4/08/17: Talk at Culinary Historians of Southern California (upcoming)
A public talk scheduled for the monthly meeting of the Culinary Historians of Southern California, 10.30 a.m., Los Angeles Public Library. This tête–à–tête styled event is with restauranteur and cookbook author, Neela Paniz, about personal culinary journeys’. Everyone is welcome to attend. Check their website for updated details.
2/17/17: Talk at Culinary Historians of San Diego (upcoming)
A public talk scheduled for the monthly meeting of the Culinary Historians of San Diego, 10.30 a.m., San Diego Public Library. Everyone is welcome to attend. Check their website for updated details.
Khabar Magazine, January 2017 issue
Feast For A Crow: A personal essay that includes vignettes on death and mourning rituals. These reflections are derived from different essays in the book.
12/23/16: NBC Asian American Article
Journalist Lakshmi Gandhi interviewed me for a piece on my Indian-Jewish heritage around Hanukkah.
Of Brown Voices & Apple Pies is an essay about my reflections on the US elections, the problems with the Electoral College votes and what it meant for people like me, who are in between two places - in body and spirit - India and the US. Where and how do we fit in? How does it influence our choices, etc.? How do migration, social inclusion / exclusion and cultural overlays influence us as individuals and how does it influence our food choices?
Journalist Ben Kassoy wrote an early blurb under ‘Unwritten Memoirs’, and classified it as ‘23 memoirs that haven’t been written (and totally should be).
Update: Character names have been changed since this piece was first published.