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Gugu Kuotsu, Owner of Gutouch Restaurant In Kohima, Gives You A Touch of Authentic Naga Dishes

The Gutouch Cafe is a cute eaterie in Kohima Town with an aesthetic setting, adding to the ambiance of the eestaurant. The place is famous for its Galho and has been the talk of the town for awhile. We decided to have a little chat with the founder of the restaurant, Gugu Kuotsu to get more insight on her restaurant. Hello Gugu. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I am Gugu Kuotsu from Kohima. I am the founder of the Gutouch restaurant. I also have a jewelry  brand named Gutouch, which features both traditional and fusion made jewelries. When was the cafe launched? The cafe was launched just last year in the month of September 2018. What is the story behind the brand name? Well, the name of the Cafe was suggested by my friends like Mengu Suokhrie, Onent Nenty and Athe Rhi, since I already have a brand name Gutouch, a jewellery brand. My love for food and the very idea of letting people get a taste of our Naga food ultimately …

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Koko Yiese, Owner Of The Multi-Cuisine ‘Meet Up’ Cafe, Talks About Running A Restaurant & More

With new eateries opening each week in Nagaland, offering new delicious meals, The Meet Up is one such restaurant which serves authentic Korean and Chinese cuisines. The restaurant also lets you have fellowships, gatherings or prayer meetings free of cost. This makes the restaurant a special place not only to try their delicious food, but also for a good ol’ gathering! We met up with Koko Yiese, the owner of the restaurant to have a little chat! Head to the link in bio or below to read the interview.  Hi Koko. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Hello. I am Koko Yiese, a 30 year old food enthusiast, and the founder of The Meet Up. I live in Kohima, Nagaland. Ever since I was in my early teens, I was very fond of cooking and learning new cuisines, but I never saw myself becoming a ‘foodpreneur’. However, the love for the art of cooking led me to Korea to learn about the Korean cuisines and I learned from home cooks about the basics …

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In Conversation with Beeshantam Yumnam, the Owner of Books & Coffee in Imphal

Sometimes all you need to unwind is a cup of coffee and a good book–that’s exactly what cafe Books & Coffee is offering locals in Imphal. Started by Beeshantam Yumnam, the cafe boasts of a cozy ambience and a great collection of books. Beeshantam’s love for books is mirrored in the cafe’s warm interiors, its rare collection of books and a welcoming environment for people of all ages. His vision of creating a space where people can relax, learn, enjoy and create art has materialized in the cafe. He says, “I hope people take home the feeling of relaxing in a cozy ambiance for chilling out and appreciation of the arts. Many customers praise us for giving a platform to arts and providing a wholesome experience. We hope to keep giving that experience!” Hello, please introduce yourself to our readers Hello, thanks for having me. I am Beeshantam Yumnam from Imphal, Manipur, a history graduate from Delhi University but an artist by passion. On returning home in 2010 after graduating, I realized that the types …