10 Junk food you should try when in Shillong!

10 Junk food you should try when in Shillong!

Despite the fact that they are unhealthy, we still stop by the roadside for alumuri or puchka. These vendors may seem unhygienic in their ways but they never fail to attract people passing by who don’t seem to care standing by the roadside on a busy road to enjoy the taste of these junk food. […]

Food on Wheels: Is Shillong really asleep at night?

Food on Wheels: Is Shillong really asleep at night?

SHILLONG: There is a new night life for the town of Shillong and we are not talking about discos or clubs. Shops and malls are probably closed by 8 p.m for Police Bazar. But if you happen to visit Khyndailad, it is not the same. “Food on Wheels”, that is what some would say. The growing […]

Jammu BJP Legislator stage protest against sale of momos

Jammu BJP Legislator stage protest against sale of momos

29 June  2017: Senior BJP leader Ramesh Arora staged a demonstration in Jammu on Thursday protesting the sale of ‘momos’, a popular street food, as per news agencies Arora, a member of the BJP’s Jammu and Kashmir legislative council, said earlier this month that ‘momos’ are “more dangerous than alcohol and psychotropic drugs”.   “Ajinomoto (monosodium […]

After Beef its Momos: BJP legislator compares Momos to Drugs; wants it banned!

After Beef its Momos: BJP legislator compares Momos to Drugs; wants it banned!

NEW DELHI, June 8: Forget beef, a BJP legislator Ramesh Arora of Jammu and Kashmir now wants a ban on street ‘momos’ citing that they contain carcinogenic monosodium glutamate or Ajinomoto which is harmful and hazardous to health. While the issue of ‘beef’ and ban of cattle trade is yet to be quelled down in […]

5 Khasi Dishes you must eat before you die

5 Khasi Dishes you must eat before you die

Shillong and its adjoining areas have been famous for its Momos and Chinese food for years. But with the ever growing tourist inflow there have been a keen desire by many visitors to try something uniquely local. Imagine going to south India and not trying idli and sambar or dosa or visiting Delhi and not […]