Celebrating Chennai.. Valluvar Kottam

Dedicated to the famous poet Thiruvalluvar, the Valluvar Kottam [ a moument] was constructed in 1976. All the 133 chapters of the Thirukkural which include 1330 verses are inscribed on bas-relief in the front hall corridors.The construction of Valluvar Kottam is like...

Off to the Blue Hills… and around

This year has been quite good, touch wood! Rather, this month has been good i should say. I have managed to revisit Delhi, spend time with uncle and cousin, explore a few new places and it was an opportunity to do something for the 1st time, travel with mom.  And...

Celebrating Chennai.. Ride or Repair

Clicked this image during the Chindatripet walk… Wondered if the auto was waiting for its driver or for the doors to open to be repaired…

In with the new, out with the old at Tuscana in Chamiers

“hum chup nahin bait sakthe [we cant sit quiet]” is what Vipin says leads to such new concepts… The reason why they keep innovating, rolling out new dishes and coming up with interesting dishes. This time around, they have literally revamped their...