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DineFest returns to Bangalore, Delhi & Mumbai in August 2016

A first-of-its kind culinary discovery event platform, featuring 42 of India’s finest informal dining restaurants, offering prix fixe menus at a fraction of a la carte rates. 1st August, 2016, Bangalore / Delhi / Mumbai: Cellar Door Hospitality today announced the August edition of DineFest, a bi-annual 10-day culinary event...
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Have you tried refreshing hemp seed salads? By Vineetha Reddy

Have you heard of hemp seeds? No? Many people haven’t, which is a shame because they are one of the most nutritious seeds on the planet! Derived from the hemp plant, they are nature’s nutritious gift to mankind. The seeds are packed with proteins, fats and vitamins, making them a...
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Bombay Food Truck

There’s a new food truck in town! We’ve watched with bated breath as Chef Carl Casper labours to get his food truck rolling in the popular film, Chef. Join our real-life protagonists, the uber-stylish serial restaurateurs Ashish Sajnani and Juspreet Singh Walia (of OPA, PDT, Eat Thai and Le Cafe...
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My A-Z of Mumbai Food

I found that writing my ‘A-Z of Mumbai Places‘ to be quite addictive.  So much so, that I thought I would challenge myself with an ‘A-Z of Mumbai Food’.  The good thing about doing this in a city like Mumbai, is that it is OK to cheat slightly by mentioning...
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Gourmet Saturday : Ping Pong (BKC)

I am writing this a little ahead of Saturday in case anyone requires dining-out inspiration for this weekend. We tried out Ping Pong at Bandra Kurla Complex a few weekends ago, when Mr Jules and I attended an interiors show at the temporary exhibition centre there (Mr Jules rather begrudgingly...
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Gourmet Saturday : Marie-Antoinette (Bandra)

Mr Jules and I were lucky enough to be invited over to Marie-Antoinette on Saturday to try out a selection of their delectable patisserie items.  Never ones to turn down cake, you couldn’t get us there quick enough!  I was also particularly keen to visit Marie-Antoinette after learning that the...
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Vindaloo : A Very Misunderstood Curry

In the UK, ‘having a Vindaloo’ conjures up visions of inebriated Friday nights.  Of beer swilling blokes downing ten pints before bundling into their local curry house.  And then drunkenly making their selections from a standard anglo-Indian menu whilst competing to see who can eat the hottest curry – inevitably...
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The Good Juicery : Story of an Expat Entrepreneur

A couple of weekends back, Mr Jules and I attended the Bandra Wine Festival – where after sampling a few glasses of Indian wine in the midday sun, became rather in need of something more refreshing to drink (say no more!)  That’s when I came upon the brightly coloured ‘Good...
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Gourmet Saturday : Nico Bombay

I’d read about Nico Bombay in Mumbai Boss and the mere mention of Vitello Tonato had me salivating. (Veal in a tuna sauce – and one of my favourite Italian staples). So last Saturday, Mr Jules and I took ourselves off to Kala Ghoda where Nico’s is located, for a...
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