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Yo, Bindu: Can I Work on Side Projects at Work?

Yo Bindu, I’ve had a lot of down time at work lately. Is it wrong to work on my personal side projects at work when I have down time? Yo, Moonlighter! You know there is a PC answer and a not so PC answer. We know what HR would say, but let’s think about this together in a way that will keep your supervisor (and you) satisfied. Let’s assume ...

How to Wear a Sari

Saris are elegant, beautiful and confusing as hell. While this rectangular piece of fabric may look simple enough, there’s an art to skillfully placing each corner, border and pattern. Don’t let your tangled textiles get you down follow these simple steps and you’ll be wrapping yourself up in no time. Bare-Bones Must Have Sari Mat ...

How to Make Chai

Save yourself a trip to your local coffee joint for a “chai latte” and follow our simple how-to video on making authentic chai, spices and all. This video was created particularly for the domestically challenged so the steps are extremely simple and easy to follow. Bare-Bones Must Have 1 Cup Water 1 Cup Milk (2% recommended to give cr ...

How to Pair Wine with South Indian Food

Watch the resident experts of DOSA San Francisco share their wisdom on how to really bring out the best flavors of South Indian food by pairing it with wine. We promise, Masala Dosa will never be the same! Bare-Bones Must Have Masala Dosa & Sauvignon Blanc Curry Dish, Coconut Rice & Chenin Blanc Glazed Lamb & Malbec How To Pair Wine Wi ...

How to Make Chicken Tikka Masala

It’s obvious why the British have chosen Chicken Tikka Masala their national dish. This simple recipe will help you create a mouthwatering chicken tikka masala dish that is sure to garner rave reviews. Vegetarians – swap out the chicken for paneer for a veg-friendly option. Bare-Bones Must Have: 3 boneless chicken breast Marinade: 1 gia ...

How to Play/Follow Cricket

Aside from watching Lagaan and hearing about the World Cup every few years, how much do you actually know about cricket? Our cricket expert knocks it out of the park by providing you with an easy to understand explanation of how to follow cricket. How To: Cricket is similar to baseball when it comes to winning. There are two teams and the team that ...

How To Celebrate Holi

Aside from throwing colored powder and dragging your friends through the mud, do you know how to celebrate Holi? Add a little color to your day and watch this festive video on how to celebrate this springtime Indian national holiday. Happy Holi, y’all! Bare-Bones Must Have Colored Powder Colored Water Water Balloons Mischievous Friends How To ...

How to Thread

While we are always a fan of going au naturale, threading can be a great, low-maintenance way to remove unwanted hair in just a matter of minutes. The best part is you donÂ’t have to wait in line, you can carry it in your pocket anywhere you go, and you can do your whole face for less than a dollar! Bye-bye moustache! Bare-Bones Must Have: Baby ...