Guess who’s coming to dinner

Even though the host knew they were uninvited guests, they overlooked the transgression
Stanley Pinto

Meher Tarapore’s hilarious reminiscences of the delightful fare dished out at Parsi weddings in days gone by ("Looking forward to a lagan,” Parsiana, November 7, 2018) reminded me of a favorite prank that my gang of five college friends and I often played, a lifetime ago.  We were aficionados of Parsi khana (who isn’t?) and lagan nu bhonu was absolutely our favorite. The problem was we didn’t often get invited to a Parsi wedding. But the pangs of gluttony had to be sated; there was only one thing to do: gatecrash!  So every few weeks we would arrive at the entrance of the baug......

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