Tag: Mexican

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 […]

Yellow Curry Pizza, Light House Cafe, Mumbai

Restaurant review: Light, limp bites at Light House Café

Light House Café has chosen its location well. With two bars-cum-casual-dining-outlets next door, the stretch on 3rd Road in Khar, just north of the station, is set to become a neighbourhood nightlife spot. With plenty of seating and open space, Light House Café is equipped to handle large […]


The Original 1975 menu promotion at Chili’s, Powai

I’ll admit it quite freely: Mexican or Tex Mex are not my favourite cuisines. I’m completely indifferent to Margarita’s, nachos, fajitas and guacamole. I do like quesadillas, but only because they’re full of cheesy goodness, I won’t say no to a churro but the only dish I’ve truly […]


Tortilla Soup in a Puri

I’m quite surprised at how little we use puffed puris apart from chaat. Millions of these hollow, spherical shells are consumed every day as paani puri, gol guppas and dahi puri. But not in any other form. Which is quite remarkable considering that it’s the perfect container for […]


11:30pm Lijjat Tacos

So once again girlfriend comes home at 11:30 in the night and says “Feed me!” There’s some smoked salmon in the freezer, and some Philly-style cream cheese and rocket leaves in the fridge.  The answer to the culinary dilemma of ‘What should I cook?’ seems simple enough. But […]