Kangan: Oudh Revisited!

I don’t know what is it about Indian food that always draws me to it than its global counterparts. Maybe, the familiarity? The vibrancy? The flavours? Maybe all of it. I find it hard to stay away when the aromas of a freshly done tadka on a dal, or that of hot chapatis on the…

A Spanish Affair At The Leela Mumbai

When you think about Spain, you’d think about beautiful beaches, legendary footballers and sprawling vineyards. You would also think about some of the best European dishes you can taste, like paella. It is this slice of Spanish indulgence, topped with dressed olives, assorted cold cuts and a range of desserts spearheaded by the Spanish orange…

Punjab Grill, Kala Ghoda : A Photo Story

In the ever-bustling Kala Ghoda in Mumbai, the old and new co-exist in perfect harmony. It is here that Punjab Grill – the gourmet fine dining restaurant – has opened it’s latest outlet. It replaces Silk Route, an old oriental eatery, and is adjacent to the iconic Rhythm House. Punjab Grill has championed homestyle Punjabi…

Café Delhi Heights: Of Great Food And Nostalgia

I first visited Café Delhi Heights in Noida, back in 2016. More than a year later, when I heard that it is now here in Lower Parel in Mumbai, I instantly made a Friday night dinner plan. Friday nights are always a bit special (yay weekend!), but little did I know that this one would…

Reviving Lost Recipes At Bageecha

As the food evolves with time, whats being forgotten and left behind are the intricate flavours of the Indian cuisine: a cuisine which is complete and perfect in itself and involves history, culture and flavours in every morsel of food. At such a time, one must appreciate the efforts by the chefs of Novotel Mumbai,…

Tasting Your Way Through JIA – The Oriental Kitchen’s New Menu

Set in the plush side lanes of Colaba, Mumbai, Jia is an exquisite restaurant that spells warmth and gorgeousness from the onset. The restaurant is located on the lane leading towards the Gateway of India, and the prime location means you certainly won’t break a sweat to locate it. The fine dine restaurant is adorned…

Novotel Juhu: Navratri Done The Tambrahm Way!

I’ve never been exposed enough to South Indian cuisine to call myself a fan; but who hasn’t had the humble idli dosa and enjoyed its simplicity? But authentic South Indian home cuisine is a whole different world, as I recently discovered at the The Novotel, Juhu, where a Navratri-inspired festival of Vegeratri was being held….

Want An Animated Food Experience? Say Hello Guppy!

Set in the plush complexes of Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai, Hello Guppy presents Japanese cuisine in a refreshing twist. You enter to what looks like a bundle of happiness, a sparkling bar counter setup, and quirky indoor lighting, all of which set up a wonderful ambience for a relaxed luncheon in the midst of a chaotic…

Olio At Novotel Juhu Launches New Italian Menu

The world’s love affair with Italian food doesn’t seem to be waning. Setting the benchmark in a chic and contemporary setting, Olio – Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach’s elegant Italian Restaurant, announces the launch of its exciting new menu. With this, Olio invites food connoisseurs to savour its extensive spread of exquisite delicacies, paired with an…

Postcards From Persia: Sodabottleopenerwaala

If you have grown up in Mumbai or even visited the city, one thing that you possibly wouldn’t have missed are the legendary Parsi and Irani cafes of the cityParsi and Irani cafes of the city. From the much talked-about Leopold Cafe to the relatively lesser-known Cafe Ideal, Kyani and Co. and Cafe Colony in the Dadar Parsi…

Brewing Health And Happiness: Gardner Street Teas

I, like most Indians have enjoyed my cup of tea more than coffee, always. The first thing in the morning after I wake up, is to brew a perfect up of strong tea for myself, and then go about my chores planned for the day. Now see, the thing about tea is, that it is…

Shakahari, JW Marriott Pune: A Royal Indian Experience

When the first rains of the season poured down and soaked Mumbai in it’s cover, we were assured  that the journey and the day that lay ahead for us was going to be eventful. We were headed from Mumbai to Pune to immerse in the Royal Indian Experience that was specially curated by JW Marriott…