A Vegetarian Lunches at The Hind’s Head by Heston Blumenthal…

It’s a standing joke among close friends and family that I’m prone to moving only within a certain central radius of comfort, whether in London or Bombay (the two great cities I’m proud to call home). I’ll admit that it’s a valid observation to the most extent. There are the occasional exceptions though, proving time and … More A Vegetarian Lunches at The Hind’s Head by Heston Blumenthal…

Travel Diaries: A Foodie’s First Visit to Bangkok…

I’ve been keen to visit Bangkok since as long as I can remember, and finally had a particularly special occasion to do so – the wedding celebrations of one of my oldest friends from London. What ensued was a three-day extravaganza involving the finest food and fizz, friends and family, and a fabulous foot spa … More Travel Diaries: A Foodie’s First Visit to Bangkok…

Travel Diaries: A Gourmand’s Guide to 48 Hours in Paris

As with any and every trip I take, my most recent sojourn in Paris with a friend was carefully planned around a must-eat list of epicurean essentials. From Michelin-recommended crêpes in the Marais to a fashion-forward dinner in an ex-fashion studio – here’s how we trail-blazed across this city of/ for gourmands, making sure to snaffle all the French pastries … More Travel Diaries: A Gourmand’s Guide to 48 Hours in Paris

London Diaries: A Vegetarian Eats at Xu…

If Wes Anderson were ever to attempt a stylised take on 1930’s Taiwan, I imagine that the result would look something like Xu – the latest restaurant from the trio behind the wildly popular Bao in Soho and Fitzrovia. Describing itself as a cinematic reinterpretation of Taipei during this decade, the gleaming new restaurant on Chinatown’s Rupert … More London Diaries: A Vegetarian Eats at Xu…

London Diaries: Hanging out at Chin Chin Dessert Club in Soho

Sometimes, there’s nothing that my insatiable sweet teeth delight in more than the discovery of exhilaratingly-new ice cream-based desserts. In the past, you’ve heard me natter on about macaron ice cream sammiches, bespoke Magnums and matcha soft serves wrapped in a cloud of candy floss. Let’s add ice cream choux buns and sugar-free miracle cones to this … More London Diaries: Hanging out at Chin Chin Dessert Club in Soho

Paris Diaries: Favourite Hotel Hangouts

When in Paris, I love nothing more than spending my days immersed in the avant garde art scene or rifling through the rails of offbeat French boutiques. Come evening though, you’ll almost always find me resting on my laurels in one or the other of the city’s grandiose hotels. As enchanting as they are dramatically-opulent, there’s nothing lovelier … More Paris Diaries: Favourite Hotel Hangouts