Irvine Grill- Delectable Persian Kabobs
May 31, 2024

No trip to Southern California would be complete without a visit to a great Persian Kabob restaurant. On a recent trip…

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Balos Estiatorio-Washington, DC
May 17, 2024

Balos is a fantastic Mediterranean/Greek restaurant in the Dupont Circle area of Washington, DC.  A large open space with an expansive…

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KazuNori-Hand Roll Sushi-Marian Del Rey
May 10, 2024

On a recent trip to Los Angeles, I was fortunate to visit KazuNori for dinner. With locations in Los Angeles,…

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Planta Cocina- Marina Del Rey
May 3, 2024

Planta Cocina in Marina Del Rey is a wonderful plant based and vegan restaurant. Right on the waterfront it has a…

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Frog’s Leap Winery-Rutherford-Napa Valley
April 12, 2024

On a beautiful Spring Day, I drove with my family to Napa Valley for a fantastic day of wine tasting. The…

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Chef Chu’s-Gourmet Chinese Fare
April 5, 2024

On a recent visit to northern California, I was invited to dinner at Chef Chu’s Chinese gourmet restaurant. An institution with…

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Bistro Jeanty- Napa Valley
March 29, 2024

For Persian New Year which is the first day of Spring and called Nowruz (new day) I took a few days…

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La Bonne Vache- Washington, DC
February 9, 2024

La Boone Vache is a wonderful new local French inspired neighborhood restaurant in the Georgetown section of Washington, DC.  The…

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Pulcinella Restaurant- Great casual Italian fare
January 12, 2024

Pulcinella Restaurant in McLean Virginia is a little gem on the corner of a strip shopping center. Melo, the owner…

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YELLOW the café- Cuisine from the Levant- Washington, DC
December 29, 2023

YELLOW café by Chef Michael Rafidi is a slice of heaven in the historic Georgetown section of Washington, DC. This small…

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