Dilip Barman has known his wife for more than eleven years, but has never made the same meal for her twice. As president of Triangle Vegetarian Society in North Carolina, he organizes the country's largest vegetarian Thanksgiving with almost 900 people in attendance in 2011.
A vegetarian advocate for many years, he has made many appearances on local and international television and print media. He has spoken on vegetarianism, given cooking demonstrations, and been a guest chef in many venues across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Brazil. A number of his cooking articles are published in books and newspapers like the Durham Herald-Sun and Raleigh News and Observer. He has also taught vegetarian cooking for several organizations.