Tag Archives: Travel

Joss, one for the gastronomic traveler

As part of my brother’s birthday celebrations this week we went to dine at Joss, a fine dining restaurant serving modern Asian flare from sushi to Indonesian noodles. In the past month or so we had made reservations here twice … Continue reading

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A mixed bag of candies for architects, designers and the like

The Economic Times held it’s 5th Architecture Construction Design and Engineering (ACETech) symposium – where industry professionals showcased their expertise and exchanged ideas. Products and latest technology and techniques were on display from around the world. A variety of Indian … Continue reading

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Pali Village Cafe, sadly disappointing

When visiting a restaurant one looks forward to a wholesome experience that comprises good food and drinks, great ambience and exceptional service. Having heard a lot about Pali Village Cafe my friend Amrita and I headed over to Pali Naka … Continue reading

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Salt Water Cafe, a very satisfying experience

Diwali this year in Bombay has been slightly muted with a blanket of security and restrictions in areas that President Obama plans to visit. We usually go for dinners in South Bombay as it is closer to home but last … Continue reading

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Diwali with the Obama’s

Diwali the festival of lights is here and everyone is in a celebratory mood. Diwali celebrations vary from region to region but the most popularly believed myth is that on Lord Ram’s return from 14 years of banishment he was … Continue reading

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Brunch at Indigo – an exhilirating experience

There is nothing like enjoying a lazy afternoon with friends, food and booze. My love for brunch is inexpressible. In New York I enjoyed brunch a lot and with so many choices I never got tired but I did have … Continue reading

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Most expensive house in the world – wasteful or lavish self-indulgence?

Is such lavish display of wealth necessary and sustainable? The Guardian recently reported Indian Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh calling on business leaders to “eschew conspicuous consumption” and “be role models of moderation.” Reactions to the house have been mixed … Continue reading

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San Qi, a vibrant dining experience

As a family we go out for dinner once a week or every fortnight. Last night we went to San Qi at the Four Seasons Hotel in Bombay. San-Qi means three energies and the space promises a new dining experience … Continue reading

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Deep-fried in culture and tradition

This past weekend I made a trip to Vadodara formerly known as Baroda to meet my friend, tangy lemon. As I boarded the flight; business men were making last-minute calls, closing deals and making preparations for their weekend. This is … Continue reading

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To heaven and back

Hyderabad is known for it’s cuisine, uniquely blending the traditional South Indian dishes with Mughlai from the North. The food is rich, aromatic and ghee is used in abundance. During our four-day trip we tried a few places that were … Continue reading

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