Serving Amdavadis The World On A Plate

Le Artisan Boulangerie Serves Amdavadis The World On A Plate

A few years ago a Nopalitos taco (made with cactus) or a Burrata salad that served an entire portion of the cheese, was unheard of in Ahmedabad. But that’s until an Amdavadi decided to change it. When I first decided to move to the city, I wasn’t worried about the food. I was well aware […]

The Brand That Uses Natural Stones For Each Piece Of Jewellery

My Meera Store Uses Natural Stones For Each Piece Of Jewellery

What happens when the very career you’re trying to avoid ends up becoming your passion? It’s at times like these when brands like My Meera Store are born. My first encounter with the brand occurred when I was scrolling through an e-commerce site browsing earrings that were a bit unique and My Meera Store popped […]

The Brand That’s Churning Out Quirky Clothes By Reviving A 300-Year-Old Art Form

Chhapa Designs Quirky Clothes By Reviving A 300-Year-Old Art Form

You’ve probably seen quirky block printed sarees and dresses on Instagram. Perhaps you’ve even mindlessly scrolled away or double tapped a photo or two. And, as more and more Indian brands mushroom, showcasing their creativity to fuse traditional techniques into contemporary fashion; Chhapa which has been churning out such collections since 2013, still continues to.  […]

The Company That’s Helping Rediscover Ahmedabad’s Culture & Culinary History

HistoriCUL Is Helping Rediscover Ahmedabad’s Culture & Culinary History

Walk around the Bhadra fort plaza and its surrounding lanes, you’ll easily miss nuggets of history. But if you take a walk with Parvez Malik, you’ll surely spot the original office of the Muslim League, notice the carvings on the Teen Darwaza; and even know the route bun maska took to appear on Ahmedabad’s menus. […]

A Local Brand That’s Teaching Urban Dwellers To Have A Green Thumb

myBageecha Is Teaching Urban Dwellers To Have A Green Thumb

If you ask me what’s the first thing that struck me about Ahmedabad after moving here, it was the city’s rich heritage. But, having been born and raised in Mumbai, I’m always left in awe whenever I see a city that has bungalows with space for gardens in the front, and at times even massive […]

This Duo Is Making Ahmedabad Eat Healthy With Their Brand Of Dips

Yashasvi Shah & Manali Mehta are offering healthy food products with their brand Dip Trip

This month has been quite exciting because I’ve been trying out different food Ahmedabad has to offer. When I’m not eating, I’m busy going down Instagram rabbit holes only to find healthy food brands mushrooming out of homes in the city. One of my many scrolling trips led me to Dip Trip, a local Instagram […]

Meet Richa Dalwani Who’s Turning Ahmedabad’s Heritage Into Art

Richa Dalwani Is Turning Ahmedabad’s Heritage Into Art

It’s early evening when I’m scheduled to meet Richa Dalwani to talk about her venture, The Heritage Art. We’re sipping adrak chai, like Amdavadis usually do, just off C. G. Road.  Ranked as one of the costliest retail locations in the city, C. G. Road was built by a businessman in the 60s. The stretch […]

Chennai Band The F16s Raise Funds For COVID-19 Relief With A New Release

The F16s Raise Funds For COVID-19 Relief With A New Release

For fans of the Indian indie music scene, supporting indie artists isn’t hard. This time though, artists are offering support and helping raise funds for COVID-19 relief. By releasing new tracks, albums that weren’t available for purchase before and more, artists have managed to and continue to raise funds as the second wave of COVID-19 […]

Ode’s Municipal Councillor & Townsfolk Are Caring For COVID+ Patients Via Donations

Shortage of oxygen, injections, and hospital beds: The crumbling healthcare system and the acute shortage of resources and vaccines is being reported for several weeks now. With Indians scrambling to find resources on social media, what’s the state of those who don’t understand Twitter and Instagram? In Ode, a small town in Anand district, the […]

Munch Guilt-Free: India’s Health & Wellness Foods Market Is Booming

India’s Health & Wellness Foods Market Has Interesting Offerings

Increasingly, naturally healthy snack brands are making an appearance. India’s health and wellness foods market has seen a boom and has interesting snacks on offer. Ragi chips, jowar bites, millet pancake mixes, keto-friendly cookies and whatnot have taken over supermarket shelves.  The Indian health and wellness sector may not have seen a sudden boom, but […]