Four easy steps to yummy, roasted butternut squash with spiced oil!

By Lakshmi: When farmer’s markets beckon with the most amazing produce, the key to cooking is simplicity. Simple ingredients and techniques that let the natural, fresh flavors create nirvana on your tongue! Step 1: Take 1 butternut squash, peel it, de-seed it, chop it into small pieces and lay on a baking tray coated with […]

Pitango Gelato: Where Friends Reunite for Old World Favorites

By Rohan: This winter, I decided to visit one of my incredibly close friends from home who currently attends the University of Maryland. We decided to meet up at Gallery Place in Washington, DC, where the Capital Metro’s red line and green line intersect. We did not make any plans or reservations, that was never […]

Empire Brewing Company: Family-Friendly Pub Fare in Downtown Syracuse

By Rohan: On a Sunday afternoon, the streets of Syracuse’s Armory Square are pretty quiet. The intersection between Clinton and Franklin street appears to be a ghost town. But enter the Empire Brewing Company, a quaint brewery themed to the sights and sounds of New York City, and even on a late afternoon, the pub atmosphere is […]