How I lost 27 kgs in 18 months

Sick of the food I was served everyday in my college mess, me and my friends made it a routine affair to go to the “dhabas” near our college for our meals. But I did not realize that it slowly took a toll on my health and I eventually swelled up into a 110 KG [...]

Finding the authentic Panchhi Petha store in Agra

Besides the Taj Mahal, Agra is also well known for it’s Panchhi Petha and Dal Moth. As one would expect, hundreds of look-alike brands and shops have sprung up all over the city, in an attempt to fool travellers into buying their brand. Don’t fall into the trap. “Best” Panchhi Peta, “New” Panchhi Peta etc. [...]

The journey is the reward – Eating out on the highways in India

Sukhdev Dhaba at Murthal – Murthal’s paranthas have been famous since years, but some people still wonder which dhaba to stop by. As soon as you enter Murthal from Delhi side, you will see a range of dhaba’s on your left. Keep crossing them all till you reach Sukhdev, probably the biggest and most popular [...]

Interesting places for eating out at Kanpur

You can leave it to a foodie (like me!) to discover interesting places to eat even where supposedly none exist. Take Kanpur for example. Would you believe if I told you that Kanpur is the place to find one of the best Kulfi’s you can ever have? Thaggu ke ladoo – Famous for it’s ladoos, [...]

Best places for eating out in Jaipur

Getting married to someone from another state has a unique advantage – Great opportunity to explore a cuisine from another state, in detail! After getting married, besides finding a lovely wife, I also discovered another beauty worthy of (a lot of) love – Rajasthani food. My discovery of food in Rajasthan has started in Jaipur [...]

Best places to eat at Amritsar

Amritsar is truly a foodie’s delight. Besides the holy visit to the Harmandir Sahib (a.k.a. the Golden Temple), you can spend an entire week exploring all the awesome food options this city has on offer! Here are some of the best eating out places I discovered at Amritsar: Guru Ka Langar at Golden Temple – [...]

Best Restaurants in Delhi – My Top 50

Though Delhi is known for it’s food (and foodies), there are hardly any good websites for finding out what the most popular and famous restaurants in Delhi are. Here is my list of recommendations (in no particular order). All of them are totally worth it. 1. Yum Yum Tree – Located at NFC and has [...]

Lucknow hum par fida aur hum fida-e-lucknow

Travelling to Lucknow, a historic city known for it’s tehzeeb, ‘murga’ and paan was something I was waiting since long. Finally, a friend’s wedding and a desperate need take a break gave me the perfect opportunity to plan the trip. (This blog post is meant to be a guide for people visiting the city… how [...]