Let’s start with, “what on earth is Banchan"?! It is a Korean, family-style of eating where you have a bunch of small dishes (meats, fish, vegetables) centered around a bowl of cooked rice. Kimchi, of course, is at the table to join the party….always!
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It is always a thrill to visit the International Restaurant & Food Service Show In New York. In three action packed days one can get a comprehensive idea of exciting food and beverage trends about to hit the market. Although, I have to admit that, I can only take … Continue Reading ››
I am originally from India so I am always game for some Indian food. Sadly, Connecticut doesn’t have that many Indian restaurants. Of the ones I have tried thus far, I find myself recommending the same 2-3 places to everyone who asks. For a proper sit-down experience, I … Continue Reading ››
I love omelets. Give me an omelet for breakfast, lunch or even dinner and you wont hear me complaining. Although, being of Indian origin, I like my omelets to be robust in flavor and spice. I like to add lots of onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, cilantro (yes cilantro), green chillies….Continue Reading ››
The award winning series, Chef’s Table on Netflix is my absolute favorite show to watch on TV. Quite simply put, it blows my mind! Each episode, in a 6-part series, explores the life of a noteworthy chef from around the world. Exploring his/her trials and … Continue Reading ››
"There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” -Henry James
Indeed, there is something so deeply relaxing and enjoyable about the ritual of afternoon tea. That one hour in the middle of the day where you … Continue Reading ››
…. and the food is worth every single penny of the hefty $330pp (before tax!) price tag for a seat at the Chefs Table @ Brooklyn Fare.
I was practically at a loss for words throughout this dinner. I mean, when you realize that … Continue Reading ››
You may have heard the buzz about a new spot in NYC that is drawing hoards of people, willing to stand for hours in long lines - just to get a seat at the much anticipated and recently opened Tim Ho Wan Dim Sum restaurant in East Village.
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Ramen is a serious business. For the chefs who make it, as well as for the ramen-lovers who make time in their day to stand in long lines, just to enjoy a bowlful.
There is so much depth of flavor in a good bowl of ramen- a result of hours and hours … Continue Reading ››
Momo? What on earth is a “Momo”? Does it have something to do with Momofuku restaurant?
Momo is a dumpling with Himalayan heritage (Nepal, Tibet etc). Very similar to Chinese dumplings. Typically stuffed with veggies or ground meat. And guess where you can … Continue Reading ››