Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Zoya Factor

Technorati Tags: reviews,novel,book-review The Zoya Factor is a laugh-out-loud funny novel. People from Delhi especially of Karol Bagh origin (like me) will certainly enjoy how amazingly dilli-types this book is ! Phrases like “My heart was dhak-dhaking”, “dhik-chik dhik-chik music”,”so uncool”, “loathing 98 percent; lust 2 percent” or “ok baba” add to the punjabi tadka […]

Soul Cafe, MG Road – Bangalore

Soul cafe is a swanky looking, hookah-serving, cafe on MG road. On any given day, one can see hordes of young ones sitting in the crowded open air seating area of the place, taking drags from a hookah like no tomorrow (and of course with each drag, posing for the mandatory mug shot taken using […]

Cola wars are out …

There is something about watching prime time television. Even if the programs are crappy (which they usually are, wonder why they call them prime-time !), you can still smile looking at the advertisements. Some of my favorite ones are the Hutch ads. It’s a good thing that even after buying over Hutch, Vodafone has kept […]

WordPress 2.6.2 released

This is a heads up post for all wordpress users. Wordpress 2.6.2 has been released and is recommended upgrade for those of you who allow open registrations on their blog/website.

Unix 101: Manipulating files – Copying, moving, deleting

This post is the next in a series of posts we’re doing on Unix. The aim of the series is to get our readers familiar with the basics of working on a Unix or a Linux system. Uptil now we’ve learned a bit about how the Unix system works and how to navigate around the […]

Bonsai – Connaught Place, New Delhi

On our last trip to Delhi, we went for drinks to Bonsai. Bonsai, one of the more recent additions to Delhi’s burgeoning list of Oriental restaurants, has a menu with an eclectic mix of Japanese, Chinese, Thai and Indonesian cuisines. Located in the inner circle of Connaught Place, just above Café Coffee Day, it looks […]

Rodeo – Connaught Place, New Delhi

Located in the A block, inner circle of Connaught Place, Rodeo can be classified as an authentic Mexican restaurant, or atleast as authentic a mexican restaurant can be in Punjabi food infested Delhi. With a relaxed, comfy and cozy atmosphere, it is an old favourite with the veterans of Delhi’s pub scene. The bar has […]

Amazon Video on Demand Launched

Amazon’s Video on Demand service has finally moved out of beta and is available for public consumption. Amazon is offering a few free episodes of 30 Rock and Heroes for your viewing pleasure. With Video on Demand Amazon is now an even closer to becoming the center of home entertainment. They already have music, movies […]

Mast Kalandar, Koramangala – Bangalore

Like the rest of the chain’s restaurants, this branch’s food is — finger-licking good !

What happened with Windows Vista

Ofcourse, everyone’s heard about the debacle that Windows Vista has been. Enough has been written about the disaster that Windows Vista has been. So much so that it has almost become fashionable for bloggers all over the Internet to trash Vista left right and center. And some of these people don’t even use Windows Vista. […]