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2016

The beauty and the beach

Kochi or the former Cochin, is the financial as well as business capital of Kerala and flocks more tourist and resident population as compared to Trivandrum.  Known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, This place has been ruled by Portuguese, British and Dutch in the past; was one the earliest European colonies in India majorly…

Touchdown in Trivandrum

Thiruvananthapuram – The capital of God’s own country, Kerala or the former Trivandrum is just the political capital for the state as Cochin happily enjoys the status of being the commercial capital of Kerala. That being said, this in no ways makes it any less beautiful than its counterpart. Infact, I am all for having…

Drifting through “Scotland of Asia”

Vagamon– “Scotland of Asia “is situated at an altitude of 1100 m above sea level, on the outskirts of the Western Ghats. Being surrounded by three main hills – Murugan, Kurisomala and Thangal each representing the principal religions in Kerala i.e. Hinduism, Christianity and Islam – depicting the absolute cultural harmony. Initially discovered by the British;…

Make way for Niche

The Picture I have time & again mentioned that Connaught place (C.P.) is the next place to lookout for, with the present undercurrent the restaurants are going pay upto 3 fold rentals as compared to south Delhi and would set up an outlet in the most centrally located & oldest Delhi market. With brands like Farzi, Zizo &…
Kofta Salan with empty space in between

Kancha Kofta

Continuing from my article of 20th August 2015 titled “Unearthing of the lost” I have a little detail on another dish that was served during the festival called the Kancha Kofta. What is it– This dish was part of erstwhile Mughal cuisine which has faded away now. When it was placed it front of us…

The real Sino deal

One major reason for the catastrophic failures of restaurants these days is food not being the priority of the restaurant, which I have reiterated time and again. This has created a certain pattern visible to general eye, people hoard to a new place with glittery interiors and party factors, the chef is nowhere in the…

The victorious food of Zizo

It has been over a year when Zizo opened with all pomp and show shutting a lot of walls in the hole i.e. standalone vendors and creating a new league of restaurants serving Lebanese cuisine. The place opened in K- block of Connaught place opposite PVR which is a easy to locate and prominent place for…