It's a common misconception, one that even I believed for a while, that Bengali cuisine is all about fishes, gol-gappas and rosogollas. Perhaps the idea existed because the Bengalis around me swore off vegetarian food with absolute hostility. This myth was broken first by my dear friend, Nishkala, from The
My fondest memories of restaurant dining as a child have been about digging into a plate full of crispy tortillas dripping with cheese. As I grew older, I grew fonder of a dish that was made by stuffing the tortillas with a variety of ingredients and covered with a generous
Winters are the best times in Mumbai - the weather is pleasant and breezy in the evenings which also makes it a perfect setting to enjoy fresh and organic food in an alfresco ambiance. Even though it isn't exactly open to the air, Mumbai's only plastic-free cafe offers patrons an
The city of Mumbai is known for its skyline - rad and beautiful! This makes it an ideal destination for rooftop restaurants. The latest entrant in the city's open-to-sky restaurants is Qbaa Terrace. Located in the centre of Malad, this quintessential bar is characterised by lavish interiors, fancy sheeshas and groovy
Imaginative and exquisitely presented cuisine. Flavours, modern and inspired by myriad cultures. Unpretentious, yet casual and opulent interiors. Butler service that's reminiscent of Her Majesty. I had been reading a lot about Michelin Star experiences of restaurants across the globe but I never had an opportunity until I was invited
We go to a restaurant for its food, its ambience, even the feels perhaps. But how often have you gone back to a restaurant for its chef?
As patrons and food bloggers, we go to eateries, click an infinite number of pictures and talk about the food. We also capture the ambience,
Rajasthan is one of my favourite countries in India. One of the bigger reason being their authentic and delicious food and their hospitality. Travel anywhere in Rajasthan and you'll notice how the settings are always old, beautiful and majestic, and proceedings always polished and hip. The history and culture of
Colaba is the beautiful southern tip of Mumbai that is characterised by the old English charm of Bombay. It makes for the most picturesque part of the city - the Gateway of India, Taj Mahal hotel, art galleries, flea market and an array of pubs and restaurants breathe life into
I am a foodie, hard-core ones, so to speak. Come rain or the sun, come snow or storm, nothing stops me from my gastronomical explorations. This time around, my journey took me to the latest entrant in the Kala Ghoda food scene - Henpecked.
The restaurant which has replaced Farmer &
Whenever I come across the word "opulence", my mind automatically draws the picture of a rajgharana. I imagine a Rajput prince, dressed in his royal attire of Bandgala Jodhpuri suit, seated in his dim-lit dining room that exudes rich hues of red and gold. The table is set with fancy cutlery,