The Pop-Up Bringing Modern Persian Food to South London

“We want to introduce Iran through the eyes of the people rather than through the stories that you hear,” says Princess of Persia co-founder Yasmin Zahedi.


Why You’ll Find London’s Best Persian Indian Food in a Cake Shop Basement

Chef Farokh Talati’s day job is at legendary nose-to-tail restaurant St. John but every month or so, he takes over a Soho patisserie to cook the food of his Parsi heritage.


The Rare and Horrifying Instances of Refugees from First World Countries

The United States almost never grants asylum to citizens of EU countries, but in a select few cases, people have fled violations of their human rights in Europe.


We Talked to Filmmaker Desiree Akhavan About Putting More Bisexual Women On Our Screens

The Appropriate Behaviour director thinks that being bisexual is like having a superpower – she's using hers to make astute comedy about the difference between the sexes.


What the Rich Kids of Tehran Instagram Tells Us About Iranian Youth Culture

Shameless Insta-bragging or a message of political defiance?


My Immigrant Dad Is Voting UKIP

When my dad left Iran in the 1970s he came to the UK and made a new life as a doctor. Why is he planning to vote for a political party that rejects immigrants?


Xatar in Prison

VICE Germany was offered exclusive visitation rights to speak with Xatar, a German rapper of Iranian descent, during a stint in prison.