Food & Culture

The hosts of the New Jersey radio talk show “Dennis and Judi” have been suspended for 10 days after repeatedly referring to New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal as “Turban Man” during their broadcast.New Jersey’s 101.5/WKXW-FM announced the suspensions on Thursday, July 26 after outrage from both listeners and...
Celebrity chef and cookbook author Maneet Chauhan knows how to work it, be it in the kitchen, as a TV personality, or on the red carpet.Chauhan often chronicles her professional life on Instagram and we are all here for the insights! She has a bevy of beautiful Indian chef jackets and...
Ketchup and mustard have always been staples of American BBQs, cookouts, and potlucks. Brooklyn Delhi’s Chitra Agrawal is now putting a South Asian twist on these classic condiments with the recent introduction of the company’s new Curry Ketchup and Curry Mustard, which are now available at Whole Foods locations...
Green chutney has been ubiquitous in South Asian kitchens for centuries. Now some are wondering if it is about to make the jump into Western cuisine.https://twitter.com/extracrispy/status/1022204012312113153The breakfast site Extra Crispy thinks so. “I have the condiment that can wake you up with its minty, spicy kick, even before coffee,”...
The public’s reaction to photographer Alessio Mamo’s series "Dreaming Food" did not go as he envisioned.The images featured various Indian people from Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, two of the country’s poorest states, standing before a table laden with fake food. Mamo has instructed them to cover their eyes...
Indian food is uniquely delicious. However, there are numerous American recipes and dishes that are similar in nature and looks to Indian ones. At least that's how it seems.In a Washington Post article a few years back, a band of researched worked their way through 2500 recipes to gather data on...
Corelle platesm with their distinctive borders, are a familiar sight in immigrant homes across North America. Food writer Sonia Rao looked into a why they seem to have a special place in first-generation pantries in a new essay for the Washington Post.“If the brand name doesn’t ring a bell,...
Journalist and writer Annie Ali Khan died this weekend after a fire in her home in Karachi. A former model and a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, Khan is being remembered for her in-depth reporting on women and her thoughtful and joyful approach to writing about everyday life.“Her...
A new exhibition at Brooklyn’s Museum of Food and Drink explores a generations-long link between New York City’s Bangladeshi community and its Indian restaurants.“This is more than just another story of how a cuisine came to this country; this is deeply personal,” artist Mohammed Ali told Metro New York....
Radhika Shah first came up with the idea for her nonprofit Real Autism Difference when she was just 15. After watching the challenges her autistic brother faced growing up, Shah knew that she wanted to create an organization to support other kids like him.“The extreme lack of available resources...