Partners: Café Military
Partner: Café Military vadis (orchards) located in the hinterland.
Today at 76, wearing a red Budweiser tee, his mean machine is a black and yellow taxi which he takes from his home in Mazagon to his restaurant Café Military at Medows Street.
Furniture: Café Military (1933)
Ali Chamber, Tamarind Lane, Fort (presently M. Shetty Marg).
The café, through its title, brings back the military presence at the heart of the Fort locality, where it rightly belongs.
In the 1800’s the Fort was filled with establishments catering to the needs of the forces-army saddlers, military and naval outfitters, mess, army and general agents, hotels.
Bombaywalla looks forward to meeting the ever-smiling, adorable proprietor, featured at end of this video.
This photo and more to follow, establish Hashim Badani as a people’s person and photographer.