About Farid Zadi

Farid Zadi is the chef/owner of Revolutionario: North African Tacos. He was born in the Rhone Valley in France. His parents were born in Algeria under French Colonial rule, and his mother instilled in him a love of cooking at an early age. His first job was in a kitchen in a castle in Lyon, and he went on to work all over France, and then around the world.

Accolades

  • Critic's Choice: Fresh lunch ideas
    Los Angeles Times
  • Dean of Culinary Arts
    Ecole de Cuisine Los Angeles
  • Test Kitchen columnist
    LA Weekly

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Where I Eat

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"Halal roast chicken and rice special in the style of Azerbaijan today until we sell out. You can call ahead to reserve your order because we sell out every weekend"
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"This weekend's halal roast chicken and rice special is from Azerbaijan. Plov (pilaf) with pumpkin, sour plums, and dates with a lavash crust. call ahead to reserve your order for sat or Sun, because we always sell out."
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"Sat and Sun special. Syrian halal roast chicken and rice (mujadarra with farro and crispy shallots). three sauces/garnishes. green tahini, muhamarra (sweet peppers, Aleppo pepper, walnuts, bread crumbs, and pomegranate molasses), and Muscat grape and grapefruit with date molasses."
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"This weekend's halal roast chicken and rice special is Algerian. Comes with orange, fig, and onion relish and chermoula.."
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"This weekend's halal roast chicken and rice special is Persian tahdig."
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"Whole halal roast chicken and rice special. Palestinian maqlooba. Whole chicken is $20."
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