Lion Heart, Byculla

“Winners don’t do different things, they do things differently.” – Shiv Khera I’m pretty sure that thinking on similar lines, Mr. Sahil Tyagi, a second generation entrepreneur, was driven to open a lounge in  Byculla, a locality that very much needed one. The name of this merely 3-month old restaurant, as unique or unusual as… Continue reading Lion Heart, Byculla

Via Napoli, Prabhadevi

“I love Italian food; it’s soulful like French food. Italian food is original and homey; it’s market-driven, but also can be locally sourced.” – Daniel Boulud Italian cuisine is characterized by it’s simplicity with most dishes having not more than 4-8 ingredients chosen from a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, sauces, meats, cheese and pastas.… Continue reading Via Napoli, Prabhadevi

The Bao Haus Co., Colaba

“Cuisine is only about making foods taste the way they are supposed to taste.” – Charlie Trotter Gua Bao (open steamed Bao) is a Chinese and Taiwanese snack comprising of stewed meat and condiments stuffed within circular, flat, soft and fluffy steamed bread neatly folded into a semi-circle. While traditionally the meat filling is pork… Continue reading The Bao Haus Co., Colaba

Prakash Shakahari Upahaar Kendra, Dadar

“Fast food doesn’t have to be junk food” – Anonymous The fast life in Mumbai makes fast food very popular amongst the people here. Amongst the wide variety of available fast food options, the relatively healthier yet most comforting and satiating forms of fast food continue to be the purely vegetarian Maharashtrian fast food and… Continue reading Prakash Shakahari Upahaar Kendra, Dadar

Le 15 Patisserie, Lower Parel

“Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.” – Sandra Lee Macarons are a meringue based dessert comprising of two round cookies with a filling of buttercream, ganache or jam sandwiched in the centre. It was in Italy where these cookies were first… Continue reading Le 15 Patisserie, Lower Parel

SamBar Pub & Kitchen, Khar

“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” – Sir Winston Churchill While so many new restaurants and eateries with similar concept and serving similar food are sprouting up in Mumbai, the fact that SamBar is one of the few restaurants that have something novel to offer in terms of food, really… Continue reading SamBar Pub & Kitchen, Khar