Category Archive: Review

GOA DIARIES: Ping’s Bia Hoi

Now that I am writing up my reviews of my recent foodie escapades while on holiday in Goa, I realised that I dined out at restaurants serving Asian cuisine. I’m not complaining. Ventured… Continue reading

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

GOA DIARIES: Matcha Japanese Restaurant

Goa is now a foodie’s paradise. The options are endless, and word of mouth gets some restaurants to be the talk of the town. On touching down in Goa, I was asked if… 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


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, 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