Nishta Mehra


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  • 9 years ago | Food Fight

    I love blue corn tortilla chips. I admit, I like them better than yellow corn, at least when it comes to buying for home--perhaps because hot and greasy restaurant chips are so hard to replicate at home, and they're almost always of the yellow cor...

  • 9 years ago | Food Nation

    Dear Readers, I need your help. In the last few weeks, I've found myself attempting to explain the difference between Texas food and traditional Southern cuisine. Since I was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, I consider myself something of an...

  • 9 years ago | Food Fight

    Blame it on the Nom Nom kids from Great Food Truck Race--all those recaps left me with a serious craving for banh mi, the sandwich I basically subsisted on in college. When I discovered that the friend who had been DVRing the show for me had never...

  • 9 years ago | Film and TV

    Well, here we are--at the end of the food truck race, where the truth will be decided and destinies met and justice will fall down like rain...okay, maybe not, but still. It's been kind of fun getting a glimpse into what makes a good food truck ru...

  • 9 years ago | Film and TV

    It was really fun to hear Tyler say "Nom Nom truck" four times in a row as they spliced together each winner announcement from the last four weeks. This week, the trucks find themselves in a town of 5,000 people... "quaint, cute" (according to Tyl...

  • 10 years ago | On the Menu

    Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is upon us, and like most religious holidays, it brings with it many food-related traditions. Even my Jewish friends who are generally non-observant make it a point to have a round challah or apples and honey fo...

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