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Old 01-24-2009, 09:41 AM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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I meant out of the whole US. Although it can be argued that this town alone has the highest number of Greeks outside of Greece- http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/ny_local/2003/01/24/2003-01-24_metrocards_to_go_-_in_greek.html (broken link)
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Old 01-26-2009, 10:54 AM
 
Location: Boston
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is that a "frapper" or "cabinet"?

mmm chocolate cabinets on block island!
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Old 01-26-2009, 11:22 AM
 
Location: Somerville, MA
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mmm chocolate cabinets on block island!
I love getting Dell's Lemonade from the truck at 2nd beach.
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Old 01-26-2009, 11:26 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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San Antonio:

Whithout a dbout Mexican food. I've been in almost every major city in the US, and other than Houston, and an occasional DFW joint the Mexican food just isn't good....including Arizona, NM, and CA. Breakfast tacos, BBQ burritos, and probably the biggest thing "fritos" were invented here.
You can never get any good food in any "major cities". For Mexican, try the place right on the state line in downtown Anthony TX/NM, or the place on the east side of the main drag through George West, Texas. There's a lady in San Isidro, Starr County, TX, with a little cantina right across from the school, who home-cooks Mexican, including menudo on Sunday.
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Old 01-26-2009, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Alexandria, Louisiana
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In Alexandria and Central Louisiana

- Steak, rice, and gravy
- Red beans and rice
- Cornbread
- Mustard Greens
- Crawfish, catfish, shrimp.

In Natchitoches, you have Natchitoches Meat Pies.
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Old 01-26-2009, 11:59 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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I meant out of the whole US. Although it can be argued that this town alone has the highest number of Greeks outside of Greece- METROCARDS TO GO - IN GREEK (http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/ny_local/2003/01/24/2003-01-24_metrocards_to_go_-_in_greek.html - broken link)
See, even the Daily News is just repeating what has taken on a life of its own.

Melbourne has over 300,000 Greeks, with Toronto not far behind.

They must be talking about in a single neighborhood - then it might be true.
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Old 01-26-2009, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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See, even the Daily News is just repeating what has taken on a life of its own.

Melbourne has over 300,000 Greeks, with Toronto not far behind.

They must be talking about in a single neighborhood - then it might be true.

But that's an entire CITY. I'm talking just my town ALONE, which covers about about 2 miles. There are 30,000 greeks in just my area. What some sources probably mean is that this area has the highest concentrated population of Greeks in just one area, outside of Greece.

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Old 01-26-2009, 02:51 PM
 
Location: Cortland, Ohio
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But that's an entire CITY. I'm talking just my town ALONE, which covers about about 2 miles. There are 30,000 greeks in just my area. What some sources probably mean is that this area has the highest concentrated population of Greeks in just one area, outside of Greece.
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According to the 2007 U.S. Census Bureau estimation, there were 1,380,088 people of Greek ancestry in the United States,[1] while the State Department mentions that around 3,000,000 Americans claim Greek descent.[2] In addition, the 2000 census revealed that Greek was spoken at home by 365,436 people older than five.[3] Greek Americans have a heavy concentration in Chicago, Detroit, Boston, Baltimore, Cleveland, Houston and New York City. Tarpon Springs, Florida is also home to a large Greek American community. The United States is home to the largest overseas Greek community, ahead of Cyprus and the United Kingdom, which despite having a Greek population of less than 1 million has a larger percentage of Greeks per capita than the U.S.

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The top US communities with the highest percentage of people claiming Greek ancestry are:[11]

1. Athens, Maine around 12%
2. Tarpon Springs, Florida 10.40%
3. Campbell, Ohio 9.30%
4. Lincolnwood, Illinois 7.60%
5. Plandome Manor, New York 7.50%
6. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 7.20%
7. Allenwood, New Jersey 6.60%
8. South Barrington, Illinois 6.00%
9. Palos Hills, Illinois 5.40%
10. Nahant, Massachusetts 5.30%
Greek American - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 01-26-2009, 02:55 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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I wouldn't believe wikipedia. Anyone can write that stuff. I'm not lying when I say that 30,000 are in JUST my town. And by the way, Astoria is 60% greek, you can't beat that.

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Old 01-26-2009, 09:14 PM
 
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I wouldn't believe wikipedia. Anyone can write that stuff. I'm not lying when I say that 30,000 are in JUST my town. And by the way, Astoria is 60% greek, you can't beat that.

That is a good point, a lot or wikipedia is just B.S
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