Kanchkolar Golpo…Kahani Kachche Kele Ka…A Tale of Raw Plantains

A few years in my childhood were spent in a joint family; in a large house filled with uncles, aunts, cousins and grandparents. Dinner was a noisy affair with all the adults back home. Kids had separate meal times and finished dinner by 7 pm. Though very dissimilar in age and personalities, we cousins had…

Grand Thali Feast – Soma, Grand Hyatt Mumbai

Soma, the specialty Indian restaurant at Grand Hyatt Mumbai is hosting a ‘Thali Festival’. This itself was enough to intrigue me since ‘thali’, one of my favourites is not usually found in large hotels. Literally meaning ‘plate’ a ‘thali’ in the food world is a one-plate-meal consisting of multiple items.   There are 4 menus used in…

The Saturday Brunch at Celini – buon appetito!

If you are a die-hard party animal who is awake till wee hours of Sunday morning and therefore unwilling to step out for brunch thereafter, Celini is the place for you. If you are a die-hard Italian food aficionado who does not want to compromise on quality, Celini is the place for you. If you…