Summer Menu @ Chaayos, Mulund (W), Mumbai

It's summertime and almost every QSR is in a race to launch something to beat the heat. Chaayos has come up with some great additions to their usual menu. The summer special menu consists of Cake Shake, the quirky Motichor Shake, and Kulfi Shake. Spicy Summer Salad w/ Paneer. In the summer menu, we tried …

Frozen Bottle, R-Galleria, Bhandup (W), Mumbai

Frozen Bottle fills the void of a milkshake outlet at R-Galleria and unlike its counterpart, it serves ice-creams jars too. The place is tiny but has comfortable sitting area. Mind the stools though as they are not very stable especially for children. The rough-edged wooden decor between seats poses a risk of bruising your hand or shoulder. …

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 …

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 …