The world suddenly pressed Pause. Humans retreated and other species found it safe to reclaim their portion of Earth. This precipitous withdrawal of humans to their protected colonies and houses inadvertently had an impact closer home. You can see it in the furrowed brows and promptly pinched purses of entrepreneurs. Passion – and not a… Continue reading Pause. Hit Refresh.
The year just going by – 2018 – witnessed a young startup taking shape in the form of Dweller Teas. Eli Yambem’s brainchild, Dweller is putting Manipur on the map for stimulating indigenous flavors and blends. The Assam Valley School at Tezpur stretches over an extremely picturesque 95 hectares. Founded by the Williamson Magor Education… Continue reading This Dweller resides in your cup
A trail is often an unpaved lane. Used by mountain bikers to test their skills or by walkers to explore the unknown. For the Mathurs, Tea Trails was a similar expedition. A journey into a promising and yet unexplored terrain – that of a nationwide tea café chain. Uday and Kavita and their partner on… Continue reading 6 Entrepreneur tips from the Tea Trails Team
It is a crowded evening at Chai34. Groups of youngsters come up to the counter, place their orders of Chai and take a seat on carved blocks of wood strewn outdoors. A cool November evening in Bhopal means that it would be late in the night by the time the throng eases and the café… Continue reading Chai in Bhopal
You might spot Adnan Sarkar taking long slow strolls around his hotel at Hill Road in Bandra. He gets most of his ideas during these strolls. One of these ideas was launching Dr. Bubbles, a bubble tea cafe in Mumbai. A genial giant with a continuously ticking brain, he complements the scientist imagery of the name,… Continue reading Pop goes the Bubble
The suburb of Mahim in Mumbai is slowly rousing itself. An unseasonal bout of cold has meant a lazy start to the day. In this suburb, just off the busy Lady Jamshedji Road, lies Café Irani Chaii. Outside the cafe lie strewn a few plastic chairs. On one of these chairs, casting watchful eyes on us,… Continue reading Cafe Irani Chaii and the Badgir of Bombay