Chefs

The Quest to Bring Real Food to the Table

“It was 1993”, he tells me, “when I landed in New York to study art. New York, at the time, was a city in flux, wanting to be something it wasn’t yet.…

The Irrepressible Romy Gill

What I like about Chef Romy Gill is her neversay-die spirit. A Member of the Order of the British Empire, this award-winning chef of Indian origin, made her cookbook debut in 2019…

Chef Palak Patel

Talking Chopped and Chilis With Chef Palak Patel

Whether you’re tuning in on the Food Network, Instagram, or YouTube, seeing Chef Palak Patel cook and talk about food is delightful. Not only is she confident in kicking Bobby Flay’s butt in front of a…

Honoring The Dynamic Indian-Fusion Chef, Floyd Cardoz

Last week, we found out that Floyd Cardoz, influential Indian-American chef and restauranteur, had died of COVID-19. He was just 59 years old.  Besides his wife and two sons, Cardoz leaves behind…

Hetal Vasavada has a Sweet Tooth for Life

Growing up in New Jersey, Hetal Vasavada can still remember making semolina pudding with her mom when she was 9 years old. Deep down, she wanted to eat the cookies and fluffy…

Priya Krishna

Priya Krishna and Her Melting Pot

In college, Priya Krishna at first imagined a future career in government or diplomacy. But then she started writing a column for her school newspaper about creative ways to upgrade the food…

Padma Lakshmi

A woman of many talents, Padma Lakshmi is unstoppable

Padma Lakshmi is a trailblazer, a woman of many talents, who’s found fame by being the best at whatever she does. She was born in Chennai, India, and came to the US…