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!
When a restaurant is packed to the gills even on a Tuesday night, you know it’s doing something very right! Zorawar Kalra’s Pa Pa Ya was one of the first few bistros to boast an extensive pan Asian menu in Mumbai, and since it opened in Palladium a few years back has been doing brisk business till date. Now, it gets a spanking new address … Continue reading Sushi tree, anyone?
With their famous all-day breakfast comprising an exotic selection of eggs, buttermilk pancakes and waffles that you could well eat into dinner, The Nutcracker made a firm niche for itself with their Kala Ghoda eatery. Now, they open in a quiet bylane of Bandra offering more of their healthy eating staples like the Black Bean Burger and Turkish Eggs that they introduced into the food … Continue reading The breakfast club
Kofuku, which means ‘happiness’ in Japanese, is a restaurant that is a testament to the power of word of mouth. Having opened in Mumbai several years back, this Japanese eatery has been doing brisk business with expats and celebrities alike – with no advertising whatsoever. In fact even when they launched, they did so quietly without the whole PR shebang that is nowadays so common. … Continue reading A mouthful of happiness