The weather is warming up and I am looking forward to summer! To me, summer is all about warm sun, cool beaches, chilled drinks, BBQ meats and seafood…. LOTS of seafood! Ah! Is there anything better than a hot buttered lobster roll? For many summers past, I … Continue Reading ››
Hot, warm, cool, crisp, tender, crunchy, soft, spicy, sweet, sour, salty… Mmmmm! It’s not everyday that all these textures, flavors and temperatures come together in one bite, and every subsequent bite, to create a fabulous party in the mouth. A Vietnamese banh mi is a perfect example … Continue Reading ››
It was a beautiful spring morning. I was dressed and out of the house by 9:15 am. Time was of the essence. So, I took the short and scenic drive to my destination. Opened the door and walked in to analyze the situation.
Silence … Continue Reading ››
Well! It’s official! The dates for Connecticut’s most anticipated and my most favorite foodie festival have been announced!
I have watched this festival get bigger, better, classier and tastier 🙂 over the years. And if last 6 years are anything to go by, this … 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 ››
"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 ››
TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN. What a year! Amazing meals shared with friends & family, acquiring hard to get dinner reservations, tasting menus, food-crawls, food-festivals, food trucks, and food-centric travels…
To wrap up this flavor-packed year, I thought I’d share some of my top choices. These lists … Continue Reading ››
It was one of those mornings. I had gone to bed late the night before. As a result, the following morning ended up being rushed and chaotic. In a hurry to get to work and anticipating the usual I-95 rush-hour traffic, I has no choice but to … Continue Reading ››
Oh, my God! Last week I found myself at the most adorable little place with most delicious food! It was just supposed to be a spot for me to meet and catch up with a sweet friend. “How about we meet at Ada’s in Riverside”, she asked. … Continue Reading ››