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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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Haleem and Meeta in Hyderabad

Haleem and Meeta in Hyderabad

After a disappointing #iftar outing in #Chennai, #hyderabad came to the rescue. Had some lovely #haleem #qubanimeetha and #almond #phirni...
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First Iftar box of 2017

First Iftar box of 2017

First of the mediocre #iftar boxes this #ramzan month. Mostly terrible but the #haleem was passable. #chennaifoody #eat #snack #foodwrite...
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From the street to the 5 star hotel

From the street to the 5 star hotel

Street food is meant to be eaten on the street. No amount of five star intervention has traditionally added anything m...
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A German in Colombo

A German in Colombo

Way back in 2009, my friend, who by the way now has a German passport, took me to a restaurant in Frankfurt and summarise...
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Japanese Thorn in an Italian Rose?

Japanese Thorn in an Italian Rose?

Festivals, like pasta, comes in all shapes and sizes. There are regional cuisine festivals, festival based festivals, stre...
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Keema Paav

Keema Paav

Keema Paav with curd to tone down the spice. Nice little snack at the new ITC Kences Palm, Mahabalipuram #chennaifoody #eat #yummyinmytum...
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