Sunday, August 18, 2019

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Très Bien, Trèsind

This storied restaurant from Dubai proffering Modern Indian cuisine has recently launched in Mumbai. Went wondering if it was worth the hype and left...
Best Winter food in Mumbaivideo

Brrrring on the Winter Foods!

Wintertime and I think of visits to my paternal grandmother’s house in Kolkata and the various date palm jaggery sweets (known as Nalen or...
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Seefah: ‘the’ Asian place in Bandra

Thai chef Seefah who set up tiny authentic Asian café Blue in 2017 has shifted into a new spacious location on Hill Road and...
TYGR by Zorawar Kalra's Massive Restaurantsvideo

TYGR: Contemporary, Classy & not disappointing

TYGR is the new Modern Thai Bar & Grill and has replaced Rivers to Oceans (R2O). A well-designed contemporary, classy space with a large...
Best of New Restaurants in 2018

Best of 2018: New Restaurants

If you need to know what’s new and hot on the dining scene then this is your definitive list. I’ve been reviewing a new...
Christmas Cake and Mulled winevideo

Marzipan, Mulled Wine & More. The Best of Christmas Goodies 2018

Christmas is celebrated by nearly all, goodwill and merriment abound in this season. If you want the yummiest, traditional Christmas delicacies (and missed Bandra...
Soho House Cecconi's restaurant

Eccellenza by the Beach

Soho House was founded in 1995 (of course in Soho, London!) is a members-only social club and has grown into a community of creative-minded...
Miss T Colabavideo

Some better flavours and service puhleez, Miss T

Went with great expectations hoping for a gastronomical treat. Miss T is from the team behind some of Colaba’s famous restaurants – the awardwinning...
Sanchos restaurant review by Xyngr

Mexican & welcoming

The new Mexican eatery was buzzing when we visited a mere week after its launch. It was impossible to reserve a table for lunch...
BKC Dive restaurant

Paisa Vasool, SST brunch @ BKC Dive

We went for the Sunday Brunch. Despite being quite large, it was nearly full. We were one of tables with older children, mostly the...
Pali Thaivideo

Thai, but not overly so in decor

Thai, but not overly so in decor Pali Thai – 3/5 Went on a Friday evening to check out the new Thai place in the ‘hood....
Trench Restro Café

Veggie & Waffichilious

Recently opened on Hill Road Bandra opposite Else Arcade, it’s a dessert-lover’s delight and offers a vast menu of chocolate drinks, mocktails, hot chocolate...
Uno Mas restaurant

Uno Mas: No great shakes

By Tara Bose Kapur We were very keen to experience Mumbai’s new Tapas bar and kitchen. So off we went after making reservations for 8pm, we’re...
Retro Bar Music

Retro Bar-Baar

By Narendra Kusnur If it's Thursday, it must be Door No.1. The Bollywood DJ nights simply rock as resident DJ Russel Almeida takes over the console....
Hoppumm Bandra

Hoppumm: Hop, String & flavours of Lanka

By Tara Bose Kapur We were eagerly awaiting the opening of Hoppumm to eat the appams and stringhoppers. This Sri Lankan-inspired café offers a great choice...
Thangabali

It’s new, it’s packed. But is Thangabali in Bandra worth it?

By Tara Bose Kapur Went to this very newly opened Khar outpost. It’s a beautifully done up, spacious place offering food from all four states of...
Cannon Pao Bhajivideo

Utterly Butterly Cannon Pav Bhaji

Situated opposite the BMC headquarters and near the CSMT/VT station, Cannon has been serving delicious pav bhaji at just Rs 90 with garma-garam bhaji...
Listicle on Bengali Food

Seeking Bengali Food during Pujo

By Tara Bose Kapur One of the most awaited festivals for Bengalis is the Durga Puja. The Pujo Pandals dotted around the city are crowded with...
NYCD restaurant

NYCD: Friendly, bright vibe. Good service

By Tara Bose Kapur A little bird told me about New York City Diner (NYCD) opening in Bandra Reclamation mentioning that it’s the new offering from...
Nice Fast Food Cornervideo

Nice Fast Food Corner | Finger-licking Kababs, Tikkas & more | Santa Cruz West

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pq9PV_mrLH8&feature=youtu.be Nice Fast Food Corner has been at Santa Cruz (West) for the last six decade. Has been at Santa Cruz for the last 60...
2.0 movie RajiniKanth Akshay Kumar

CGI Gobbledygook

It has been seen in recent months that a spectacle is not enough to satisfy the audience. While a star like Rajinikanth with his...
Women of Rythmvideo

Pathbreaking Percussionists

In its third edition, the ‘Women Of Rhythm' concert featured 12 stunning talents from age 16 to 60 saw a reasonably packed St Andrew’s...
John DiMartino jazz

Blast from the Jazz Past

There's something special, enchanting and nostalgic about old-school jazz. Tunes from the Great American Songbook, the masterly compositions of Billy Strayhorn, George Gershwin and...