On 29th March 2013 I watched Bharatnatyam ( indian classical dance ) performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. Call it my ignorance or lack of exposure but I had never heard of her before. I have been trained in Bharatnatyam for more than 9 years then and after watching her perform I kept … Continue reading Rediscovering Bharatnatyam — Malavika Sarukkai
Having inherited the travel gene from my parents,as a kid never really got into traveling. More than the travel uncertainty associated with it, being away from a familiar environment unnerved me. Both my parents were avid travelers, they had been to a lot of places in the United States and traveled almost the who of … Continue reading Waiting Room!
One rainy weekend while browsing to order food online came across a restaurant by the name Chaayos. Sounded familiarly unfamiliar, demanding a closer look. Huh, they served india tea -chai – experiments with chai?!! Coffee cafe used to be popular hangout places until the early to mid 2000’s. Tea- Cafe culture, was new to me … Continue reading Modern -Ethnic – A little different Chaayos!
Not a popular tourist attraction-very calm and peaceful place located near Bharuch , Gujarat on the banks of river Narmada is Nareshwar. Main highlight of Nareshwar is the Rang temple – constructed by the followers of the saint Rang Avdhoot fondly remembered and addressed as “Bapji “. Shri Rang Avadhoot Maharaj was a prominent 19th century divine … Continue reading Nareshwar
Online food ordering services , one of the best I have found so far. I have been using online food ordering service for past several months in Mumbai. Of the many I have used the best one I found so far is swiggy , decent number of restaurants , a delivery representative with contact number … Continue reading Swiggy -online food ordering made simpler
While the year 2016 has ended , I was reminded of an exercise I was assigned while serving at a restaurant in the US, share one thing that happened in last week which made you happy? While 2016 was ending lot many things happened in my life , in fact the year was full of … Continue reading Ms. Tomato
Can you fall in love twice? I moved from Washington D.C. after having lived there for 11 years and like every other Indian, work brought me to Mumbai . Summer -hot and humid Mumbai and not able to find a place to stay was how I welcomed myself ! Kandivali, Bandra , Andheri, Goregoan, Malad … Continue reading In Aamchi Mumbai as a mumbaikar would say!