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HalalFest in the News
As featured in ABC 7, Mercury News, NBC Bay Area, KTVU, and a wide range of broadcast media...
These Halal Restaurants Around the Bay Area Are Planning Special Menus for Ramadan
Here’s a guide to where to break fast during Ramadan in the Bay Area
The 10 Halal Restaurants You Need To Try Right Now
Because halal is so much more than food carts.
HalalFest wants to take the Bay Area’s halal foodie movement global
With Peninsula Ramadan events, HalalFest seeks to bring halal food to a wider population.
Lessons from a Halal Restaurateur
Recently I sat down with Ali Malik, a native of the SF Bay Area and an American Muslim entrepreneur, who stumbled into the Halal restaurant business
Bay Area Muslim community supports local restaurants in 1st Halal Restaurant Week in US
"Bridge that gap and explain to people who don't know what halal is, through tacos. It's just a great avenue to take. I mean, who doesn't like a great taco!"
Food-filled Halal Fest returns to Fremont this weekend
Chef demos, live entertainment, carnival will join lineup at seventh annual culinary celebration
First-ever Halal Restaurant Week debuts Wednesday in Bay Area
Halal Restaurant Week will take place all across the Bay Area from Dec. 9-13.
Bay Area foodies present 1st Halal Restaurant Week
The two organizers, Irfan Rydhan and Abbas Mohamed, both of San Jose, say this is the first restaurant week in the United States to focus solely on food that meets the standards of halal.
America’s biggest Halal food festival returns to Fremont
Halal Fest brings together chefs and vendors who specialize in Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Arab, Mediterranean, African and American cuisines.
Q&A: Festival founder Irfan Rydhan on halal foods, trends and Restaurant Week deals
By day, Irfan Rydhan is an architectural designer and facilities coordinator. But the San Jose native has another passion: Eating great halal food.
California's Halal Food Fest, Victim of Success
California’s first halal food festival on Saturday was a victim of its own success.