mid-day pays tribute to the Irani Cafes of Mumbai

Updated: 11 April, 2019 16:29 IST

In this video, narrator Kurush Dalal tells us why it's important to preserve the Irani café's in the city of Mumbai. The Guide Awards 2019 honoured some of the city's last surviving Irani cafés for enduring culinary contribution by a diaspora community. Unique to Mumbai, they fight inflation and competition from fast food. The Irani's, as the cafes, are lovingly called offer no-nonsense service, food unique to the Iranian Zoroastrian/Iranian Muslim community with a charm that's redolent of old-world Bombay. Watch this video to know more.

First Published: 11 April, 2019 10:25 IST