Restaurant News & Reviews


Timberlyne Shopping Center, 1129 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill.


Cuisine: Vegetarian, Persian.

Rating: ***

Prices: $$

Atmosphere: relaxed and romantic.

Service: warmly attentive.

Recommended: salads, eggplant paradise, Persian pomegranate stew, tiramisu.

Open: Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday.

Reservations: accepted for parties of 6 or more.

Other: Visa, MasterCard; beer and wine; smoke-free; vegetarian-friendly; kid-tolerant; patio.

The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in five categories:

**** Extraordinary.

*** Excellent.

** Good.

* Fair.

Zero stars: Poor.


$ -- Entrees average less than $10.

$$ -- Entrees $11-$16.

$$$ -- Entrees $17-$25.

$$$$ -- Entrees average more than $25.

See Greg Cox's weekly

e-picurean column and check out the searchable restaurant database at