Lakshmi & Lakshmi's day out! 😊
Well, the official name of Chitra Athai is Lakshmi! Athai used to live in Central Mumbai with her family, she was here for almost 40 years before moving to Chennai. Her connect with Mumbai goes deep and everytime she is here we revisit some of her favourite places in the city. This time she expressed her desire to visit Bandra to purchase few items for her daughter and we had our own fun time of shopping & relishing chaat @ Elco arcade 😋
Athai enjoys almost all varieties of food (except the garlicky ones) & it's wonderful to order and taste yummy food with her. We shared few #mumbaistreetfood items like Pav Bhaji, Dahi Puri & Ragda Patties. The Pani puri counter was crowded as always but as soon as it was free one of the servers motioned us to come over. I requested him to set up a stool for Athai and we shared delectable pani puris as the vendor served just the two of us! The server was nice enough to take pics & this slo-mo! Athai was kind of embarrassed with the attention we were drawing but she also saw the smiles on the faces of the customers & staff of the restaurant.
On our way back in an Ola we listened to old Hindi film songs on the entertainment system on board. Whenever she enjoys anything or is focussing on something she closes her eyes and makes delicate hand and head movements with a soft smile on her face. She enjoyed many songs, remembering the favourites of my late athimber (her husband), shared few anecdotes with me, we took more pics & videos and got back home before getting caught in the notorious Mumbai traffic. Enjoyed this short fun time with her and planning to take Anu Athai out next week or if possible all my 3 sweet kids! 😁 #athai#iloveathai#mydayout#ourdayout#ilovethis#mumbai#elcomarket#yumm#yummy#yummyfood#delectable#delicious#chaat#panipuri#mumbaistreetfood#mumbaifood#mumbaifoodie#mumbaifoodies#mumbaifoodlovers#traditionalfood#indianstreetfood#slomo#slomotion#slowmotionvideo#tangy#mumbaikar#mumbai_ig#mumbaiigers