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Ramadan Rumblings

Sarah Khan | Posted 10.18.2011 | Food
Sarah Khan

A few years ago, I approached my desk after a meeting and was greeted by giant images of donuts, burgers, ice cream, and french fries on my cubicle. This was my then-boss's charming way of helping me ring in in the first day of Ramadan.

Islamist Group Bans Samosas

Posted 09.28.2011 | Food

Al-Shabaab, the extremist Islamic group that effectively controls much of Somalia, has banned samosas in the famine-stricked, war-torn East African na...

Tea Time in Los Angeles and Around the World

Tamie Adaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tamie Adaya

Tea time is a sacred ritual for cultures around the world. As tea is accessible and easily cultivated in so many regions, distinct cultures from Europe to the Middle East adopted tea as an important cultural artifact centuries ago.