“Curd rice, streets with long Tamil Brahmin names, the AIADMK hoardings and the evening bells from the temple gopurams along with a myriad of other things create what we call, the soul of Chennai.”
Craveyard Café in a crunch: walking distance from insti, a warm and quirky ambience, lovely food, board games, and 30% discount for insti students.
The Tech Saloon is an initiative at IIT Madras to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas among faculty, students, alumni, innovators, and
In yet another article in the Beyond the Gates Series, Abhinand Shankar explores the various reasons as to why the beloved ‘Bessie’ beach is
“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” Jorge Luis Borges That paradise is a few minutes away. It’s
For all those who want the Chennai street food experience and aren’t too snooty to actually try it, T5E presents a series of food crawls – an area-wise assessment of the top five push carts and mobile stalls and the quintessential ‘potti kadais’. In this, the second edition, Padma explores a bunch of little shops outside Taramani, and tells you where to go and where not to go.
How not to starve in Kasturba Nagar.
Come December and Chennai gears up for its much-awaited festival – the Madras Music Season or December Season. This cultural extravaganza rates higher on the excitement scale than any conventional festival celebrated here. Hotel and taxi bookings peak to the zenith and crowds from Chennai and outside hop from one sabha to another to witness their favourite artistes perform.
Ranjani tells us about Chennai’s December season.
In this series of articles, T5E goes beyond the gates of insti to explore Chennai, and present our readers with interesting and useful information about our beautiful city. First up, Akshyah tells us about some of the many places in and around the city which sell a wide variety of second-hand books at cheap prices.
Amidst all the hustle and bustle of George Town, searching for a merchant establishment, I took a walk down Armenian Street. It led me to the quaint little Armenian Church built by the Armenian population which had settled in Chennai as traders during the 16th Century. The graceful façade stood lit in splendour by the late afternoon sun.