Connecting all foodies in India….
The doorbell rings.
It catches me mid-grumble.
Humidity is through the roof and work deadlines are chipping away at my once-happy life. I am in no mood to hear door-to-door salesmen prattle on about why I should ditch the gutter-water I’ve been drinking and switch to their water purifier. Sweaty and irritable, I am in Shoo-the-Salesman mode even while unlatching the door (‘No, I don’t want your stupid water filter!’).
But the fellow outside is not that sort of salesman. Instead of a nondescript tie around his neck, he holds a large metal can in his hand. And instead of a management student sales pitch, he greets me with: ‘Idli?’
Some people scour the internet for advice to help them say ‘No’. Others have got it down to an art form (saying ‘No’, not scouring the internet); we don’t even think about it anymore.
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