My honey’s birthday fell on a weekend this time. A weekend - we had kept totally open and free, just in case. As the birthday approached, we considered a mini getaway. Both of us have been traveling a lot lately and our jobs are keeping us crazy-busy. It had to be some place … Continue Reading ››
I love the ritual of British-style afternoon tea. It is practically a whole meal in itself with savory and sweet bites - served daintily and yet with such flair. It is so much fun to be pampered at an afternoon tea service. So every time I visit the UK, I make sure I … Continue Reading ››
This time, for a change, I am not going to talk about some fabulous meal I had. Or a foodie event I attended. Or my latest travel stories about food. Nah! I am going to talk about… ME!
A very talented and perceptive writer wrote an insightful article about the voice and … Continue Reading ››
I have to admit, I generally steer clear of healthy eats because more often than not, they tend to be bland and boring. After all, a juicy burger or a yummy steak layered with fat are deliciously irresistible. And I can’t even imagine eating a baked donut instead of it being fried … Continue Reading ››
One of my favorite world cuisines is Vietnamese. I have been enjoying it with my honey for over 25 years! Back when our obsession first began, we used to live in northern New Jersey and would drive an hour and half to Plainfield New Jersey- just to get our … Continue Reading ››
I love Love LOVE farmers’ markets. And one in particular holds a very special place in my heart. The Westport Farmers’ Market, a brainchild of Paul Newman and chef Michel Nischan, has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 2006. It is a meeting ground for up to 45 incredible … Continue Reading ››
Couch-potato I am not! (Although, I sometimes feel like a potato after all the food I eat in the name of food-blogging! Ha! Ha! )
And, no! I am not a habitual binge-watcher. With most shows I am content watching an episode a week. But then every once in a while there … Continue Reading ››
When Fairfield county’s superstar chef, Matt Storch, launches a new project - trust me, you NEED to be there. You are bound to be delighted and amazed. And eventually, addicted to his latest creations. Such is the case, with me, yet again, in Matt’s latest project Nom-eez.
Nom-eez is delicious homage … Continue Reading ››
Ever experienced a tasting menu that lasted precisely 1 hour?
I hadn’t…… until recently, when I visited Babuji in New York with a fellow-foodie (let’s call him Le). Le and I had already agreed on Babuji’s tasting menu instead or ordering a la carte, and when our server asked … Continue Reading ››
So, I don’t normally talk about my negative dining experiences. Simply because the purpose of my blog is too celebrate great food, chefs and restaurants. But this time I am compelled to make an exception because this contrast was so stark and it will help me make the point … Continue Reading ››