Meraki, Khar

“Food is the most primitive form of comfort.” – Sheilah Graham Given how we Indians love a personalized Indian touch in everything global that we come across, it’s no surprise that Indo-Chinese or ‘Desi Chinese’ as we fondly call it, is a widely loved and accepted cuisine in India as it’s nothing but an adaptation… Continue reading Meraki, Khar

The Third House, Malad

“The whole of nature, as has been said, is a conjugation of the verb to eat, in the active and in the passive.” – William Ralph Inge Necessity is rightly said to be the mother of invention. If it wasn’t for our sudden and unexplainable midnight or 3 AM hunger pangs and cravings, there wouldn’t… Continue reading The Third House, Malad

Matsya – The Saraswat Seafood, Goregaon

“In the hands of an able cook, fish can become an inexhaustible source of perpetual delight.” – Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755 – 1826) Very little is known about Saraswat cuisine in Mumbai as it’s been mostly restricted to Saraswat Brahmin households. While Saraswat brahmins are known to be strictly vegetarians; the Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmin (CSB) and… Continue reading Matsya – The Saraswat Seafood, Goregaon

Umraan, Pali Hill, Bandra

“I love Indian food – it’s my favourite cuisine. I love the mixture of spices and the subtle flavours. It’s really erotic; the spices are so sensuous.” – Joe Perry Umraan, which means prosperity in Arabic is a merely four-month old quick service restaurant (QSR)  serving contemporary Indian cuisine that promises to revive the rich… Continue reading Umraan, Pali Hill, Bandra

Summer House Cafe, Lower Parel

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” – J. J. R. Tolkien The name as well as the decor is inspired from one of the co-owner’s holiday visit to a summer house in Sweden. The menu of this merely one month old baby… Continue reading Summer House Cafe, Lower Parel