Chefs and Restaurants

Arab Hospitality is at the Heart of My Work

Reem Assil

In 2010, I had the opportunity to take a trip with my father to the Arab world, Syria and Lebanon in particular. For me, it was a soul-searching trip, because I hadn’t been to the Middle East in seven years. And it was kind of a homecoming; my father is Syrian and my mother is Palestinian.

What was...