My First Bengali Pop-up in Mumbai and the Recipe of Shorshe Murgir Jhol

  If you follow me on my social media channels, you might be aware that recently I had my own Bengali Meal Pop-up in Mumbai. I was thinking to do a Bengali village popup meal for quite a few months. And then, there were those wonderful people out there on social media, ...Read More

Restaurant Review: Hey Presto! Menu at Botticino, Trident BKC

  Botticino—the Italian restaurant at Trident BKC—has come up with a set menu, which they aptly call as “Hey Presto!” It means, very quick: almost like magic. The Presto menu at Botticino is easy on pocket and comes at just Rs. 990/- (plus taxes). At such a price point, a well-presented and ...Read More

Restaurant Review: New Menu by Chef Angad at Kangan, The Westin Mumbai Garden City

  Recently, AN and I were invited for reviewing the revamped menu by Chef Angad Rai, the new Chef de Cuisine at Westin’s Kangan restaurant, which specialises in North-Western Frontier cuisine. Being an expert in Awadhi and Mughlai cuisine, the talented Chef is a great addition to the Kangan team. Carrying influences from ...Read More

Mohammed Ali Road: The Epic Iftari Food Walk with Celebrity Chef Ranveer Brar and Living Foodz Channel

  An Iftari Food Walk during the holy month of Ramzan can make any foodie weak in the knees. In Mumbai, there are places like Mohammed Ali Road and Bhendi Bazar’s Bohri Mohalla, which offer myriad varieties of mouth-watering Muslim cuisine. People from all over Mumbai flock together in those crowded, chaotic ...Read More

Restaurant Review: China INC, Taj Santacruz, Mumbai

  If you always thought that Sichuan cuisine is just about those popularised spicy Chinese dishes, you must visit China INC at Taj Santacruz, Mumbai, to change your mind. Although the combination of Sichuan peppercorns (Ma) and dry red peppers (La) is a distinctive feature, Sichuan cuisine also has other flavours like ...Read More

Restaurant Review: Tasting the Flavours of Italy at STAX, Hyatt Regency Mumbai

    Italian food is not just about pizzas and pastas, after all. Now, it is the regional Italian food that the Mumbaikars are slowly exposed to. Thanks to restaurants like STAX in Hyatt Regency Mumbai, the food festival called “Flavours of Italy” brings to us an interesting array of magical Italian ...Read More

My #ChefsWithChunkies Entry: Chunkies Dessert Dumplings with Chilled Bengali Shinni

  The other day, I tasted a pack of Britannia Good Day Chunkies. The very next moment the idea of creating my signature “cookie dumplings” with a little twist on a rather underestimated Indian dessert—the age-old Bengali Shinni—came to my mind. The traditional Shinni or Sinni is actually a Prashad or the ...Read More

Restaurant Review: Tasting the New Menu at Jyran, Sofitel Mumbai BKC

  The more I taste our traditional Indian cuisine, the more I fall in love with it. In the North-Western Frontier Cuisine, the Lucknowi or the complex and prodigious Awadhi cuisine never fails to surprise me with its varied flavours. Involving a lot of techniques such as the Dum (slow-cooking), Bagaar (tempering ...Read More

Restaurant Review: Kanpai Lounge Bar, Bandra

  I was one of the invitees at the pre-launch of Kanpai Lounge Bar, which is Bandra’s newest bar with yum Japanese appetizers. It is located at the Suburbia Mall in Linking Road, Bandra, and is a part of Kofuku, which is considered as one of the popular Japanese restaurants in Mumbai. ...Read More

Restaurant Review: A Special Harley Davidson Sunday Brunch at Glasshouse, Hyatt Regency Mumbai

  They say, in America, brunch is the most sacred meal of the day! Last Sunday, we had an opportunity to taste the fabulous Harley Davidson themed American-style brunch at Glasshouse, Hyatt Regency Mumbai. This brunch was in association with Seven Islands Mumbai. The menu emphasised on some of the popular American ...Read More