Cuisine

The Country’s Best Chefs on How America’s Immigrants Define Its Cuisine News Roundup
Vogue

The Country’s Best Chefs on How America’s Immigrants Define Its Cuisine

Reem Assil on her Muhammara dip: “Muhammara is my homecoming. I discovered this addicting dip as an adult and fell in love with it when I went back to Syria in 2010. At the time, I was soul-searching in my father’s homeland and started to open my eyes to all the richness of my Syrian identity, particularly through the food and hospitality."

on December 18, 2017
Reem’s California Videos
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Reem’s California

A Palestinian-owned bakery with a social justice edge. Loved by the community and widely celebrated. Attacked by Breitbart and right-wing Israel supporters. Reem's California is standing strong to provide locally-sourced food that brings freedom seekers of all stripes together.

on November 24, 2017
Kal Penn Donates $25,000 To Refugees, Restores Everyone’s Faith In Humanity News Roundup
Andrea Frazier, Romper

Kal Penn Donates $25,000 To Refugees, Restores Everyone’s Faith In Humanity

In 2016 alone, about 1,300 Palestinians fled their homeland amid the country's long and violent territory dispute with neighboring Israel. Their fate couldn't seem further removed from an American celebrity cooking competition, but when one actor...

on January 5, 2017
Kal Penn Wins Celebrity ‘MasterChef’ and Donates the Prize Money to Refugee Charity News Roundup
Brian Delpozo, The Daily Dish

Kal Penn Wins Celebrity ‘MasterChef’ and Donates the Prize Money to Refugee Charity

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) got a gift from Kal Penn this past week, as the actor — best known for his role in the Harold and Kumar films and for serving in the Obama administration from 2009 to 2011...

on January 5, 2017
Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef,” Donates Prize Money to Palestinian Refugees News Roundup
Lindsay McCane, Inquisitr

Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef,” Donates Prize Money to Palestinian Refugees

According to NBC News, Penn, an actor and former staff member of the Obama administration as an associate director for the White House Office of Public Engagement, beat Curb Your Enthusiasm actress Cheryl Hines with his beer-braised fish tacos.

on January 5, 2017
Freehold’s Kal Penn Wins Fox’s ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’​ News Roundup
Chris Jordan, Asbury Park Press

Freehold’s Kal Penn Wins Fox’s ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’​

In the “Harold & Kumar” movies, Freehold’s Kal Penn was always looking to get baked. On the Monday, Jan 2 episode of Fox’s “MasterChef Celebrity Showdown,” he cooked up beer-braised fish tacos to defeat “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress...

on January 4, 2017
Actor Kal Penn Uses Prize Money From ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ to Support Palestinian Refugees News Roundup
Pauline Lacsamana, The Daily Meal

Actor Kal Penn Uses Prize Money From ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ to Support Palestinian Refugees

Competition was fierce during Monday night’s two-hour MasterChef Celebrity Showdown special in which celebrities competed in the kitchen to win money for charity. Kal Penn, actor and public servant, triumphed in the competition and donated...

on January 4, 2017
Kal Penn Donates $25K to Palestinian Refugees After ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ Win News Roundup
Sarah Harvard, Mic

Kal Penn Donates $25K to Palestinian Refugees After ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ Win

Kumar Patel is moving beyond the White Castle munchies and instead making something a little more gourmet for charity. On Monday's episode of MasterChef Celebrity Showdown, Kal Penn, one of the actors known for those stoner classic "Harold and Kumar" films...

on January 4, 2017
Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef,’ Donates $25,000 to Palestinian Refugees News Roundup
Stephany Bai, NBC News

Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef,’ Donates $25,000 to Palestinian Refugees

Actor and former White House staffer Kal Penn won $25,000 for Palestinian refugees with beer-braised fish tacos when he beat "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress Cheryl Hines to win "MasterChef Celebrity Showdown" on Monday.

on January 4, 2017