An Arab Family-Style Feast in Celebration of We Are La Cocina
Date(s) - 07/16/2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Flowers of Vietnam
On Tuesday, July 16th at Flowers of Vietnam, Chef and Owner George Azar is thrilled to host James Beard Seminifinalist, Thrillist’s 2018 Chef of the Year and 2019’s StarChefs Restauranteur of the Year Reem Assil…for her first time, ever, in Detroit (oh, executive Director Caleb Zigas will also be there) to celebrate the release of We Are La Cocina: Recipes in Pursuit of the American Dream.
We Are La Cocina offers evocative and beautiful stories about food, people and place. Over 40 stories from the women who have used their talent and their food to pursue economic freedom and over 120 of their recipes for you to taste that success in your home. This book offers home cooks a glimpse into the world of La Cocina, and the world around all of us.
Join Chef Azar and Reem at Flowers of Vietnam for an evening of sharing stories over delicious, soulful Arabic family-style food. Chef Azar and Reem both come from Palestinian homes, where hospitality is the most important thing. Let them shower you with food and stories. Each guest will take home a copy of We Are La Cocina, and the memories of an incredible meal.