It’s that time again — the part of the year when every cinephile waits expectantly for the line-up of films that have been expertly curated by leading filmmakers and professionals. The 20th Jio MAMI Mumbai film festival being held from October 25-November 1 offers up over 200 movies from world cinema, shorts, Bollywood newbies, regional classics and more. There’s even going to be a special … Continue reading Cinema Paradiso
How time flies! It seemed just like yesterday that Zorawar Kalra’s KODE opened its doors and upped the swank at Kamala Mills with its mix of Peruvian, Turkish, Mexican and Japanese cuisine – and it’s already a year old. To celebrate the anniversary, a new menu by chef Momin Faqi was rolled out with several high-on-taste dishes. Interiors Divided into a stylish bar space and … Continue reading A moveable feast
Named after the date he landed in Australia to study at Le Cordon Bleu, chef Sahil Arora’s 266 – The Wine Room & Bar is a cosy addition to Bandra’s culinaria that boasts some of the best wines from around the world and experimental European cuisine. Interiors Divided into a bar area as you enter followed by the seating area for dinner done in pastel … Continue reading Mumbai’s cosy new wine bar
Abu Dhabi has long been the less glitzy, next door neighbour of Dubai, but now with the stunning new Louvre which opened in November last year it is bringing in visitors by the droves. This billion dollar museum, a collaboration between the French and UAE government, has taken ten years to complete. The aim being to put Abu Dhabi firmly on the cultural map. Architect … Continue reading Abu Dhabi’s cultural gem: The Louvre
With its Bollywood sounding moniker, the barely six-month-old JLWA turned out to be a revelation. Not only does it offer some great experimental Indian-continental cuisine and kickass cocktails, but has also become party central for millennials of Bandra post 10pm. Interiors The brainchild of Priyank Sukhija (who’s also behind Tamasha and Lord of the Drinks), it is spread over 4,500 sq ft with a huge … Continue reading Eat, drink and get your groove on!
Tippling Street, that’s housed in the swanky new Horizon building in Juhu (set to have restaurants like Pa Pa Ya and Indigo Deli soon), is fast catching on amongst the partygoers of the suburbs especially since it’s open till 4am on Saturdays. But it is much more than just a nightbirds’ den – it has some really great food that could get lost with its … Continue reading Mumbai’s new party spot
This striking art deco and opulent venue in the heart of London is a perfect way to spend a Sunday evening or any evening for that matter, located just moments away from Piccadilly Circus. Crazy Coqs is an intimate venue where you can get seats right by the stage like being in your own large living room, which makes the whole experience all the more … Continue reading Where a MasterChef judge plays jazz