Writing

Below are some highlights from my writing. I also have a regular column in GQ about what chefs keep in their pantries.

Finding India in a Sweet Corner of Houston, The New York Times

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

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

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

The New Fusion Cuisine: How Chefs are Celebrating the Culinary Ties Between Italy and East Asia, 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

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