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Review: Jasmine Taste of Persia

Boston is fortunate to boast a number of worthy budget-priced Persian restaurants, among which Jasmine Taste of Persia, located in a stretch of Watertown thick with indie restaurants and Armenian bakeries/grocers, has to rate highly.
A winning introduction to an underrated cuisine
By MC SLIM JB  |  August 05, 2011

Al Wadi

A wadi is a dry creek — until it rains, and then it becomes an oasis.
An oasis of outstanding Middle Eastern cuisine
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  October 08, 2010

Khayyam Restaurant

This isn't the best Persian food I've ever had, but it doesn't have to be — Persian food is that good.
Glorious kebabs, and so much more
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  July 16, 2010

Azama Grill

As someone who dines out nearly nightly in Boston at every level — from highfalutin snob joints to decrepit diners — I'm often amazed at the lack of correlation between prices and love.
An Egyptian kebab shop rises above the Allston student-food stereotype
By MC SLIM JB  |  March 19, 2010