Category Archives: Persian

Mirage Peruvian Restaurant and Buffet

Mirage Peruvian Restaurant and Buffet, web site 1 web site 2 (formerly called Mirage Kabob and Sweets Café), 5916 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA, 703-845-1600 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [zabihah | City Paper | NoVA Mag … Continue reading

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Sabzi Authentic Persian Kabobs

Sabzi Authentic Persian Kabobs, web site, 4008 University Drive, Fairfax, VA, 703-383-1553 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [zabihah | Yelp] photo credit: Ginger Brew Excellent chicken kabob, zereshk polo (barberry rice), the best ghormeh sabzi in the … Continue reading

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How to think about Iranian food

Sadly, I’ve never been to Iran, though I would love to go. Here are a few tips for the Iranian food I’ve had elsewhere: 1. A good koresh (stew) almost always beats a good kabob. Ghormeh sabzi and bademjan are … Continue reading

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Rose Restaurant

Rose Restaurant, 126 W. Maple Avenue, Vienna, VA, 703-255-9696 or 703-255-2557 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | Falls-Church News Press | Chowhound] Yes this is from the folks who brought you the old Café Rose, in … Continue reading

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Yas Bakery, and Gourmet Groceries

Yas Bakery, and Gourmet Groceries, 131 A West Maple Avenue, Vienna, VA, 703-242-2800 or 703-242-4050, across from Magruder’s, not easily visible from the street. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [insider pages] I don’t usually cover ethnic groceries, … Continue reading

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Sam’s Restaurant and Cafe

Sam’s Restaurant and Cafe, 765 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, 301-424-1600 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | openlist | Yelp | Gayot] Stews, kabobs, lamb shank, special rice dishes. Sounds pretty good, I have yet to go, … Continue reading

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Kabob Bazaar

Kabob Bazaar, web site, 3133 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA, 703-522-8999, just across from Clarendon Metro (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [City Paper | openlist | Yelp] The best ground beef kabob around, period. The daily stews are … Continue reading

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Paradise Restaurant

Paradise Restaurant, 7141 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, 301-907-7500 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [zabihah | Washingtonian | City Paper | openlist | Yelp] NOW CLOSED Related Posts:

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Mirage Kabob and Sweets Cafe

Mirage Kabob and Sweets Cafe, 5916 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA, 703-845-1600 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [zabihah | Falls Church News-Press | Washingtonian | City Paper | openlist] Updated review January 4, 2012 here. In the … Continue reading

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Duke Kabab

Duke Kabab, 6301 Little River Turnpike, Suite 140, Alexandria, VA, 703-256-0009, across from the street from the Alexandria Tower Records. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [zabihah | City Paper | openlist | Yelp] Above average kebabs. More … Continue reading

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