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
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
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
Folks, I have some exciting news to share with you. Over the past few months, I’ve been hosting my own channel – “The Foodie Diaries” – on a new app, Pepo.
Shuttling back-and-forth between Bombay and London, I’ve always been strategic about escaping the brutally cold winters of the West, and the scorching summers of the East. The truth is that I secretly enjoy both, and this year – for the first time in over a decade – I’ve spent the entire month of April in India, making up for … More Bombay Diaries: Making the most of an Indian summer…
Some time last year, I made a resolution to explore more of #IncredibleIndia. From immersing myself in the Kochi Biennale to an escape to the foothills of the Himalayas, it’s a promise I’ve since been faithful to. My most recent sojourn was to Amritsar, a city steeped in spirituality… not to mention the sensational street-food scene here, famous world-over for … More Travel Diaries: 48 Hours in Amritsar
Last weekend, a group of friends and I headed to the hills. Our destination, Mussoorie. A picture-postcard town sitting quietly in the foothills of the Garhwal-Himalayan ranges in North India…