Family-run Persian bakery and shop opens doors in McLean

McLean has a new hot spot for Middle Eastern tea, cookies and honey.

Sayyareh Parsa and her brother opened Parsa Bakery less than a month ago, but the Persian shop is already starting to attract buzz, primarily through word-of-mouth on the social media app Nextdoor.

“We haven’t done a lot of advertisement yet, but a lot of people know us through Nextdoor,” Parsa said when FFXnow visited on Saturday (March 26). “We have a lot of clients who posted and commented on Nextdoor. It’s picking up little by little.”

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