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April 10, 2021

TOP 25 Restaurants: Where to Eat in the Bay Area

“The curries, kebabs and rice dishes at this growing group of restaurants are popular with tech workers, students and families.”

Since Zareen and Umair Khan opened their first location in Mountain View in 2014, Zareen’s has been a popular spot for diners on the Peninsula seeking homestyle South Asian dishes and a steamy cup of chai.

Soleil Ho (SF Chronicle)
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August 25, 2020

How Zareen’s Feeds Silicon Valley

When I first went to Zareen’s, a Pakistani restaurant in Palo Alto, I was astounded by the long but orderly line, the delicious chai (please limit yourself to three cups, a sign suggested), and the rich mango lassi. “That’s because we put a lot of mango in,” owner Zareen Khan said. In one corner, a mural of the late Qandeel Baloch has the words Behen Chara (“sisterhood”) painted across.

by Snigdha Sur
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August 24, 2020

How One Restaurant Surviving In Pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO—They were immigrant students from Karachi, Pakistan with a full graduate course load, eking out a living by working various jobs on campus. And then a baby girl came along. When Northeastern offered Zareen Khan a full-ride scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in economics, she accepted it without hesitation.

by: Khalida SARWARI
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August 23, 2020

First Press Post

When I first went to Zareen’s, a Pakistani restaurant in Palo Alto, I was astounded by the long but orderly line, the delicious chai (please limit yourself to three cups, a sign suggested), and the rich mango lassi. “That’s because we put a lot of mango in,” owner Zareen Khan said. In one corner, a mural of the late Qandeel Baloch has the words Behen Chara (“sisterhood”) painted across.

by: Unknown

RAVE REVIEW ON KQED’S

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ZAREEN’S GETS RAVE REVIEW ON KQED’S “CHECK, PLEASE! BAY AREA”.
​SHOUT OUT TO ADAM FOR NOMINATING ZAREEN’S AND DISHING OUT SOME AMAZING COMMENTARY
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