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A Taste of Delhi: Chole Bhature

The vegetarian Punjabi dish chole bhature—curried chickpeas with fried bread—is one of the most popular breakfasts in North India. It’s not tough to understand why: It’s a spicy plate of legumes paired with puffy,…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 8th, 2012
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

A London Lunch—at Dinner

I am not one of those traveling foodists who makes reservations at all the top-tier restaurants in town when visiting a new city. In fact, I usually make none—when I travel these days, it’s to seek out a city’s most…

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Posted by: on Sunday, June 5th, 2011
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , , , | 6 Comments »

Oaxacan Mole Regrets

Why oh why, when faced with rows upon rows of fresh mole paste—as gorgeously colorful as they are complexly composed—in a Oaxacan market, did I not just buy a kilo (or five) of the stuff? This is the thought that…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 15th, 2010
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , , | 7 Comments »

Bringing New Orleans Home: Crawfish Etouffee

New Orleans is a special place for more reasons to count, but its gastronomy certainly ranks pretty high up there (followed closely, perhaps, by its open-container outside drinking laws). It is, after all, where the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, March 4th, 2010
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

An Ode to Colombia’s Bandeja Paisa

While I’m not necessarily a fan of highly caloric, eat-for-protein, “Hungry Man”-type meals, put me in Colombia and I will gladly consume the bandeja paisa with relish. OK, to be honest, I only ate it once during my…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
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NYC Cheap Eats: East Village Edition

As one of your New York contributors, I thought it might be useful to highlight some of New York City’s best cheap eats. Heavens knows there’s enough in this city to lighten your wallet—it doesn’t…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 8th, 2009
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments »

A New Yorker in BC

“Okay, so first we’ll go to Vij’s, then tomorrow Sha-Lin, then we’ll do Deacon’s Corner for breakfast and beers at Alibi across the street when they open…at 5pm. And Phnom Penh on our last night, and Hapa…

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Posted by: on Saturday, September 19th, 2009
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