Category Archive: Mumbai

TABLE FOR ONE

Let’s face it, it can be awkward! Eating out alone can be an incredibly daunting prospects and it took me an exceptionally long time (I’m talking years) to become fully comfortable with the… Continue reading

BASTIAN, WORLI

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

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

KNEAD

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

RUE DU LIBAN

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

SEOULMATE

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

SMOKE HOUSE DELI

It was eons ago when Smoke House Deli opened at Phoenix Mills, where I first dined at this European-inspired café. It was before I wrote a food blog, well before the time when… Continue reading

IZUMI

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

BAYROUTE: A TRIP THOUGH THE MIDDLE EAST

I have always stayed away from Middle Eastern food (will call it generically Arabic just to simplify my life) when I visit Bombay as it is a cuisine I often indulge in in… Continue reading

FLEA BAZAAR CAFÉ: CONTEMPORARY FOOD COURT

When its time to catch up with friends in Bombay, I always have one criterion. I need to eat at a place I haven’t dined before. Flea Bazaar Café has been around for… Continue reading