What to eat in Singapore

Here’s what to eat if you’re visiting Singapore. I’ve eaten at all these places, and they’ve all been pretty damn great. STREET FOOD / LOCAL FOOD Where: Maxwell Food Center What to eat: Tian Tian Chicken Rice – this is the place Anthony Bourdain made famous. The queues are ridiculous, but the food is really…

Unpretentious street food – Al Hilal, Bangalore

I finally found some interesting street food in Bangalore last week. Bangalore is one heck of a place to live in but honestly, its been a little disappointing in terms of roadside food. I knew I was missing something, and had to look a little harder. I stepped out one afternoon and decided to explore…

Road Trip, Bangalore – Superb Continental fare

I had some pretty good Continental food last night at a place called Road Trip. I wasn’t particularly hungry, medical but once I checked out the menu, there were at least six things on there that I wanted to eat. Like many others in Indira Nagar, this restaurant is a house that has been converted…

Noor Mohammadi Hotel, Mumbai – insanely good food

Every time I visit Mumbai, global burden of disease something interesting happens to me and my stomach. This Tuesday night’s dinner was truly epic. I made my way to Mohammad Ali Road and entered the historic Noor Mohammadi Hotel. Everything about this place screamed non-veg. As I stood there, drugs taking in the sights and…

Karim’s, Delhi – an unforgettable experience

I’ve had a pretty awesome week. I attended my first ever Fashion Week in Delhi and was totally blown away by the experience. Work at the event kept me busy during the days and given the fact that I was put up in a hotel in Gurgaon, advice I was sure I wouldn’t have the…

Shah Ghouse, Hyderabad – A haleem review (with video)

I managed to catch the final Haleem of the season last night – and what a Haleem it was! There’s a fantastic video a little later on and you’ll love it if you’re a Hyderabadi. I’d missed out on Shah Ghouse last year and with the move to Bangalore, melanoma things were looking pretty bleak…

Shiro, Bangalore – Awesomely awesome

The new paycheck came in, and celebrations were in order. We headed over to UB city and made a bee line for quite easily, one of the swankiest restaurants I’ve seen in India. Shiro is known for its oriental fare – Japanese specifically – and getting a table wasn’t easy. The place was packed and…

Two restaurants with girly names – Nandhini and Zoe

I had two very distinct dining experiences this weekend. One was a South Indian thali lunch at a place called Nadhini Deluxe on St. Mark’s Road and the other was a full on Continental dinner at Zoe Resto Lounge in Indira Nagar. Must talk about Zoe, tadalafil first. The place is tucked away inside Indira…