Yalla Eat! Chef Series: Monica Isaac presents Arabic Coffee

Our Yalla Eat! Instagram Takeover Chef Series features Arab American chefs demonstrating delectable recipes on our Instagram Stories. Tune in on Instagram to join in, and check out previous recipes on our Instagram highlights or the Chef Series archive.

5:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Monica Isaac (Cairo Coffee) presents Arabic Coffee 

This special edition of the Chef Series is presented in conjunction with the Reading Coffee, Writing the Future workshop – register to join on April 3 or April 10!


Arabic/Turkish style ground coffee (Cairo Coffee uses a 50/50 blend with cardamom from Hashems Roastery in Dearborn)
Qahwah/demitasse set (cup and saucer, or a regular espresso set)
Dallah/rakwah (traditional coffee pot with a handle)

Monica Isaac is a first generation Coptic Egyptian living on the eastside of Detroit. She is the owner of Cairo Coffee, a specialty coffee shop and community-lending library in the city. Cairo Coffee focuses on building relationships with local vendors and small businesses and training young Detroiters through their Barista apprentice/skill-sharing program. Monica is also a proud community member, organizer and creator in different mediums.

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  • March 30, 2021 5:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 5:30 pm