Does The Ivy live up to the hype?

Having been to the Kensington Ivy, I was excited to visit its sister outpost in Soho. The Ivy is branching out in various locations across London, and what makes this venue special is that it incorporates Soho’s party vibe by having a DJ on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, giving the place a fun edge. Interiors The 7,500 square foot space has a restaurant, bar area, … Continue reading Does The Ivy live up to the hype?

Asian food gets a progressive twist

The idea behind the swanky new restaurant POH – Progressive Oriental House in Kamala Mills, Mumbai is to retain the original base of South East Asian food with a contemporary update through flavoured gels, unique pairings and spices (even in the cocktails). You could think of it as Asian food version 2.0. It’s the brainchild of Avik Chatterjee who’s been behind millennials’ favoured watering hole … Continue reading Asian food gets a progressive twist

Israeli cuisine is the new rage

With every possible cuisine being available in the food-crazy city of London, The Palomar Restaurant with its Israeli cuisine was sure to stand out as a tad unusual. It’s been causing quite the buzz around town, with Israeli cuisine being heralded as the Next Big Thing. Interiors Upon entering the funky bar space with its neon pink coloured Palomar signage, you are hit by the … Continue reading Israeli cuisine is the new rage

Lobster lovers, drop anchor!

With a new restaurant opening every other week in Mumbai, competition is cut-throat and diner’s palates are getting more finicky. One place that’s been standing out has been Shizusan (yes, that’s a tongue twister!) with its range of street food and dishes emanating from the numerous regions of South East Asia. Interiors   It’s inspired by 18th century shophouses or ‘respite areas’ that sprang up … Continue reading Lobster lovers, drop anchor!