Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat

Banaras: The city of legendary street food and warm people. Things to do in Banaras/Varanasi. It’s been more than a month, since I visited the ancient city of Banaras ( Read Best Places to Eat in Banaras ). With its busy lanes always bustling with people and its various offerings, Banaras is easy to loveContinue reading

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Malaiyyo - Chaukumbha Gully Banaras

  Best Places to eat in Varanasi The fabled city by the shores of Ganges, Varanasi (Banaras) was on my ‘to do’ list for a very long time. A city celebrated for its food, I knew I could not stay away from the chatpata Chat or delicious Malaiyyo for far too long. Hence, Saurabh, GurjasContinue reading

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Mutton Biryani - Shah Ghouse Biryani Hyderabad
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Heartbroken! That’s how I felt when Gullu (my sister) came back from Hyderabad, ‘empty-handed!’ That day, Saurabh and I were beaming with excitement. I was out for an assignment, when I got a call from Saurabh, which changed my sunny day into a gloomy one. Sounding evidently dejected, he told me Gullu had indeed committedContinue reading

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The Lalit Mangar
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To begin with, wish you all a very Happy New Year! With a heavy heart and a conscience full of guilt, I must confess that I’m aware of being ‘Missing In Action’ from the blog for quite sometime now. In my defence, I have just finished the most arduous task of moving to a newContinue reading

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All Seasons Homestay - Rajasthani Thali

Live like a local when you travel to Jaipur. I truly believe, there’s no better food than homemade food. Restaurant hopping is fun, however, I feel, living with a family, gives you a better insight into the local culture and flavours, when it comes to food. Hence, I chose All Seasons Homestay on Hathroi Road,Continue reading

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Jaipur - Pink city
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This is a food story about my double visit to Jaipur in a gap of 10 days and a guide to the city’s best food. The lovely folks at Jaipur Women Blog invited Gurjas and me as ‘Guest Speakers’ to their Bloggy Boogie event, where we spoke about all things ‘food’. As it was aContinue reading

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Pool Side - Taj Bengal

A story about my staycation at Taj Bengal and rediscovering one of the best food destinations of the country. ‘Why do you want to go to Kolkata? You’ve seen it all! What will you do there?’ Well, that’s what my parents kept asking me for a month, when I informed them that I would beContinue reading

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Halwa Poori in Kashmir
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Memories of my favourite roadside snack in Kashmir, with inputs by Marryam H Reshii. I am sitting in my room with tons of emails to answer. I also have deadlines to meet for my writing assignments and most importantly, a sponge of Epic Chocolate cake that I made for my sister’s birthday, is waiting in theContinue reading

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Landour Bakehouse

   If you are craving for a breakfast in mountains with brownie and coffee, visit Landour Bakehouse, an English style bakery and a treasure of desserts and all things vintage. Talking about Ruskin Bond and ghost stories, Saurabh and I along with Manish (our childhood friend) were strolling in the dark yet beautiful streets of Landour aroundContinue reading

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Cafe Ivy - Chicken Pasta

The ‘cool’ new addition to the quiet colonial town of Landour A few months ago, three friends, Ashish, Mohit and Deepankar got together and opened Café Ivy in the beautiful surroundings of Landour. Made with recycled wood, the cool little café is modern and minimalist in its approach. The stairs leading to the café areContinue reading

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