(212) Meeting the CFO + Celebratory Circles

Mochi Ice Cream: A circular confection made out of the Japanese mochi (pounded sticky rice) and ice cream filling. I was skeptical in trying this because the “sticky rice” didn’t sound appealing, but to my surprise the texture of the outer layer tasted more like stiff jello. It felt like was eating  a cool flavored…

(212) Beyond Sushi lies Jimmy Fallon

My wonderful best friend from college Jill (my bff Jill), got three tickets to Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show – a ticket for herself, me, and our friend Avani. It took place on a Monday afternoon and was a great excuse to head back to NYC even after my internship in the city had ended. As…

(212) Dos Interns + Anastasia

Dos Toros is a casual medium sized Mexican restaurant in NYC (119 W 40th St) that has amazing food. It was my friend Talia’s recommendation for our dinner stop before attending a broadway show. The food reminded me of Chipotle but tasted so much better. She got tacos and I got a quesadilla – it was…

(312) Chi-town Brunchin’

Stuffed french toast with fruit is probably my new favorite brunch item. I always used to order chocolate-chip pancakes if it was on the menu but I switched it up this time and tried something new. It was warm, crispy and sweet- the type of food that melts in your mouth with every bite. This…

(312) Chicago Meet Up

I was in Chicago with family and had the pleasure of meeting up with a friend from college. Angela, a fellow Pi Phi from Emory, was visiting from California! We immediately made dinner plans and she brought along her cousin whom I had the joy of meeting.         When we approached the restaurant…

(908) Starting at Home

Pani Puri: The shell (puri) is usually filled with chickpeas, tomato, onions or anything else you’d like to put in there! We usually add sprouts for an extra crunch and protein. Water mixed with tamarind chutney (or pani-puri concentrate) is poured into the shell, and the pani puri is immediately eaten whole 🙂   For me,…