage, and teaches private cooking classes in the Chicago area.

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