Travis at Lincoln Theatre: Multi-Colored Charm

It’s been 4 years since Travis graced the Washington D.C area. I guess these blokes were too busy making children and paying mortgages to come by these parts more frequently. Travis’s newest album, Where you Stand, came out in August and is much softer than their previous albums 12 Memories and The Boy with Now…

Brown Sugar Bakery: D.C’s Best Kept “Sweet” Secret

If you live in the D.C area then you are probably familiar with Georgetown Cupcakes, Cakelove, and Hello Cupcake– but I bet you have probably never heard of Brown Sugar Bakery(BSB). Only people in the “know” have been fortunate enough to experience their delicious cupcake and truffle line. This new business is owned and operated…

How to Throw a Serotinel Soiree without Going Bankrupt!

Since my good friend Vinod was back in town —for a short period of time– we wanted to celebrate this momentous occasion by throwing him a party.  Cyriac tasked me to be the brainchild behind this shindig and even gave me leeway to be super bossy. Nice! The three of us (as you can see…

Tambra Raye Stevenson: Featured by Academy of Nutrition &Dietetics

Tambra Raye Stevenson, founder of Nativsol Kitchen and friend of Faso Foods, was recently selected by the Academy of Nutrition &Dietetics for her educational outreach work in the DMV area. Her cooking classes, voice, and passion has inspired people from all parts of the area to not only eat healthier but to know where their…

Rice Paddies Grill: A Gemstone in Bethesda

It’s easy to get Pho in the DMV. Every single street, I swear, has a Pho 57, 127, or 96-whatever. Though it is easy to get pho, it’s hard to get quality pho, nonetheless, high-end Vietnamese food at an affordable rate. Last weekend, I had a girls night in Bethesda with my friends Nisha and…

Founding Farmers: Best Brunch Place in Potomac

Epicureans, alike, love quality food. When it comes to brunch, many like to flock to hot spots like Gertrudes in Baltimore or La Ferma in the Chevy Chase area. Founding Farmers in Potomac is a top-notch brunch spot in the DMV that is often overlooked by its good twin located in D.C. The Founding Farmers…

Canning on a Shoestring Budget: Featured on We, The Eaters

As a novice in the kitchen, my cooking exploits are oft-times featured on We, The Eater’s website.  My boyfriend and I canned peaches, unsuccessfully, a few months ago, and hope that many of you won’t make the same mistakes we did. Aside from the excerpt featured here, read the rest of the article  from We,…

Top Ten South Asian Movies (English): Simon Says.. Watch This!

When most people think of South Asian cinema, they oft-times refer to Bollywood films. What many don’t always realize is that there are great South Asian movies—filmed in America or Great Britain. It’s not always singing and dancing but hard-hitting story lines that are the impetus behind many great films such as The Namesake, Bend…