The Story of Bacha Broot, Kabul’s Oldest Restaurant


For over 70 years it has outlived the Afghan monarchy, the Soviets, the Taliban and many other warring factions. A symbol of Kabul’s resilience in the state of perpetual war, Kabul’s oldest restaurant, Bacha Broot, is as much a tapestry of traditional Afghan cuisine as it is of the city of Kabul itself. This is the story of the restaurant and the city which it has come to symbolize.

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