Exploring California 4: Coyote Hills Regional Park + Coconut Curry Soup-Salad

When we moved to California, I promised myself we would spend as much time outside as possible. We would hike, camp, walk, run, and bike (if I ever re-learn, it’s definitely NOT like riding a bike, you CAN forget) our way across Northern California. Apparently I forgot I was in residency — it’s a slow … More Exploring California 4: Coyote Hills Regional Park + Coconut Curry Soup-Salad

Israel Part 1: What we packed and Caramel Cornflake Crunch

We went to Israel! It was so much fun — the food, the weather, the people, the places. It’s our last international trip for awhile, and I’m happy we pick Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, there was a lot to experience. Though…I won’t recommend going over a 7 day period — switching our internal clock around … More Israel Part 1: What we packed and Caramel Cornflake Crunch

2017 in pictures

2017 was a year. I put in my first central line by myself, Donald Trump was inaugurated president, I celebrated my 10 year anniversary with my partner, we moved to California (!!), I started a new residency program and joined the Stanford family, Tyler started graduate school (!!), we hiked, we ate, we loved, we … More 2017 in pictures

Exploring California Part 3: Roaring Camp + Madras Cafe

The smells of South Indian food make me smile. It’s not naan, it’s not palak paneer, it’s something different. It’s rice, it’s lentils, it’s sambar and rasaam, and memories. It’s memories of my mom making Uttapam at home with coconut chutney. It’s cilantro everywhere. I’ve been disappointed by South Indian food restaurants generally — thick … More Exploring California Part 3: Roaring Camp + Madras Cafe