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Meatless Monday: Looking Dinner in the Eye

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.22.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Shooting your meat versus never eating it again are two hard choices most people are unlikely to make. Confronting where your meat comes from feels hard enough as it is.

Indo-American Arts Council at Fifteen with Who's Who of South Asian Celebrities

Jim Luce | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Jim Luce

No one in Manhattan can throw a gala like Aroon Shivdasani, and the fifteenth anniversary fete of her Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) was everything...

Goddess Bless America: My Wild and Crazy Fantasy

Lisa Levart | Posted 11.24.2012 | Religion
Lisa Levart

The word God was used a total of 57 times during the recent Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Just for fun, let's imagine if the word Goddess were used instead.

'Daily Show' Correspondent Hosting New Cooking Channel Show

AP | MICHELE KAYAL | Posted 06.07.2012 | Comedy

-- He's played a charming chef in a feature film that he also co-wrote, and had his breakthrough role in an off-Broadway play about a restaurant. Yet...

Meatless Monday: Value Added -- Slow Food USA Brings Back the Real Value Meal

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.12.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Long before fast food's so-called value meal, we had real ones. We cooked with the ingredients at hand, with what we could get.

The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Opens Up On Sanity, Specials, And Stewart

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

On August 9, 2006, actor-comic Aasif Mandvi started a job that he had auditioned for only five hours before. It was the first of the New York performe...

Aasif Mandvi: From Daily Show to Today's Special

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"They did not know what to make of me in Tampa," Aasif Mandvi says. Small wonder. Mandvi, the cowriter and star of Today's Special, moved to Florida with his family from India when he was a teen. "Talk about being an outsider."

HuffPost Review: Today's Special

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's not a lot new about David Kaplan's Today's Special -- yet this comedy, from a script by Aasif Mandvi and Jonathan Bines, finds ways to take an old formula and give it new life.

A Chaotic Cornucopia of Culinary Cinema (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

The connection between food and passion finds its way into all kinds of movies: Robert Morley, George Segal, and Jacqueline Bisset starred in 1978's ...

Saveur's 25 Greatest Meals Ever

Saveur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Saveur

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Julie and Julia, Madhur and Me

Sandip Roy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sandip Roy

My Julia Child was Madhur Jaffrey, doyenne of Indian cooking in the West. Instead of a rather self-absorbed blogger, I was a clueless momma's boy immigrant, loose in middle America, barely knowing how to boil an egg.