Nasi and Mee Asian Canteen

Mushrooms & water chestnut Dim-sum  Tofu Satay Broccoli & Cashew dim-sum Lemon pie Nasi and Mee translates to ‘rice and noodles’ in Bahasa, with ‘mee’ coming from the Cantonese word for noodles – mien – says the restaurant’s...

Savya Rasa, Kotturpuram Chennai

It is always good to see new restaurants make an entry in the city. joining the league is Savya Rasa [which was launched in Pune back in 2015], yet another from the Pricol Gourmet group [Soy Soi right next door is one more from this brand] and then there is one more...

Chinese Feast at The Residency, Crowne Plaza, Chennai

The Residency- ah the name brings back such fond memories.. Atleast one Sunday in a month, we [our entire family] would land up here for the Sunday brunch buffet, it was excitement packed if we had a family member visiting from another town/country. Back then, it was...

Hotel Dalama, Bhubaneswar

When travelling to a new town/city/country, I am always curious about their food and lifestyle. It is therefore fun to spend time with the locals, talk to them, visit their homes [if possible] and even eat some of the local dishes…. This time during my visit to...

Food tales, the battle of choices

“You are vegetarian, right?” is the first question am asked when I head out to dinner with a group.  And then there will be a round of chuckles, comments, frowns and smartass comments before we get down to the food.. Last evening, suddenly it hit me that I never...