Category Archive: lunch

GOA DIARIES: Padaria Prazeres

Friday morning was all about exploring Fontainhas, the old Latin Quarter in Panjim followed by a mini reunion with two school friends. The question was where we would go to eat! For me… Continue reading


October 16 was my birthday. And even though I love the fanfare of celebrating birthdays, this year I choose to have a much quieter celebration with the person I love (still learning to… Continue reading


Bastian, at Bandra was about getting ready to open its doors when I interviewed Chef Kelvin Cheung for my Chef Talk interview way back in 2016. Bastian Bandra made its mark on the… Continue reading


The Bombay Canteen was always on my list of restaurants to visit thanks to the hype it had garnered right from the day it opened its doors all those years ago. I regret… Continue reading


My love affair with Moshe Shek’s culinary skills started with my frequent visits to Basilico and of course Moshe’s at Cuffe Parade but that affair ended abruptly in 2013 when he shut shop. … Continue reading


Dubai was home to me for 17 years – an eternity for many. Over those years I grew to love Arabic food as we would call it, with Shawarmas being my staple when… Continue reading


If I have learned anything over the pandemic it is this – Korean dramas (Kdramas), through their strong storytelling, delightful visuals, strong performances and (mostly) happy endings, have filled voids and kept numerous… Continue reading


FULL DISCLOSURE before I begin my review. Chef Nooresha of Izumi and I were in school together but I left in the 7th standard and honestly we haven’t been in touch since. When… Continue reading


It was my birthday! It was time to celebrate with the office bunch. The cuisine choice was simple – Asian and we needed a restaurant that would let us have a nice leisurely… Continue reading


It was a lunch time celebration and we wanted to have something other than Aisan (none of my suggestions were accepted this time round 😊). So Lebanese food was the cuisine choice and… Continue reading