Friday, January 27, 2017

The Delectable Maharashtrian Food Fest

One fine day while checking my mails I saw one invitation lying in my inbox from Sahara Star. The "Foodie JunkkDNA" couldn't hide its excitement and started to leap from stomach to eyes which started popping out when they read "The Maharashtrian Food Festival".

I have been staying in Mumbai for 9 years and half now but have never had a typical Maharashtrian thali / cuisine. 

Jumping on the opportunity I signed in to join them in celebrating this food fest on 23rd January 2017 (The fest was started on 12th January and will be on until 29th of this month). I also took it as an opportunity to have a dinner date with my mum I had been planning from long. This fest 's been organized by hotel Sahara Star at their "The Earth Plate" restaurant.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

An hour in Tonga

When in City of Nawabs you ought to be exploring Lucknow in style. The royal ride in Old Lucknow is quite famous. Right outside the gates of Bada Imambara you can see many Tongas ready to take you through Imambaras, Rumi Darwaaza, Clock Tower, Satkhanda and Old Chowk.

Tonga is a single horse driven cart which runs on 2 big wheels and can carry 4-5 passengers at a time. The said trip will cost you mere Rs.60 for 45 to 60 min. 

Over the period of time the number of Tongas has diminished so it is better that you enjoy it while it's still in existence. It indeed is an experience in itself.