Dubai & Abu Dhabi # 3: Day 1 – Marhaba Dubai!

Excitement and anxiety brewing from the last couple of months was at its peak. Excitement for the upcoming trip and anxiety of travelling by Air India Express. Air India Express does not have web check-in facility. You must do counter check-in. You can pre-select seat by paying odd Rs. 150/- extra per seat. Anticipating a …

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 …

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 …

The Masala Story @ Chaubara 601, Thane

Conceptualizing is often an easy part. Making it happen is what takes up maximum efforts. It took the Chaubara owners a 15 days road trip in Punjab and Delhi to experience the unexplored culinary delights and bring it to Mumbai/Thane. Chaubara means a room with 4 doors on each wall. 601 signifies the PIN code …

Monsoon Menu @ Chaayos, Hiranandani Estate, Thane

When it comes to tea and related snacks, Chaayos requires no introduction. This is a month old outlet in the newly shaping-up The Walk @ Hiranandani Estate, Thane. We were invited by Chaayos to taste the Monsoon Special menu. Light rain, mild chilly breeze and a cup of Shahi or Pahadi Chai is an unbeatable …

Ruha Kitchen & Bar, Powai, Mumbai

The first thing you notice after entering the place is the royal and nawabi interiors. Colorful and cozy enough to give you feeling of entering a royal dining room. While the interior is aesthetically great, the combination of western music and pan-Asian menu imposes an identity crisis to some extent. We opted for corporate lunch option and …

Bottoms Up, Andheri (W), Mumbai

Bottom's Up is the latest addition to one of Mumbai's great neighborhood famous for great restaurants, pubs, micro-breweries and nightlife. Bottoms-up is a tiny place carved out if Punjab Grill. The industrial-themed interior is minimalistic and ambiance is dimly lit, a typical of a night-life-spot. Their cocktail collection has Mumbai inspired names and flavors, like …