Delhi

Saravana Bhavan, Connaught Place

Saravana Bhavan, Connaught Place

I have lost count, of the number of times I have visited Saravana Bhavan in Connaught Place. It is sort of like the neighborhood South Indian restaurant, only grander, because, it is in Connaught Place and because it is part of Hotel Saravana Bhavan chain. The ambiance of this restaurant […]

April 5, 2017
Kebab Xpress, Connaught Place Review

Kebab Xpress, Connaught Place Review

I had passed by Kebab Xpress numerous times in Connaught Place and I had seen it listed on Foodpanda as well. However, I never went in or ordered from them. Until, last evening. While coming back from Janpath, we were feeling a little hungry and we decided to check out […]

March 9, 2017
Smoke House Deli, Connaught Place (CP), Review

Smoke House Deli, Connaught Place (CP), Review

There are times when we wander aimlessly, not really sure what we are looking for, yet we continue with our search. Until we almost give up. Such was the feeling engulfing us, as we sat down by the side of the road, in front of Odeon. We had spent the […]

March 9, 2017
Killing the golden goose, Uber/Ola strike

Killing the golden goose, Uber/Ola strike

For the past few days, drivers err… driving partners of Uber and Ola have gone on a strike, complaining about reducing incentives and low fare charged by these app based taxi aggregators. This has led to severe shortage of cabs in Delhi, resulting in an almost persistent surge pricing and […]

February 14, 2017
India Art Festival

India Art Festival

Yesterday I went to India Art Festival being held at Thayagraj Stadium. While I have been to art exhibitions earlier, this is the first time I went to an Art Festival. And I wasn’t disappointed! We went to the India Art Festival on the last day and that too in […]

January 23, 2017
PVR Logix Noida, the IMAX Experience

PVR Logix Noida, the IMAX Experience

A couple of days ago, I was looking for a movie to watch and had zeroed in on “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”. I was planning to watch this movie at PVR Logix in Noida and saw that it was also available in their IMAX theater. I hadn’t watched any […]

October 27, 2016

Uber, party over?

I have been using Uber for past couple of years on a regular basis. Its service has been mostly satisfying, though at times downright frustrating. However, for the price, Uber’s taxi service has been worth it or rather, a real value for money. However, Uber revised prices of its service […]

October 13, 2016
A rainy day

A rainy day

Few droplets fell on windscreen, as my cab climbed Naraina Flyover and when I looked out the window, all I could see on the horizon were dark clouds. I made the mistake of not checking the sky before booking my cab, worse still; since I booked a shared cab, I […]

August 2, 2016
Kinbuck 2, Connaught Place, Review

Kinbuck 2, Connaught Place, Review

On the evening before my birthday, we decided to have dinner in Connaught Place and while roaming around and checking out various options, decided to dine at Kinbuck 2, which is located in the outer circle, right next to McDonalds. Initially we had gone to Caffe 9, but due to […]

December 22, 2015
Durga Pooja 2014

Durga Pooja 2014

Durga Puja is one of the most important festivals for Bengalis and each year during Navratri, it is celebrated with religious fervor across India. Sadly this year I could only attend Durga Puja organized by Mayapuri Matri Mandir and missed out on visiting other pandals. Here are a few photographs […]

October 4, 2014