Eat Offbeat celebrates World Refugee Day

June 20th – World Refugee Day – was the busiest day we have had so far. We celebrated by catering two 200-person events for the UNHCR, one hosted by Ban Ki Moon at the United Nations and the other hosted by the US Ambassador to the United Nations at the New York Public Library with an appearance made by Mayor... Read More

September 5, 2017


Welcome to our blog! Eat Offbeat is a collective of talented home cooks who have taken their skills beyond borders to our kitchen in New York City. Our chefs have experienced their fair share of difficulties, having fled the destruction of their war-torn homelands. But that is not what defines them. They embody resilience and hope in the face... Read More

September 5, 2017

A New beat in Our Kitchen

Hip Hop Saves Lives recently featured Eat Offbeat as its Hero Of the Week. A special part of this feature includes an entire track that was written about us! Check out the video and lyrics below: Chorus: I share, you share We come from different places oh yea But one Hip Hop Saves Lives recently featured Eat Offbeat as its Hero... Read More

June 5, 2015

Party Like it’s 1398 – Nowruz in New York

Written by Mohammad Modarres, TED Resident and Founder of Abe’s Meats   The Sun will soon cross the celestial equator and set into motion a series of 3,000 year old rituals to welcome Nowruz, the first day of Spring. For Iranians and their neighbors with Zoroastrian roots it means the birth of a New Year.   As my parents do... Read More