Sixth Street Masala: Shrimp Curry East Village Style

My real introduction to Indian food was in the East Village in 1988. For two years I had lived on Seventh Street,  a mere block from downtown’s Little India, and for two years I resisted the sweet, mysterious curry scented … Continue reading Sixth Street Masala: Shrimp Curry East Village Style

Thanksgiving “Jive Turkey” Cheese Platter

The traditional Thanksgiving meal is seasonal treat that I look forward to every year- the bird, the gravy, stuffing and cranberries and all the other autumnal sides.  Thanksgiving is also great holiday for noshing on food other than turkey and … Continue reading Thanksgiving “Jive Turkey” Cheese Platter