#ChaiPakodaDay: Discovering Mumbai One Pakoda At A Time

Always upbeat about celebrating the international food observance days, it was high time someone took charge and lead the way to celebrate the diversity of Indian cuisine, and who better than Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, a food expert who has committed herself to revive the Indian regional cuisine and give it the place it deserves in…

A Royal Awadhi Meal At Novotel Juhu, Mumbai

We Indians are no strangers to the Mughlai cuisine what with those creamy, rich, laden with dry fruits and ghee dishes. And as much as we later repent eating those and putting on more kilos than we can shed, I’ve never seen anyone every saying anything close to a ‘no’ to eating these delicacies. Oh…

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…

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…