For a lot of Delhiites, Diwali is incomplete without visiting one of the Diwali melas in the city. These fairs are one stop destination for gifts shopping, buying home decor, festival binging and to just soak in festivities of the season. We have grouped together a guide for the most famous diwali melas in town… from timings to nearest metro station to what to eat. Our way of saying Happy Diwali in advance. Cheers.
We have rarely experienced, predominantly non vegetarian restaurants serving some good vegetarian dishes. Khaaja Chowk makes an exception here. Along with their famous laal maas and fish tikkas, they are making some awesome vegetarian dishes too. Recently when we went there on a vegetarian day, we got to try their kathal and gobhi dishes along with some finger licking chaat. We didn’t regret visiting this place on a Tuesday one bit…
Amazon India Fashion Week organised by FDCI brought together several Indian fashion designers under one roof. They displayed their Spring / Summer 2017 collection on the open air ramp of NSIC exibition complex. We enjoyed the Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna collection sipping some chilled Witlinger beer.
The yearly celebration of the contemporary art forms come together at the Contemporary Arts Week organised by Friends of Art. This 8 days long arts festival covers music, theatre, paintings, puppetry, short films and other visual arts forms. It is on from 15th to 22nd October at various venues across Delhi. The inaugural days are at Nehru Park
The Ministry of Culture is back with Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav showcasing India’s art, culture, food at the sprawling IGNCA. The grounds have been transformed into an Indian fairyland. The food zone has exotic items from various parts of India. All in all – this event can add another angle to your festival fervor this season.
Rohini in north west Delhi is full of self service fast food joints but there is a lacuna for good casual dining places. Dubliin square in Sector 3 in Rohini, fills this gap by offering a huge space for diners to enjoy North Indian and Chinese food along with drinks and party space. We recently checked this place out and here’s our experience…
Durga Puja, an essentially Bengali festival is celebrated every autumn. The celebrations have travelled outside Bengal and consequently Delhi NCR hosts more than a thousand Durga Pujas. Here is an account of our experience.
We were overjoyed when Starbucks opened its first outlet in India in 2012. Our prayers were answered. In other countries, Starbucks is a regular coffee joint. However it is a premium café in India. It is time to face some home truths.