6 May 2015

Cupid’s Cooking


This is a tasty story about Mr. & Mrs. Iyer. What makes this a tasty tale? Let’s find out.  

Everyone plans ahead and well for their honeymoon. What nobody can plan, surprises. It’s not necessary that romance blooms only in chill hill stations or amidst scenic views. Love is unexpected and crazy. Cupid had cooked a best romantic dish for Mr. & Mrs. Iyer on their honeymoon enroute to Shimla.

Delhi was the only pit stop and with one day’s stop over there, nothing was planned. The long but quiet train journey in the Grand Trunk Express, ended at 06:30 AM in New Delhi. This is their first visit to the Northern part of India.

Mrs. Iyer was already hungry with her habit of early breakfast, which Mr. Iyer was not aware of. As soon as they got down at the busy New Delhi Station, her eyes were already looking out for some quick breakfast at the station. But Mr. Iyer had other plans. He seem to have planned to visit all the monuments in Delhi that day, before they leave for Shimla. Now this is a perfect newlywed couple situation, the wife hungry with no plans and the husband busy planning for photography sessions.


Mrs. Iyer followed the lead of Mr. Iyer and took a taxi to visit the India Gate. Surprise that she did not raise the voice of her grumbling stomach in hunger. Once the couple reached India Gate, off went Mr. Iyer busy clicking his pretty wife in front of the Monuments. “Say Cheesesssss” and he zoomed in on her face for a click and that’s when he noticed the gulping throat of his hungry wife. She was having the pretty smile on her lips though, not disappointing her excited husband.

Mr. Iyer smiled within himself and went close to Mrs. Iyer. Moved the hair on her face and whispered in her ears, “Are you hungry?”. She nodded with a lovely pussy cat face with wide open eyes and said, “I can wait for the photo session to complete”. Both smiled for a second thinking on how stupid Mr. Iyer was (after all it’s the Husband who is always stupid and lovely). But Mr. Iyer had no idea about the places to eat in Delhi. Now was the moment where he needs to put his pretty wife’s hunger in front of the monuments.


He took out his smartphone and looked up for the restaurants in Delhi based on their current location. Wolah! There was one right behind their view of India Gate, Cafe Lota. Mr. Iyer pointed his finger behind Mrs. Iyer and said, “There’s a good place right there, let’s take a walk”. Grabbed the lite luggage in one hand and the happy wife’s hand with his other they started walking. The camera was hanging but behind his shoulders, a sign from Cupid that the romance is cooking.

The couple reached the restaurant and took a table for two. The menu was presented and he took it. Asked her "Close your eyes for few mins and visualize the monument we saw. And I will order". She was happy and worried too, "He doesn't know my taste buds, how's he gonna order". She held his hand and closed her eyes.

Within few minutes, “Open your eyes” he said. She was surprised to see all her favorites in front of her. Pancakes with Maple Syrup, Omelette, Poha, Coffee and mouth watering Cheesecake, she was on for a treat. She smiled big and started eating, didn’t mind to ask him to start first. Eventually he too joined her breakfast feast. She was still holding his hands as she ate. Now that’s the aroma of love!


Over the coffee she started, “Okay, what other monuments are we going to visit today?”. What he said next swept her off. “Let’s make this our first food journey together. I’m replacing monuments in Delhi with the best restaurants in Delhi”, he said. She was awestruck and all smiles. They both sat together and mapped out their day with Dhabas, Kebab Corners, Chat Houses and Tandoori Joints. Before they headed out on their journey, Cupid has served them the best dish called “LOVE”.


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13 comments:

  1. Delhi has amazing restaurants and street food. One reason I love going there. Mr and Mrs Iyer must have had a gala time.

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    1. I'm sure they had a great time together with Delhi food. :P

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  2. The street food here is Heavenly ... I guarantee the most calorie conscious would throw caution in wind and gorge on the yum chats here. So Mrs. Iyer must have received the reward of her patience !

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    1. Lol yeah Kokila.. I've heard street food is amazing in the Delhi Galis!

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    1. Hehe. i bet food itself is a perfect partner :P

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  4. Now that's one great way to start the honeymoon ;) :P

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    1. Cupid always serves the best starter. ;)
      Always good to see you here, Jyotsna. Keep visiting :)

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  5. Wonderfully narrated! I imagined the honeymooning couple!
    Delhi has great food :)

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    1. Happy that Mr. & Mrs. Iyer made a lovely couple in your thoughts. Thanks Anita :)

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  6. Cute story.. Sweet narrative..
    Yummy in short!

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