Avartana unveiled, ITC Grand Chola, Chennai

Deconstructed…Dehydrated….Emulsified…Smoked.. are terms that once upon a time used to go over my head.. Now I know what they mean, and I know what to expect when a dish is placed in front of me. But then there are times when I falter and assume what I see is what I...

Kase Cheese tasting session…

All I knew about cheese was what I had seen on TV and heard from Chefs at various restaurants. Remember the Show “Cheese slices:” on TLC? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeRhEtjpDj4. Oh yes… we all love cheese, be it in our salad to...

Food tales…All about Asafoetida

At home, there are quite a few spices that fill our cupboards. and then there are others which we use on and off. But if you were to look at our daily cooking, there is not item, a condiment that is quite integral– especially if you are gonna make sambar or a...

Sunday Brunch at Paprika – Courtyard by Marriott,Chennai

Weekend is when you get to put your feet up, relax, sleep in late, and generally not do anything… And then come the hunger pangs- you can’t really dodge that bullet now can you? Not in the mood to cook, not in the mood to order in, well, the only option...

Pizza by the slice- Sbarro

Thanks to the unscheduled powercut last evening, friend & I decided to get out of the house, go somewhere with AC and when I mentioned not having been to Vijaya Forum Mall, that is where we headed to. From the  exterior appearance to the main entrance, I felt...