Tag: south mumbai

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 […]


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 […]


Hermit and the hidden Maratha

I’ve said this before and I’m saying it again: Hermit Dacosta is a rock star. He knows the prices of all the fish in the market, the best time to buy bangda, who has the best prawns, which fish are better at Crawford Market versus Sassoon Dock. He knows who […]


Gomantak – an old-world seafood restaurant

It’s a lazy afternoon and I’m in the mood for some seafood. For a change, the partner-in-dine is also home on a Saturday and, more importantly, she’s awake at lunch time. The question, as always, is where? We’ve pretty much exhausted all the Konkani restaurants around Fort; Konkan […]


Restaurant Review – Farmer & Sons is a pretty place serving tasty, farm fresh food

On a lucky day, you can catch a hot stock tip at Farmer & Sons, the restaurant that has replaced the mostly unloved Nico Bombay and which lies in the shadow of the Bombay Stock Exchange. Run by the same management, the restaurant looks the same and the […]