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Plenty of Fun and a New World Record at the St. Basil Greek Festival

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Chuck Cook Photography
A big crowd showed up Sunday at the 2016 Houston GreekFest at St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church. There was the usual Souvlaki, gyros, pastries, rides for the kids and arts and crafts for sale, and traditional Greek dancing.

And there was also an epic rematch between defending champion Matthew Stonie and former title holder Joey Chestnut at the Niko Niko's World Gyro Eating Championship.

Joey regained his title—and set a new world record at this officially sanctioned Major League Eating event—by consuming a staggering 30 Niko Niko's gyros in ten minutes.