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News Anchor Maria Stephanos Shares Greek Food with Patriots Football Player

October 31, 2019

BOSTON – Besides her work as a news anchor on WCVB-TV Boston’s NewsCenter 5 , the area’s ABC affiliate, Maria Stephanos also cooks authentic Greek food. On October 21, she interviewed New England Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy before the team took on the New York Jets and served him some classic Greek favorites including tyropita (cheese pie) and baklava for dessert, WCVB reported.

Stephanos told Van Noy, “You know what I did last night after I was on the news at 11:30?… I cooked Greek food. Do you like Greek food?”

Van Noy replied “I like anything.”

After tasting the tyropita, he said, “This is really good,” and then after answering a few questions from viewers, enjoyed the baklava as well.

“The honey on this is amazing,” Van Noy said of the baklava.

Stephanos noted, “And there’s a little hint of lemon, can you taste it?” Van Noys said that he could indeed taste the tiny hint of lemon.

The Patriots went on to beat the Jets 33-0, so perhaps Greek food will become Van Noys’ pregame ritual since he told Stephanos that he doesn’t really have any except “listening to slow jams before a game,” WCVB reported.

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