A little-known fact I got to know about Einstein while travelling in Switzerland was that he and Charlie Chaplin were friends. It’s not the type of information one comes across randomly, and in my case, my curiosity peaked when Einstein’s wax figure popped up at Chaplin’s World in […]
Sitting cross-legged amidst his confectioneries he was starting to get impatient. “Aap rehne he do, nahi bechni aur kachori aapko” (leave it now, I don’t want to sell any more kachoris to you) he said with slight irritation. There was no anger in his words, only his speech […]
Gollu Rao is the quintessential roadside dhaba; A few trucks stationed outside, the odd car with weary travelers taking a break from their journey, and us, city dwellers out for the day.
With a modern chic décor comprising of soothing whites and grays, comfortable padded seating, and cool gentle lighting, it’s easy to mistake Sublym, at first glance, for a club. Motorized blinds that create a partition between tables, furniture and lights that are classy, and music at a conversational […]
There’s a mini food revolution happening in Birmingham. It started a few years back with food festivals becoming a regular occurrence which has over time slowly developed into a number of standalone and “corporate” food establishments opening their doors. Brindleyplace has had a few turnovers with old favourites […]
A cute novelty “coffee shop” if there ever was one. The offerings are as tiny in number as the property they are made in – although sufficient if like me you get irritated with establishments trying to please everyone and every taste – but it’s the ingenuity behind […]
Food trucking has become a game of hide and seek. While the trucks move from one place to another, it is left to us, the customers, to try and find them in order to satiate our hunger. One day while driving around the exterior of Sector 29 market […]