Goa’s Ark, Anjuna, Goa

After an hour’s stroll in the Wednesday flee market in Anjuna, I was cranky, hungry and mad for the Sun was shining on the top of my head. I needed a place to refuel. I googled up on whats around and found this one.

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700 metres from the Wednesday #fleemarket in Anjuna, is this garden themed restaurant. Perfect for a laid-back afternoon, plus a warm welcome from the owner. Every guest is attended well.

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They have awesome food, pleasant ambience and a mini-farm/zoo in the backyard. I couldn’t have asked for more. Places like these make my heart skip with joy because what else is life without relaxing food and a pleasing ambience.

LOCATED AT: 907, Market Rd, Monteiro Vaddo, Flea Market Road, Anjuna, Goa 403509

Open From 10 in the morning to 12 midnight.

CUISINES: Mediterranean, Middle-eastern.

VERDICT: Worth your time and money 🙂

P.S- If you are in Goa and staying around Anjuna, enquire with them they have yoga classes scheduled too.

P.S.S- A must visit after your anjuna shopping 😉

 

Love Love,

Nirupama.

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5 Places to eat at Srinagar

Okay this time, I am back with it again. Srinagar this time. The Paradise on earth.

Disclaimer: I am not pro. I can only write about my experiences. Forgive me for my innocence

1.Ahdoos

  • Best for Kashmiri delicacies.
  • Located at Ahdoos Hotel, Residency Road
  • My Favourites: Wazwan, Mutton Badami Pasinda, Mutton Dhania Qurma and Rogan Josh.

2.  Muhal Darbar 

  • Best for Kashmiri delicacies
  • Located at Residency Road
  • My Favorites: Rogan Josh, Mutton Yakhni, Rista, and Keema Naan.

3. Lhasa

  • Best for Chinese and Tibetian food
  • Located at Boulevard Road.
  • My Favorites: Thukpa and soups.

4. Asha Bengali Dhaba

  • Best bengali food available in Srinagar
  • Located on the ground floor of Claridge guest house.
  • My Favorites: They mostly have thalis. Its the usual bengali meals alu posta, katla macher jhal, murghir jhol. **Recommended only for bengali tongues like me who feel deprived without macher jhol ar bhaat, otherwise skip this, its not the best bengali food.

5. Nathus

  • Best for breakfast and strictly vegetarian.
  • Located at the Boulevard Road.
  • My Favorites: Chola Bhatura, Pav Bhaji and a range of sweet dishes.
    **Highly recommended for breakfast.

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Something I cant skip mentioning:

  1. Try Peera’s rajma chawal enroute Srinagar
  2. Sheep kebabs in old Kashmir Streets.
  3. Sewaiya in various streets of Kashmir.
  4. The home-cooked food the houseboat owners provide is awesome and its a must try.

 

 

5 Places to binge in Amritsar

Okay.. I know there are lots and lots of options in each city.. but here I am starting a “Top5”. My Favorite Five rather.

I hope this will be quick and short.

1.Surjit Food Plaza
+91-1835115606 +91-1833294334

Nehru Shopping Complex, Lawrence Road

My Favourites: Amritsari Fish, Tandoori Chicken, and Makhan Fish.

2.Kesar Da Dhabha
+91-183 2552103
+91-183 2532227
Shastri Market, Town Hall.

My Favorites: Alu Paratha Thali, Gopi Paratha Thali, Dal, and Rajma.

3. Crystal Restaurant
+91-183-2225555
+91-183-2229999
Crystal Chowk, Queens Road.

My Favorites: Kadai paneer, Biriyani, Amritsari aalo, and Butter chicken.

4.Bharawan Da Dhaba
+91-183 2532575
+91-183 5020575
Town Hall

My Favorites: Amritsari aalo kulcha, Dal Makhani, and Lassi.
**Highly recommended for breakfast.

5.The Golden temple Langar.
served inside the temple premises. ITS A MUST TRY IF ITS YOUR FIRST TIME IN AMRITSAR.
**I could have included “Sarhad, Attari” at Number5, but its fancy interiors impressed me more than their food.