Tannaz Sassooni

Location: Los Angeles

Tanniz Sassooni is a food writer and blogger exploring the global culinary landscape of Los Angeles, covering everything from tacos to the foods that connect her to her Iranian-Jewish heritage. In addition to Food & Wine, her work has appeared in Lucky Peach, Thrillist, LAist, My Jewish Learning, and The Mash-Up Americans, among others.


Tanniz Sassooni was born in Tehran to a Jewish family who emigrated to the United States and settled in Los Angeles. While she works in animation technology by day, Sassooni's true passion is teaching and writing about Iranian Jewish cuisine. She shares recipes and stories on her blog All Kinds of Yum and on her YouTube channel. Sassooni has been interviewing mothers and grandmothers from Iran with the ultimate goal of producing a regional Iranian Jewish cookbook.


Tannaz Sassooni is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles.

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