Hello Panda — The most exquisite oriental delivery you’d come across.

I know I am supposed to bring you the list of place to order from every weekend, but today is an exception. Today's post is not just another food place that you can order from but one of the best places you can ever order from.     A few weeks ago, when I got …

Some drinks, dumplings & desserts: places you recommended.

So I am back as promised, and today I have places recommended by you guys and not me. Also, since I want to be sure of who we are recommending, I am looking at putting only three places every week. It is impossible for me to sample anymore than those in a week and I …

My favourite places to order food from this lockdown.

Okay, so lockdown is over officially -- at least in most parts of the country. But voluntary lockdowns and social distancing is still required for us and our families to be safe. While staying at home is fun mostly (no school, college, office) , it also makes us long for our favourite things outdoor. Thankfully …

This Diwali, Don’t Pass on Gifts — Choose Them With Love.

For the longest time after I moved to Delhi, I did not understand the craze around Diwali gifting. The noise, crazy traffic, and crowded markets left me irritated and angry. But what I disliked the most is how impersonal these gifts were: a chocolate packet for people who may be diabetic, crystal glasses for people …

A little story of a little dumpling.

The only time I had eaten a momo before I came to Delhi was in a small roadside shop enroute Gangtok in 1998. We had been driving on zig-zag roads for hours after a 2-day train journey and were famished. Those were not the days of packaged food or fancy Rajdhani trains that served five …

Spanish Festival, Seville

Candle in my bread, soup in my roll, sunset in my dessert and mushroom in my cappuccino -- that is what happens been you eat at Seville, one if the most enchanting places in the capital.   Spanish gazebos, quaint canopies and brilliant flavours have always marked Seville, at The Claridges but the place is …

Mughal Gardens — A Spring Tradition

Thousands of tulips, hundreds of lilies, beds full of roses, and acres of dahlias – if there is one place that defines spring, it is the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Inspired by the Mughal Gardens of Kashmir, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, these gardens have been ushering in spring in the capital for decades. …

Soireé de Luxe: For those who like the good life.

Friday nights in the capital are usually made of loud parties and deafening music. It often entails pub hopping and rubbing shoulders with people you have never met before or will never meet again. At best, they may entail a quiet dinner, at worst, you may be stuck with drunk men. And so, Friday nights …