Kian Kazemi, The Prince of Persia (Grill)

Persia Grill proprietor Kian Kazemi’s crazy, turbulent, wonderful youth taught him everything he needed to know to survive a pandemic, and bring his food empire to the next level I remember first hearing about Kian Kazemi when I was searching for a subject to write about for Lifestyle Asia. I consulted Gel Rivera-Chin, my usual office confidant and a former food editor at Appetite Magazine, who spoke very highly of him. “He’s a really fun guy, and he loves food! You’ll have a blast at the interview,” she said with a smile. As any journalist would, my first instinct was..