I loved puri and jalebi so much that every month, I would save my pocket money to have a plate at the end of the month. Slowly I moved to Delhi and then Bangalore but I would always find a way to savor it, thanks to the crowd from UP and Bihar shifting to these cities for new job opportunities.
An introduction to the best food joints of Old Delhi, how to find them and the reasons that Delhities speak so highly of these places.
When it comes to Bihari food, the talk normally starts with litti chokha and ends with thekua. We miss a lot of mouth-watering dishes in between.
Kashmir Gali is a small alley adjoining Leh Market. The Ladakhi name for this lane is a little complicated like most of the Ladakhi names. During my time in Leh, while I was researching on Snow Leopards and their behavior, this road used to serve as a shortcut between Chubi and the main Leh Market.
Two loud bangs announce Iftar and everyone praises Allah for bestowing the bounty upon them. It is the time when we set to explore the delicious Ramzan cuisine at Matia Mahal, the lane right opposite to the Jama Masjid’s entrance.
Lassi is synonymous to a lot of travel destinations. From the flavored lassi of Pushkar the authentic steel glass lassi of Amritsar, lassi is a delicacy uniting travelers and tourists all across the country. For a backpacker like me, the importance of lassi increases because of the nutritional values and the price it is offered... Continue Reading →
Mcleodganj is loaded with eateries of all kinds. There are Tibetan restaurants serving hot momos with rice soup, North Indian restaurants, quaint Coffee shops and numerous roadside dhabas always running for budget travelers. When it comes to international cuisine, McLeodganj is perhaps one of the places that will always leave you surprised with the number... Continue Reading →
My tryst with Biryani in Kolkata started long time back. Back when the world was relishing on the spicy Hyderabadi Biryani I was introduced to a different side of Biryani during one of my Kolkata trips. I was introduced to Arsalan and its hospitality (or Tehzeeb). This is a place that every Kolkatan knew from... Continue Reading →
One of the reasons I want to visit Singapore is the food. The amount of Singapore style restaurants coming in India has given Italian and French restaurants a run of its money. One such restaurant in Delhi is Rigo at Maju ka Tila that specializes in Tibetan and Singaporean food along with many others.... Continue Reading →