Do-Not-Miss State Bhavans’ Dining in Delhi – List of Delhi’s BEST State Bhavan restaurants

Delhi’s food history/story is folklore. That Delhites feel strongly about their food is an understatement. Which is why, every gulli, nukad of every neighbourhood, especially old neighbourhoods, has the best chaatwala, tandoori chicken wala, paranthe-wala…and so on…Old Delhi eateries date back to the 19th century, while the ‘newer’ Delhi allures […]


Do-Not-Miss Restaurants, Eateries of Jaipur

We were in Jaipur over the Diwali holidays this year. Mostly, to run away from Gurgaon’s polluted Diwali air. And also, to make the best use of the extended weekend, exploring the traditional restaurants, eateries of Jaipur. For, we had been there earlier, and had done the usual tours of […]

Do-Not-Miss Restaurants, Eateries of Jaipur

Hills-hopping in Himachal

This summer, unlike other summers, we didn’t go on our customary 2-week holiday. That’s because, we moved bag and baggage from Mumbai to Gurgaon, just when the days were getting oppressively hot. By the time we managed to get rid of all the cartons in our house, stack away all […]


Discovering the treasures of North Kolkata

Times, how they change. Or, maybe, how we change over time. As kids, during our Kolkata vacations, we hated the sight of the dilapidated buildings of Bara Bazar, the narrow and ever-crowded streets of Shyam Bazar and accused Kolkata of never changing. And now, after decades, one look at the […]

North Kolkata tour

Review of POH in Mumbai

POH — Very fine, fine dining in Mumbai!

Progressive | Oriental | House or POH at Kamala Mills is the latest offering from the house of Speciality Restaurants and a brainchild of Avik Chatterjee. And yes, they have got it absolutely right … brilliant, to be accurate. The line of luxury cars and packed house during week nights […]


Sight-Seeing in Cebu, Phillippines

Cebu is not a large city. Most of its sightseeing is confined to the old ‘heritage’ part of the city — a walk of a couple of hours and completely worth it. Take cab, get off at the Heritage of Cebu monument. This, is your starting point.  The monument is […]

Sight-seeing in Cebu, Phillippines

Must-Eat in Phillippines

Food in Philippines is kind of South-East Asian cuisine meets American fast food, with a good dose of pork thrown in. For the complete local meals, you will have to go to the streets as even the largest of malls at Manila or Cebu d0 not have decent local food […]