Yi Jing

At last, a restaurant serving the real cuisine of China Serves: Chinese (Sichuan) Atmospherics: The Panasian of old has given way to Yi Jing, with a brand new, bold black, white and red décor and a chef from Sichuan. Recently married Chef Zheng Wei is extremely proud of his home cuisine, speaks fluent English and…

Baluchi: A Culinary Gem

If you are looking for a delectable spread of authentic Indian cuisine, Baluchi is just the place to be Okay, so it’s not fashionable – the live music at dinner-time is a conversation stopper and children run riot in its homely interiors, but Baluchi at InterContinental The Grand serves some real gems. I challenge you…

Yokoso

The second brand new rabbit from an old hat in this amazing hotel Serves Japanese Atmospherics: In what used to be the lobby level bar of the hotel, Japanese food is now served. The result is a trifle unexpected, because the interiors are a little dim and the seating is ideal for lounging rather than…

Tasty Tangles

Reasonably priced, quality Southeast Asian fare in an informal setting  The crying need of the hour is for an informal restaurant — whether in a mall or outside it — with filling, tasty food at prices that don’t break the bank. I’m grateful that I was dragged by a foodie friend to Tasty Tangles. The…

Kebab Lounge in Jasola

Unknown to many, this hidden gem in a mall serves an authentic Indo – Pakistan menu Hardly anybody visits the Living Style Mall in Jasola, so not many people have heard about Faisal’s Kebab Lounge, which is unfair, because the tiny four-table eatery is one of the few places in our city to boast an…

Ignis

Ignis, the new restaurant in Connaught Place, offers good view, good food Rare is the restaurant that looks like a classic from the day it opens. Yet, that is exactly what Ignis looks like barely a week or two into its inauguration: an icon in the manner of United Coffee House. It has a touch…

Laidback Cafe

Lebanese in a new address Serves Lebanese and Indian Atmospherics: Lebanese food in the capital has been something of a mystery. We seem to love it if it is presented in a certain ambience and in a specific style. Once it is found outside those circumscribed borders, we appear to lose interest. Even more peculiar…

Amaranta Revisited

Blurb: Fine dining at throw-away prices Cuisine: Peninsular India mostly Atmospherics: This column has reviewed Amaranta before. The menu now encompasses most of the country; not just the coast as it formerly was. The food has more emphasis on tasting menus rather than a la carte ordering (though there’s that too). However, what has brought…

Ambrosia Bliss

Cuisine: World food Intro: one of the largest restaurants in Connaught Place Atmospherics: whether you choose to sit outside on the two terraces, inside the large naturally lit all-white restaurant, at the bar, in the private dining area or in the nightclub, Ambrosia Bliss embodies the new wave of restaurants that have started to dot…

Amreli

Cuisine: Western, South Indian Intro: The Olive Beach of old makes way for the new kid Atmospherics: Have you ever laboured over a jigsaw puzzle for hours together, and still had a missing piece left over in spite of completing the picture? That’s how you’ll feel when you visit Amreli. It has reverted to Diplomat…