Afghan Food on St. Mark’s at Khyber Pass

Khyber Pass is fun because you can sit in the window seats cross-legged and watch people walk down the street on the coldest, most intolerable days without feeling the chill yourself. The food is warming and the decor is inviting (though it has become a bit of a grunge-fest in the past three years). I…

Up All Night, Uptown: French Roast

I do not think that people go to French Roast for the food, though it is quite a delight- day or night.  I have been there on holidays, in the wee hours of the morning, past midnight, for brunch, and around dinner over the span of a decade, and the food is, generally, delicious. Still,…

Top 3: Tea for Tea Lovers

For tea, you need time. There should be a process of inhaling, sipping, tasting and breathing out that informs the tongue and the mind that it is time to slow down. Whether a tea shop is downright bustling or you’d startle if a pin dropped / glass clanked, the experience of tea should be physically…