Cheesecake Factory – Go for the Ultimate Margarita

To all those who delude themselves that the Original Cheesecake is the only reason to visit the Cheesecake Factory, I say, schmucks, have you tried the Ultimate Margarita. The place offers three varieties of Margarita but since I was in a mood to get slightly high I picked the Ultimate Margarita. A wise decision in […]

Indiya Review – Nothing Here, Keep Walking

When you christen your new restaurant Indiya, the least you ought to do is ensure the food doesn’t disgrace the wonderful, rich cuisine from Mera Bharat Mahaan a.k.a Incredible India. Should you fail, then you’d be sullying and bastardizing the name of a great nation just so you can rejoice in the jingle of a […]

OMG, Murugan Idli Shop gets U.S. Trademark

Murugan Idli Shop, a famous chain of Idli restaurants in Tamil Nadu, has secured a U.S. trademark, presumably as the first step to setting up shop in America either directly or through franchisees. Why not? After all, the Saravana Bhavans, Anjappars and a countless Udupi restaurants are already raking in the moolah in different states […]

SI’s Friday Dinner – Pizza & Chocolate-Gin

Most days, by evening my decrepit body is ready to give away. But on Fridays, I hit bottom by late afternoon. It’s just pizza for dinner and endless glasses of Chocolate Soymilk-Gin cocktail (Silk Chocolate Soymilk and Gilbey’s Gin). Yes, I sip my Chocolate-Gin cocktail with a straw. You got a problem with that? 🙁 […]

Indians Build Biryani Highway in Edison, NJ

If Marx and Engels were to rewrite The Communist Manifesto, they’d probably pen it this way: A spectre is haunting Edison – the spectre of Biryani. All the powers of Edison have entered into a holy alliance to expropriate this spectre: Punjabis and Telugus, Pakistanis and Delhites, Afghanis, Tamils and Gujaratis. Never in the history […]