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Brush Up On Burmese Food

Ankit Gupta, the young and dynamic director of the Burma Burma Restaurant and Tea Room says his being a herbivore has nothing to do with him opening a vegetarian restaurant. That very obvious thought does cross the mind though, doesn’t it? And, yet, he’s right. Because his family has been running a restaurant for the longest time ever in Mumbai, where non-vegetarian fare is served and he himself has no problem in cooking meat/fish/eggs or anything else, especially when he trained for his Hotel Management degree, not so long ago. And so, it was just an entrepreneurial moment that led … Continue reading Brush Up On Burmese Food

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Rocky Path To Rokeby Manor

Now, before you get any ideas, let me tell you that the path to this award-winning hotel in the Landour Cantonment area in Mussoorie is certainly not rocky at all. Instead, rocky would refer to (pun intended) the hair-raising, nerve chilling experience we had, while on our way to this place. Not for the faint-hearted, but read on! There are always going to be some things that you want to do no matter what. Some things that you plan to do eventually. Some things when you are really close to doing them, you actually want to take an about turn … Continue reading Rocky Path To Rokeby Manor

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Adil Unplugged

That, Adil Hussain, the actor can stir up a whole lot of excitement at an event is not a very surprising thing anymore. But a few years ago, we would have gone, ‘who?’ Well, things have changed since then. Agent Vinod was when the film-going public first noticed him and then, after he kicked up a storm in the Abhishek Chaubey directed Ishqiya with his anti-hero act, he became the darling of the Indian media and the public alike. Lootera, Parched, Force 2, Mukti Bhawan and many films in regional languages followed. His international works include the Italian production Gangor, … Continue reading Adil Unplugged

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Catch A Copper: Line Of Duty

This one’s a killer. Previously you’ve seen cops hot on the trail of murderers, criminals, drug lords and what not. Here in Line of Duty on Netflix, a British BBC police procedural television series created by Jed Mercurio, you have cops gunning for fellow cops. We are introduced to AC 12, Anti-Corruption Unit 12 with key members DC Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure), DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) led by Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), whose sole mission is to bring corrupt policemen to task. And boy, do they do a brilliant job? Very very procedural, with exhibits, pieces of evidence and investigation of … Continue reading Catch A Copper: Line Of Duty