Khadi and Handloom denotes handspun and handwoven fabric. It is an environment friendly material that has been given cool twists by various designers. The most reliable stores for buying Khadi items are the various outlets of Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan and Handloom Haat, Janpath.
Ice creams are screaming out to be the succour for this hot summer season. Icy Fusion is a chain of ice creams parlors from Kolkata. They have opened their first branch at Rohini Sector 3 and we dropped by in the heat of last Saturday afternoon.
DLF Cyberhub is a cluster of eating/drinking options from pricey dining to food court varieties. It provides sitting arrangements inside restaurants as well as in the open. Sprinklers strategically placed in front of the outlets spray mist and gives the area a hill station feel even during the warmest summer evenings.
The National Museum at Janpath is a treasure trove of relics covering about 5000 years of Indian history. This is close to Central Secretariat or Udyog Bhawan metro stations and is easliy accessible from any part of Delhi. Guided tours, audio tours in various languages and an interesting museum crafts store make this site an exciting summer holiday option.
Sharbat Mela is a cool and very apt festival in Scorching Delhi Summer. A lot of small and big scale manufacturers of Sharbat, Kulfi and Shake mixes exhibit here and provide samplers for people to taste and buy. It’s a cool and fun way to beat the heat.
Kasundi is a mustard based sauce from West Bengal. This is prepared in summer, but consumed throughout the year. It is a must try for people who like hot flavours.
Venue: Delhi Haat, Pitam Pura Date: 14 June, 2014 Since the last two days, the Delhi weather has gone all bonkers. Within minutes a scorching sunny sky starts roaring with thunder. In such an unusual weather, Delhi Haat Pitam Pura hosted an unusual festival – Sharbat Mela.