It’s officially the holiday season. Lezli is joined by Detroit-based Iconoclast Dinner Culinary Honoree and owner of Flowers of Vietnam, George Azar. He shares a brief update on the most recent shutdown in Michigan and how he’s impacted as a restaurant owner. They also explore what it was like growing up as a Palestinian Christian in Southwest Detroit, George’s feelings on how being an Arab Christian impacted how the Arab-American community received him, and how his family celebrated as well as what was on the table during the two most important holidays in his home; Easter and Christmas.
Relevant and Recommended Reads:
Christmas in the Palestinian Territories on whychristmas?com
Millions of tourists visit Bethlehem every Christmas. But Palestinians who live there are struggling to survive.
Podcast Team = Lezli Levene Harvell (Host & Executive Producer) / Rez Nemorin (Producer) / Justin Bates (Sound Engineer)