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The Best Persian Food In LA (PHOTOS)

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The stretch of Westwood Boulevard from Pico to the UCLA campus is special and it has a name -- it's called Tehrangeles. Outside of Tehran, Los Angeles boasts the largest number of Persian denizens (nearing a million!), and with that quantifiable honor comes a brilliant cluster of Persian restaurants cooking the feel-good food of the motherland. It's a Middle Eastern cuisine that draws influence from Indian fare (plus, a curious use of pomegranates), but to navigate Little Persia with a grumbling belly is no easy feat -- unless you have this short, delicious list:

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