Farvahar Persian Cafe 0

We found this fantastic little cafe last year when we came to Seattle last year. They make some delicious authentic Persian dishes. 

I am somewhat new to this type of cuisine, but I have thoroughly enjoyed some of the flavours and spices that are used in their food. Their pairings of sweet and spicy with a very “earthy-like” flavour make them truly unique.
We tried two dishes there so far, the first one being the Fesenjan, which is a thick, tart stew made of pomegranate and walnuts. There was slow cooked beef in it that just fell apart upon eating it. This was a really good combination of sweet tart flavours mixed with rich beef and other various spices.

The second dish was the ghormeh sabzi, which is something of a herb stew, mixed with beef in this case as well. This was very different from the Fesenjan, but also very unique in its flavour. It reminded me of a type of curry, but where the focus is more on the herbs and the richness of the stew rather than just the spice.
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Everything here so far has been fantastic! It’s a very convenient little location right on Post Aly inside the food plaza. If you are new to this type of food, its perfect to get just a small taste and sample some of their amazing authentic recipes.

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