Biriyani Andre Bae

A few days back I was reading “The Flavours of Nationalism”  by Nandita Haksar where she proposed in the sub-continent if there’s a single dish which should be pronounced as our National Dish it should be khichdi , however in my mental conversation with her I was nodding and saying it should be biriyani ….

A long pending visit to the ‘Druid Garden’

I had first seen pics of this place through my friend Richa Gupta’s post during its inauguration. Since then , this place in Saharakarnagar has been at the back of my mind. On a grueling day (Wednesday) after the days grill I visited The Druid Garden , finally marking the ‘tick’ ,which was long due in my…

A visit to Kapoor’s Cafe – where they started from

This post revolves around Kapoor’s Cafe, though initially my intended destination was the newly opened Kapoor’s Chat Bhandar , a pitfall of following maps blindly. By the time my friend Shruti and I , reached here , she was so hungry that I did not have the heart to ask her to steer our way…

Some good old memories should remain untampered

Last evening after the showers went for a quick spin on my two-wheeler – just to smell the fresh air and smell the petrichor. I saw two of the popular biriyani hotspots in the neighborhood were open. Usually, I stop at the other one which sells Muslim biriyani and I really love it. For a…

Sushi at home Experience brought home by Daily Sushi

I still remember those office days in Paris, when on Fridays while I wanted to grab a jumbo baguette sandwich and roam around in the marchés (weekly markets) in the neighborhood, my colleagues would plan for sushi lunches. Albeit some Fridays I gave in, while other times I slipped a little early grabbed my lunch…

Lockdown 2021 – first entry of food gratitude journal

Sometimes I wonder if I find out good food or the good food finds me. Well, I am mostly indoors, the neighborhood is eerily quiet; Nair Uncle & Aunty are missed, last year sharp at 4 p.m. I used to see them walking , better call it pace up and down in the ground floor…

The first Sunday of lockdown 2021

As we were just about to start resuming our lives with all precautions in the new normal ,the virus took a new avatar and all eyes are currently on our country. The best way to break the chain and stay safe is to shut doors. But what do we do within the 4 walls and…

The Groot – Post Shopping a relaxed and sublime experience

A little before I was visiting my family in Kolkata , on Black Friday (yes , you read it right) – yes , In India the trend has caught up where certain clothing line or shops offer discounts on the day US celebrates Black Friday. Well, as we were expecting a new member in the…

Natraj Chole – Paharganj Walein, Now in Namma ooru

In 2020, we all went through a life changing experience. It almost changed everything around us. So many people left the city, so many known places shut shop. However, we also saw a surge of young entrepreneurs still taking the city by its stride and adding taste and color to our palate. One such venture,…