Persian restaurant brand Naroon has opened three new sites in London, including relocating its original restaurant and launching a new café concept.
Manchester-based Sara Saffron has picked up the highest possible three-star accolade at this year’s Great Taste Awards for its ‘Grade-A Super Negin Saffron’.
Noda Marvani, head chef and founder of Koocha in Bristol, has been named as one of the UK's top female chefs by Uber Eats at their annual awards.
Modern Persian Kitchen wins a Great Taste Award - prestigious UK food award.
As the weather turns and Summer finally makes an appearance, we explore some London's best Persian restaurants with outdoor dining spaces. The list covers some well-established institutions, as well as some newer faces on the Persian food scene.
Leading journalists from the food, fashion and business sectors came together earlier this week to raise awareness of the ongoing human rights abuses taking place in Iran.
Persian Hospitality Network (PHN) founder Piers Zangana was recently profiled in an interview with Be Inclusive Hospitality (BIH), a not-for-profit organisation which aims to accelerate race equity within the sector.
Andy Beynon and Sally Abé – two English chefs who have never cooked Persian food before – came together last week to shine a spotlight on the humanitarian situation in Iran and support the community.
Female hospitality leaders including Clare Smyth, Andi Oliver, Sally Abé, Olia Hercules, and Kate Nicholls have shown solidarity with the women’s movement taking place in Iran following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini.
Rod Eslamieh, co-owner of Chapter 72 in London’s Bermondsey, has been shortlisted for Drinks Professional of the Year in the BIH Spotlight Awards.
Leyli Homayoonfar, chef-owner of Bab Haus in South Wales, has been named one of CODE’s Most Influential Women in Hospitality for the second year running.
Vegan Persian restaurant Koocha Mezze Bar has won Best Restaurant at the Bristol Life Awards 2022.
Persian Cottage restaurant in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, has won Best World Cuisine at the 2022 Food Awards England, as voted for by the public.
We were asked to offer our insights on Persian food and restaurants by the Evening Standard, one of the UK's most widely-read newspapers, ahead of Nowruz.
Nowruz, or The Persian New Year is soon to be upon us. The festival is steeped in food-based tradition. Kahmel Farahani explains...
Modern Persian Kitchen, a family-founded Persian food company, has just launched a public crowdfunding campaign.
For those people keen to try their hand at Iranian cuisine, it’s easy to be put off by the ingredients, says journalist, Amira Arasteh.
Noushe Joon, a new Persian food delivery brand has launched, offering Londoners the opportunity to enjoy authentic recipes adapted to modern palettes.
Meat may be a staple in Iranian cooking but as journalist, Amira Arasteh points out, so is wonderful flavour.
The Persian Hospitality Network (PHN), a platform aiming to celebrate and raise awareness of Persian people and brands in the UK hospitality sector, has been launched today.
It’s no secret that Persian food is among the most underrated and misunderstood in the Middle East, but what makes it worthy of its culinary crown? Journalist, Amira Arasteh shares her thoughts and favourite recipes.
With Nowruz marking the first day of the month in the Iranian calendar, it’s always a special time for the Persian community to celebrate – even if lockdown put a slight spin on the usual festivities.
Brixton-based ’Cook to Care’, a community initiative launched to serve free nutritious meals to those in need, will now deliver Persian food every Tuesday.
A Financial Times food critic on the hunt for London’s most authentic Persian food wrote about his experience at The Drunken Butler after it was recommended by a friend.
Persian food is the "new Indian”, says Iranian restaurateur, Edmond Davari, who escaped the 1979 Islamic Revolution to build a UK business.
After a significant rebrand, Persian restaurant, Saffron By Paradise has opened on Glasgow’s Great Western Road.
As an increasing number of restaurants experiment with Iranian food, Condé Nast Traveller looks at what makes it so special.
Berenjak and The Drunken Butler are among the restaurants Eater has included on its list of where to find the best scorched rice in London.
Berenjak, an authentic Persian restaurant in the heart of Soho, has been named on ELLE’s list of the ‘coolest London restaurants for a culinary tour around the world’.
Berenjak, the Tehran-inspired Soho restaurant, which is part of the JKS Restaurants brand, has been featured in The Financial Times’ list of best London meal kits for lockdown.