Tag: vegetarian

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 […]

Salted Caramel Popcorn Ice Cream, Papacream

Restaurant Review: Nitrogen boost at Papacream

It’s amazing how quickly molecular gastronomy techniques have become popular in the city — after modern Indian restaurants, they are now taking over the humble ice cream. Papacream in Churchgate is the latest parlour, after -301°F! and Nice Kream, to use liquid nitrogen for instant ice cream. Around […]


Kewa Datshi My Way: A Spicy Potato and Cheese Soup

Last month, I was in Bhutan at the invitation of the Le Meridien, which has opened two new hotels in the country. The hotel in the capital, Thimphu, was opened in early 2014; the one in Paro, an hour away, is only about two months old. Landlocked Bhutan […]

Muligapodi Idly at Tanjore by Angie, Colaba

A fiery find: Tanjore by Angie

Tasty South Indian is now neer by At a time when everyone’s opening patisseries, cafes and Japanese restaurants, a new South Indian restaurant is something of an anomaly, especially in a neighbourhood like Colaba where there’s no dearth of Udipi restaurants. There are two Kamats, a Shubh Sagar […]

Sorrentina Sphere, Ottimo, ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru

The year in 3 dishes

This has been a year of great meals for me. These three stand out over the many others. Ottimo, ITC Gardenia: I have no reservations in saying that the best Italian meal I’ve had in my life has been at Ottimo. While other Italian restaurants are caught up […]