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Sep 4, 2006 12:23 AM

Afghan food

When I was living in NYC, I used to love a nearby Afghan restaurant. Does anyone know of any in the Bay Area? Especially one that serves pumpkin samusas...

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  1. Helmond - in S.F. on Broadway
    Kabul - in Sunnyvale

    Not sure about the samusas but they definately serve pumpkin dishes. Both are very good.

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    1. re: ML8000

      Kabul also is in Belmont on El Camino.

    2. Helmand is a great Afghan restaurant. Here's a link to their menu:

      1. Bamyan in San Rafael.

          1. Surprisingly, Walnut Creek has De Afghanan at 1250J Newell St.
            It's away from the downtown parking madness. Modern decor but nice and quiet, not a yuppie meet market.
            Here's a 'review':

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            1. re: DiveFan

              Update - sadly, De Afghanan in Walnut Creek is Closed.