Press

Photo: Andrew Scrivani, The New York Times

 2017

The Takeaway from PRI, Celebrating the Iranian New Year with Food and Family, March 31, 2017

Nashville Scene, Butcher & Bee Celebrates Persian New Year With Guest Chef Louisa Shafia, March 14, 2017

2016

Wall Street Journal, Persian Recipes That Deliver Classic Christmas Flavors, December 2016

Philadelphia Inquirer, All We Are Saying is Give Beets a Chance, September 29, 2016

Food52, Ring in 1395 with a Feast from Our Test Kitchen, March 15, 2016

Fine Cooking, Persian Saffron Rice, March 2016

Saveur, What to Make for Nowruz, the Persian New Year, March 16, 2016

Epicurious, This Persian-Inspired Passover Will Amaze You, April 6, 2016

The New York Times, Persian Tamarind Fish, April 2016

2015

Tasting Table, The Cilantro Chronicles, April 17, 2015

Philadelphia Inquirer, Persian Cooking Is a Crossroads of Exotic Spices and Fresh Ingredients, November 13, 2015

Mind Body Green, 10 Steps to Launching A Successful Health-Food Business, December 2, 2015

2014

AM New York, Louisa Shafia’s Pumpkin Cilantro Latkes, December 15, 2014

GOOD Magazine, The Underappreciated Role of the Holiday Table, December 12, 2014

New York Magazine, Underground Gourmet Review: New Pop-Ups Lakh Lakh and Mr. Curry Celebrate Far-Off Flavors of Home, December 7, 2014

Food Republic, You’ll Like NYC Persian Pop-Up restaurant Lakh Lakh A Lot, October 10, 2014

Tasting Table, A Lakh to Remember: Persian flavors pop up at Porsena Extra Bar, October 1, 2014

New York Daily News, First Persian Singular: New York chef Louisa Shafia discovers the food of her forebears, September 24, 2014

Edible Brooklyn, Iran, at Last: A Williamsburg Chef Finds Persian Family Ties–and Feasts–Are Long Lasting, September 22, 2014

Clever Cookstr podcast, Louisa Shafia’s Tips for Persian Home Cooking, September 3, 2014

The Splendid Table, Cooking Persian Rice: An art form developed over thousands of years, May 23, 2014

New York Magazine, The Dish: Louisa Shafia Explains the Jewish and Persian Influences in her Gondi Recipe, April 20, 2014

Food and Wine Magazine, How to Celebrate the Persian New Year, March 28, 2014

KCRW Good Food, Cooking for Persian New Year, March 7, 2014

Yahoo Food, One for the Library: The New Persian Kitchen, March 24, 2014

Food52

The 2014 Piglet Party
March 4, 2014

Food52, Piglet 2014: The New Persian Kitchen vs. Saving the Season, February 14, 2013

The New Yorker, Tables for Two: Café Nadery, January 20, 2014

2013

Bon Appétit, A Persian Hanukkah Meal, from Lamb Meatballs to Cheesecake, November 26, 2013

Yoga Journal, The 10 Best Cookbooks of 2013, November 25, 2013

NPR’s “Cook Your Cupboard” on Morning Edition, Pomegranate Molasses Could Be Your Secret Weapon, September 2, 2013

Canada.com, The New Persian Kitchen: Louisa Shafia’s fresh and flavourful take on classic dishes, August 7, 2013

New York Magazine, The Underground Gourmet on Café Nadery and El Aripo Café, Two Humble Oases of Expat Culture, August 4, 2013

The Boston Globe, Review: The New Persian Kitchen by Louisa Shafia, July 9, 2013

KQED Bay Area Bites, Louisa Shafia Taps Family Ties in The New Persian Kitchen, July 8, 2013

Food52, Genius Recipes: Louisa Shafia’s Watermelon, Mint, and Cider Vinegar Tonic, July 3, 2013

Jewish Journal, Blending Persian, Jewish Cuisine, June 26, 2013

Food52, Louisa Shafia on Persian Flavors and Traditions, June 18, 2013

SF Weekly, Read Local: The New Persian Kitchen, May 29, 2013

The Wall Street Journal, A Journey to Iran, by Way of the Kitchen, May 4, 2013

Daily Candy, The Weekend Guide. EAT: The New Persian Kitchen, May 2, 2013

SF Weekly, Discover the Joys of Persian Food with Author Louisa Shafia, April 22, 2013

Serious Eats, Cook the Book: The New Persian Kitchen, April 22, 2013

Men’s Health, Page to Plate: Louisa Shafia’s Rhubarb Salad, April 16, 2013

CHOW, 4 Questions About Persian Food for Louisa Shafia, April 16, 2013

San Francisco Chronicle, A serious crop of cookbooks for spring, April 14, 2013

Jewish Daily Forward, Craving the Flavors of the Persian Gulf, April 10, 2013

101 Cookbooks, Louisa Shafia: Favorite Cookbooks, March 31, 2013

Sprouted Kitchen, Smoky Beet Burgers, March 26, 2013

Epicurious, Cooking from The New Persian Kitchen with Louisa Shafia, March 19, 2013

The New York Times, Beans and Greens: A Power Couple, March 18, 2013

Cooking Channel, The Luckiest Food to Eat in March, March 18, 2013

Asia Society, Interview: Food Writer Louisa Shafia Brings ‘New Persian Kitchen’ Into Every Home, March 14, 2013

The Gentle Kitchen, Secrets of a Persian Pantry, January 21, 2013

2011

Style Me Pretty, Texas: Barr Mansion Wedding by Amelia Tarbet, December 28, 2011

New York Magazine, In Season: Rhubarb, May 29, 2011

Yoga Journal, Yogi Chefs, March 2011

2010

Every Day with Rachael Ray, Holiday Sunday Brunch, November 2010

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Rick Nichols: A Sweet, Savory Take on Gazpacho, July 15, 2010

Apartment Therapy, Book Review: Lucid Food by Louisa Shafia, July 8, 2010

The New York Times, Urban Forager: A Purse with Herbal Remedies, May 15, 2010

The Kind Life, Louisa’s Smokey Beet Cakes, April 23, 2010

Serious Eats, Meet and Eat: Louisa Shafia, Author of Lucid Food, March 22, 2010

The Splendid Table, Louisa Shafia’s Ideas for Some Eco-Conscious Cooking, March 6, 2010

Tasting Table National, Balancing Act: A Cookbook for Eating Right AND Well, January 26, 2010

2009

Saveur, The 2009 Holiday Gift Guide, December 2009

Culinate, Homemade Food Gifts: DIY Holiday Ideas, December 10, 2009

2007

Domino Magazine, The Green List, March 2007