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Craving for biryani? These Mumbai restaurants will make you drool

Although Mumbai specializes in Maharashtrian cuisine along with Konkani flavours, yet the city shares an intrinsic bond with Hyderabadi and Lucknowi d

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 3 hours ago

Mumbai food: Versova goes to the farmers' market

Sunday is meant to be a day of rest and leisure. But, if you've been a part of the city's growing healthy-eating organic tribe, it is the day dedica

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Mumbai Food: Ami Shroff, Aneesha Bhasin talk all things alcohol over lunch

Ami Shroff and Aneesh Bhasin talk all things alcohol over lunch at Lima, BKC. Pics/Pradeep Dhivar It's a sweltering May afternoon, and Aneesh Bhasin

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 days ago

Mumbai Food: Andheri delivery service offers a whiff of Assam

O' Tenga Fish Meal with Payox; Pic Courtesy/Anushruti Bhatnagar The first time we tasted Assamese food was at a friend's home. We instantly fell in l

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 3 days ago

Mumbai Food: Indulge in five different variations of the shami kebab

Chef Bhairav Singh How the Shami Kebab earned its name makes for an interesting culinary anecdote. The earliest kebab in history is believed to have

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 6 days ago

A new delivery service in Bandra is offering healthy bites in boxes

Tex Mex Stuffed Zucchini Eating in appears to be the new eating out. The last few months have seen a slew of delivery-only places offering deliciou

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Mumbai: Savour Anglo-Indian flavours in Andheri

Railway Cauliflower Cutlets From the corner of our eye, we spot a poster of Le Chat Noir, the legendary 19th-century French cabaret, framed on a wall

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a week ago

Mumbai Food: Bandra takeout joint offers inner calm in Buddha Bowl

Bento Bowl A medley of purple, yellow, green, red and brown hues danced in front of our eyes as we took the lid off of Bong Chong Buddha Bowl (Rs 390

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a week ago

Mumbai to host city's first ice cream show for pets and people

Strawberry-chocolate ice cream roll As the sweltering summers walk into the second week of May, we find ourselves reaching out to every kind of coole

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 weeks ago

French kiss: Mumbai to get a new French eatery called Slink & Bardot

The interiors are essentially French, not overwhelmingly so. Pic/Sneha Kharabe We think French, and we think elegant, intricate but also, a space tha

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Savour Delhi-style cuisine Andheri

The interiors If your soft, fluffy paratha is served with a chunky cube of butter. Do you a) Isolate the butter and use a tissue to dab off the parat

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: This BKC pop-up will make you ditch your dabba

Hummus Work in the Bandra-Kurla Complex neighbourhood and keen to give your daily dabba a break? Head to Khaane Bhi Do Yaaron, a lunch pop-up where y

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Bandra gets new travel-themed cafe

Banh Mi. Pics/Datta Kumbhar "I'he tried wild boar in Sindhudurg. It tastes delicious. I've also eaten frog and snake in Southeast Asia, and crow in M

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Indian cuisine gets a Japanese and Italian overhaul in BKC

It's been a year since BKC restaurant Dishkiyaoon opened, and as part of its first anniversary celebrations, its menu has seen an overhaul. The new-lo

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Fancy having red ants for lunch?

Host and chef Karan Thakker learns to make Red Ant Chutney with the Siddis in Yellapur, Karnataka Several members of the Siddi community, who migrate

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Sign up for a four-course Bengali cuisine at Chembur outlet

Kathi rolls Bengalis love their food. From fragrant Mutton Biryani to creamy Chingri Malai Curry, the cuisine is exceptionally rich in non-vegetarian

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Kunal Vijayakar, Maria Goretti on why community cuisine is important

Maria Goretti. Pics/Sameer Markande  "Tell him I'm waiting with a sharp knife," says a mock-stern Maria Goretti, sitting at It Happened In New York,

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 weeks ago

Tender coconut finds itself in host of innovative preparations across menus in Mumbai

Slices of summerThe Tender Coconut and Fennel Ceviche at Radio Bar is prepared by simply soaking thin slivers of tender coconut in orange juice, pin

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 3 weeks ago

Mumbai chef sets world record by making a 6.5-foot-tall Trimurti margarine

It took chef Devwrat Jategaonkar 10 days and three failed attempts to create the massive Trimurti sculpture Two months ago, if you happened to be nea

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 3 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: 6 ways eating out with kids can be made fun

Attend a carnivalTake your kids to the Carnival at Mighty Small Café. The interiors here feature circus posters, the sitting area looks like a caro

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 3 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Hop into nostalgia at his new Bandra restaurant

A game of hopscotch greets you at the entrance. Pics/Shraddha Uchil Nostalgia seems to have become the buzzword du jour, with advertisers feeding it

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 3 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Learn to whip up French classics at an upcoming Powai workshop

Ratatouille Loved the movie Ratatouille, and always wanted to learn how to replicate the famous dish? Now, you can actually take a shot at making the

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 3 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Israel cuisine on a platter at this Juhu pop-up

Twice Cooked Eggplant When you think of Israeli cuisine, one dish is likely to come to mind - hummus. However, modern Israeli cuisine compri

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 3 weeks ago

Only '90s kids will recognise this pop star, now a chef in Mumbai!

Khorak-E-Gosht with a portion of rice. Pics/Datta Kumbhar "Iranians make haleem with honey since it's a winter breakfast staple. Try it with sugar,"

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 3 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Chefs on what to avoid while dining at restaurants

Anthony Bourdain Recently, celebrity chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain released a list of his least favourite food trends, calling th

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 3 weeks ago

Chef Ranveer Brar's recipe for Hawaiian Chicken Drumsticks

Hawaiian Chicken Drumsticks. Pic couretsy/Ranveer Brar's official Facebook accountBorn in Lucknow and started working in New Delhi, chef Ranveer Brar

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

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 writ

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

Take a break from hot cuppas and make your own cold brew

After walking in the sveltering sun from Lower Parel station to Mathuradas Mill Compound, we manage to reach ahead of time. We are at a cafe to meet

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Popular Delhi restobar to open doors in Andheri

An enchanting installation hangs from the atrium. Pics/Milind Saurkar "Creating this took the most amount of time," says vice president Sachin Bhat.

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

Summer chill: This popular bar in Mumbai is offering beer at only Rs. 10

Guzzle down mugs and mugs of your favourite beer at The Beer Cafe at Kamala Mills between Monday and Friday with each select beer costing just Rs. 1

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

Savour North African dishes at an ongoing pop-up festival in Mumbai

A Moroccan tagine made with chicken and carrots Tagine, fragrant with the aromas of chicken, almonds and prunes; a salad filled with sticky, juicy fi

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

Parsi Paradise! Top 6 Parsi dishes you cannot afford to miss in Mumbai

The food chapter of Mumbai is vast and spans over communities and regions. One such cuisine that dominates the Mumbai food scenario is Parsi cuisine.

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

Interesting! Jackfruit seeds could substitute cocoa beans to make chocolate

Bengaluru: New research has found that the seeds of jackfruit, a large fruit found in many tropical countries, are a potentially low-cost substitute f

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Colaba pop-up offers authentic Bohri dish

The meal is served on a traditional thaal As the sun sets, a number of roadside stalls pop up at Bohri Mohalla, the grub neighbourhood in Bhendi Baza

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

Chef Masaharu Morimoto's recipe for Japanese dish 'Yakisoba'

Yakisoba. Picture courtesy/ Masaharu Morimoto's Twitter accountMasaharu Morimoto is a Japanese chef who is known for his unique style of food present

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

Mumbai Food: Find soya kheema and nutella in your pav

4 pm to 12 am Tuck into Tandoori Sriracha Mushroom Pav, Soya Kheema Pav, Pulled Lamb Pav and Nutella Cheese Pav, the latest introductions at Pack-A-

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 4 weeks ago

Summer coolers: Beat the heat at these 6 popular juice parlours in Mumbai

Mumbai has already started combating with the scorching heat and Mumbaikars are looking for means to get respite from the sultry weather. With tempera

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: A 10-course vegetarian meal celebrating Mother Earth

Chefs Prateek Sadhu and Scott Winegard test  a plating with black king oyster mushrooms sourced from Haryana. Pic/Bipin Kokate  Masque is 213 days

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

This Mumbai pub offers 'fully loaded' burger at the price of your weight

Representational price Burgers loaded with patty, veggies, cheese and ketchup is a treat to the eyes and delight to the tummies of foodaholics. In sp

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Savour a new menu at Pind Da Swaad food festival in Navi Mumbai

7.30 PM onwards Take a culinary tour of Punjab with the Pind Da Swaad food festival. Tuck into authentic vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies su

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Food: 5 restaurants in Mumbai that serve lip smacking Gujarati thalis

Representational imageMumbai’s love for multi-cuisine delicacies has no bounds. The city offers a wide range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare r

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: Here's why you should try out these new menus

Supper for little ones9 am onwards If your kids are fussy eaters, what better than a menu that caters specifically to them? Let your little one pick

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: Sample on authentic maki-sushi rolls at Bandra outlet

The menu includes Yakinuku Paneer Sushi, Chicken Maki-wala Sushi and Tandoori Maguro Sushi. Pic/Shadab Khan When Tokyo-based video game developer Yug

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai food: These ice cream joints will satisfy those summer midnight cravings

Pumpkin patchIf you're in Bandra, and craving ice cream, visit Scoopalicious, an ice cream truck that operates across from St Peter's Church on Hill

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: Bandra's newest delivery place offers authentic Lebanese cuisine

Hummus and Muhammara Lebanese fare can easily qualify as comfort food. The creamy hummus, the pickled vegetables, the char-grilled aubergine dip, bab

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: Cooking up a storm in Alibaug

The spread After a long hiatus away from the public eye, chef Moshe Shek is back with big news. Recently, he took to social media to announce his new

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: Now, an affordable way to eat like Bollywood stars

Marika Johansson Having catered to several Bollywood stars through 6 pack meals - a premium package of six nutrition-packed meals a day - tinsel town

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

What's cooking for Easter? Of Vindaloo, Xacuti and Duck Gravy tales

Illustration/Amit Bandre Goans A Peri Peri good Easter Goans are very pious about the Lent. Many give up indulgences in various ways. I am happy that

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

These pop-up markets in Mumbai offer farm fresh fruits and veggies

For an early startThe Better Foods Farmers' Market debuted on March 25 at the iconic Royal Western India Turf Club, better known as Mahalaxmi Racecour

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

The art of making an Easter egg

Ingredients* Chopped white chocolate, compound* Chopped dark chocolate, compound* Chopped milk chocolate, compound* A few drops of oil* Cocoa butt

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This little cafe in Bandra is a fusion of food and fashion in Mumbai

The set-up at Melange It's not often that we come across a fusion of food and fashion in the city, so when we hear that Melange, a quain

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Top 5 Bengali restaurants in Mumbai to visit on Poila Baisakh

The taste of Sonar Bangla is not a rare thing to experience in Mumbai. The financial capital has coped up pretty much with Bengali culture and Benga

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai food: Beat the heat with faloodas, kulfis and more at this food truck

Owner Bhagwan Pawar With its name flashing in hot pink, it's easy to spot Dev Narayan Ice Cream's food truck on the busy Nehru Road, near the Western

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: Have coffee cocktails in Bandra

Coffee cocktails Brew Marley and Roast And Toast In the ancient Greek theatre, deus ex machina (pronounced as ma-ki-na) was used as a plot device, wh

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Mumbai Food: This Easter weekend, enjoy a pav-packed punch in Bandra

Chefs Kelvin Cheung and Boo Kim Over the Easter weekend, if you drop in at Pack-A-Pav, a tiny joint in Bandra that offers satiating home-style ladi p

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: 6 places where you can savour spring harvest festival delicacies

Tuck into a Bengali feast in Versova A slice of KolkataKolkata native Priyadarshini Gupta is opening her doors to guests to ring in the New Year. For

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Learn to brew coffee like a barista this week at a SoBo coffee shop

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 w

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: New dhaba-themed restaurant serves wholesome Punjabi food

The interiors. Pics/Sameer Markande The Singh family knows a thing or two about that popular snack, Fish Koliwada. They claim their grandfather, Baha

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: Here are the best buffets to fulfill your midnight cravings

For a multicuisine feastThe Peninsula Grand's 24-hour restaurant, Carafe, offers a weekend midnight buffet option to hungry souls in the neighbourho

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Mumbai Food: Cool new Mulund cafe caters to your crepe cravings

The interiors The Lack of late night hangouts in the eastern suburb of Mulund has been a constant grouse among its residents. This could possibly be

Lifestyle / by mid-day - a month ago

Food: Top 11 seekh kebab joints in Mumbai

Stationed outside Ghansoli Dargah in Vashi, Ahmedbhai Shaikh’s little kebab pop-up is popular with Navi Mumbai's meat eaters. The meat comes all the

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai Food: Are you ready for the big, fat Easter feast?

Easter Eggs Surprise fillings Chembur resident Nirmala Noronha has been making chocolates and other goodies for friends and family for a long time

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai Food: Fancy a tea party with sheesha in Khar?

Vanilla Roobois There's something refreshing about dropping by a restaurant and receiving a drinks menu that doesn't contain alcohol. At the Bohemian

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Simply South! Relish dosas and more at Matunga's iconic Ayyappan Idli Centre

Tomato Onion Uthappam. Pic/ Shraddha Uchil Once upon a time, walking through Matunga was like being transported to a South Indian town, complete with

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Here's the best food and drinks deals to enjoy in Mumbai during IPL 2017

Binge and watch  Get a beer bucket with four beers for Rs. 599 plus taxes, and sample scrumptious bar bites from the veg and non-veg platters. If

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai Food: Indulge in some healthy, offbeat salads this summer

It isn't called the king of fruits for nothing. And, an early summer means mango season is already upon us and this delicious fruit is finding space

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai food: How city restaurants are constantly reinventing the kepsa

Chicken Kepsa at Mao Famaily Restaurant, Kalbadevi On A hot afternoon, a dozen guests, busy digging into Mutton Kheema Pao and Hyderabadi Dum Biryani

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai Food: Try three new Menus

Take a veggie walk11 am to 12 am Tuck into Paneer Pretzel Strips, Sticky Maple Chilli Paneer Bao, a vegetarian BLT sandwich or Protein Sliders. Cool

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Cool and classic addas! Here's a pick of best pubs in Mumbai suburbs

Hawaiian Shack  Popular for: Tropical, laidback vibeIf you're looking for a slice of Goa in the concrete jungle that is Mumbai, there's no better

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai Food: Indulge in authentic Kashmiri flavours at this pop-up

 Jasleen Marwah Jasleen Marwah gave up her full-time job two years back when she wanted more time for herself and her 10-year-old daughter. It was w

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Sample a new menu

The king of fruits is here9 am to 1 am: This summer, satiate your thirst with a new drinks menu that pays tribute to the mango. Choose from mango co

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Big Daddy of taprooms: Here's a pick of South Mumbai's best pubs

Cafe Mondegar Popular for: Mario Miranda's mural, buzz Cafe Mondegar has been a favourite of locals and visitors since 1932. The jukebox was intr

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Want to try authentic Assamese food? Head to this restaurant in Mumbai

Jika Maas (fish and ridge gourd) Starting today, if you visit The Bombay Canteen during the next two weeks, you will spot the tables decked with Assa

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Learn to make summer drinks at this women's only workshop in Thane

3 pm onwards Throwing a poolside party or keen to curl up with a glass or refreshing drink? Learn to make summer brews like Apple Iced Tea, Watermel

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Craft beer takes on the flavour of mogra and spices

The Randall has two chambers, one where flavours are infused, the other to stabilise the flavoured beer  Craft beer enthusiasts have much to cheer a

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai's wedding caterers are getting innovative with their menus

Restaurateur Abhishek Honawar has a mild intolerance to wheat. So, when he decided to get married last November, at the 175-year-old Samode Palace i

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai Food: Add texture to your home cuisine

Aylur and Gopinathan at The Taj Mahal Palace kitchen. Pic/Bipin Kokate A fortnight ago, London met America in Mumbai, when Chef Sriram Aylur from Qui

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

10 chocolates and candies that only kids of the 90s will remember

Picture courtesy/YouTube 90s were simply amazing and the era is remembered for so many reasons. One such reason is the availability of rare tasted ca

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Pop up to stand out! A new breed of chefs is on the rise in Mumbai

Diners at Magazine Street Kitchen. Pic Courtesy/Sakshi Parikh In 2013, a piece in the reputed Bon Appetit magazine proclaimed: “Pop-up restaurants

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai food: Quench your thirst at this value-for-money juice shop in Dadar

The 60-year-old centre on the eastern end of Tilak Bridge is popular with residents. Pics /Suresh Karkera With a shop for every need, a transit hub c

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

World Idli Day: 5 offbeat recipes of the world famous south Indian snack

If everything under the sun has a day, then why not idlis, the world’s most savoured south Indian snack? We Indians love to celebrate our love for f

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Hawaii 2.0! Owners of iconic Bandra hangout talk about sustaining 14-year legacy

Hawaiian Breeze. Pics/Shadab Khan There's a corner in the three-storey Hawaiian Shack that's dedicated to Sam. The man in question is a regular, who

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai Food: Why you should try these two new menus

Dig into a feast fit for royalty12 pm to 4 pm: Tuck into a one-of-a-kind Purple Brunch this weekend. Try the Purple Potato Gazpacho, Purple Asparagu

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai Food: Learn how chocolate goes from bean to bar at this workshop

The workshop will be conducted by husband-wife team Jane (left) and Fabien Mason  If you sneakily snack on that bar of decadent dark chocolate after

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Here's where you can enjoy nitrogen drinks in Mumbai

Nitro-infused beersOlive Bistro has created a new Nitro Menu featuring nitrogen-infused drinks. Their experiments include a Nitro Cold Brew Coffee,

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Tantalize your taste buds with tribal food at Assam's Majuli Island

Picture courtesy/IANS Kamalabari (Majuli): A family's kitchen in Assam's Majuli Island has become a must-dine venue for the people visiting the world

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Craving for Tunday kebabs? Here's where you can get the dish in Mumbai

A staffer makes Tunday Kebabs in the open kitchen. Pics Courtesy/Yoshita Sengupta Unless you've been living under the rock or without an Internet con

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Mumbai Food: Why you should try these three new menus

Try munchies with a beerSavour the world on your plate as you down a pint of handcrafted beer! The new Favourite Flavours brew snacks menu features

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago

Restaurant review: New Asian eatery could be South Mumbai's favourite hangout

Kung Pao Chicken and Mushroom Pot Rice We'll tell you later about how we nearly filched something from Kuai Kitchen, but first, let's talk about the

Lifestyle / by mid-day - 2 months ago