Gymkhana: A neo-colonialist odyssey (or that’s what they think)

Rāj: They called it and still do and the reference dates back to nearly 114 years ago in this particular instance that I can suffice i.e. the Delhi durbar, 1911 when George V was crowned the Emperor who physically visited India for a change to meet the royal subjects amongst others. Inspiration is a familiar… Read More Gymkhana: A neo-colonialist odyssey (or that’s what they think)

Dive into the dungeon: Delfino Pizzeria, London

Great location well only a stone throw away from Claridge’s with service close to throwing stones at the restaurant’s facade itself. Casual in the sense it has an ambience of a noisy school cafeteria with space per person available similar to that of a boulangerie chairs waiting to trap the ‘I love Paris’ tourists. Ooh… Read More Dive into the dungeon: Delfino Pizzeria, London

Dishoom this and Dishoom that – an Oxymoron , London

Now Now now just when they thought they had it. They actually are a several kilometres away from the perfect mid-level concept, ‘Indianesque’ ‘Bollywood of the veterans’ story. Would I actually queue to eat there. No in hindsight; but just to be part of the so called middle class crowd-following I carried out the examination… Read More Dishoom this and Dishoom that – an Oxymoron , London