Farah Malik, one of the socially minded entrepreneurs behind A Peace Treaty, attended the event as an honoree in a group of young American Muslim leaders dubbed Generation Change. Abstaining from food during the high summer, when produce is at its most luscious, can be a challenge, she said. "Now that Ramadan is starting to fall in the hotter months, I think about watermelon and heirloom tomatoes all day." A 31-year-old of Pakistani descent, she said she usually enjoys fresh fruit, juices, and sweet dates for Iftar. "My family makes a spiced fruit salad and some yogurt dishes with chickpeas, potatoes, and gram flour patties."