As we cheered and waved Mama a high five

It’s a proud moment and great experience to be able to celebrate a milestone moment of one of our favorite restaurants. I still remember , years back when R and I visited #mamagato for a quiet meal . I remember savouring their dishes with ingredients like ‘waterchestnut’ which was a dear thing from my childhood…

Food and Friday memories revived on a lunch date

Since beginning of 2009 I am working in RMZ Ecospace on an off, in 2 different organizations. Irrespective of the organization, the Friday ritual was to eat out in the Bay. Initial days I was a regular at the Beijing Bites, but last few years I chose #californiaburrito bowls. Sometimes my friend cum last manager…

Dinner date series #cuban dinner

I shall keep it simple . Each dinner date is now about trying something we have not tasted before , something exotic or we don’t usually get in our ooru. After a day at two libraries , tonight R chose a Cuban restaurant near fifth avenue. The name of the place made me hum a…

My first taste of Haleem in this side of the world

We were exploring a different side of #newjersey today . The area’s name is oaktreeroad (beautiful, isn’t it). The entire afternoon when we walked around, I felt I was still in India , perhaps on a little break from the city, towards the hillstations like Ooty , coonoor etc. It’s the shops and houses and…

শুভ নববর্ষ! ❤ 1426 !

Back then , all through my growing up days, this time of the year was so special. Not only the first day of the year , actually the celebration started on the last day of the year ‘choitro shankranti’ and continued till ‘poila boishakh’. My grandma and mother started cooking since morning. Though no one…

In the mood for a Mediterranean meal

Last two days I had probably dreamt of falafal and similar other dishes each time my eyelids met each other. I had been thinking of Doner Kebabs too. The weather being amazing today (almost 22°C while Bangalore showed 21°C) we saw most of our neighbors coming out for a walk , skating , etc. We…

Añejo – our ‘première’ NYC brunch experience

A cousin of ours was visiting New York City for her work. When I asked her , what can we do together when we meet , she popped the idea of a NYC brunch ! While I am here for a little over 5 months, but I definitely don’t know this city , the way…