Restaurants & Hangouts

Top 5 monsoon chai time snacks but only if you have it from Vyapaar Kendra

Gurgaon’s Vyapaar Kendra is known as a hub of every day needs, but this place is also quite popular for the finger-licking chai time snacks. Here’s our top picks for the season: Mixed Pakore: Where? Sham sweets, Shop no. 54, Ground Floor Image: Gurgaon Connect   Jalebi Where? Alwar Sweets, GF-40, Opposite Mother Dairy Image: Shutterstock   Kathi Rolls Where? The Kathi Rolls, Shop 135, Ground Floor   Steaming hot momos : Where? Chinese Corner , GF-174 Image: Makemytrip Samosas: Where? Sham sweets, Shop no. 54, Ground Floor Source: YTimg Vada Pav: Where? Goli Vada Pav No. 1, Shop no. 180, Ground Floor Source – Timecity   Hot [...]

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HUDA Market ki ‘Pakore Waali Aunty’

What is it? If you have been a fan of Sarojini Nagar’s ‘Khandani Pakore waala’, then the ‘Pakore waali aunty’ will pleasantly surprise you. She has a super small stall in the by lane of the Sector 56 Huda Market.  There’s no seating here, neither any tables for you to stand but her pakoras are extremely delicious. Must have(s): To begin with take a mix pakora plate for Rs. 60/- and then you can order if you like anyone in [...]

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Happy tummy! 5 platters you can’t miss at Bihar Niwas

Served with simplicity at that too at the very reasonable price, the thalis served at the Pot Belly restaurant (Bihar Niwas) are simply to die for! Here are our top 5 picks: Litti Chokha @ Rs. 250 Dana Jhamarua Thali @ Rs. 250 Dalpitti @ Rs. 260 Khada Masala mutton @Rs. 370 Pudina Chicken Pulao @Rs. 340/-   How to reach here? Address: Plot 15, Bihar Niwas, Behind Yashwant Place, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi Timings: 12:30 PM to 11:00 PM Nearest metro station: AIIMS or INA  

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UpNext: AnnCensored-अन्नCensored

Restaurant report card: Food & drinks  8/10 Décor & ambience  6/10 Service 8/10 Ratings – on a scale of 1 to 10 (10- highest, 1 – lowest) Why should you be here: For the wide range of delicious vegetarian food (of course in addition to the non- veg selections) along with some customised and some non-altered classic cocktails. But before we begin let me tell you that this place operates on the principles of ‘Censored’ and ‘Anncensored’.  Censored means recipes or creations that have not been doctored at [...]

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Bhook attack : Vegetarian must eats in Delhi – NCR under Rs. 150/-

Paneer Chur-Chur Naan with Chole Image: Delhi Food Walks Where: P-1/190, Connaught Circus, Connaught Place, New Delhi Timings: 4:00 AM to 1:00 AM Nearest metro station:  Rajiv Chowk Cost: Rs. 140 (approx.) Tandoori Momos Image: Festival Sherpa Where : Chawnsan Chef, 108 & 126, Flyover Market, Defence Colony, New Delhi Timings: 1:00 PM to 11:15 PM Nearest metro station: Cost: Rs. 150 (approx.) Stuffed parathas with raita, onions, green chutney and Amul butter Image: Archana’s kitchen Where: Kashmir sweet shop, DB Gupta road, Multani Dhanda, Paharganj, New Delhi Timings: 9 AM to 9:30 PM Nearest metro station: RK Ashram [...]

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Do it Yourself : Iftar food guide

If food be your religion, the holy month of Ramadan has to be the most eventful on your calendar. Here’s your self help guide on all the ‘must have delicacies’ in the holy month of Ramadan (Ramzan): Recommended place to eat these: Around Jama Masjid and Matia Mahal. Starters & soup : Chicken soup from one of the men selling the broth out of steel drums perched on the back of their bicycles; followed by any of these: sheermal aka bakarkhani — a saffron-flecked, [...]

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Healthy Cocktails at Westin

What is it? Westin globally has introduced an interesting amalgamation of local ingredients to create healthy cocktails. Wondering what’s healthy about it? Well, the brand claims that all these cocktails are done using no added sugar or anything sugary which is not in the principle of being healthy. Must have(s): Cocktails:  Westin Gurgaon is currently serving eight cocktails under the ‘Crafted at Westin’promotion. Our favourites include: Chai experiments- masala chai infused with vodka and Whiskey Punch. What is so unique? All the cocktails [...]

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Worth the HYPE!

Club report card: Food & drinks 8/10 Décor & ambience 9/10 Service 7/10 Value for money 7/10 Ratings – on a scale of 1 to 10 (10- highest, 1 – lowest) Why should you be here?: For a party and after party in an airplane that has great music. No literally, the Hype welcomes you with a long tunnel like entrance and later expands into a setting of an airplane. Let’s start with the good things first Interiors: Done to the tones of blue and black, this place is quite fancy. You can [...]

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12 must eats in Ladakh

The Ladakhi cuisine has some amazing food items that will leave you craving for more and definitely another reason for you to come back: Rajma Chawal: Surprised?  I know we think that Rajma Chawal and Butter Chicken is copyright of Punjabis, but the answer is no. Villagers in Ladakh grow Rajma and what they offer at the local restaurants is actually home grown, unpolished and cooked naturally. So believe you me, when in Ladakh must have Rajma Chawal Image: ScrumptiousIndianrecipes Thupka originated in [...]

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