Learn to brew coffee like a barista this week at a...

Tired of waiting in a queue at your nearest coffee shop, as you watch your coffee being brewed? Now, spend that time productively by learning how to whip up your own brew. All this week, Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters, the SoBo coffee shop known for their ...

Boozy date with books: The best micro libraries housed inside Mumbai...

  For books with brewsWhen Harry Potter And The Cursed Child released last year, besides bookstores, many of the city's Potterheads also landed up at Doolally Taprooms across Mumbai. The craft brewery had acquired the book on the day of its releas...

Mumbai Food: Pop-up serves the Sri Lankan appam with a twist

Lakshit Shetty making an appam At a convention hall in Nariman Point, Lakshit Shetty ladles a dollop of silk smooth, brown-hued batter into a deep-bottom cast iron skillet placed on a gas stove. Using protective gear (read: a folded cloth), he swirls t...

Mumbai food: Why not try a risotto or cup of tea...

It's easy to confuse sago with tapioca. Both are typically round, small, dry and opaque. When soaked and cooked, both become larger, translucent, soft and spongy. The only difference, however, is that while sago is made from palm tree starch, tapioca ...

Mumbai Food: New BKC eatery offers Japanese cuisine with a twist

Chef Vikram Khatri (left) and AD Singh. Pics/Milind Saurkar Don't you have to remove the price tags from the television sets?" AD Singh asks his manager. The managing director of Olive Group of restaurants, has just returned from a trip to New York, an...

How the world got ‘curried’ away with the Indian gravy

Caribbean lamb and sweet potato peanut stew served with white rice A few years ago, during a visit to an Arab home in the Sultanate of Oman this writer recalls being served a traditional Middle Eastern meal. On the table was a large spread, which inclu...

Mini Mathur and Saransh Goila discuss food across TV, web and...

Chef Saransh Goila and TV personality Mini Mathur at Silver Beach Cafe, Juhu. Pics/Pradeep Dhivar The glass walls overlooking a quiet street at Silver Beach Café are misty. Chef Saransh Goila is early and orders a plate of Eggs Benedict, Beetro...

South Mumbai restaurant Ellipsis to close doors in city and open...

Colaba restaurant Ellipsis, which gave the city a taste of high-end, seasonal New American cuisine back in 2012, will be downing its shutters by mid-April. However, it's not goodbye forever, because the restaurant is shifting to Dubai. Owner Rohan Tal...

mid-day exclusive first look! Gastropub inspired by racehorses set to wow...

Each table at The Stables is named after a winning horse. Pics/Rane Ashish Shergar was a gorgeous stud that captured the British imagination three decades ago. Owned by Agha Khan, the spiritual leader to Ismaili Muslims, the wonder horse with a distinc...

Craving for Sindhi food? Here are 5 restaurants you can try...

A feast at any Sindhi home is incomplete without Kadhi rice, Sai Bhaji and Dal Pakwan. And with several Sindhi homes speckled all over Mumbai, Sindhi food also became a prominent cuisine in the city. Though the number of Sindhi restaurants in Mumbai ...