Wow Vav

When I was a kid, I was fascinated by the ingenious architecture of the Shahi Baoli in Imambara, Lucknow. That was the beginning of my love for stepwells and the grandeur arrested in these subterranean structures had since then incited me. And when Rani ki Vav, an 11th century stepwell, was declared as a World…

Eating out in Lucknow

When it comes to food, Lucknow has few parallels in India. While times have changed, and Lucknow of today, lacks the athletics, artesia, sensibilities of its previous avatar; it still retains its ‘aadaab’ and its foodie culture. The food culture in Lucknow was never a slave to swanky 5 star culture, it always had its…