Fantasy frills: What A Comic Show, Delhi

An ambience to chill and thrill, located in SDA market, this owner driven café is a place to relax and forget all that troubles you. Words, photographs and video: Ambica Gulati It was exposure to the world during her stint as a travel professional that compelled the enthusiastic Pooja Moirangthem to begin a restaurant in Delhi. Born in Manipur to a surgeon, Moirangthem has a … Continue reading Fantasy frills: What A Comic Show, Delhi

Summer menu and The Mansion at Hyatt Regency Delhi

Sometimes greens and themes come together to create some memorable experiences. Words and photographs: Ambica Gulati When you don’t feel like cooking in this heat, the summer brunch at Hyatt Regency Delhi can come to your rescue. The hotel is well located in Delhi’s commercial hub of Bhikaji Cama Place and suits the corporate traveller. The buffet at the Café at Hyatt Regency Delhi recently … Continue reading Summer menu and The Mansion at Hyatt Regency Delhi

Sorrento: Where it rains Italian, Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel New Delhi

When you want light, appetizing food coupled with happy conversations, this is where you should head. Romeo and Juliet, Rome and Venice, such is the romantic world of Italy. And then there’s Sorrento, a town overlooking the Bay of Naples in Southern Italy. Its natural beauty, weather and luxury hotels have attracted celebrities including operatic tenors Enrico Caruso and Luciano Pavarotti. And giving a flavour of … Continue reading Sorrento: Where it rains Italian, Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel New Delhi

Dirty Apron: Nothing dirty about it

Don’t go by the name, the food and flowery ambience make you feel at home. The moment I heard the name Dirty Apron, I expected a yelling mom, a chaotic kitchen, children running around, flour on the floor. Alas! None of this matched the cool, flowery ambience of this fine dining restaurant. Located in Delhi’s plush SDA market, this is right above The Piano Man. In … Continue reading Dirty Apron: Nothing dirty about it

Delhi’s very own Filmy Café & Bar 

Not just posters, it’s also a filmy location—this café and bar is next to the entrance of the PVR Plaza cinema hall in Connaught Place From the house of Deez, which is best known for its biryani, is the new Filmy Café and Bar. With a range of cocktails, mocktails and different kinds of cuisines, the café and bar is the brainchild of Thakur Bhuvan … Continue reading Delhi’s very own Filmy Café & Bar 

West Delhi gets a taste of Carl’s Jr

From the trendsetting South Delhi, the Californian beer and burger chain Carl’s Jr now has a second outlet in Pacific Mall, Tagore Garden. Unlimited beers and healthy burgers, that’s the mantra of Carl’s Jr. Famous for Chargrilled burgers, Hand-Breaded chicken and Hand-Scooped shakes, it gives you chance to customise your burger. You can choose a bun from the different breads, including honey wheat. Of course, … Continue reading West Delhi gets a taste of Carl’s Jr

cuisine from Afghanistan, Le Meridien Delhi

Taste of Afghanistan: Le Meridien Delhi

Encouraging friendliness with neighbours, Le Meridien Delhi held a festival of food from the SAARC countries. Got a taste of Afghanistan at eau de Monsoon. Words and photos: Ambica Gulati The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Well, to a woman’s as well. And the flavours at this festival proved that. It also cut through some misconceptions I had such as Afghanis … Continue reading Taste of Afghanistan: Le Meridien Delhi

It’s raining sea food at Olive

The new light and arty summer menu Words: Ambica Gulati Think olive and the green fruit conjures up images of good health and good living. But when you think Olive in Delhi, images of the white décor, pebbled ground, well lit garden seating and oodles of sophisticated art and arty people eating some really well cooked out-of-the-world cuisine flash before the eyes. And the summer … Continue reading It’s raining sea food at Olive

Mushrooms and more at The One, Le Meridien, Delhi

Where food is art and ingredient is the king Words and pix: Ambica Gulati Hungry kya? Too late to find food? All solutions can be found at The One. Yes, The One in the heart of the city located in Le Meridien and known for its fish and chips. This is the hotel’s 24X7 always something delectable to eat place. It has an open seating … Continue reading Mushrooms and more at The One, Le Meridien, Delhi