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Shiro’s – not your regular brunch place

Brunch at Shiro is a pan-asian experience and a sushi lovers delight. Shiro is located in Bombay’s old mill district. With high ceilings, no windows and an imposing statue – Shiro transports you away from the din of Bombay. As always we were the … Continue reading

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Taste of Malaysia

This past weekend was mum and dad’s thirtieth anniversary. I decided to treat them to a wholesome lunch. Also it had been a while since I had cooked and since I was craving something flavourful so I thought it would … Continue reading

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Sunday brunch at Salt Water Cafe leaves a lot to be desired

Last month the brigade went to Salt Water Cafe in Bandra for brunch. It was a pleasant summer afternoon and happened to be Easter Sunday. Unfortunately there were no Easter specials. We could not wait to get started and called … Continue reading

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Let down by LPQ!

After reading recently that Suzette a French creperie has opened up at Nariman Point I was looking forward to going there for breakfast on mother’s day. Unfortunately Suzette’s is closed on Sundays so I will have to visit it on … Continue reading

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Immeasurable Moments

After traveling to various places around the world, Huzefa Rangwala will open his photography show at Pradarshak Gallery from 25 April to 07 May 2011. Most travel photographers hope to document the landscape in a way so that the viewer … Continue reading

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Britannia, a Bombay gem

Britannia, located in the landmark Ballard Estate building in the business district and is nearly a 90 year-old establishment. This restaurant is one of the few remaining in the city that serves Parsi food. Parsi food is an Indian way … Continue reading

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Brunch at Blue Frog – a wholesome experience

Blue Frog by Serie architects is located in Bombay’s old mills district. It is housed in a warehouse that has been transformed into an acoustic lounge that also serves as a restaurant, bar and live music venue. Staggered booths carved … Continue reading

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Why Loiter? Is Mumbai an ideal city to loiter in?

Studio X in Mumbai last month hosted the launch of a book that highlights women’s access to public space. Titled, “Why Loiter?” The book is an effort of three women; Sameera Khan a Mumbai based journalist and writer, Shilpa Phadke an … Continue reading

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Busaba Beckoned

Busaba Beckoned This post has been long overdue. Last month Bombay Brunch Brigade went to Busaba. I was looking forward to this brunch all month long as we had planned on going to Busaba in January but ended up skipping … Continue reading

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Studio X arrives in Bombay!

Studio X, a global network initiative by Columbia University had an opening reception on Feb 10th to announce it’s arrival in Bombay. After New York, Beijing, Rio and Jordan; Bombay is the fifth city to join this growing network of … Continue reading

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