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

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 … Continue reading Exploring California Part 3: Roaring Camp + Madras Cafe

Intern Year Hacks

I feel like I start a lot of posts with, "So it's been a while..." Well, it has been a while. Anyways, intern year is hard. It's hard emotionally, physically, mentally -- it's hard. I'll write more about that later...but for now, HACKS! How to make intern year easier? Keep an e-calendar - I hated e-calendars … Continue reading Intern Year Hacks