Articles by: Team Saffluence

Veg Out with your Vegetarian BBQ Guests

Veg Out with your Vegetarian BBQ Guests

Bring on another lazy afternoon of grilling and socializing with friends and family.  As the burgers sizzle, the beers chill, and guests begin to arrive, […]

Job Interview Tips to Tip the Scale in Your Favor

Job Interview Tips to Tip the Scale in Your Favor

For those of us who are not entrepreneurs or are taking on a corporate job to fund our business idea, a job interview is a […]

5 Skills for a Successful Relationship

5 Skills for a Successful Relationship

It is not easy to maintain a strong romantic relationship over a long period of time. That’s why dating relationships come apart, engagements are cancelled, […]

The Ultimate Checklist for Your Perfect South Asian Wedding

The Ultimate Checklist for Your Perfect South Asian Wedding

You just got engaged…. now what?  Soon after the initial excitement starts to mellow — all of a sudden you realize that you have the […]

7 Steps to Stress Free Entertaining

7 Steps to Stress Free Entertaining

Whether you are planning a formal dinner party or simply hosting a drop in get together with some friends, entertaining at home is great way […]

The Frankfurt Debut of the Lexus LF-NX Concept

The Frankfurt Debut of the Lexus LF-NX Concept

We all know how much we love our cars and how they not only fill an important need but are a huge passion!  So due […]

Our 4 Favorite Baby Gifts Any New Mom Will Love

Our 4 Favorite Baby Gifts Any New Mom Will Love

As the mom of two little ones, people often ask me for advice on baby gifts.   And of course, I am ready to whip […]

Tried and True — The Must Have Baby Product List

Tried and True — The Must Have Baby Product List

I am often wined and dined by friends who are in their 8th month of pregnancy.  This is not just because they love my company […]

Mercedes Benz 350 Cabriolet

2014 Mercedes E Class Updated With SeriousTechnology

We all know how much we love our cars and how they not only fill an important need but are a huge passion!  So due […]

Sambal Oelek Surprise — 6 Ways to Discover the Spice

Sambal Oelek Surprise — 6 Ways to Discover the Spice

Sriracha has become a fan favorite for the past few years for spicing up everyday dishes.  However, one of my personal favorite quick tricks to […]

Payal Singhal Fall 13 — Exquisite Example of Wearable Art

Payal Singhal Fall 13 — Exquisite Example of Wearable Art

There are so many fab fashion designers that fuse Western design with South Asian notes. One of our absolute favorites is Payal Singhal.  Payal is […]

SL550 — A Home Run with a Luxury Ride + Supercar Dynamics

SL550 — A Home Run with a Luxury Ride + Supercar Dynamics

We all know how much we love our cars and how they not only fill an important need but are a huge passion!  So due […]

Mercedes GLA Class Thinks Small and Beautiful

Mercedes GLA Class Thinks Small and Beautiful

We all know how much we love our cars and how they not only fill an important need but are a huge passion!  So due […]

Quality Not the Price — 5 Lessons in Finding Great Wine

Quality Not the Price — 5 Lessons in Finding Great Wine

At Saffluence, our goal is to find great wines that are accessible for everyday drinking. Often their accessibility is a matter of price, with many […]

Antioxidants: Nature’s Real Youth Serum?

Antioxidants: Nature’s Real Youth Serum?

We hear the word everyday — antioxidants — but what are they really, and how do they affect our health? We took a dive into […]

Benefits of coconut

The Amazing Benefits of Coconut

It can be said that the coconut is definitely one of the most multi-purpose fruits out there. From its juice, to its meat, and down […]

Our Favorite Shampoo and Conditioner of the Moment

Our Favorite Shampoo and Conditioner of the Moment

How often do you change your shampoo and conditioner? How many of us just stick to what we know and like — the same old, […]

7 fun activities for father-son bonding

7 Activities for Father-Son Bonding Time

Experts say a child’s formative years are when his character is built and self-esteem is established. We often hear about a mother’s bond with her […]

Saffluence Simi in the City: There's No Such Thing as a Free Glass of Wine

Simi in the City: There’s No Such Thing as a Free Glass of Wine

One of the benefits of living in the city is the gallery openings. For the uninitiated, gallery openings not only provide a way to see […]

Simi in the City: Sam vs. Samir

Simi in the City: Sam vs. Samir

Samir was promising. My parents, my friends, my boss had all tried to set me up on dates before but those dates seemed doomed from […]

Simi in the City: “Garçon, Garçon!”

Simi in the City: “Garçon, Garçon!”

Rishi Roy was attractive, in a serial killer kind of way.  He was tall (over six feet, yeah) with slick dark hair, kind of like […]

The guys behind Bollywood music service, Saavn

How Saavn Turned Bollywood into a Great American Success

Just named as one of America’s 100 most promising companies on for Forbes 100 list for 2013, Saavn is rising with no end in sight. […]

Simi in the City: No Love in NOLA

Simi in the City: No Love in NOLA

Under any normal circumstances I would have been excited to start my job as the newest marketing manager for the global giant, Express Cards.  However, […]

Saffluence Simi in the City: Welcome to Bio Data 101

Simi in the City: Welcome to Bio-Data 101

“Do you realize how old you are, Simi?” Here we go again. “Mid-twenties,” I reply. Indra Auntie fixes her eyeballs on me. “Well, technically I won’t […]

Welcome to Style for the Guy

Welcome to Style for the Guy

Today’s modern South Asian American guy has style, and he loves to broaden his fashion sense. He’s just as particular about his jeans as he […]