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

Exploring California Part 2: Half Moon Bay and Mamacita’s Food Truck

I am lucky to still have my weekends to myself. I have two days to decompress, read, walk the dogs, and explore my new home. We have spent the last few months venturing out and making this place home, finding our favorite place to eat, where we get our groceries, a local dog parks. We … More Exploring California Part 2: Half Moon Bay and Mamacita’s Food Truck