"We all eat so similarly; how we procure our ingredients, how we cook them and how we share meals around the table. It is kind of fundamentally the same whether we're in a village in India or in New York City."
Facebook isn't a "thing" anymore. It's so ingrained, it just is. Before the Internet, if you didn't have a television, people automatically assumed you were weird. Now, if you don't have a Facebook page, you're either old, weird, or old and weird.
The pan-cultural group of American Muslims who gathered in Washington enjoyed a menu that mixed Western ingredients like puff pastry and Brie with Middle Eastern staples such as saffron and halal lamb.