Edinburgh – Food

Thank you Gurkha Cafe and Restaurant for serving me some delicious food at 10:05pm on a Wednesday evening, after I had been turned away from The Filling Station and Frankie and Benny’s on the Royal Mile, after asking whether I could have a sandwich/simple pasta meal. It was 10pm in the capital of Scotland and theseContinue reading “Edinburgh – Food”

Local heroes in India

By using local guides, homestays and non-profit groups, visitors can benefit people’s lives and gain rich insights. They could also gain weight, as our tips include some superb home-cooking

‘It’s soulful … and the friendliest city in India’: Fiona Caulfield’s Kolkata

‘Strangers will invite you for a chai just to talk and exchange ideas.’ The guidebook writer says the West Bengal capital is very different from its City of Joy image

Sunrise to sundown, Mumbai is a vegetarian’s paradise

Speciality dishes from all over India are showcased at the street food stalls and cafes of Mumbai. Here, food writer Meera Sodha spends a whirlwind 24 hours sampling as many vegetarian ‘greatest hits’ as she can