So pancakes. I mentioned in my previous blog post that pancakes are my greatest discovery from the 3 trips to the United States. I love eating pancakes. Unfortunately, as with bagels, we do not get them easily in India thanks to some pretty awesome local variations that we very well know as Dosas, Uttappams, or … More Food Experiment – Fluffy American Pancakes
Over the last few months and the last few posts on my blog its been all about travel and photography. Must be boring. But well, that was about me for then. I almost forgot to tell you that this blog has now completed 5 years, and crossed 300 posts and 60,000 hits! I don’t care … More #302 Currently Listening To!
Recently, I purchased a 75mm-300mm telephoto lens for my DSLR. Eager to click, I set out with my kit. I clicked a lot of pics, hundreds of pics on my first two outings with it. I got some good shots. Clicking pics like the ones above, is not called ‘stalking’. I knew about this as … More #298 People, and rules of photographing people in public
Willis (Sears) Tower, from the Grant Park Seen at the Millennium Park Polish Rally at Grant Park. 1 of every 12 Americans is of Polish descent.
The first time I heard or read the word Tulip was sometime in kindergarten. As with all uncommon flowers, I did not care to remember what they looked like in the book. There was also a guy named Tulip in my college, and I think Tulip Joshi is one of the prettiest persons I have … More #295 Tulips on the Magnificent Mile
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Yes I know it is totally lame to have just two posts in the last month, but here it is… The above wallpaper is for widescreen monitors (1280 x 800p). Those who wish for a regular (1024 x 768p) click here. You may find it sad, but that is how I am feeling right now~ … More #271 November 2009 Wallpaper
A nasty weather greeted me here this time. I distinctly remember the number of days that it rained last year I was here, and they were so few! But look at this season! Fortunately it was a pleasant day today. By pleasant, I only mean no rain! It was cold and windy, and that is … More #270 How’s Chicago? Same (c)old!
Happy Diwali everyone… Play it safe :) And I am traveling to Chicago (on the night of Diwali) once again… “Trains and Winter Rains” calling… Going to eat Bibimbap!
Sep 15, 2008 to Dec 21, 2008 In these almost 14 weeks, I watched more movies in theater than I had ever seen in my life… And to a very pleasant surprise, most of them, infact all of them turned out to be ‘awekasam’ :) Ghost Town Bertram Pincus, is a man whose people skills … More #228 Movies anyone?
And Guru (for the amazing talks of everything starting from China to Peru, vada-pav to chai-at-a-tapri, NCC to ‘bakch**di’…), Anna, Chris (on the Metra), Jing, Sally, Liliana (whom I may never meet again), Kunal, Riya and everybody else… I know there are many more… Thanks, Goodbye… 23340.9466
A picture speaks a thousand words… who said so? Someone did! Haa… Spanning over 200 galleries, and maybe more… The Art Institute of Chicago has so much to offer, paintings, photographs, sculptures and much more than just that. From Peru to Alaska, from Paris to Egypt, from India to Korea, they have everything from every … More #217 See with your own eyes, Feel with your own heart…