Uzbek Cuisine @ The Silk Road Bistro (Baltimore)

Uzbekistan. Maybe you’ve heard of it, maybe you haven’t. Herman Cain, the one-time, front-running Republican candidate for President in 2011, had absolutely no clue about who that country’s president was, and infamously stuttered, “Uzbecki, becki, beckistan” to buy some time. For the record, Uzbekistan, or more formally the Republic of Uzbekistan, lies smack dab in the middle … Continue reading Uzbek Cuisine @ The Silk Road Bistro (Baltimore)

Pan Asian: Garlic Squid with Celery (Szechuan, China)

Regional flavors have arrived folks! In our culinary sophistication we have finally made it past such illusory categories as “Chinese” or “Indian” food to embrace regional cuisine. In a country as vast as China, we have finally acknowledged that people eat very differently in the various parts of the land. This particular dish belongs to … Continue reading Pan Asian: Garlic Squid with Celery (Szechuan, China)