Som Saa – restaurant review

I am not going to beat around the bush. If you love spice and heat – and let me just stress the latter, HEAT – then stop what you are doing right now, make an excuse that you have to leave whatever you are doing and get yourself down to Spitalfields  – 43A Commercial Road … Continue reading Som Saa – restaurant review

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Exploring Cuisines

MonkeyBar finally opens its doors to the city of joy ! If we consider the scenario of Kolkata around two years back, then the word ‘gastropub‘ was just a term that we used to associate with the cities of Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. But over a short passage of time, new gastropubs are being launched in the city, making it a more happening place to live in. Monkey Bar is the latest and perhaps the best introduction to the scenario of slowly evolving gastropubs in Kolkata. The excitement for its launch was doubled when I was invited to be a part of a bloggers meet, for the pre-inauguration of Monkey Bar, powered byCommunications2.0

Popularly referred to as India’s first gastropub, Monkey Bar had its inception in Bangalore. This was followed by outlets in Delhi and Mumbai and finally one in Kolkata, which we all had…

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Mozaic, Fine Dining In a Balinese Garden

Celebrity Chef Chris Salan’s Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique is the first restaurant in Southeast Asia to be recognized by the prestigious Traditions et Qualité association as a member of ‘Le… Source: Mozaic, Fine Dining In a Balinese Garden

Babe, Japanese Tapas Fun Dining Over KL

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Babe is the brainchild of Michelin-starred Chef Jeff Ramsey, featuring playful and artsy modern Japanese-tapas, or “Japas” as Ramsey terms it.“Babe is about fun dining as opposed to fine dining” proclaims the restaurant, setting my expectations for an evening of culinary discovery.

DSC01663DSC01662Babe is located at the pool deck of BE Urban wellness center in WORK@Clearwater building at Damansara Heights in a quite area of Damansara Heights.

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On arrival we were greeted by a stark and eclectic interior, made to look vast with the generous use of mirrors; decked with velvet seats over a splash of red carpet offset by dark tables and transparent designer chairs.

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Seated in the al fresco area, we feast our eyes on the gorgeous and mesmerising views of the iconic KL city skyline, dominated by the Petronas Twin Towers and KL Tower. Fun to watch how the skyline changes as the evening darkens.

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Chef Jeff Ramsey was born…

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