How often have we stopped and wondered about what similarities we all share? At least in our food? Well, seems a tough one to answer but meet Elahe Hiptoola, a prominent figure in Hyderabad’s theater culture. Besides the fact that she is a true icon for women “EMPOWERMENT” in Hyderabad, she has a genuine love for Hyderabadi food. Elahe and Asad focus on the similarities in culture, food and other aspects of Hyderabad in this exclusive series from “Medium & Rare”, titled “I was here”.
In the first video of the two part “Hyderabad” series, it starts as a discussion about the classic food from this city like Biryani, Nihari, Mandi, Sheermaal, Osmania Biscuits and Irani Chai at the city’s well-known cultural space “Lamakaan” in Banjara Hills. Lamakaan is a hub where the old and new cross paths, known for its various cultural and art aspects it’s also a place where we discover a glimpse of Hyderabad’s soul. Heading over from Lamakaan the video follows to old antiquities & collectables shop – “Mughal Arts” from Masab Tank. This is a tiny shop, ensconced between Dine hill restaurant that dishes out chunky pieces of chicken and a second-hand goods store on the Masab Tank main road.
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