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So far niroj has created 11 blog entries.
8 01, 2017

Pulitzer Prize Winner, Jonathon Gold, Explains What Makes Kurdish Cooking Unique

January 8th, 2017|

LA Times review of Niroj by Pulitzer Prize-winning food reviewer, Jonathan Gold, explores his experience on his first visit to Niroj. As he explains, Niroj strives at honing in on the particular culture of Kurdish cooking. There is a misunderstanding that Kurdish food is essentially just a representation of whichever part of Kurdistan the chef [...]

3 02, 2016

Allison Levine Shares Her First Kurdish Cuisine Experience

February 3rd, 2016|

“Please the Palate” writer, Allison Levine wrote about how one of a kind Niroj is. As the only fine dining Kurdish restaurant on the West Coast, there truly is nothing else like it. She gives the reader background into where the Kurdish cuisine originated, and what makes it different from the rest of Middle Eastern [...]

5 01, 2016

FB World Calls Nîroj Cuisine “Hidden Dining Treasure in Agoura Hills.”

January 5th, 2016|

Bonnie Carroll, of FB World, details her experience learning about Kurdish culture, history, and cuisine first hand from Luqman Barwari. Like most, she was unaware of the unique flavors and culinary traditions of the Kurdish people and was delighted by the various twists on Middle Eastern staples. Bonnie takes her reader through the entire course [...]

6 10, 2015

New Niroj Cuisine Review from the Daily News

October 6th, 2015|

Merrill Shindler, of the Los Angeles Daily News Reviews, discusses her experience stumbling upon the unique flavors of Niroj. Merrill and her coworkers expected a traditional Middle Eastern dinner and were thrilled by how much the Kurdish character changed dishes they thought they knew. She urges readers to try the restaurant and assures them that [...]

26 08, 2014

Group Dining at Nîroj Cuisine

August 26th, 2014|

Meet featured a group dining experience at Niroj and elected to try a variety of dishes in a family-style feast to provide as much diversity to the meal as possible. The goal of the outing was to try something new so the group choice to avoid the more well known Middle Eastern dishes and [...]