Hakka noodles. Manchurian chicken. Manchow soup. Chilli Chicken.... If you were born and brought up in India, or if you have spent a considerable amount of time in India, these words will make you salivate and get you all excited. And for the rest of you - well! you may just be confused. … Continue Reading ››
Street food? Rustic homestyle food? Fancy food? Ethnic food?
When you get hungry while visiting the Museum of Modern Art in the heart of New York city, what kind of food will you crave? Me? What can I say? Being surrounded by gorgeous, jaw-dropping works of modern art, I was in a … Continue Reading ››
Ever since Bon Appetit magazine named Pass & Provisions, Houston, as one of the best new restaurants in America 2013 - I had been dying to check it out for myself. There were 49 other restaurants on this list, but what stuck with me about this place is it’s unusual concept. It is … Continue Reading ››
A few years and a couple of jobs ago, a colleague of mine used to RAVE about Fin. At that time, I did make a mental note to check it out for myself- but living near Westport area, I somehow always find myself at Matsu Sushi. Besides, with all the new restaurants that … Continue Reading ››
.... I mean, who would have thunk?!!!
That was precisely the thought that came to my mind as the courses started to arrive during a special dinner at Saugatuck Craft Butchery. The theme was a celebration of National Pi Day (March 14th)! 3.14159, the value if Pi , is just a bunch … Continue Reading ››
With an ever changing culinary landscape in and around Fairfield County- restaurant openings and closings, chefs migrating from one restaurant to another, menus getting revamped, hit-or-miss experiences from one night to another with staff and servers... I am always left feeling at the edge of my seat.
While it makes for a … Continue Reading ››
A gathering of hundreds and hundreds of culinary professionals, restauranteurs, food purveyors, industry vendors, pastry chefs, candy makers, snack-inventors, bread bakers ... you name it! I love visiting the New York Restaurant & Foodservice Show each year because, in one visit, I get a comprehensive idea of things to come and trends to … Continue Reading ››
Almost seven or eight months ago, a dear cousin of ours gave us a gift card to a place called Consiglio’s in New Haven. I had never heard of the place and so I assumed that it must not be that great. Ha! Well! You know what they say happens when you “assume”? … Continue Reading ››
A few Months ago, I felt absolutely devastated when I heard that Versailles Bistro & Patisserie had closed its doors after thirty successful years! I have had angelic dreams about their pastries and croissants and woken up to find drool on my pillow, for goodness sake!!! There was nothing more satisfying than … Continue Reading ››