The Iranian Speech (printed edition)

We asked Iranians all over the world to write part of a speech they would like U.S. President Barack Obama to deliver. These parts were compiled into a final speech which was delivered by a Obama look-alike in the plaza outside of Conflict Kitchen in several performances. A custom-printed publication of a longer version of… MORE >

The Iranian Speech

We asked Iranians all over the world to write part of a speech they would like U.S. President Barack Obama to deliver. These parts were compiled into a final speech which was delivered by a Obama look-alike in the plaza outside of Conflict Kitchen in several performances. A custom-printed publication of a longer version of… MORE >

The Foreigner

Every Wednesday from 11am-2pm Through simple mobile technology, Pittsburgher Elise Walton will be a human avatar for Sohrab Kashani, who is currently living in Iran. You can meet and speak to Sohrab through the body of Elise at the Conflict Kitchen in Schenley Plaza every Wednesday from 11am-2pm. Produced by Felipe Castleblanco and Jon Rubin…. MORE >

The Iranian Speech (Solicitation)

Dear Iranian friends, We would like to ask you to write part of a speech that you would like Barack Obama to deliver. We will be assembling these into an upcoming publication that will be distributed to thousands of our American customers at Conflict Kitchen and performed by a Barack Obama look-a-like in the city… MORE >

Conflict Kitchen Reopens in New Location!

As of April 1st we are officially open in our new location. New Hours are 11am-6pm, 7 days a week. We are opening with an Iranian version of the project and an expanded menu of offerings (posted soon). Phone: 412-802-8417 We are located in Pittsburgh’s Schenley Plaza at the corner of Schenley Drive and Roberto… MORE >

Pittsburgh’s First Ever Persian Cultural Festival

WHERE: Waffle Shop (next to Conflict Kitchen) & AVA Lounge 124 and 126 S. Highland Ave. Pittsburgh, PA WHEN: Saturday, October 2nd, from 6pm to Midnight. SCHEDULE: 6:00-7:00pm: Movie screening – Persian-style brewed Tea and snacks served 7:00-8:30pm: Dinner – A menu consisting of fabulous Persian dishes and kubideh from the Kubideh Kitchen 8:00-9:00pm: Traditional… MORE >

Live Skype Meal Between Pittsburgh and Tehran

When: Saturday, June 5, 10:00am Pittsburgh, USA 6:30pm Tehran, IRAN do my homework for freeWhere: The Waffle Shop, Pittsburgh/ Sazmanab Project, Tehran The Conflict Kitchen held its first public event, a meal held simultaneously in Pittsburgh and Tehran, where diners in both cities sat around long tables that were joined via webcam: an international dinner… MORE >

The Tehran/Pittsburgh YouTube Mix.

When: 11.30a, Saturday, July 10 Conflict Kitchen (Pittsburgh) and Sazmanab Project (Tehran) presented a live screening of videos curated directly from Youtube posts shot both in Tehran and Pittsburgh.  This back and forth format utilized the vast and idiosyncratic resources of YouTube to present first-person video accounts that reflect on the daily life of each… MORE >