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…

Imagical Summers With The #VIPExperience at Novotel Imagica!

Ever so often we all need a break, preferably one of those long, restful ones whose memories linger in our minds long after it’s over. Given our fast-paced lives, however, one has to be satisfied with a short but rejuvenating break and that’s exactly what we, at Delectable Reveries, got this weekend, as part of…

Kuai Kitchen, Colaba: This Is Oriental Food Done Right

Restaurants with unique quirks are always a treat, and Kuai Kitchen is the newest venture by Mr. Neville Vazifdar who is also the owner of Royal China and Jia – The Oriental Kitchen. The new oriental restaurant in downtown Colaba is an absolute joy from the moment you set foot inside. This quick service restaurant (QSR) has…

#FBAISoiree: What’s In An Apple?

“And when you crush an apple with your teeth, say to it in your heart: Your seeds shall live in my body, And the buds of your tomorrow shall blossom in my heart, And your fragrance shall be my breath, And together we shall rejoice through all the seasons.” ― Kahlil Gibran The most famous…

Review: Desi Culture, Mumbai

Set in the snazzy hub of Kamala Mills, Lower Parel, Desi Culture is Mumbai’s latest addition to the ever-increasing lineup of wonderful eateries with unique, quirky menus. Just setting sail to satiate the most intricate of food cravings, Desi Culture is a suavely decorated resto-bar set in a basement. The bright, cheerful lighting and warm interiors…

Indian Railways: All Aboard The Nostalgia Train!

There’s no journey like that of the grand old Indian Railways I’ve always been a bit of a romantic when it comes to travel, especially rail travel. Almost always, I tend to be more upbeat about the journey than the destination itself. Having toured across much of India and even a bit of the rest…

Phuket’s Bang Niang Night Market

As I write this I’m sitting in sunny beautiful Phuket with a cold diet coke next to me under a huge beach umbrella overlooking crystal blue waters. I’ll be honest I’ve been twice to Thailand and the initial enthusiasm is somewhat lacking. Its an 18 hour flight with a stopover of at least two hours…

Breathe In The Flavours Of Garhwal

Living in urban cities, people are scarcely exposed to the vast cultural diversity of the country. In situations like these, well-researched and aptly-curated food festivals come to their rescue. These festivals not only serve as a platform to showcase the cultures and the regional food, but also act as a great immersive insight into that…

Healthy Food: A Birthright

“You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” -Paul Prudhomme Note: The following post does not strictly pertain to food. However, it contributes in broadening our awareness and the horizon. Not many foodies have thought of exploring the creative world of the not so fortunate. As for many, inequality is nothing but being…

Review: Farzi Cafe: Have You Been Farzified Yet?

Kamala Mills in Lower Parel, Mumbai is pretty much turning into a hub for foodies, and Farzi Café is right on cue. After having heard much fanfare about this place, we’ve had Farzi Café on our charts for a while, and finally, we did end up going there. The founders of Farzi Café are the ones who…