Last week I let you all know about the grand Janmastami celebration that would be happening at the Krishna Temple in Hillsborough. Several of you expressed interest in attending, and yet I realize the fact that the festival was on a weeknight was a deterrent. For those of you who wanted to come and experience the festival but were unable to for whatever reason, have no fear! Here are some photos from the evening's festivities, so that you all can share in the joyous occasion.
(photo vrindavandham.com) About 60 km northwest of Agra lies an area of India known as Vraja-bhumi or Vrindavana. Although not a huge city (less than 100,000 people), the Vrindavana area is home to no less than 5000 temples. Each year at least 500,000 pilgrims from every corner of the world make their way to this little city of temples and holy places. Why? This region of India lies east of the Thar, or Rajasthani, Desert; south of Delhi; and north of Agra (home of the famous
For those who missed the grand announcement on Instagram (@rangadevidasi) and Facebook, this past Friday Govinda's Catering passed our inspection from the NC Department of Agriculture. This is a hugely important step. It is one thing to sell meals as we have been doing, "among friends." Yet, I would not be able to approach any coffee house, tea house, farmers' market, or any other food establishment about carrying our delectables, without having that written piece of paper in
Again it is later than I would like it to be when this goes out to you. I finished 95% of the menu section early this morning, before my son woke up. Writing the last 5% of it after he was awake and looking for attention was so challenging, that I decided not to even raise my blood pressure by trying to write this section while he was awake. Now that blessed, thought-promoting silence has come back into my life, I considered just rushing through this part, so you all might se
Good evening! I am attempting to get this out quickly to you, so that you all have time before it becomes Monday to contemplate the menu. Yesterday I had the good fortune to visit for the first time Tower, the South Indian Vegetarian restaurant in Morrisville. It was a great visit, characterized by dee-licious food. First of all, it was just incredibly exciting to go to the buffet, knowing that I could eat every single thing on it. That kind of worry-free eating doesn't happe