Chitra writes the food blog, The ABCD’s of Cooking, which chronicles her adventures cooking American Born Confused Desi recipes and hosts an online cooking show and a supper club featuring Indian-inspired cuisine. She also teaches cooking classes from her tiny kitchen and sells Indian street foods (sometimes yummy Indian tacos!) at events and artisanal markets in Brooklyn.
I was first introduced to Calcutta Chinese by my Aunt and cousin who live in New Jersey. My cousin had initially stopped by, thinking it was a fast food Chinese take-out place, but when he sat down he was greeted in Hindi by the owner, Kuang Hou (left). Kuang handed him an interesting menu of... Read more
Lower Manhattan is home to some of the most popular Indian/Pakistani cabbie hangouts. These eateries function as a hub for cab drivers where they can network, socialize, and just hang out. They all serve good, cheap fast food late into the night, but each place specializes in at least one item that... Read more