I just returned from four days in pure heaven! Paris! The city of romance ... the home of da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.... the proud bearer of the Eiffel Tower... and the purveyor of world’s most delicious and gorgeous sweet confections.
In four days, I managed to visit every dessert place on my … Continue Reading ››
For months, yes months.... I have been chatting up friends and family, trying to sway all - someone - anyone, to explore Koreatown NYC with me. All my attempts failed and then failed again. How frustrating! I mean, all I am offering is a unique dining experience - in MY scintillating company! Seriously, … Continue Reading ››
It has been well over a week since [Tweet "I finally dined at the one and only, Blue Hill at Stone Barns"] - and I just couldn’t get myself to write about it. How do you write about the perfect experience? Are there words that will do it justice? Will my writing cheapen the … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
.... 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 ››
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 ››