America · Vegetarian food

Korean Vegan Bibimbap

Vegan Korean food? Is it an Entree? What is that? Wouldn’t it be too pungent for me? Since the Sriracha hot sauce has become a part of our everyday lives, and since my interview with Nam Kyung Kim, I was wondering what else I knew about Korea. I pulled out my old post from Plantsandgrains,… Continue reading Korean Vegan Bibimbap

Expat stories

A little bit of Korea- Interview with Nam Kyung Kim

As part of my resolve to celebrate the diversity and cultural integration in America, I thought it best to get to know the lives of people from different countries, who have chosen to call USA their home. My first guest is a Korean in NYC. Nam Kyung Kim, moved to New York City, in June… Continue reading A little bit of Korea- Interview with Nam Kyung Kim

America · Travel · Vegetarian food

Vegetarian/Vegan In Portsmouth, New Hampshire

There are several vegetarian and vegan food options in Portsmouth, NH. I have realized, that in every reasonably populated town in the North East, the food options for people with dietary restrictions is pretty good! Whether it CT, VT, RI or NY, restaurants are aware of what vegetarianism is and care about people with allergies.… Continue reading Vegetarian/Vegan In Portsmouth, New Hampshire

America · Expat stories · Lifestyle

On New Years – I Celebrate New York! I Celebrate America!

Living in the United States Of America, in New York City, is like living in several different countries, without actually leaving this one. Whether it is to indulge in a bite to eat from some part of the world, or it is to buy a souvenir from another, whether it is conversing in a different language… Continue reading On New Years – I Celebrate New York! I Celebrate America!

America · Expat stories

Celebrating Christmas In New York City

Christmas time, as I imagined it growing up, was all about beautiful decorations, lots of sparkly lights, church, snow and lots of presents. It was probably one of the reasons that I was most excited to move to New York City. Being in ‘the West,’ and in the cold, snowy parts were going to have… Continue reading Celebrating Christmas In New York City

America · Ask Tara · Vegetarian food

Food In America

The most recent question I’ve had, came to me from Russia: You can write to me that you usually like to eat. Or what do Americans usually eat? I was curious to know. What do you usually eat? What do Americans eat? Dear friend, This is a very difficult question and every person you ask… Continue reading Food In America

America · Vegetarian food

Eat Healthy, Make Merry & Save

Since living in close proximity to Manhattan, we are, constantly, being made aware of what goes into our bodies. I am way more health conscious than ever before – eating organic food as and when possible, choosing salads over other foods and snacking on nuts rather than a fried snack. Good, nutritious foods come at a… Continue reading Eat Healthy, Make Merry & Save

Expat stories · Lifestyle

My First Snow

Saturday’s snow in the North East ( of The United States) reminded me of my experiences with snow. My first snow here, in the country I have chosen to call home, was filled with anticipation, joy, excitement followed by pain, tears and discomfort, and then again sheer ecstasy! If you have been reading my blogs,… Continue reading My First Snow

Travel

To The NYC Tourist

There’s more to New York than Central Park or seeing Time Square when it’s dark. One World Trade does not a New York make neither is the number one dessert Carlos’ cake. Macy isn’t where we usually shop nor do we frequent the Empire State’s top. Fifth Ave isn’t our usual route nor is Wall… Continue reading To The NYC Tourist

America · Ask Tara · Lifestyle

How To Heat An Apartment In Winter

I am always cold! What do I do? As the weather gets cooler and then turns to cold, I start figuring out what needs to be done to keep myself cosy and comfortable at home. What needs to be brought out from storage? What needs cleaning and when to weather strip my windows ( some… Continue reading How To Heat An Apartment In Winter