Hamid the owner and Roozbeh the manager: Welcomes the Culture Sponges.... Shamshiri is one of the top rated Persian restaurants in Los Angeles. How do I know? I ask my Persian friends from high school.. And they know. Persian Food can be confusing, but I have worked out a NEW deal with Roozbeh the manager, I have made a deposit.. So don't be Flakey!! We agreed to Screw the pre-fix menu!!! Shamshiri has busted open the kitchen and will be ready to handle the entire order ala carte. Order as much or as little as you want.. Just bring cash.. What what did I say>
Yea BRING CASH!....and help out the kitchen by....
NOT BEING LATE!! It gets busy there fast!!! We have $secured$ their patio to ourselves... WhooHoo! Order anything off menu, great wines by the glass, soju cocktails, great kebobs.. Whats it look like? Hey I got you covered.... What does that mean? Well, I ate there and here are some pictures ::
http://culturecircle.... I had the Fesenjian with Chicken and Pomergranate Walnut sauce (Yummy), The Shirazi Cucumber salad, The Worlds GREATEST Baba Ganoush, tons of rice included with entree, Coca Cola, Delicious Soju Mojito, Bomieh desert (Persian Churros) and Persian Tea! Amazingly Good!!! Did I remind you to plan to get there early and get PLEASE GET CASH!!! thanks... Not sold on what I had? No Problems Hamid still recommends these: 1)Start off with Appetizers Mast O'Khiar (yougart with walnuts/cucumber in mint) and Humus platter 2)Then Salad with Shirazi Salad (Diced Tomatoes/Onions/Cucumbers with Parsely) and Tabuli (cracked wheat and Parsley) 3) Asas Polo Rice: Mixture of Lentils, Basmati Rice, sauteed Onions/Raisins/Dates/Currents 4) Chicken Koobideh: Ground Chicken Kabob grilled to perfection Chicken Kabob: Skinless marinated Chicken broiled Koobideh: USDA Choice ground Beef seasoned with onions and spices and broiled 5) Dessert Bakalvah or The Persian Ice Cream with rosewater, saffron, and pistashios Coffee, Persian Tea or Soda Note there is parking on side streets and Westwood Blvd... MAP:
*** I have an engagement in San Diego for my Family at Del Mar, and a secret Recon later that night in San Diego... SO I will be at the Restaurant until 1pm, hosting and guiding you all through the Persian delights but can't stay the typical 3-4 hours for the event.
*** Lost or Late Call[masked] Before 1pm, if your over an hour late, I may not be able to help you... Enjoy an afternoon with great Persian food! PLEASE BRING CASH!!!