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Pranzo, Romano's, JW Marriott Sahar

A year of eating

It’s been a good year in food. I’ve eaten at more than 150 restaurants, sailed on a cruise ship and spent time in Ireland, one of the countries on my bucket list. I got to meet three living legends; I was on a panel with Mark Kurlansky, the […]


Restaurant Review: Poetry by Love and Cheesecake

The long, glass-topped display in the centre of the room makes you instinctively stop and stare. Like sirens on a rock, each one calls out to you; will it be the red velvet cheesecake or the dainty lemon tarts? You could push past the temptation via the staircase at the back […]


Restaurant Review: fancy bites at One Street Over

‘Try the Kelvinator, you’ll really like it,’ the bartender urges, as an alternative to the Negroni I’m eyeing. ‘It’s named after the chef.’ I’m a tad unsure, but I defer to his advice. For my companion, he suggests the Aperol Spritz. The fizzy, slightly bitter Spritz is too […]


Restaurant review: Hitting the right notes at The Playlist Pizzeria

Bandra’s newest music-themed pizzeria is a cosy, pizza-slice shaped space, with a lot to like. Subtle musical elements are incorporated into the décor. An ‘On Air’ sign above the entrance is lit up when the restaurant is open for service, and triangles on the ceiling’s light fixtures represent […]


Restaurant review: The Fatty Bao is a crackling delight

The wild mushroom and truffle oil dim sum at The Fatty Bao is a thing of a beauty.  Pungent, earthy aromas of truffles smack you the moment you open the lid of the Chinese steamer. Inside sit six boat-shaped dim sums with beetroot-purple stained wrappings, topped with edamame […]