DILLI DASTARKHWAN – A restaurant in south Delhi, run by the legendary Karim’s, Jama masjid fame, is surely for people who love mughlai food and don’t want to get into the hustle bustle of Old Delhi. The place has an unembellished interior but is neatly done, typically representing the restaurants of 1980s – 1990s. The… Continue reading DILLI DASTARKHWAN – A Mughlai food paradise !
LITTLE SAIGON restaurant is all about Chef Hana Ho, an alumna of Hotel Taj Delhi, who hails from Vietnam. Since the restaurant Blue ginger at the Taj shut down a year ago, she followed her passion, opened her own small venture with no fuss interiors and started serving not much familiar VIETNAMESE cuisine to… Continue reading VIETNAMESE FOOD PAR EXCELLENCE
My ‘Monday food trail’ continued with NARIYAL CAFE this week. As the name suggests, this place serves the flavours of coconut in most of the dishes from many coasts like Goa, Thai, Kerala and Andhra. Located on the 3rd floor of Sarvodaya enclave market, above the famous WAVES restaurant, this cafe is reachable through an… Continue reading NARIYAL CAFE didn’t live upto my expectations.. !!
While at my visit to Karol Bagh, I also went to OM CORNER (running for more than 60 years), now managed by the third generation. It is famous for Delhi’s staple breakfast ‘CHHOLE BHATURE’. The fried golden brown coloured bhatura was crisp to the core and the thick chhole sans onion were appropriately spiced. Served… Continue reading Chhole bhature from an iconic shop
Last Monday I went to KAROL BAGH that was once the shopping hub (and still is..) for delihities before the malls came in the scenario. There are some age old eateries here, that have managed to maintain their charm over the years. NEW FRONTIER HOTEL is one such vegetarian dhaba cum restaurant, running since 1960,… Continue reading Punjabi Dal makhani prepared in Pure desi ghee from an age old shop
SARDAR JI MEAT WALE at AZAD MARKET Years ago, I used to visit this place frequently but in the evening hours, when they serve mutton dishes prepared on the tawa only. It was my first visit here, during day time and I got to taste their much famous MUTTON TARI WALA that they serve in… Continue reading Not to miss this typical Punjabi ‘Mutton soup & Meat Tari wala..’
On my recent visit to AMAR COLONY market at Lajpat Nagar, I found that there are various Street food kinda shops that are selling a variety of food and some of them are serving food with a twist at economical prices. While roaming in the market, I came across MUTTU SOUTH INDIAN ANNA eatery. This… Continue reading DAL VADA that you rarely find in the streets of Delhi