Events / Dinner

Norouz: Persian New Year Celebration

March 21, 2012

07:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Reservations Policy

Maziar Farivar

Peacock Cafe - Washington, D.C

In Persian culture, the start of the new year is marked by Norouz, a 13-day holiday during which the people of Iran celebrate the vernal equinox by exchanging gifts and feasting on symbolic foods. Join Maziar Farivar and Shahab Farivar as they honor the 3,000-year-old holiday with an elaborate, festive menu.

Event photos taken by Lisa Ozag

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Borani-e Labu > Yogurt with Roasted Beets
    • Kuku Sabzi > Green Herb Soufflés
    • Nazkhatun > Roasted Eggplant with Pomegranate
    • Mahi Doodi va Khaviar > Smoked Fish with Caviar
    • Jegar va Piaz Sorkh Kardeh > Liver with Caramelized Onions
    • Thibaut-Janisson Cuvée D’état Blanc De Blancs 2008
  • Dinner
    • Ash-e Reshteh
    • Persian Noodle Soup
    • Maysara Roseena Rosé 2009
    • Nargesi-e Esfenaj
    • Spinach and Quail Egg Narcissus Flower
    • Starlite Vineyards Viognier 2010
    • Sabzi Polo Mahi
    • Pistachio-Crusted Rockfish with Herbed Rice
    • Maysara Jamsheed Pinot Noir 2008
    • Dolmeh-Yeh Gojeh va Bademjan
    • Saffron-Scented and Beef-Stuffed Tomato with Lamb-Stuffed Eggplant
    • Starlite Vineyards Zinfandel 2007
    • Shirini-e Norouz, Bastani-e Golab, Yakh dar Behesht
    • Norouz Sweets, Rose Water Ice Cream, and Cardamom Custard
    • Persian Tea Service