World

Assam: My Home? – Part IV

(The author is Bengali with roots in pre-partition East Bengal and current day West Bengal. She currently resides in California, United States.) Bongaigaon, the town in which we lived, is beautiful. It is marked by blue hills and beautiful weather. Weekends meant going to the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra river to buy some fresh… Continue reading Assam: My Home? – Part IV

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World

Assam: My Home? – Part III

(The author is Bengali with roots in pre-partition East Bengal and current day West Bengal. She currently resides in California, United States.) I have often wondered at the reason behind the seemingly sanctioned communal hatred in India. My argument used to be that India, with its multitude of languages, tribes, castes and religions is a… Continue reading Assam: My Home? – Part III

Food

Inchin’s Bamboo, Sunnyvale, San Francisco Bay Area

Last Friday, a friend and I went to Inchin's Bamboo in downtown Sunnyvale. Fridays are my cheat days, not that I eat dietitian approved health concoctions on all other days, but I try. Fridays, I allow myself to eat without feeling too bad. Inchin is short for Indo-Chinese, and this restaurant specializes in Indo-Chinese cuisine.… Continue reading Inchin’s Bamboo, Sunnyvale, San Francisco Bay Area