Six plates in Goa

4 years since the last time we visited, and yet, though the family was eager to do a quick trip to Goa, I'd been a little ambivalent. Don't get me wrong, it was only because it was for 3 nights, which seemed too short to be gastronomically satisfying for what has now become one of…

Ai nayi: Review of Ai

So as our weekly ritual, we went to spend the Sunday trying to figure out a nice place to eat. I had heard from Prateek that Ai's Sunday brunch is supposed to be good. So after I saw Sanctum since, reflexly hubby goes off to sleep after wearing the 3D glasses, we went to Ai.…

Grilled at last…

Bombay (yeah I know…but I don’t like saying Mumbai) – supposedly a haven for eating, dining, breakfasting, brunching…lunching…teaing and all that. I say ‘supposedly’ because I haven’t really had the opportunity to explore more than 10 eating joints in the last six years of my stay here, so going by what I’ve read and heard,…

Bercos, Dwarka – Comfort Chinese (at home)

Metropolitan India is undergoing a global cuisine revolution. Descriptors such as niche, artisanal, authentic, creative and fusion now apply to numerous new restaurants in Mumbai, Bangalore and even Delhi (where the hippest restaurants are often found in its oldest villages - subject of a couple of posts previously). Foodies throng to these new places, discovering…