Kolkata Bound


In just over a week, on the 26th of December, we are leaving for Kolkata.  Part of me feels slightly insane for attempting this trip with a four year old and one year old in tow.  The flights alone are a killer.  Fifteen hours direct to Dubai, and almost eight hour layover and then another…

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Graffiti Food & Wine Bar


While Indian cuisine has certainly become more mainstream in the past decade, generally most restaurants stick to the usual tried and tested North Indian heavy menu.  I’m talking about, of course, chicken tikka masala, tandoori chicken, dal makhani, and other usual suspects that are delicious but by no means represent the breadth of Indian cuisine. …

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When my husband and I first decided to move to California, it was a decision filled with mixed emotions for me.  I was pregnant and going to be VERY pregnant when the move was actually happening plus I was leaving behind a lot of dear friends.  Not to mention all the logistics of selling our…

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Chaat Party


Earlier this month my baby girl turned 1.  I can hardly believe a whole year has gone by since she arrived.  We certainly can’t imagine life without her.  In honor of the occasion we decided to have a party.  At home.  This is the first time we have had a large gathering at our abode…

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