Taste of Tehran

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Where to eat outside in Los Angeles

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • December 10, 2022

employee grills kabobs for the Tehran plate special at Taste of Tehran (Shelby Moore / For The Times) Saffy’s Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis’ third restaurant — a study of focus on kebabs, hummus and a dozen or so California-inflected small plates in an

quieter outdoor seating. saffysla.com Taste of Tehran Chef and owner Saghar Fanisalek offers a reassuring mix of Iranian dishes — marinated meats singed over flames and served with snow banks of rice, yogurt and eggplant dips as tart as they are rich — all

Where to find the best Persian restaurants in Los Angeles

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • August 6, 2019

to our clothes, we ranked our five favorite local Iranian restaurants. Taste of Tehran The Tehran kebab plate special includes chicken, beef and filet mignon kebabs. Rice, a house salad and mast-o-khiar (yogurt mixed with chopped cucumber and mint

moved to the U.S. in 2003 and first worked at Shaherzad, one of Westwood’s longest-standing kebab houses; she opened Taste of Tehran in 2013. Her menu dabbles in modernist lavash wraps and renegade concoctions such as spiced lentil-quinoa salad with

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Welcome these newcomers to 2019's 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles list

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 11, 2019

dumpling soup. (Silvia Razgova / For The Times) Taste of Tehran (34) Seek out Saghar Fanisalek’s six-table restaurant hidden among Westwood’s throngs of Iranian American cafes and markets. Her menu dabbles in modernist concoctions such as spiced lentil

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Newsletter: The globetrotter who shows us that tea is an adventure

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • November 2, 2019

chicken paprikash over spaetzle, the night’s blue plate special. Taste of Tehran in Westwood, where I’ve watched solo diners take particular joy in a frequent grilled trout special. Which reminds me: Joy in Highland Park. Try the spicy shrimp wontons or