Chef Five Bites: Maziar Farivar

Today's chef-approved bites are from Maziar Farivar, chef and co-owner of Georgetown’s Peacock Café. The Iranian-born chef runs the nearly 20-year-old restaurant with his brother, Shahab. Here are his bites.

1. Braised pork cheeks at Montmartre

2. Seared scallops, tamarind glazed with saffron yogurt, at Agora

3. Beef tartare with roasted tomatoes at Westend Bistro

4. Lebanese tasting platter at Neyla

5. Sunday night plato grande at Guapo's with lots of top shelf margaritas to share with great friends

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