Tag Archive for "BArry Silver"

Aug 25, 2009

I Love My India

I want go London I want go America sing the chorus-kids while high stepping across a mountaintop in the Shah Rukh starrer Pardes. But their sentiments change as they reach the refrain I love my India I love my India Ye mera India The closest I ever got to hunky Shak Rukh was the backseat […]

Jul 10, 2009

Krishna's Cup

Artwork by Barry Silver The best cuppa chai I ever sipped was in the village of the Blue God. Krishna’s Vrindavan. The chai-wallah sat cross-legged in one box and made chai from the contents of another. With an economy of movement, neither bending nor leaning, he dipped a long handled spoon into the smaller box […]

Jun 30, 2009

My Precious

Don’t accuse me. I’ll confess. My eating habits are unconventional. I’m whole-food vegetarian since celebrated Angelica Kitchen occupied a hot jammed storefront one block east of Trash and Vaudeville on grimy Saint Marks Place. As a chopstick clicking, glassy-eyed evangelical  macro-neophyte, I rained a heavy-hand of sesame gomasio onto every mouthful of hijiki-laced Dragon Bowl. My […]