Beauty - "The Lovely" - Nails

Review: MAYA wudu-friendly nail polish

June 24, 2016

By Munia Islam With the weather warming up and sandals in tow, summer is always the time when I pay a little extra attention to my nails. Admittedly, I’m really picky about my nail polishes, but once I was introduced to Maya Cosmetics, I knew I would be adding it to my collection of polishes […]

FOOD - "The Delicious" - Indian/Pakistani

Matt & Meera in Hoboken, NJ

June 27, 2012

By Munia Islam I had my eyes on this place for a while. Every time I would see the paper covering over the windows, I wondered how many more days until it opened up. And then one day while walking by, we saw that the paper covering was gone, and the place was open—the place […]

American - FOOD - "The Delicious" - Travel Feasts

A Valentine’s Dinner at Meme – Philadelphia, PA

March 9, 2012

By Munia Islam It was Valentine’s Day, and while every girl is showing off her flowers, teddy bears, and chocolates on every social media outlet—which I would attend to later—I’m more focused on the best part of the day—the food! [Editor’s note: Flowers, teddy bears, chocolate?! I spent V-Day on the couch with my roomies. […]

Breakfast/Brunch - FOOD - "The Delicious" - Mexican - Travel Feasts

El Vez restaurant in Philadelphia

November 22, 2011

By Munia Islam Starving on a Saturday morning with no idea of what to eat is not a fun way to start the day. Recently, in a haste of studying for grad school midterms (ick!), we needed a quick and filling brunch. Our saving grace? El Vez! With its flashy signs and mix of formal […]