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As Seen In… Saveur

As Seen In… Saveur

I’m a notoriously picky eater, pharm which is always a nuisance to my dining companions, artificial but the one thing that irks those around me more than anything else is the fact that I’ve always loudly professed an aversion to Hyderabadi biryani. Hyderabad, ask the historic South Indian city my […]

Six Girls, Five Days: A Whirlwind Cape Town Itinerary

Six Girls, Five Days: A Whirlwind Cape Town Itinerary

When my first wave of friends from the U.S. finally visited last month, pharmacist I was pretty pumped… until they told me their dates. They’d be arriving on a Saturday afternoon and flying out on Friday evening — and they fully intended to include a two- to three-day safari somewhere […]

My InstaWeek: India Calling

My InstaWeek: India Calling

I love when Americans come to Cape Town, viagra dosage and when showing a couple I knew back from the NYC days around the city last week, urologist we finally made it to the Piano Bar, a spot that takes inspiration from NYC jazz lounges – how apropos. When researching […]

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town… NOT

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town… NOT

I may not celebrate Christmas, cystitis but I still subscribe to the magic this time of year brings with it. Unfortunately for me, that magic has always manifested itself in the form of chilly weather, snow-dusted pine trees, and Mariah Carey’s Christmas CD on loop nonstop at all the malls. […]

My InstaWeek: Have a Holly Jolly Christmas!

My InstaWeek: Have a Holly Jolly Christmas!

After a pretty quiet year on the hotel front in Cape Town, click I was excited to hear that there’s a posh new property at long last! I scoped out the new Marly Hotel at the opening party at its beautiful Umi restaurant earlier this week. It’s at a prime […]

My InstaWeek: Meet Mirchi!

My InstaWeek: Meet Mirchi!

I really dig kitschy, gastritis Pop-art sendups of just about anything, angina really. Which is why I loved the collection of colorful Madiba paintings I saw at an event at the new I Love My Laundry on Monday. We’ve been entertaining a lot lately. On Tuesday, I made a pretty […]

Mourning Mandela: An American’s Tale

Mourning Mandela: An American’s Tale

A version of this post first appeared on The Islamic Monthly I was seven in the summer of 1988, click when I went to a Free Mandela rally in London’s Hyde Park with my family. At the time, sales I didn’t know who he was or why I was there, […]

My InstaWeek: Celebrating Life

My InstaWeek: Celebrating Life

Let’s try a new format, more about shall we? This week saw me try my very first oyster, info at the new restaurant Mondiall. In fact I downed two in one sitting… and had another one on Saturday morning, and tried it at dinner Saturday night. I’m a very picky […]

A South AfriKhan-American Thanksgiving (Recipes Included!)

A South AfriKhan-American Thanksgiving (Recipes Included!)

Thanksgiving is easily my favorite holiday. A four-day weekend surrounded by family and spent mostly in a food coma, web courtesy an epic feast, with some bargain shopping thrown in — what’s not to love? I even wrote an ode to the holiday, and to my naturalization experience, for the […]