Category: Restaurants

With cooks getting harder to find , restaurants are having a field day. There are more and more restaurants opening up each day, in every part of the world. Even obscure sleepy villages have their own brand of fine dining. But with so many of them, which one do you choose? Do you choose a good restaurant because it is expensive? And does an expensive restaurant mean good food? A good review makes it easier to choose the right restaurant to avoid a disappointing experience.

FOOD, Restaurants, Travel

#Ladies who lunch at Princeton

With Autumn just a few days away, warm, sunny days are going to  get rarer so I asked C to take us down to Princeton for a long, lazy lunch. Ever since I saw the movie “A Beautiful Mind” based on the brilliant but disturbed mathematician John Nash, I’ve wanted to visit Princeton. This Ivy League …

FOOD, Restaurants

A new taste every week

I was walking down to Babulnath the other day when I noticed an archway between two buildings announcing ‘Pop-up Hut’. Being naturally curious, I stepped inside and found myself walking down a narrow tarpaulin covered alley way ending up at a hole in the wall of a ‘restaurant’ with a spoon for a handle. This …

FOOD, Restaurants

In search of the perfect Mawa Cake

It’s all about the #Mawa Cake Only a Mumbaikar will understand all the the brouhaha about the Mawa cake. A few years ago B. Merwan, an Irani bakery situated bang opposite Grant Road East Station, announced that they were closing down. Immediately there was a hue and cry with some people petitioning the owners not …

FOOD, Restaurants

Lunch at Indigo Deli @ Phoenix Mills

We were originally slated to go for lunch to Cafe Zoe this afternoon.  But early in the morning I learned that it was closed for renovation.  Hence we changed our  venue to Indigo Deli at Phoenix Mills. I was first introduced to Indigo and its style way back when it first opened. It was in …

FOOD, Restaurants

Ladies who Lunch – Review of SOAM

SOAM, the fast food place right across the Babulnath Temple is supposedly a competitor to the iconic Swati that all NRIs flock to come December. But this is decidedly unfair because while the concept remains same, the ambience and food is quite different. Unlike the clean minimalistic grey of Swati, SOAM has some colour with …