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Hanoi’s Must Eats – the Tried and Tasted!

If Balinese cuisine gave me foodgasmic highs then Vietnamese food is definitely in the same league, if not better. Hanoi’s old quarter is a bustling marketplace dotted with noodle shops, restaurants and cafes. There is clearly no dearth of places … Continue reading

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Why do we love debates?

We Indians take immense pride in our ability to debate, deliberate and argue and counter-argue each and everything that we come across. This right is taken with much seriousness than any other of our rights, I would like to believe. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Gone Girl

Gone Girl is mysterious, outright disturbing yet deals with the ‘don’t take me for granted attitude’ in a marriage to a different level altogether. The beautiful, successful and wealthy wife of Nick Dunne (played by Ben Affleck) – Amy Elliot … Continue reading

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10 pre-conceived notions about India and Indians: Based on my personal interactions

Indian food is spicy. Well there are regions where the natives eat relatively bland and plain food or for that matter food that borders on sweetness. So, next time you visit me, I will treat you to masor tenga (an … Continue reading

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The ‘elusive love’ portrayed in Hindi cinema in the 90s

Two recent Bollywood movies I watched – Highway and Hasee toh Phasee really impressed me. Two different genres and different story lines, I could connect to the characters with much ease. It’s like you sit there and you feel you know these … Continue reading

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