Writing

Below are some highlights from my writing.

A New School of Pastry Chefs That Got Its Start in Architecture, The New York Times

A Restaurant Takes On the Opioid Crisis, One Worker at a Time, The New York Times

The “Butter Chicken Lady” Who Made Indian Cooks Love the Instant Pot, The New Yorker

The Life of a Restaurant Inspector: Rising Grades, Fainting Owners, The New York Times

They Were Fans of the Chef. Now They Run His Restaurant, The New York Times

This Slice Shop is Low-Key Milling Its Own Grains, Bon Appetit

Brooks Headley is Moving On to Focaccia, TASTE

How Street Meat Conquered New York, New York Magazine

Go Cook with Jaggery, the Essential Sweetener of India, Saveur

NYC’s Chef of the Year is a 27-year-old Prodigy Upending New York Kitchen Culture, Thrillist

A Taste of Indian Nostalgia Finds an Eager Audience, The New York Times

The Deli Where the Cream Cheese Isn’t Cheese and the Lox Doesn’t Come from a Fish, Bon Appétit

11 Years of Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches, TASTE

How Chefs Are Finding Harmony in the Flavors of India and the American South, New York Magazine

Inside Patel Brothers, The Most Beloved Indian Grocery Store in America, Bon Appétit

Kakigori is an Ancient Japanese Frozen Specialty— Now, It’s America’s Hottest Dessert, Too, New York Magazine

Who To Blame for the Rise of Brogurt, GQ

What Happens When Bill Murray Tends Bar: Shots for Everyone, Bon Appétit

Is the Instant Pot the Magic, One-Stop Solution Fans Claim It Is?, Bloomberg

Is NYC’s Favorite New Butcher Shop the Future?, ChefsFeed

Ketchup sandwich? Only if it’s from India, AV Club

50 Disney Channel Original Movies, Ranked by Feminism, BuzzFeed

The Fearless Chef Who Breathed New Life into an NYC Landmark, ChefsFeed

5 Foods That Owe Their Existence to Dan Barber’s Army of Agriculturalists, Eater

Fromage Blanc Is the Secret Weapon of America’s Pastry Chefs, Eater

Bombay Toast Makes the Most of Leftovers, Extra Crispy

The Curious Staying Power of Britney Spears’ Perfume Empire, Racked

Can Orlando Become a Cocktail Capital?, PUNCH

How to Pick the Perfect Mango, Saveur

Why People Travel Far & Wide for Shatila Bakery’s Baklava, Bon Appétit

Why Are There No Eggs in Indian Cakes?, TASTE

How Wegmans Inspired the Most Rabid Fan Base in the Grocery World, Thrillist

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