Journal

09th November, 2011

La Portes des Indes

La Portes des Indes

At first glance, an Indian restaurant with a French name could only spell trouble, that is, until one recalls Indian history to bring up French presence in South India. A picturesque town called Pondicherry harks back to the days of the colonial French, with one of the official languages, till this date, being French. Under […]

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12th July, 2011

China Tang

China Tang

There’s a certain romance about British colonial buildings, restaurants, films – not the blood and gore, but the opulence, the formality, the decor – I’m sure you get the drift. Like for example , the Ed Norton film, the Painted Veil which shows colonial China and luxurious dinners, cocktail evenings, exquisitely dressed men and women […]

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