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No nonsense at this Chef's Table

No nonsense at this Chef's Table

Sometimes what they don't serve in a restaurant is as important as what they do serve in it. Is the chef showcasing h...
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Juicy Lamb

Juicy Lamb

A #lamb so juicy, it could be classified as a #beverage the #degustation #menu inspired by a Nawab's kitchen at the J'Hind @ Gran...
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Nawab's Kitchen on a Time Machine

Nawab's Kitchen on a Time Machine

What would happen if this happened? If indeed there was a time machine that took away the chefs from the Nawa...
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Balle Balle on a Chennai highway

Balle Balle on a Chennai highway

A few meters off the highway is where the dhabas are, aren't they? It is not very different here. With most of the ro...
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Pretty as a Japanese

Pretty as a Japanese

What do you do with a plate of food that looks pretty? I mean, like not just pretty, but a little too pretty. Like really reall...
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Step in to an Iftar World

Step in to an Iftar World

My dislike for buffets has been well documented. Especially if I am off to a food festival that ends up being part of the...
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Nihari to the rescue!

Nihari to the rescue!

With the iftar offerings going from bad to worse, and haleem and nombu kanji competing for the worst dish awards, I almost forg...
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The Nizami Ramadan Repast

The Nizami Ramadan Repast

The search of haleem continues and the disappointments continue. Luckily sometimes the rest of the food makes up, or ...
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Raan at Hyatt Regency

Raan at Hyatt Regency

A stunning dish at the Hyatt's Nizami Ramadan Repast festival, the succulent #lamb #raan was one dish that was cooked with utmost car...
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Tulu Nadu chefs arrive at Chola Dynasty

Tulu Nadu chefs arrive at Chola Dynasty

If there is one food promotion that I keep waiting for (and hope to get invited AND be in town when that happens) is the Kitche...
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Abid's Iftar Box

Abid's Iftar Box

The closest to a good iftar box comes from Abid's on Spurtank Road. While the haleem wasn't outstanding, the rest of the pack was...
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Is the haleem fad fading in Chennai?

Is the haleem fad fading in Chennai?

I'd have to admit that while Haleem doesn't belong to Chennai, it was welcomed with open arms. Fisherman's fare...
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