The first part is all about Darjeeling tea & the second part is a review of our stay at Taj Chia Kutir In a nutshell: A beautiful stay at a lovely villa inside a beautiful property inside Makaibari tea estate, warm hosts, good food, great activities conducted by the hotel. Some seriously disappointing tea at breakfast & very disturbing ‘high tea’!!!! Address & other details: … Continue reading About tea in general, the story of Darjeeling Tea & a trip to Kurseong to stay at Chia kutir Darjeeling, Makaibari Estates
Please read the part 1 of 2 by clicking on the link here: Part 1 of 2 This part is about the food we had during this particular trip. This is neither a general commentary on food in Varanasi, nor is it a comprehensive guide to food in Varanasi. In a nutshell: In this trip we enjoyed two unbelievably good home cooked meals, food at … Continue reading Food during the trip to Varanasi on Dev Deepawali 2022. Part 2 of 2
In a nutshell: Bowled out by the food at naimat khana & attention to detail in each dish – some food cooked by ladies at their homes & supplied here , others cooked here from scratch by ladies, using traditional methods & wisdom. Address & other details: naimat khana Facebook: naimat khana Instagram : naimat khana Meal for 2: ₹500 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian … Continue reading Naimat khana – food from lucknow homes (kaiserbagh, JC Bose road, lucknow)
In a nutshell : A weekend visit to a city, that does not appear in many tourist maps of Rajasthan – Tonk. Lunch & conversations at a centuries old, haveli of an erstwhile royal family, a stunningly beautiful guest house built centuries ago, beautiful Tonk Masjid with a beautifully painted Mihrab, An Institution that has painfully collected, restored & stored original manuscripts of the medieval … Continue reading A drive to Tonk, trip organized by Shagufta Siddhi (founder of Ganga Jamuni)
In a NUtshell A shop without a sign board, popularly known as pandit ji kachoriwala that sells fab gulab jamuns & pretty good kachoris Address & other details: pandit ji Meal for 2: ₹30 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian only Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ himself & he has paid for the full Bill & tips also. http://www.yummraj.com … Continue reading Pandit ji kachoriwala (prasanna kumar Tagore lane, Chitpore, notun bajar, kolkata)
This is a travelogue about staycation at this hotel, activities & food that we had here. In a Nutshell: A post lockdown enjoyable weekend break amidst pure nature, so unbelievably near from the city, no city noise, not too many vehicles, a beautiful drive around the villages in the morning, intense in-house pottery & qawalli sessions, loosening of the mind with a game of carrom, … Continue reading Lalit mangar (foothills of aravallis, off gurgaon faridabad road).
In a NUtshell Bowled over by the butter chicken, thoroughly impressed with other dishes that we tried, great ambience, cold + mechanical + professional + efficient staff …… had a great evening here Address & other details: Daryaganj Meal for 2: ₹400 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ himself & he … Continue reading Daryaganj (Worldmark 1, Aerocity, New Delhi)
Read earlier review of food by Osama Jalali & family here – pop up In a NUtshell After eating food from The Mughal Plate, I feel like the need to take my guests for a food walk to Jama Masjid area can be replaced by ordering food from here & taking them otherwise to purani Dilli to get a feel of the place. This Home … Continue reading The Mughal plate by jalali’s (home delivered all across delhi NCR)
In a NUtshell A kulcha specialist with a small menu & very good food, worth the 30+ km drive from gurugram – only that we ended up eating a month’s quota of butter in one meal!!!! (Pun intended) Address & other details: baljeet’s Meal for 2: ₹180 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian only Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ … Continue reading Baljeet’s Amritsari koolcha (DDA Market, Block BG 8, Paschim Vihar, New Delhi)
In a NUtshell A retro look, new restaurant in the happening golf course road, that has good service, serves good food, special mention to an unusual but excellent butter chicken Address & other details: baba’s Meal for 2: ₹500 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ himself & he has paid for … Continue reading Baba’s (golf course road, gurugram).