Although I’ve been in Mumbai for two months now, I have done very little eating out (strange for someone who wears their “gastronome” badge proudly). Of the few restaurants I have been to though, I have been largely happy with my meals, including an Asian feast I devoured yesterday at Pa Pa Ya. Located in Palladium, an upscale shopping mall in the Lower Parel neighborhood of Mumbai, Pa Pa Ya is a part of Massive… View Post

Between pumpkin Oreos, pumpkin ravioli, and the ever famous #PSL, it seems impossible for the fall and winter months to pass without consuming copious amounts of pumpkin. In case you haven’t yet made your seasonal pumpkin quota, I have a recipe so yummy you’ll want to make it every day! Full of antioxidants and fiber, pumpkin is considered a “superfood” (you’re probably sick of that buzzword). I wanted to infuse pumpkin’s amazing taste and health… View Post

Over the past few weeks, I have fallen in love with lots of new clothes, accessories, and other products. I’m sure many of you are the same and to help you expand your lust and love lists, I wanted to share my current obsessions with you! VIANEL PHONE CASES A few weeks ago I got a new iPhone 7, an event that prompted a hunt for a perfect phone case. I wanted something stylish, yet… View Post

I have eaten at a lot of restaurants in my life, a lot of them good, a lot bad, and a lot mediocre. Only a handful have been amazing. I found three such restaurants this past fall in Madrid, specifically in the Justicia neighborhood. Justicia is northeast of the Gran Via, kind of an in between Centro and Salamanca. Not only geographically, but also in terms of its vibe: Justicia has the sophistication of Salamanca,… View Post

The first Friday of November, I boarded an afternoon KLM (great service on this airline, BTW) flight to Amsterdam. Once my plane arrived, I took a train to my hotel… which turned out to be a hostel. I (nervously) dropped my stuff off in my room, where three guys were already staying, before heading out into the city. First thing to do: GET DINNER. I ate at Golden Temple, a vegetarian restaurant that actually ended… View Post