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Archive for August, 2013

Alright, enough slacking, back to business at hand.

With liquid smoke!

With liquid smoke!

Ever since I scowled, fumed and snarled at the closing of Pasha Meat market all the way down in Santa Clara, I was yet to find a replacement that was clean, hygienic and well stocked with meats and frozen halal goodies of our choice.

Since it shuttered, it was bye buy corned beef and chicken sausages until I finally espied a packet at our other go to halal meat shop – Aladdin.

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Dear Orbitz,

 It’s over been us. We are done. Finished.

 Not only am I never EVER booking with you again, but I hope you incur the combined wrath of the many travelers you have wronged and who have had to endure your non-existent customer service. May the travel gods smite your site with bots and your customer service emails with spam and phishing attacks.

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Halalfest

So when a little birdie told me about Halalfest – California’s First Halal Food and Eid Festival, I began salivating on the screen and until I read the date Saturday, August 17th – NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

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Clearly its been too long

In the last five years that I’ve been away from this blog, I’ve seen many good Halal restaurants shuttered and shut for good. First Mediterranean Fusion, then Café Sophia and now Fatima to name just a few that we frequented and relished.

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Move over HBO, Hello HUM TV

My interest with Pakistani dramas isn’t new. It began in the PTV golden age and then petered out slowly. Post Youtube I used to search off and on and watched a couple of dramas and lately I thought to look again and Holy hell in a hand basket! Where have I been all these years?

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