Chai Tea? Is that a Martial Art?

Seriously, who helped name that on the menu? Chai Tea! It is like naming your bolognese Noodles Spaghetti. Now, you wouldn’t do that, would you? Then why have Chai Tea on your menu? Let me explain – tea in the Indian sub-continent, and a few neighbouring countries, is called Chai. Unless, a few restaurants in Dubai…

Soul of Awadh, Heart of Dubai

I am a little skeptical when ‘desi’ (read Indian) restaurants in Dubai claim themselves to be ‘authentic’. The poor adjective has been as abused as french fries. Let’s face it, it will be a little difficult to con a ‘desi’ boy with the same tomato-based gravy. So, when another new restaurant launches itself, stressing on how authentic they are, I…