Where To Dine In Brooklyn This Valentine’s Day

Where To Dine In Brooklyn This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is approaching and Brooklyn is the perfect space to celebrate. Cupid’s arrow totally extends to the outer boroughs, whether you’re looking for a low key pasta dinner, an intensely spicy Thai dinner, a luxe French-Japanese omakase meal, or a steakhouse...
Chef Ahktar Nawab on new cookbook, diversity of dishes

Chef Ahktar Nawab on new cookbook, diversity of dishes

Chef Ahktar Nawab is a first-generation Indian-American with classical training in Italian and French and is now known for his Mexican cuisine. He worked in some of New York’s best-known restaurants before venturing out on his own. After 25 years in the...
How an Indian-American from Kentucky became a Mexican chef

How an Indian-American from Kentucky became a Mexican chef

Louisville, KY, is the earliest place Akhtar Nawab can remember. He still feels rooted to the city, even though growing up there the chef knew only one other Indian family. “There is a real truth to Southern hospitality,” Nawab said. “I always felt...
Food halls: Redesigning the dining experience

Food halls: Redesigning the dining experience

Once upon a time, Americans actually left their houses to shop. But with the rise of online shopping, thousands of brick-and-mortar retail stores have closed – and some developers are hoping to fill that empty space by filling eager bellies. “Even if...