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Antoine Lewis

Food and wine writer from Mumbai, India. Good cook. Good appetite. Like simple easy, recipes. Don’t have a sweet tooth, but love kala jamuns and chenna payesh. Have more frying pans, knives and bottles of olive oil than most Indian households. Two dogs, one girlfriend. Occasionally been compared to Anton Ego.

The East rises in South Mumbai

Three new pan-Asian restaurants opened in Colaba in the last two months About four years ago I wrote about how Colaba, and the areas around Kala Ghoda, were once again becoming a dining destination. Since then, the number of restaurants opening has been increasing at a steady pace. Till […]

Antipasti, Giovanni's Table, Mariner of the Seas

Cruise ship cuisine

The Mariner of the Seas is a big ship. It takes 15 minutes to walk around the entire circumference of the ship; that’s longer than it would take you to walk around a regulation FIFA football field. And spread over nine levels it’s a high as it’s broad. […]

Mad about Misal

Every once in a while we go through a phase when we crave a certain food. Only that particular combination of ingredients, of textures and flavours can satisfy our hunger and when we get so caught up with that peculiar craving we stop thinking about other foods. When […]