Tag Archives: halal

The Sichuan Pepper Trail

Funny story. Crazy story. But true Story!

It all started about 2 years ago, when I used to follow @ugeats (Underground Eats - which does not really exist anymore) on Twitter. These folks used to create incredibly tempting culinary experiences, and all one had to do was sign up to be a … Continue Reading ››

Lahore, Delhi & London – Under One Roof!

I am super excited about this new addition to Fairfield County food scene.  It brings back many childhood memories.  Memories that I have tried to re-live ever since I set foot in the US.  Often coming close ... yet not close enough to that taste, that sensation, that feeling of pure pleasure and … Continue Reading ››

A Different Experience

A few weeks ago, some of you may have caught my rants and raves of 2013.  I ranted about how Fairfield County doesn’t have enough quality ethnic restaurants.  Now... just a few weeks later - I hear the buzz about a new restaurant that opened in Fairfield.  And get this .... its … Continue Reading ››

The Bold And The Flavorful

Rosa Mexicano has been an institution in New York since the early 1980‘s. Accomplishing the unthinkable, it introduced authentic Mexican cuisine with a contemporary twist and turned it into an elegant dining experience- way back when we wouldn’t have considered Mexican cuisine as an upscale dining option. Pulling from the core of Mexican culture, every … Continue Reading ››

Rants, Raves, & Wishes

Well, folks!  2013 unveiled many exciting adventures for me.  I hope you were able to take the journey vicariously through my blog posts or experienced some of the things first hand after reading about them. As the year comes to a close, I could not help but ponder over what I loved, disliked, … Continue Reading ››

Little Goose Big Flavors

This newcomer made me do a double-take with its unusual flavor pairings and bold menu choices.  A relatively small space overflowing with charm and character, Little Goose in Fairfield is far from the dull and the ordinary.

It was good to meet up with my bestie H.A. after weeks!  We had so … Continue Reading ››

Sex On The Table, with Cheffed

... is all about the art of seduction. Setting the stage for a sensual aphrodisiac with a promise of things to come - one needs the perfect lighting, a romantic ambiance, the “come-hither” aromas, the thrilling sensations of touch, the taste..... oooh..... the taste!

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The Ramen-Pho Conundrum!!

Ramen or Pho?  Pho or Ramen? The questions kept buzzing in my head as soon as I settled down to order and eat at Mecha Noodle Bar in Fairfield.  What shall I order?  Everything looks so very tempting on this menu with plenty of versions of Pho as well as Ramen to choose … Continue Reading ››

I Shook Hands With Alice Waters!

... now that I have your attention, let me tell you all about it.  Last week I had the rare privilege to attend an intimate conversation with Alice Waters of the famous Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkley CA.  This was an event with only 100 some people hosted by the Hudson Union … Continue Reading ››

Weeknights Made Easy!

I recently started a new job and all of a sudden life has become totally crazy!  Full day in a fast-paced work environment. Long, slow, traffic-ridden commutes - mornings and evenings. Total mental and physical exhaustion. After all that, the last thing I want to think about is- putting dinner on the table. Sure, I can … Continue Reading ››