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September 12, 2020
A Chef’s Childhood in Iran Shaped His Cooking in the Pandemic
A Chef’s Childhood in Iran Shaped His Cooking in the Pandemic

A FOREST IN THE BAY AREA, CALIF. — Moments after walking into a verdant forest in San Francisco’s East Bay, the chef Hanif Sadr nibbled on the vegetation he found there.

September 16, 2020
One Toronto woman’s quest to elevate her culture’s cuisine and raise money for charity
One Toronto woman’s quest to elevate her culture’s cuisine and raise money for charity

I grew up surrounded by good cooks, but I only started cooking seriously in my mid-twenties. I’m Iranian and my family would always make elaborate dinners to bring people together. I was born in Tehran, but we moved to Toronto when I was 12.

August 27, 2020
Gelareh Zadeh becomes first female chair of neurosurgery at University of Toronto
Gelareh Zadeh becomes first female chair of neurosurgery at University of Toronto

Gelareh Zadeh speaks about the first time she observed a brain operation the same way one might describe discovering a precious jewel. As a medical student in the early 1990s, she recalls being mesmerized by a skillful neurosurgeon delicately working

August 14, 2020
The last of the Zoroastrians
The last of the Zoroastrians
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My grandfather had never been a tall man, and now he looked absurdly small, no bigger than a child. Swaddled in off-white sheets like a newborn, with just his head and the soles of his feet visible

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