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18 02, 2017

Pulitzer Prize winning Food Reviewer, Jonathan Gold, dines at Nîroj Cuisine

February 18th, 2017|

This episode of KCRW’s podcast “Good Food on the Road” features Pulitzer Prize-winning food reviewer, Jonathan Gold, from the LA Times as he tells the audience what they should order when they visit Niroj for the first time. He gives his impression of everything from the appetizers to the desert and discusses the similarities and [...]

27 01, 2017

“Food Talk Central” Visits Nîroj Cuisine

January 27th, 2017|

Online food reviewer “Food Talk Central,” wrote about their visit to Niroj. They spoke about their favorite dip, Hesandin, and their delight at the Kurdish bread. The review delves into the similarities and differences between Kurdish cuisine and the rest of Middle Eastern cooking. As they explain, there is something familiar about most dishes, but [...]

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 [...]

14 01, 2016

Scientist turned restaurateur, cultural ambassador

January 14th, 2016|

The Kurdistan24.net website paid a visit to our restaurant and wrote about the food, our family, and why the restaurant is important. LOS ANGELES, United States (K24)— Diaspora Kurds don’t have an official embassy to turn to because they do not have a recognized country yet. That is why a place like Niroj Restaurant, located in the [...]