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The Kiosk at Cobden Chambers - Amazing Cassoulet, Beef Shin Chilli, and Excellent Middle Eastern inspired food

The Kiosk café in Cobden Chambers just off Pelham Street is a fantastic place to get some really fresh and inspirational food. The Kiosk used to be in a container over in Sherwood and everyone would say that it was one of those off the track hidden gems that you really should hunt down. 699 more words

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Faz Bakery in Danville for Persian Cookies

Necessary shoutout to Faz Bakery in Danville, CA for their Persian style cookies, so good with rich flavors of saffron. A friend and I just happened on this place after leaving a baby shower in a city neither of us leave near or really go to, thankfully… 23 more words

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Persian Classics: Meat & Pumpkin Stew

Another dish to make while it’s pumpkin season is this simple, aromatic and wholesome on pot stew. It is traditionally served with rice (like you see in the picture), but would go nicely with mash potatoes too, so why not give this spooky delicious main dish a try for Halloween? 286 more words

Persian Classics

Make the most out of your Iran trip: attend this event! Part 1

Every year I am more than excited to attend the Annual Festival of Tribes and Hand Crafts, in Iran, not only do I find better deals here than in the stores and markets, but I get to see nearly all of Iran and its cultural diversity in one spot. 783 more words

Bean Me Up! Another Persian Culinary Delight!


Black beans. Kidney beans. Lima beans. There is a rich and tasty variety of this vegetable on our planet, and there are many great things you can prepare with it. 130 more words


Pomegranate Soup and a lot of jumbled thoughts on food and identity

Fall doesn’t feel like fall in San Diego. Fall feels more like fall in the Bay Area, but I’m not there anymore. Fall feels a hell of a lot like fall in Isfahan, but with every passing day, I feel the impending arrival of a future when I can no longer go back home, when Iran becomes a distant memory, when Iranian becomes a superfluous identifier, not a lived experience. 666 more words