Northeastern cuisine is varied and finds growing demand

Be it zesty pork chops from Nagaland or a subtle voksa rep chhum(smoked pork with mustard leaves) from Mizoram combined with some fragrant wild red rice from Manipur, dishes from northeastern India are ample enough to fill your stomach and give you much food for thought. According to Muan Tonsing, the owner of the Delhi-based Rosang Café, northeastern cuisine cannot be classified into a single category. “Most people perceive northeastern food to be momos or noodles. My aim is to change that perception. Another misconception is that our food is…

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As New York Fashion Week Approaches, Asian Designers Bring Varied Influences

As the buzz for the upcoming New York Fashion Week (NYFW) builds, Asian and Asian-American designers continue to be a force in the industry, with both seasoned and emerging talent offering a range of visions to showcase on the runways. NBC News spoke with several designers showing at the upcoming NYFW presentations, discussing their inspirations for their forthcoming collections. Naeem Khan’s gowns have become a favorite of First Lady Michelle Obama, who was spotted wearing one of the Indian-American designer’s dresses at Obama’s first state dinner in 2009 hosting the…

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