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Priya Pathiyan

Five Reasons To Go Ape Over Mumbai's Monkey Bar

The Monkey Bar somersaulted its way into Mumbai via its successful branches in Delhi and Bengaluru and has had the chatterati going bananas about it for some time now. If you haven't been there yet (what WERE you doing all this time?), you should. And even if you've already been there, checked it out and marked your territory, here's why you'll be jumping up and down for more...
Priya Pathiyan

India Meets Injera: An Ethiopian Experience In Mumbai

Ananya explains how it's traditionally eaten together from one large plate, much like a Bohri thaal. She's made it easier for us to break bread with near strangers though, by serving it up in individual portions. The mainstay is the Injera, an Ethiopian sourdough crepe with a delicate, spongy texture. On this are heaped all the other dishes.
Audiomatic

Podcast: Vikram Doctor On Indian Muslim Cuisine

Almost every Indian city has a neighbourhood devoted to Muslim cuisine, which most of us think begins and ends at biryani, kebabs and baida rotis. But, in this episode of The Real Food Podcast, Vikram Doctor puts it perfectly - "There's a lot more to Muslim food than this greasy, heavy, spicy food."
Tripzuki

Five Must-Have Vegetarian Dishes In India

India is one of the easiest places to be vegetarian. We use a lot of pasteurised butter (ghee) or cream in our food so being vegan is a little hard, but vegetarian, that is super easy. Imagine walking into a restaurant and seeing a menu that has the following dishes: veg paneer kadai, veg paneer tikka masala, veg jalfrezi, veg kolhapuri, the list goes on. Naturally, many foreign visitors have absolutely no idea what constitutes these dishes. So here our cherry-picked favourites...

4 Simple Ways To Make Good Food Choices

With all the media brouhaha these days about processed food, MSG, genetically modified crops and more, a lot of us are in a state of mild panic. Despite this few of us take the time to understand what food is all about to our body and mind.
Desha Gehi

5 Sinful Monsoon Treats

As soon as it starts raining, the stomach starts to rumble and craves for some scrumptious monsoon snacks. (Well, they are available all year round but are somehow more special during the rainy season.) The joy one gets while sipping on a piping hot cup of coffee or masala chai while enjoying the monsoon is unexplainable. And no cuppa is complete without the sinful snacks that go along with it.
Priya Pathiyan

Michelin Stars Shine In Mumbai

Only last month, Mumbai's plush JW Marriott hotel in Juhu played host to a one-of-a-kind pop-up pleasure. Until now, most pop-ups in India have been with restaurants from other parts of the country coming to visit. But this time, here was a true-blue two-Michelin star chef cooking up a culinary storm in the city!
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5 International Cuisines I Would Like To See In Mumbai

I have noticed that most newly opened/upcoming eateries in the city are specialising in Chinese, Italian, Japanese or Lebanese cuisine. Restaurateurs are playing it safe by sticking to culinary styles that have been tried and tested on the Indian palate. Since Mumbai is a diverse city, it would be nice to see some stand-alone restaurants that serve unique flavours.