Hoss Zare

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    March 6, 2013

    Celebrate Persian New Year at Zaré at Fly Trap

    If you've ever had an interest in dining at the Mediterranean-Persian restaurant Zaré at Fly Trap, March 19 would be a great night to consider. That's when chef/owner Hoss Zaré is attempting what he calls the biggest meal he's ever done in his life in honor of Norooz, the Persian New Year and star ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    Galieh Mahi Gets Shellfish Remix at Zaré at Fly Trap

    As much as heritage and tradition are important to chef Hoss Zaré, who was born in Iran, he is not shy about remixing classic dishes at his restaurant Zaré at Fly Trap, which he often describes as "Persian with Mediterranean influences." This playfulness can be seen in one of the newest dishes on ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012
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    August 9, 2012

    San Francisco Chefs Want You to Eat Your Vegetables for Dessert

    Since this is the summer of fruit soups in San Francisco, it follows a certain logic that it would also be the summer of vegetable desserts. Local chefs right now are sneaking veggies into the last course, and it just might get you to re-examine your relationship with them. Hate beets, for example? ... More >>

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    August 16, 2011

    Jonathan Gold, Francis Lam, Robb Walsh Speak at This Year's Street Food Conference

    ​SFoodie has been previewing this Saturday's Street Food Festival, but public gluttony is only the splashy half of the event. On Sunday, Aug. 21, and Monday, Aug. 22, La Cocina has also organized a National Street Food Conference, which is bringing many names from the local food scene, as well as ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011

    Best Way to Ring In 2570? Zare at Fly Trap's Nowrouz Dinners

    Marco E./Yelp​Persian New Year at Zaré at Fly Trap Where: Zaré at Fly Trap, 606 Folsom (at Second St.), 243-0580 When: Sun.-Tues., Mar. 20-22, 6:30 p.m. Cost: $85; $35 for optional wine pairing The rundown: Between St. Patty's Day and Purim, we hope you didn't forget that Persian New Ye ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Hoss Zaré Said To Be Doing Fine After Heart Attack

    Hoss Zaré.​One of San Francisco's genuinely nice-guy chefs suffered a heart attack yesterday. SFist's Brock Keeling reports that chef/owner Hoss Zaré of Zaré at Fly Trap was struck with Keeling suggests was a mild attack (though on his Facebook page last night, Zaré described it as "massiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    'I-talian I-ranian American Spaghetti Feed' Plays with Stereotypes

    Tamara Palmer​"I wanted to play with stereotypes of how we've been mispronounced," said Long Bar proprietor Reza Esmaili of his forthcoming I-talian I-ranian American Spaghetti Feed. Sunday's three-course meal, a wind-down from SF Cocktail Week, will be a culinary collaboration between Long Ba ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    Hoss Zaré's Persian Kuku

    Zaré at Fly TrapHoss Zaré , in his semi-eponymous restaurant.​In parts 1 and 2 of our Q & A with Zaré at Fly Trap's Hoss Zaré, the chef talked about his inspirations and hinted at future plans. Today, Zaré shares his recipe for fresh herb kuku, the omelet traditionally served during Persi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Joyce Goldstein and Hoss Zare Team Up for Mediterranean-Flavored Benefit

    JoyceGoldstein.comGoldstein: Local Mediterranean food pioneer.Mediterranean cuisine hounds will want to check out the Joyce Goldstein and Hoss Zaré dinner benefit this Sunday, July 12, at Zaré at Fly Trap (606 Folsom at Second St.). Goldstein, a prolific cookbook author and recipient of several Ja ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Celebrate the Persian New Year with Hoss Zaré

    Norooz Mobarak! That's what they say when ringing in the Persian New Year as well as what you'll be saying if you win a pretty sweet contest currently being held at Zaré at Fly Trap (606 Folsom). Drop a business card in the bowl and, if selected, exec chef/owner Hoss Zaré will come to your house a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Zaré at Fly Trap Offers "Ten After Ten" Special

    (Zaré at Fly Trap's Baby Octopus and Calamari Salad) The new "Ten After Ten" promotion at Zaré at Fly Trap (606 Folsom) is a great idea that we hope others will adopt. Chef/owner Hoss Zaré will strike 50% off of a food bill for parties of 10 or more who have a special occasion and book a reserv ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 3, 2008

    This Time It's Persianal

    Hoss Zaré returns to the Fly Trap with a new Middle Eastern–accented menu.

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    September 28, 2008
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    August 28, 2008
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