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Reem Assil

Reem Assil | Jim Sullivan

Reem Assil is the woman behind Reem’s in Oakland’s Fruitvale. Her newest venture is a fine dining Arabic restaurant with Michelin-starred chef Daniel Patterson. She is a former community and labor organizer who is on a mission to build bridges of understanding between people. She is a 2017 graduate of the food business incubator, La Cocina.

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Labneh from Dyafa | Jim Sullivan
The Migrant Kitchen

Reem Assil's Labneh

Looking for the perfect dip with pita bread or fruits? Labneh, a Middle Eastern dish made from strained yogurt might be the answer to your prayers.
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