Bombay Diaries: Lunch at Hemant Oberoi BKC

Finesse. Flair. The highest degree of reputability… And *that* cheese soufflé from Zodiac Grill. These are just a few of the many thoughts which come to mind at the mention of Chef Hemant Oberoi’s name. They smoothly manifest in his eponymous flagship restaurant in Mumbai too, newly-opened in B.K.C. following a celebrated forty-year career with Taj and two globe-trotting openings … More Bombay Diaries: Lunch at Hemant Oberoi BKC

Bombay Diaries: A foodie’s guide to the best weekend brunch spots

If you’ve followed me on my food-fuelled adventures long enough, you’ll know that I’m nothing if not serious about Sunday brunch. It’s a weekend ritual sacredly adhered to whichever part of the world I’m in – I’ve long since established my London go-to’s, although it’s a blowout brunch extravaganza in Dubai which still holds the top spot. That #BrunchLife … More Bombay Diaries: A foodie’s guide to the best weekend brunch spots

Keeping up with the Bombay foodies: New & noteworthy restaurants in 2017

I’ll admit. I’ve developed something of jaded palate recently, after one-too-many lacklustre experiences at the new-age style of restaurants continuously popping up across Bombay – each holding so much promise and potential at the outset, but ultimately failing to pack a punch due to an amateurish execution and shoddy service. But perhaps the purpose of these recent disappointments … More Keeping up with the Bombay foodies: New & noteworthy restaurants in 2017

Bombay Diaries: Unmasking lunch at Masque…

A lot has been said, written and waxed poetic about Masque. Farm-to-fork, fine-dining, seasonal and innovative are just a few of the many aspects embodied by this new restaurant from experimental chefs Aditi Dugar and Prateek Sadhu. Perhaps most significant though, is their focus on exotic and relatively-unknown ingredients foraged from farms across India. It is these unsung … More Bombay Diaries: Unmasking lunch at Masque…

Bandra Diaries: Dinner at Su Casa and a bite of the Big Apple (It Happened in New York)…

For all my sins, I’m an Economist by training and there’s really nothing I strive for more at times than maximising my efficiency. With that in mind, a friend and I recently made the most of a recent sojourn across the Sea Link by checking out not one, but two of the exciting new openings gracing the other side of … More Bandra Diaries: Dinner at Su Casa and a bite of the Big Apple (It Happened in New York)…

Catching up with the Bombay foodies: A sugar-fuelled summer

It seems like yesterday that I was keeping up with the London foodies and getting my fill of what’s new before heading to Bombay for the summer. But that was well over a month ago. Since being here I’ve had my work cut out for me. Because, you know. Bombay. It’s my sweet teeth which have been in … More Catching up with the Bombay foodies: A sugar-fuelled summer