Portico Bistro, Hiranandani Estate, Thane

The newest gem in Hiranandani Estate, Portico Bistro is located in the clubhouse and has excellent views of the pool. Our expectations for food were high as this is being set-up by Chef and Consultant K M Saif. We got started with mocktails. Blackberry Caipiroska, made with blackberry, lemon, mint, and topped with sprite and blackcurrant …

For a perfect romantic dinner – Skky, Ramada, Powai, Mumbai

Last year in January we planned to visit Skky, Ramada but had to literally cancel our reservation for some reason. A year went by and finally one fine Sunday morning this January we decided to fulfill our year old wish. Table booking is recommended as the place usually remains fully booked on weekends. There is …

Madeira & Mime, Powai, Mumbai

Not sure if Mirchi & Mime and Madeira & Mime are associated or related but the concept remains the same. So are the expectations for service and food. They have first come first served policy for a group of less than 10. It was 31st Dec afternoon and we had to wait for around 45 …

Punjab National Highway Thali @ Delhi Highway, Sakinanaka, Mumbai

Winter brings an abundance of vegetables including mustard in Punjab and Indian. Traditionally, Sarson ka saag and Makke di roti is the dish of the season and to celebrate that, Delhi Highway, Sakinaka has brought winter special thali, called Punjab National Highway Thali, to their menu. Before gorging on the Thali, we ordered a couple …

Pub-Grub and Potions @ Drinkery 51, BKC, Mumbai

I was there as a part of 'Art of Blending' event to understand nuances of whiskey making. Got to try few of their starters over a couple of drinks. The interiors resemble a classy club like wooden finish. We were served Johnney & Ginger which is Red Label and Ginger Ale which was a great …

Quick Meals @ BusaGo, BKC, Mumbai

Looking for a super quick meal, our search ended up at Busago. We tried Tibetan Veg. Momos which turned out to be good and tasted great with 3 of their signature sauces. I ordered Banofee-In-A-Cup expecting something similar to what we get at Pizza Express, (their Banofee Pie us real good) but it turned out …

Kulchas Worth Having @ Mann Punjabi, Mulund (W), Mumbai

Tried their Kulchas delivered to our home. We tried Onion Cheese Kulcha and Amritsari Special Kulcha. Both Kulchas were piping hot at the time of delivery. They came with Chhole, Dal Makhani and Onion Chutney. Chhole and Dal Makhni were a perfect match to the kulchas. Portion size is relevant to a single person. If you have enjoyed reading …

Dinner by lake Pichola @ Ambrai, Amet Haveli, Udaipur

One thing that must not be missed while in Udaipur is, having dinner by the lake. While there are a handful of restaurants now for the same, Ambrai remains one of the best for the panoramic view of the City Palace. The approach road or lane leading Amet Haveli, where the restaurant is located, is …

Jalwa of food @ JLWA, Bandra (W), Mumbai

With 3rd restaurant/bar in less than a year, Priyank Sukhija is sure on a mission to change the landscape of Mumbai's restaurants/bars. Massive and spacious are the words synonymous with what Tamasha, Lord of The Drinks and now the youngest one Jlwa are. The Bold and shiny interior makes a vibrant ambiance. During daytime, enough …