Month: June 2014

How To Peel A Kiwi

Summer fruits are a treat, and even more than that, they are a nice and quick escape from the scorching heat. Kiwi is one such fruit, which is very tasty and full of vitamins C and K, and is best enjoyed chilled. However, the fibrous skin that covers the delicious green fruit can be a…

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Geishas

Originally posted on Kyoto:
Geishas compared with a Maiko/Geisha apprentice is less showy. A Geisha kimono is usually a strong base color with a simple design and subtle patterns based on scenes from nature or traditional Japanese themes, according to the seasons. Similarly, the Obi / cloth around his waist, as most tend to be…

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Shiv Sagar Restaurant, Juhu

Shiv Sagar is every veggie’s delight. The location of this restaurant is what makes you come here for more. It is bang opposite the famous Juhu beach. I’ve been a regular at Shiv Sagar since more than a decade and I still enjoy the same routine – fill my tummy with the veg delicacies served here…

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Mumbai Metro – A Joyride

Mumbai Metro is the talk of the town these days. Built to reduce traffic congestion in this severely over-crowded city, it also supplements the existing railway line. The Mumbai Metro has become a pride of all us Mumbaikars. The system began its operations from 8th June. 3 weeks and I was yet to experience this…

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Shanghai Streets, Bhandup

I am a die-hard fan of Chinese cuisine. Even a humble egg or veg fried rice satiates my gut. Mumbai boasts of an array of Chinese restaurants. They are so widespread that you make a phone call and you are devouring Chinese at home. There is surely a vast difference between the restaurants that serve…

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Choco-coffee shake

I can happily trade a candlelight dinner for a glass of chilled cafe frappe and an hour of chit-chat with friends in my favourite coffee joint. In absence of company,  I do not mind sitting alone, grabbing my frappe and flipping though my novel. The aroma of coffee is such a mood-booster. And combination of coffee and vanilla icecream…

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Cafe Bean Garu, Powai

Weekends for me are all about treating my taste-buds with a new fare each time. This weekend it was Cafe Bean Garu in Hiranandani, Powai. This place is on the first floor above Haiko supermarket. The cafe is in an open space and close to the elevator. So do not expect too much from the…

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Rainbow, An Optical Delight

It was rainbowing atleast for an hour in the evening. What a delight to eyes!!! It was incredible. I ran back into my room to get my cam so that I could capture this mindblowing sight of the sun rays kissing the rainbow. Felt as if the heaven was coming down to earth to have sweet-nothings with…

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Time to pack your bags…

Hi folks, got these interesting snippets from a travel magazine. Thought of sharing them with you. 1. ABU DHABI LAUNCHES SUMMER ENTERTAINMENT SEASON Abu Dhabi is hosting a 3 months season of summer entertainment running from June 5 to August 31 which includes top international shows, film and theatre premieres, ballet, music concerts, comedy nights, illusionists, contemporary…

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