I'll be here for the rest of the week (try the steak)

Story by:  Abhishek Shah
Recorded: September 2012, New York, NY
Music By: Dave Pike, Lata Mangeshikar, Ravi & Anoushka Shankar
Music coordination: Jeff Golick

Having moved to the U.S. from India, a young man decides it's time to try beef. Only problem: he's Jain, a religion in which it is expressly forbidden to eat meat. And now he must tell the one person who will disapprove more than anyone.

Abhishek Shah performs stand-up comedy and storytelling all over Massachusetts. Originally from Mumbai, India, he has won several local stand-up competitions as well as a Massmouth emerging talent in storytelling award. By day, he works as a biomedical engineer -- though making people laugh, he claims, is his true passion. Follow Abhishek by clicking here.