E49: Fighting Occupation with Food (w/ Reem Assil)

 Jung Fitzpatrick

Jung Fitzpatrick

In this episode, we hear the morning keynote address at the La Cocina food conference delivered by Reem Assil, the founder of Reem’s Bakery and the newly opened restaurant Dyafa. Reem speaks about the targeting of civilians in Gaza and how she uses food as a way to push back against the Israeli occupation and its attempted erasure of Palestinian lives. We also hear from one of Reem’s employees about how the design and decor of Reem’s bakery reflects their mission and philosophy.

Produced by Juan Ramirez. Music by AF the Naysayer and Blue Dot Sessions. 

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