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Madhur Jaffrey Releases Indian Flavors in New Cook Book

New York, N.Y.  By deconstructing age-old techniques and reducing the number of steps in a recipe, as well as helping people understand the nature of each spice and seasoning, Madhur Jaffrey’s new recipe book enables anyone to make seemingly exotic Indian dishes part of everyday cooking. Tweet

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Finding Nirvana in New York City: Delicious Restaurant with a Heart

By John Lee, edited by Jim Luce. Photos by John Lee.   Recently I met up with Creole singer Mayer Morissette, Maggie Metayer, and Jim Luce to dine at Nirvana, on Lexington Avenue between 39th and 40th Streets.  What a treat on a cool autumn night!   Upon arrival, we were ushered upstairs to the main […]

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Astoria's Delicious Green Curry Thai Restaurant

With lunch specials priced at $8.00 and dinner specials priced at $10 ($12 for shrimp), the total bill elicits almost as much joy as the authentic flavors and beautiful plate presentation. The appetizer selection promises to provide something that will appeal to any true lover of Thai cuisine with traditional dishes such as Thai Steamed […]

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If It Is Astoria, It Must Be Opa! Forty Years of Greek Cuisine with Perdika Zevlakis

Astoria, N.Y.  Since 1969, the year man walked on the moon, Opa! Souvlaki Restaurant of Astoria, Queens, has been Greek to its core.  It is run by the Greek community’s Elaine Kaufman, Perdika Zevlakis.  Astoria itself has become more diverse in those 40 years, but the legendary Opa! lives on – as if a time capsule for the neighborhood’s new […]

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