2010 Food in Review

Double Halal Bacon Burger from Falafel Corner in Fremont, CA

With close to 600 food reviews across several different websites (Zabihah, Yelp, Google, JustSayGo, etc.) many consider me to be one of the most Prolific Halal Food reviewers online today!I have a large collection of pictures (mainly taken from my iPhone) of my favorite food dishes on Facebook and twitter. Many people enjoy seeing and commenting on my latest food photo online, so I decided to pick a few of my favorites from 2010 and post them here on my blog. I have … [Read more...]

My Top 5 Halal (Zabihah) Restaurants in the Bay Area

Top Deck Deli in Santa Clara, CA

 Currently I have nearly 200 reviews on Zabihah.com - a website created by a friend of mine, Shahed Amanullah, about 10 years ago which is a user generated review site for Zabihah Halal restaurants across the world!Zabihah is an arabic word which means an animal is slaughtered according to Islamic dietary laws (similiar to Kosher for Jews) and it is Halal (permissible in Islam) for Muslims to consume.Since many people see my reviews online, I got the nickname of "Mr. Zabihah.com" from some of … [Read more...]

My Memory of Dear Sattar Uncle – by Adeel Iqbal

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I was just a college freshman then, as I sat face to face with Br. Abdul Sattar Rydhan, marhoom – Sattar Uncle, as I called him – at his home in San Jose. Tape recorder, notebook and pencil in hand, I was ready to begin my first interview for an assignment I had taken on in Dr. Hatem Bazian’s course on the development of Islam in America.  It was mid Spring 2004 and like all the other lazy Muslim kids in Dr. Bazian’s class who opt for what they think will be an easy way out of UC Berkeley’s Ameri … [Read more...]


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