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(Virtual) Events

An easy overview of our latest events!

Thursday, 7/9 at 6:30pm

Book Launch: The Cuisine of Life

Thursday, July 9th at 6:30pm, we’re hosting the launch of The Cuisine of Life, a cookbook that features 50 recipes from 25 individuals from the region: Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Egypt, Algeria, and others. CIPE and a Consortium of international partners created the LIFE project and recently published this book. These organizations work to cultivate entrepreneurship and business solutions to socio-economic issues affecting millions worldwide.


We’re excited to host Johanna Mendelson-Forman, Consortium partner of the LIFE project and co-editor of the book, and Tim Carman, food reporter of the Washington Post.


Join us a delicious dinner package of “Mesopotamian mezze,” available at a 15% discount! The package includes the Middle-Eastern-inspired Harissa hummus and na’an, the new Persian Plants & Peas bowl, and a bottle of wine. Place an order on our Toast page through the tab on the upper right-hand corner of this page!

Wednesday 6/24 at 6:30pm

Discussion with Jason Rezaian, Washington Post columnist on Instagram Live @immigrantfood

Wednesday June 24 at 6:30pm, we hosted renowned Washington post Jason Rezaian. Formerly the Post’s Tehran bureau chief, Jason is an expert on Iran’s culture, politics and gastronomy. The event was also streamed on our Instagram Live

Friday 6/26 at 7:00pm

Authentic Immigrant Dinner series: Venezuelan Arepa cook-along on Instagram Live!

Friday, June 26th at 7pm, we continued our ongoing Authentic Immigrant Dinner Series, but with a twist! We’re partnered with OneTable, a national Jewish nonprofit dedicated to creating a unique Shabbat experience. Through an Instagram Live cook-along with Mile Montezuma, our talented Kitchen Head, and Téa Ivanovic, our Comms Director, we made one of Venezuela’s most delicious and simple recipes: arepas.

Order an arepa DIY kit to follow along and create your own at home! All you’ll need to provide is water.

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