With many queer Muslims estranged from their families because of their sexuality, London’s yearly Big Gay Iftar welcomes all to break the Ramadan fast.
Imad Alarnab owned two restaurants in Damascus before being forced to flee for Europe, where he spent two months in a Calais camp cooking with one knife and a tiny stove. Now in London, he wants to share the food of his homeland.
Hadi Nsreeny fled Aleppo for an IT job in Germany last year, but ended up introducing a Middle Eastern-inspired menu of hummus with flatbrot and baba ghanouj to Berlin's Wolff & Eber restaurant.
In November, Roanoke mayor David Bowers cited Japanese internment camps as a reason why the city shouldn’t accept Syrian refugees, completely disregarding the culinary contributions of the many Syrians who migrated here over the past century.
After a catering company provided meals that were lacking in spice, one talented cook took over the kitchen at an Amsterdam refugee center to create amazing meals and build a staff with a unique outlook.