Like any Bengali, I like my bhaja-bhuji. Think shingara, chop-cutlet, patty and rolls. A recent trip to Deli At Gateway took care of my evening snack cravings. Located on the ground floor of The Gateway Hotel EM Bypass, the star address known for serving Bangladeshi delicacies, the delicatessen is serving up bakery and confectionery items with a twist.
These tiny shades are ideally meant to be worn half-way through the ridge of your nose and you look from the top of the glasses! There are various shapes (think oval, rectangular, cat-eyed or half moon) that you can choose according to your face shape.
What happened when a group of friends, all members of a book club, came together on an ill-fated night for a book reading on the empty grounds of a half-constructed hotel? That’s exactly what Emma set out to find, at the ICCR auditorium on March 15, in Winter Hill, a play by UK-based playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker.
It was time for some fun and food, the Irish way, as the consulate of Ireland celebrated St. Patrick’s Day — a day named after St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland — at The Oberoi Grand. With hints of green and shamrock and Irish sips and bites, it was time to let the hair down and soak in the festive vibe. Only t2 was there.
Till 1999, the Indian Open used to be held in RCGC every alternate year and I remember watching it last in 1994 when Emlyn Aubrey of the US won it by a shot from compatriot Brandt Jobe. The following year I moved away from Calcutta and thereafter never got an opportunity to watch it again. So this year’s edition, held earlier this month at DLF Golf and Country Club, Gurgaon, was my first Indian Open outside Calcutta.