Still in a festive spirit? Or maybe you just want to go to a celebration wearing your actual clothes? No matter what your preference is, the city has a great selection for your mood. Here's what to do this weekend.
Mychal Watts/Wireimage.comFloyd Cardoz Prepares for the Last Supper After being in business for 12 years, Tabla, Danny Meyer's upscale Indian restaurant, will serve its final meal this evening. We called executive chef and partner Floyd Cardoz to get the last word on the landmark restaurant ... More >>
Chef Vikas KhannaYesterday, we brought you part one of a Q&A with chef Vikas Khanna, chatting about the dishes he'll offer at his new restaurant, Junoon, and what foods he misses from his childhood in the Punjab. Khanna juggles many projects, including a catering company, cookbooks, and makin ... More >>
Here we are at last, the latter part of a Friday afternoon. And so it is time to gaze wistfully over our shoulder at the week that was: In a two-part interview, Junoon's Vikas Khanna talked about good Diwali eats, dishes he'll serve at his new restaurant, and what foods he misses from his childhood ... More >>
Chef Vikas KhannaVikas Khanna has been busy of late working on a documentary about Sikhism called Holy Kitchens--the short film explores the Sikh tradition of Langar, which is a meal provided by temples which anyone, regardless of belief or social standing, can can attend. The chef also runs ... More >>
Tabla may be closing on Dec. 30, but it's treating its remaining two-and-a-half months as a party rather than a funeral. This evening there will be a perfectly-timed Indian Summer Patio Party: from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., there will be $5 drinks including cocktails, beer, and wine, free hors d'oeuv ... More >>
It feels far to early to talk about the holidays, but for you organized people who have your shopping done and cards sent before Thanksgiving, a new collaboration between Paperless Post and City Harvest may be of interest.
Behold the hypnotically delicious chakli--the tastiest cracker I know of. These spiral fried snacks (also called murukku) from India are made from a mix of rice and/or besan (chickpea) flour, very heavily spiced with chile powder, turmeric, sesame seeds, cumin, ajwain, asafoetida, enriched with ghee ... More >>
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