Love South Indian? Go to Anna Durga’s place

When it comes to south Indian eateries there’s a lot of competition, but Anna Durga’s Dhaba stands out from the crowd. This bustling street stall has been serving up dosas and vadas to happy, hungry customers for over three decades. So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to visit Anna Durga’s place.

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Rajdhani: Food fit for a king

If pure veg, all you can eat, spicy Rajasthani and sweet Gujarati, in super chilled AC is what you want, then heading to Rajdhani is a wise idea. When the doorman greeted me by attempting to apply a tikka to my forehead fear quickly enveloped me. Was I about to be sucked into a terrifying…

Street art Delhi style

Take a stroll around Lodi Colony, South Delhi, and you’ll get to see some of Delhi’s latest works of street art created by internationally acclaimed street artists. The folks behind this creative explosion came from the St + Art India Foundation, a non-profit body that aims to make works of art accessible for everyone.  They’ve…

God bless Ganesha’s sweethouse

Pictures, carvings and statues of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesha, son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, are everywhere.  Ganesha is revered as a remover obstacles and his presence ensure success, wealth and prosperity. He’s certainly done his job at a hotel and sweethouse named after him on Mehar Chand Marg.  The owner, Soshiel Vig, and…

Sucking hard and fast

Mother nature is smart. When the weather is at its hottest, the mango, the king of fruits comes into season. The streets transform as mangoes of different shapes, sizes and colours flood market stalls.  Vendors push carts selling nothing else but glorious mangoes to masses.  It’s wonderful. The season is now a few months old. …