As soon as the Irish move out of the way, Baltimore will be celebrating all things Greek during the second annual Baltimore Greek Week from March 18-25.
Here are some of the Greek food events going on around town:
—Zorba’s Restaurant is offering a Greek special platter from 4 p.m.-12 a.m. March 19-23. The $21.95 price includes grilled pork, grilled lamb chops, grilled octopus, Greek salad, and Zorba's salad.
—Jimmy’s Famous Seafood with Dimitri's Olive Oil is hosting an olive-oil tasting from 4-9 p.m. March 19. Receive a 20 percent discount on extra virgin olive oil from Dimitri’s farm in southern Greece.
—The Olive Room at the Inn at the Black Olive and Agora Greek Gourmet Market are hosting a Greek wine tasting: $50 includes eight courses plus wine pairings at 6:30 p.m. March 21.
—Captain James Landing is hosting a lecture series night on the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet and Greek wine at 7 p.m. March 22.
—Acropolis Restaurant with Stellar Importing Co. is hosting a Greek wine tasting with mezze (appetizers) at 6 p.m. March 23.
There’s a lot more going on, too. For a complete list, visit the Baltimore-Piraeus Sister City Committee website.