Essential Cooking: What the halal to eat in Dearborn with Fred Sareini

Food enthusiast and expert Fred Sareini joins Ann Delisi and James Rigato to talk about some of his favorite spots in Dearborn’s rich food scene.

Fred Sareini (middle) stands with Ann Delisi and James Rigato at WDET in Detroit, Mich.

Fred Sareini (middle) stands with Ann Delisi and James Rigato at WDET in Detroit, Mich.

Dearborn, Mich. is known for its fantastic food scene that boasts cuisine from around the Arab World.

Fred Sareini is a hands-on expert on Dearborn’s food. His day job as a clay sculptor for Ford Motor Company also plays very nicely into his reverse engineering mindset for food. Listen to the latest Essential Cooking hear Fred share his favorite Halal destinations in the Arab American capital of the U.S.

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In this episode of Essential Cooking with Ann Delisi and Chef James Rigato, Sareini lists some of his favorite Dearborn food spots, including Dearborn Meat Market, Qahwah House and AB’s Amazing Ribs.

In this episode:

  • Fred Sareini on reverse-engineering his favorite dishes
  • Finding the best halal restaurants in Dearborn
  • Dearborn’s multicultural food scene

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  • David Leins
    David Leins is a Podcast Coordinator and Producer at WDET. He also oversees the StoryMakers program. When he isn't making radio and podcasts, David is probably on a hike somewhere marveling at the trees.