YallaEat! (Arabic for Let’s go eat!) is a unique culinary experience being offered by the Arab American National Museum. Through a guided walking tour in Detroit’s historic Eastern Market, participants will learn the history of Arab Americans in Metro Detroit, and the long history of Arab merchants in and around Eastern Market. Participants will also explore the diverse current offerings of Arab and Middle Eastern food businesses at Eastern Market.
Admission is free but online RSVP is required, below. RSVPs will be accepted until each tour date’s 15 slots are occupied or until noon the day prior to the tour.
Tours run approximately 2.5 hours; comfortable walking shoes required. Tours begin and end at Germack Coffee Roasting Company, Roastery & Espresso Bar, 2517 Russell St., Detroit; opportunities to shop are offered at each stop. Tuesday tours begin at 1:00 p.m. and the Saturday tours begin at 2:00 p.m.
*Note: Two of the stops are at active meat processing facilities.
|Upcoming Tour Dates|
|Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013||
|Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013||
|Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013||
|Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013|||RSVP||