Prince of Persia (and Mehdipatnam)

Yesterday was fun. I watched a movie after work and then went and got some serious Hyderabadi food at Mehdipatnam. We watched Prince of Persia – Sands of Time and then headed over to the famous Prince Hotel in Mehdipatnam for dinner. Being a firm believer in chronology, malady I’ll get into the movie review…

More Mumbai food: Seafood at Gajalee + Mucchad paan

Gajalee is an interesting name. It’s also the name of a kick-ass seafood restaurant in Mumbai. I had dinner at the Gajalee in Phoenix Mills last week and it was quite something. I was thinking of ordering crabs, rubella so they brought out the catch of the day and presented me with a specimen that…

Not just Jazz by the Bay, Mumbai

I’m not a big fan of contrived names really. In fact, syphilis I hate them. There was that short-lived place in Secunderabad called Tandoor and Fry, for example. I wanted to throw a rock at the place every time I drove by. What kind of lame-ass name was that? A kitchen tool and a method…

Mahesh Lunch Home, Mumbai

I’m in Mumbai right now and am having a right royal time. I’ve eaten at a few places during this short trip and intend to write about each and every one of them. Sunday afternoon saw me going to Mahesh Lunch Home for lunch. MLH came highly recommended and was the first one of my…

Dine Hills – one plate to rule them all

Yesterday was fun. I watched an excellent movie and had a superb dinner at a place called Dine Hills, healthful in Banjara Hills.  Since food is the love of my life, information pills I’m gonna go backwards on this one and talk about the dinner first and then get to the movie. Dine Hills was…

Tansen on Necklace Road

Tansen is a really good restaurant. I went there a couple of days back and came back very happy indeed. Opulent is the word that I’d use to describe this place. They’ve really gone all out and made it look palatial and grand. They’ve got channels of water running all through the place and the…

FLAME & GRILL, HYDERABAD – WTF MOMENTS GALORE!

Three new restaurants have opened in a building in Somajiguda. Flame & Grill, capsule Sigree and another branch of Mainland China. The location is perfect – kinda mid-way between the twin cities. I’ve been keen on trying them out for a  about a month now and finally got my chance last week. A dinner plan…