Ruchita Sweets & Tandoori Restaurant – Jackson Heights, Queens, NYC

Seems like I’m finding myself in Queens a lot these days, but that should come as no surprise considering this borough’s reputation as being home to some of the best Asian cuisine in NYC. When it comes to Jackson Heights in particular, a neighborhood known as “Little India,” you are confronted with the full range … Continue reading Ruchita Sweets & Tandoori Restaurant – Jackson Heights, Queens, NYC

Laksa Lemak

Laksa is a spicy soup of Malaysian origin, which gets its name from the rice noodles or rice vermicelli used to make it. But to me, this dish is all about the broth, and more specifically the spice paste used to spike the broth giving it that hearty red hue and tongue-numbing kick. I just … Continue reading Laksa Lemak