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Parts Unknown: Anthony Bourdain in Iran
 

Parts Unknown: Anthony Bourdain in Iran

Finally! All you Iran-loving foodies, your wish has come true.

Eric Parnes’ Art Exhibit: “I Dream of Jeannie: I See Demons”

" I Dream of Jeannie" will examine the Neo Orientalist themes so readily found within American popular culture.

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Posted in Art & Design, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Features, Iran & Iranians, Lifestyle, News, Persian, Press Releases, Travel

Original Photo: Simon & Schuster

Book Review: Pomegranates and Roses by Ariana Bundy

I was visiting an Iranian friend recently, when my eye caught the light hitting the red-foiled, calligraphic title of the newly-released cookbook, Pomegranates and Roses, by Ariana Bundy. The title alone conjures the essence of Persian cuisine.

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Posted in Books, Community, Culture, Features, Iran & Iranians, Lifestyle, Persian

Image: Courtesy Food Network

Food Network’s Chopped All Stars: Chatting with Penny Davidi

Set to appear on "Chopped All Stars", a spinoff of the Food Network's popular show "Chopped", Penny is one busy Persian mom.

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Posted in Community, Culture, Entertainment, Features, Health, Interviews, Iran & Iranians, Lifestyle, Persian, TV

PUMA Creative Factory “Built For One” T7 Jacket Competition: Iranian Designers Wanted

The design project is a collaboration with regional artists, bloggers, musicians and filmmakers to design and create their own version of the iconic T7 Track Jacket at an exclusive workshop event in Dubai, where the select few will put their creative savvy to work and build a bespoke PUMA Creative Factory T7 jacket from an assortment of materials and fabrics.

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Spring Equinox: Persian New Year, Norooz 1391 (2012)

There’s no rooz like Norooz! Norooz (Persian: New day) 1391 is here. Is your haft seen set? Do you have on some new clothes? Are you getting ready to meet up with your family, eat some food–probably sabzi polo and mahi (rice with greens/herbs and fish)–have a good time, laugh it out with your kin, […]

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Posted in Community, Culture, History, Iran & Iranians, Lifestyle, Persian

Shahs of Sunset: Exclusive Interview with Asa Soltan Rahmati

We know you’ve been eagerly anticipating the airing of what’s sure to be another Bravo and Ryan Seacrest hit reality TV show: “Shahs of Sunset“! In the first episode  of “Shahs of Sunset” we will be introduced to six Persian-American friends living a life of luxury in Los Angeles: Asa, Reza, GG, MJ, Mike, and […]

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