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Monday, May 16, 2022



Coffee, tea and nagging at Japan's anti-procrastination café

April 27, 2022 11:27 am

The café charges 130 yen ($1.01) for the first 30 minutes and then 300 yen ($2.34) every successive hour. Though a few people have stayed past the official closing time, they have all eventually gotten their work done.

Kolkata cafe run by HIV-positive youths breaks stigmas, draws crowds

April 12, 2022 11:10 am

An 18-year-old youth serving pasta to a group of customers said, "We are no different from others and should not be treated like pariahs."

India's first post office cafe opens in Kolkata

March 16, 2022 1:23 pm

“If India Post has to maintain its hold in not only the market but also in conversation, in people’s mindscapes, then something more has to be done — that’s why this café"

'Nazariya badlo, nazaara badlega': Inside Bambai Nazariya, a socially-inclusive Mumbai café run by transgenders

March 11, 2022 4:55 pm

Opened about two months back, the café employs only the transgender community, to give them the opportunities "they rightfully deserve," shared Diego Miranda, founder, Bambai Nazariya

Meet Ankita Jaiswal, an entrepreneur from Uttar Pradesh promoting sustainability in art, craft and food

February 09, 2022 11:46 pm

Through her café and gallery 'Brio Art & Café' in Lucknow, Ankita has provided employment to over 250 artisans/craftsmen from the state.

'Largest' igloo café comes up in Gulmarg, can seat 40 guests

February 06, 2022 6:43 pm

With a height of 37.5 feet and a diameter of 44.5 feet, Syed Wasim Shah, creator of the igloo, claimed it was the world's largest cafe of its kind.

Colocal: New artisanal chocolate store and café comes to Khan Market

December 29, 2021 11:52 am

Express Checks Out: Artisanal chocolate store and café, Colocal, which was tucked away in Chhatarpur for a year, recently made its high-street foray in the Capital - at Khan Market, with what else but hot chocolate as its signature

Dalai Lama inspired Tibetan-Indian café in Scotland appeals for funds

September 28, 2021 11:39 am

The Himalaya Café in Edinburgh, founded by Reka Gawa as a community centre based on Buddhist principles, was inspired by a meeting with the Dalai Lama 17 years ago.

‘From packed venues to locked venues, we have seen it all’: Restaurateur Vikrant Batra

September 08, 2021 6:14 pm

Restaurateur Vikrant Batra on introducing the concept of casual dining in the Capital a decade ago and how Cafe Delhi Heights survived the pandemic

Palestinian twins open café in converted jet in West Bank

August 27, 2021 5:56 pm

Khamis al-Sairafi and brother Ata have converted an old Boeing 707 into a café and restaurant for customers to board.