26 February, 2021

Thinking Global, Eating Local

Tapri’s USP is its surprisingly extensive chai menu, covering over 40 different varieties

Thinking Global, Eating Local

Jaipur Restaurant
Tapri, The rooftop, Surana Bldg, Prithviraj Road
Tel: 2360245.
Meal for 2: Rs 800

From Ladakh to Kerala, wherever international backpackers gather, you’ll find little eating joints that specialise in comfort foods, like jacket potatoes, hummus and Nutella pancakes. Tapri puts a desi twist by adding a whole range of things like phuchka shots, wai-wai bhel, and khakra pizza to the list.

Tapri is a quirky rooftop cafe overlooking Central Park. We sat there on a delightfully drizzly afternoon, with peacocks calling in the gardens below, and browsed through their menu (which is something of a collector’s piece, with its desi English and corny humour)....

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