The Food Lens Podcast

S4 Ep. 9: A Lesson in Resilience from a Refugee Restaurant Owner

September 23, 2020

After spending much of his childhood in a refugee camp in Kenya, Yahya Noor, of Tawakal Halal Cafe in East Boston,  has a perspective that has proved useful in navigating the COVID-19 crisis. In this episode, we hear from him about his unique experience as a refugee and Somali-American, the food he serves at his family-run restaurant, and why he thinks community is the key to resilience. 


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