Street Food

Haleem Trail: Cafe 555, Masab Tank

In recent years, one of the haleems which is much sought after in Hyderabad is that of Café 555. Tucked in a lane close to the Masab Tank flyover, this outlet has such a great word of mouth publicity by satisfied customers that towards the end of the season there...
In recent years, one of the haleems which is much sought after in Hyderabad is that of Café 555. Tucked in a lane close to...
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A Delicious Mughlai Breakfast at Shiraz, Kolkata

In Hyderabad, we are extremely proud of our typical Hyderabadi breakfast. At places like Shadab, Alpha or Paradise, we really gorge on Kheema Kaleji, Gurda Bhaji, Nihari and Paya. Some of these dishes are quite popular in the Delhi version of Muslim cuisine too. During my recent trip to Kolkata,...
In Hyderabad, we are extremely proud of our typical Hyderabadi breakfast. At places like Shadab, Alpha or Paradise, we really gorge on Kheema Kaleji, Gurda...
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Few Places for a Hearty Bengali Meal in South Kolkata

My trip to Kolkata was planned for a duration of about a week, and I was mighty thrilled. One of the main attractions of the place, of course, is the variety of cuisines that the city is known for, and I had heard that quite a few new places had...
My trip to Kolkata was planned for a duration of about a week, and I was mighty thrilled. One of the main attractions of the...
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A Traveler’s Diary: Munsiyari and its Kumaoni food

I had been planning to visit Munsiyari in Uttarakhand for quite some time. A few years back we had traveled up to Chaukori but could not continue on to Munsiyari due to bad roads and landslides. As the sleepy hamlet in the heartlands of Kumaon is known for its scenic...
I had been planning to visit Munsiyari in Uttarakhand for quite some time. A few years back we had traveled up to Chaukori but could...
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Alhumdulillah and beyond at Nampally: A Beef Lover's Paradise

Tucked in the bylanes behind Niloufer Hospital at Nampally is a heaven for beef eaters. Many people in Hyderabad actually believe that the quest for Hyderabadi food is not complete without a visit to Alhumdulillah. The restaurant is very unpretentious – if you are a stickler for cleanliness, this is not...
Tucked in the bylanes behind Niloufer Hospital at Nampally is a heaven for beef eaters. Many people in Hyderabad actually believe that the quest for...
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Zaiqa-E-Ramzan: A Sumptuous Iftar Feast

It has been about a year since Hyderabad House was taken over by a new management led by Mr. Khalil Ahmed. Since then,  they have come up with innovative promotions like Hyderabadi which have been delightfully lapped up by the food lovers of Hyderabad. The most popular of these initiative...
It has been about a year since Hyderabad House was taken over by a new management led by Mr. Khalil Ahmed. Since then,  they have...
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Quick Bytes: Hotel Subhani, the Biryani Paradise of Guntur

I was on a trip to Tenali to visit my friend, and he insisted on taking me to this biryani joint in Guntur about 30 kilometers off. He also advised that we go early in the day as the biryani here gets over very fast. So, without much ado, we...
I was on a trip to Tenali to visit my friend, and he insisted on taking me to this biryani joint in Guntur about 30...
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Biryanis in Bangalore: Donne, Thalassery and Kolkata Biryanis

Biryani, a dish of Persian origin, has come a long away from its actual source and has evolved with the local palate giving rise to the various forms and types. Growing up in Hyderabad, working in Delhi and having my roots in Kolkata has created a natural affinity in me...
Biryani, a dish of Persian origin, has come a long away from its actual source and has evolved with the local palate giving rise to...
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