Tag Archive: fresh

NARA Pan Asian

Festivities continue well into the new year especially when you have friends who have been away enjoying well deserved holidays over the actual festive season. So when three of us decided to band… Continue reading

BAKU Café

For the last many years, my husband and I have made it a tradition to go out to lunch on January 1st and try and new cuisine. So, this year, as I was… Continue reading

LIMA Dubai: Where eating is a joy

For our annual office Christmas lunch, we had a choice of three very different cuisine restaurants to pick from, none of which got a majority. So, to be fair and impartial, we put… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CANDICE WALKER

Her life revolved around food growing up. Candice worked in a restaurant after school, she cooked for her family and she still found time to watch three cooking shows on TV every single… Continue reading

212 All Good: Perfectly Good and Healthy

A friend in Bombay always seems to suggest restaurants whose food I pretty much enjoy – she of course has done a recce of the place and only if it passes her standards… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with HARI NAYAK

I had enjoyed Chef Hari Nayak’s food before I even knew he was responsible for it. This was when I visited Bombay Bungalow at The Beach on JBR. When I dined at Masti,… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with INAKA GAMAGE DOM

Growing up, I always thought of Sri Lanka as my second home. Every summer holiday was spent in Colombo at my grand-aunt’s home and every time I meet a Sri Lankan it’s with… Continue reading

PA PA YA: PA PA VASOOL

When I stepped out of the protective walls of boarding school to enter junior college in Bombay, little did I know that three girls – Swati, Purvi and Shaheen – would befriend me,… Continue reading

AMADEUS: MUSIC TO MY TASTE BUDS

Scenario: Trying out shoes as one does in a shoe shop when on holiday, you look up to see someone do a double take when they see you – in a nice way… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with DARREN VELVICK

When I set out on my Chef Talk adventure I had a list of Chef’s I wanted to meet drawn up. Darren Velvick was on that list. But for reasons that still boggle… Continue reading