Dim Sum Art @ China House

The history of dim sums is very interesting. It is linked with the older tradition of ‘yum cha’  which means to drink tea. Travelers on the ancient Silk Road needed a place to rest and thus teahouses came up along roadsides. But people starting serving snacks much later since an Imperial physician had decreed that combining food with tea…

Parsi Food Festival @ Soma

What do you do when there is a Parsi Food Festival at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai? You rush before the hungry hoards finish all that delicious food!   I love the various food festivals at Soma which offers a wonderful insight into the various cuisines of our country. So I am equally excited about Parsi…

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…