Sweet Tooth: Baklava

BY Jason Frye

Oh Honey!

Baklava theres not much sweeter than this buttery nutty flavor with the flakey sticky texture. Making your own baklava can be a time-consuming process so if you just want your baklava and want it now heres a list of places in the area to grab some baklava and other Greek pastries.

Chris Restaurant (853 South 17th Street): The full line of traditional Greek pastries from kataifi to baklava is prepared and assembled in house. Try their baklava for some of the finest in town $1.25 each pan sizes available.

Baba Ghannouj (3500 Oleander Drive in the Independence Mall Food Court): Try Wilmingtons newest fast-casual Mediterranean restaurants baklava taste test. The layers of papery thin phyllo dough loaded with chopped walnuts cinnamon and sugar are guaranteed to please $4.25.

Sahara Pitas & Subs (6706 Market Street): Sahara makes their baklava fresh on site. For only $1 each you can afford to get two pieces: a traditional baklava and one covered in pistachios.