A Pilgrimage of Cultural Cuisines
Food and Travel Magazine|Fall 2020
A self-proclaimed global nomad, Hanan Sayed Worrell has resid-ed on four continents and travelled extensively, allowing her to move adeptly between cultures and cuisines, and to relentlessly pursue her hobby as an international urban recipe hunter.

As a careful and affectionate observer of Abu Dhabi for a quarter of a century, she is uniquely qualified to guide others on a culinary pilgrimage by way of its streets, homes and flavors.

Worrell grew up in Kuwait and was educated in the United States, earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering at Stanford University. Through her professional career she has contributed to several impactful projects in the region, including New York University Abu Dhabi. The connections she has made both professionally and personally form the rich tapestry of friendships presented in her book, Table Tales: The Global Nomad Cuisine of Abu Dhabi.

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