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Conversation Starters to Kick Off The Persian New Year

March 17, 2022

Nowruz Mobarak! (Happy New Year!) To help get you and your family in the spirit of celebrating the Persian New Year, these latest conversation starters are inspired by our delicious new Persian menu items and our partnership with masters of Persian cooking, Bita Arabian and Beata Nazem Kelley.

Dinnerbell’s conversation starters are a way to make sit-down family meals even more fun by sharing questions and jokes to keep your whole crew engaged. With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, having a mindful dinner conversation can sometimes be a challenge, so we’re here to help. Plus, when you let Dinnerbell handle the cooking, you’ll have even more time to focus on what matters: connecting – and having fun – with loved ones. 

Jokes:

  • Why does yogurt love going to museums? (Because it’s cultured) 
  • Why didn’t the gardener finish planting the garden? (Because he didn’t have thyme) 
  • Why do scientists need herbs? (For ex-spear-mints) 

Trivia:

  • Persian New Year is called "Nowruz," also known as "Nauryz, Navruz, or Nowrouz.” What does it mean? (New day) 
  • Nowruz is on the first day of what season? (Spring) 
  • About how many people celebrate Nowruz worldwide? (300 million) 
  • What is saffron made from? (A flower) 
  • Persian New Year is a collection of events and customs that lasts how many days? (13 days) 

Questions:

  • Persian New Year is a time for cleansing and renewal. What is something difficult that you have faced in the last year that you either conquered, hope to overcome, or want to let go of? 
  • Nowruz is a time to celebrate with close friends and family. What family member do you wish you could spend more time with? 

Along with Dinnerbell’s homestyle food delivery, we hope these conversation starters help bring a little extra joy to your table around Persian New Year. Be sure to visit our blog each week for a new set of jokes, trivia, and open-ended questions. What are your family’s favorite dinner topics? Leave a comment below!

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