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A Taste of Persia, and Old Bombay

MUMBAI | As Mumbai’s classical architecture gives way to skyscrapers, the curious traveler needs to be quick to see those parts of old Bombay that still remain. There were once Iranian cafes at nearly every corner in south Mumbai. Originated by Iranian immigrants in the 19th century, they provided cheap food and good company in a leisurely — though often rather grimy — setting. Now many have vanished, and others have been converted into bars.

Click above to read the article from ‘The New York Times’.  

Courtesy : K.F. Keravala