Dol – Holi – down the memory lane

Today’s post is not a typical food or travel related post. It’s more of reliving some fleeting memories, talking about myself , a little bit of my childhood . I guess these are bits and parts, that makes me. Usually Dol was the bengalis’ version and Holi was celebrated a day later by the Hindi…

In the mood for a Mediterranean meal

Last two days I had probably dreamt of falafal and similar other dishes each time my eyelids met each other. I had been thinking of Doner Kebabs too. The weather being amazing today (almost 22°C while Bangalore showed 21°C) we saw most of our neighbors coming out for a walk , skating , etc. We…

And the clock struck 0300 !

Ever since I joined the millennial work force , I heard often of the term #daylightsaving. What it meant to us then : in the month of November , from a certain Monday the work which probably used to start at 4.30 pm will now start at 5.30 p.m. by IST. In the following years,…

Añejo – our ‘première’ NYC brunch experience

A cousin of ours was visiting New York City for her work. When I asked her , what can we do together when we meet , she popped the idea of a NYC brunch ! While I am here for a little over 5 months, but I definitely don’t know this city , the way…

In Indian Accent, NYC

In India, we have often thought of visiting #indianaccent in #Newdelhi , but somehow we never got the chance. Now that we are so close to #Newyork we could not let go of this oppurtunity.I got the booking done in advance and reached the venue on time. On my way, I even posted an #Instagram…

Food takes you places – makes new friends

Yesterday I happened to see a post on pork curry on a Calcutta based food platform, unable to resist I commented that it reminded me of the multiple visits to Coorg. The reply from the person who actually posted it said, when you are saying so , it must look authentic. When I initially replied…

4 to 5 hours – to explore NYC (Manhattan)

In week 19 , another memorable experience was meeting Diptarka , and being able to show him around a bit of Manhattan. This little foodie friend was enroute to Sao Paolo with a layover of about 12 hours in New York. When he pinged me from India informing me about his plan , I was…