YallaEat! (Arabic for "Let’s go eat!") is a unique culinary experience. Through a guided walking tour of Warren Avenue in East Dearborn, participants will learn how the Arab American community revitalized the business district starting in the early 1980s by opening approximately 200 new businesses, about half of them food-related.
Tour reservations are required. Reservations will be accepted until each tour date’s 12 slots are filled or until noon the day prior to the tour. A minimum of six slots must be filled for the tour to take place.
Tours run approximately two hours; comfortable walking shoes are required.
Ticket price includes a guided walking tour, a Yalla Eat! tote bag, free food samples and a pass for one free adult admission to the Arab American National Museum.
Yalla Eat! Culinary walking tours will take place on these dates:
10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29