Pizzeria Rossa

Cuisine: Italian Italian with an Indian sensibility The interiors are cramped, the service is affably clueless but it’s crowded through the day because of the pizzas. Atmospherics: You don’t have to navigate all the way down Hauz Khas Village because Pizzeria Rossa is the very first eatery as you enter and there are no steps…

Jaunpur’s Fading Cuisine

New Delhi’s Crowne Plaza has just had an irresistible food festival. It showcased the cuisine of Jaunpur in UP. I myself heard many guests asking the staff in the restaurant how Jaunpur was spelt. It was clear that this faded little town was not in the forefront of public memory: for one reason or another,…

The Mysteries of Japanese Food

Sa Shi Su Soy So are the five “vowels” of a Japanese meal. They refer respectively to sato (sugar), shio (salt), su (vinegar), shoyu (soya) and miso, the five most common flavours of Japanese food. The components of a kaiseki meal include Kobachi or appetizer, usually cold Sashimi or raw fish Mishimono or steamed custard-like…

Oberoi Patisserie & Delicatessen

Trust the Oberois to do things in style. The much awaited patisserie and delicatessen that has come up on the ashes of the old Kandahar is all set to redefine luxury nibbles. First of all the space spells luxe living and spaciousness, there is seating space for 16, and the displays, merchandise, even the machinery…

Legends Grille

Serves Indian and Oriental grills Here’s a prime example of a mismatch between a grandiose name and the restaurant itself. On the face of it, it’s quite a good deal, especially if you have a large appetite: unlimited appetizers, a buffet of main courses and desserts with free mocktails thrown in. But in practice, it…

Mistral

European, North Indian, Iranian An extremely pleasant blend between an informal mall restaurant and a well-appointed fine-dining space An extensive western section, a patisserie counter just outside, a small Indian section – there really is something for everybody here The one restaurant in this mall to bring in a touch of class. Mistral is classy…

I Love Paris in the Baking time

Not only is it a handsome, majestic city, where just walking around the streets can be an enchanting experience, but it has vast depths for whatever your interest is. Do you want to visit museums till your eyes bubble? You don’t have far to look. Do you want to explore world-class shops? You’ve come to…