Category Archives: Tips

Discovering The Latest Food Trends

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 ››

Essentials of French Cooking by NY Times

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 ››

A Monk. A Chef. A Revelation!

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 ››

Fjord Fish Market: Great Seafood For Lunch

Busy day at work? Feel like taking a break and going out for lunch? Need something fast?  And definitely something good?  Love seafood?  Well….. I have the perfect answer for you!

Fjord Fish Market in Cos Cob, Connecticut.

I have visited there a few times in the past couple of … Continue Reading ››

My First Bite Of The CRONUT!!!

Delicious.  Decadent.  Drool-worthy.  Divine!

Yes, after months upon months of hearing all the cronut hype, I finally got my first taste of this one-of-kind-sweet-treat!  This month’s version was incredible layers of airy and crunchy pastry with a surprisingly delightful cream filling of Valrhona milk chocolate, topped with caramelized malt icing and a drizzle of … Continue Reading ››

I Ended 2014 With A Bang!

A trip to Delhi, India is an explosion of sensory experiences.

Loud noises(from horns blaring), millions and millions of people out on the streets (at all times of day or night), perpetual atmospheric haze (from the pollution and dust), constant raw chill in the air during winter months (both outside and inside … Continue Reading ››

2014: A Year In Review – Part 2

It’s a fact:  I am a foodie who keeps her word.

Last week I promised a sequel to my “Top 10 bites in Fairfield county”.  And so here we are with “My Top 10 bites beyond Fairfield county”. A list compiled from my travels near an far.  From New York city to Urbana-Illinois to … Continue Reading ››

I Finally Made It To Arthur Avenue

Just under an hour’s drive from Fairfield County, this most authentic “Little Italy” in the city is bursting with incredible Italian shopping and eateries.  And I have no friggin’ idea why it took me this long to finally visit Arthur Avenue in the Bronx!

Perhaps my hesitation was that I knew nothing … Continue Reading ››

Flushing Chinatown Food Tour With The Guy Who Ate Queens

New York magazine calls him “The Guy Who Ate Queens”.  Intrigued?

Queens, New York is a melting pot of world cultures.  If the entire world was shrunk into a condensed little ball - what you may get is Queens!  Indian, Pakistani, Tibetan, Malaysian, Ecuadorian, Chinese, Nepalese, Mexican.....  you name the ethnicity and … Continue Reading ››