Old School Is Still Cool!

A visit to the Holiday Train Show (New York Botanical Gardens, Bronx) with the family, was the perfect excuse for me to get my Arthur Avenue fix!  So, pretending to be an Italian for a day, I planned an immersive Italian experience for my family, in … Continue Reading ››

Destination Thanksgiving!

When you plan and often host Thanksgiving for a minimum of 30-35 family members each year,  its OK to ask for a break once in a while.  And so, this year, with no guilt, 25 of us (you heard me) decided to break away from the norm and plan … Continue Reading ››

Asia’s Best Popped Up for Two Nights In NYC

Crowned Asia’s best, for two years (2016 & 2017) in a row, is no easy feat!  But to accept that honor and responsibility with utmost sincerity takes tons of passion, hard work, creativity and humility.  That, is the reason I have long admired chef Gaggan Anand of … Continue Reading ››

Martha Stewart Simplifies Weeknights & Thanksgiving

Martha Stewart has recently partnered with Marley Spoon (the company behind Dinnerly) to bring meal kits… complete with pre-measured, fresh, seasonal ingredients along with beautiful collectible recipe cards… right to your door step.   

There are many similar services out there already.  Plated!  … Continue Reading ››

A Flawless Opening Night!

Most restaurants launch with tons of glitches and kinks that take time to get ironed out in the first few months.  A flawless opening night is almost a myth in the restaurant industry.  It is a rare occurrence, one which only the best of the best in the industry … Continue Reading ››

Eating India – A Book Discussion Moderated By Your’s Truly!

Mouth-watering descriptions of the food took me on a culinary journey across India with such a flair for story-telling that I constantly battled between my urge to keep turning to the next page and my urge to put the book down and immediately eat something delicious …. fearing that my drool … Continue Reading ››

Two Friends. Simultaneous Foodgasm!

For a die-hard foodie like me, all I ever want is to dine at a fantastic restaurant with someone who enjoys all things food as much as I do.  You can bet that no carb-phobia, sugar-aversion or calorie-induced-guilt will be allowed at that table.  No sir!

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Sweet Truth!

What is my Sweet Truth?  Well, I have a sweet tooth!  🙂

It’s been a source of pure joy for me.  It keeps my anticipation up and excitement going strong throughout a meal because I just cannot wait for the dessert course.  And when the sweet … Continue Reading ››

The Pastry Hideaway – Bakery & Cafe

My heart did a somersault at the first bite of the pain au chocolat.  They had nailed it!  Remarkably flaky… so much so that the exterior had an unmistakably delicate crunch.  Ah! that unmistakable crunch which, with every bite, caused teeny-tiny flaky crumbs to scatter all over my … Continue Reading ››

Biggest and Baddest Food Festival

… is now less than two weeks away!   If you don’t have your tickets already then, pray tell me, what are you waiting for?!

The annual Greenwich Wine & Food Festival is packed with non-stop tastings of delicious food and drinks….  tent after … Continue Reading ››

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