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Challah Walla

December 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A Parsi and a Jew walk into a restaurant…Stop us if you’ve heard this one before…

Many, many moons ago in the cradle of civilization, the ancestors of chefs Todd Ginsberg and Meherwan Irani were rubbing shoulders over plates of spit-roasted lamb. Well maybe that’s a stretch, but they were most likely bumping into each in the same part of the world, and most certainly cooking with the same ingredients. So, fast forward to 2016 when Ginsberg and Irani bumped into each other in Atlanta and wondered what their ancestors might have been cooking together during the births of the ancient civilizations that have diverged into their two distinct modern cultures – the Parsis and the Jews. Naturally, they decide to plan a dinner around it. The dinner was so much fun for all that partook, Ginsberg and Irani decided to bring the dinner back this year for Challah Walla Vol. 2.

Join these two chefs on a mystical, culinary journey as they go back in time to rediscover the common ingredients that their ancestors cooked with to bring you a six course, family-style dinner. This two-part meal will focus on the past and present of these two very distinct cultures who have translated their food traditions over time in surprisingly similar ways. Ginsberg and Irani will bring these long lost tribes together for the first time to showcase what their ancestors would have been cooking a thousand years before the birth of Christ, and how that has been interpreted today in modern Jewish and Parsi cuisine.

The Chefs

Chef/Owner of The General Muir, TGM Bread, Fred’s Meat & Bread, Yalla and The Canteen

Chef/Founder of Chai Pani Asheville, Chai Pani Decatur, MG Road, Botiwalla and co-owner of Buxton Hall Barbecue

and their friends


Chef/Owner Bhojanic Restaurant. Catering, Food Truck


For more information contact The General Muir: 678-927 9131


December 7, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The General Muir
1540 Avenue Place
Atlanta, GA 30329 United States
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678-927 9131