Times Square is getting a late night dim sum spot

Late-night dumpling cravings are about to meet their match, with a new midtown dim sum restaurant that will be open far beyond the typical hours of a daytime dim sum destination Awesum Dimsum, the fast casual dim sum spot with a popular location in Gramercy, will open a second outpost at 612 Eighth Avenue, near Port Authority, this fall. The new eatery […]

This secret NYC comedy show pops up in the city’s most surprising places

To local comedians David Levine and Ethan Mansoor, almost anywhere in NYC could be a comedy club—at least for one night. The twenty-somethings are constantly searching for the next perfect venue for their show, “Underground Overground Comedy,” which has so far taken place in a gym, a rooftop, a music studio and a barbershop in a train station. RECOMMENDED: The tiniest […]

An enormous new nightclub is opening near Times Square

If you’re eager to embrace the raging ’20s we were promised (and not the pandemic ’20s we were given), an enormous new nightclub has your back. Nebula will bring a multi-level 11,000-square-foot club to 135 W. 41st Street on Friday, November 5.  With a capacity for 700 guests, Nebula will be the largest club to open in Manhattan in years. A 5,500-square-foot […]

Pudina Paratha | Mint Flatbreads

Pudina paratha are crispy, flaky, layered, mint flavored whole wheat flatbreads. ‘Pudina’ is the Hindi word for mint leaves and paratha is an unleavened flatbread made from whole wheat flour. Basically pudina paratha is a Paratha variant with some herby minty flavors together with some fragrant spices. Whenever we go to restaurants, I always end up ordering pudina paratha. First […]

Hotel Style Onion Rava Dosa

This Hotel style onion rava dosa is a variation of the popular Rava Dosa recipe with slightly more onions and some spices and herbs. This is one of the easiest dosa variants to make since no grinding and no fermentation of batter is required. Make these instant hotel style onion rava dosa for a delicious breakfast or brunch. You can […]

The second-ever statue of a real-life woman in Central Park has just been unveiled

In its history, Central Park hadn’t had a sculpture of a real-life woman until last year, when the Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument was installed. Now, Central Park has a new female figure at the Doris C. Freedman Plaza at Fifth Avenue and 60th Street. RECOMMENDED: Massive origami sculptures have taken over this NYC neighborhood A life-size (five feet, six inches) […]

Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Risotto

Posted on October 20, 2021 (Updated on October 20, 2021) A warm bowl of creamy, comforting vegan butternut squash risotto is food to curl up with as the weather cools down. There are just eight ingredients in this nourishing risotto but it is big on flavor. The smoky sage adds in lots of flavor while nicely complementing the sweet butternut […]

Rasmalai Recipe

Rasmalai Recipe | How to make Rasmalai » Dassana’s Veg Recipes Skip to content Home » Recipes » Sweets Recipes Rasmalai is yet another one of my favorite sweets. This Bengali specialty is made with rasgulla (sweetened balls of paneer) soaked in sweetened, thickened milk that has been scented with cardamom and saffron. The result is a creamy, dreamy dessert […]

Sourdough pyrizhky (Ukrainian stuffed buns)

Delicious sourdough Pyrizhky  buns are naturally leavened and stuffed with boiled eggs and green onions and baked to perfection. What is Pyrizhky ( Ukrainian Stuffed Buns) Pyrizhky are baked or fried yeast-leavened elongated buns with a variety of fillings.  Its Russian counterpart is called Pirozhki. Pyrizhky are either fried or baked. It can be  either sweet or savory. Common savory […]