Even the best things in life sometimes need a refresh. Ming Yang - the Chinese restaurant at the Taj Lands End, Bandra - has just gone through a major refresh and is back in an all new avatar.Read More
I fail miserably at making a decent stir fry. God knows I've tried enough times. Might need to take a class with an expert soon to figure out where I'm going wrong. In the meantime though it is great news that there is a new string of Wok places finally opening up in Bombay. Wok tossed food is quick to prepare and healthy as well utilizing an extremely small amount of oil when done right. Hopefully that becomes a larger part of popular culture as time goes by.Read More
China Garden has been on my list of "I must go there soon" restaurants for the longest time now. Ideally that thought should be "I must go there again really soon" because I have been to China Garden but it feels like so long ago that I might as well have not counted it at all. So after being turned away from their doors because one of us decided to wear shorts for dinner we decided to go there again armed with jeans and appropriate foot wear.Read More
Across the world in every major city you are sure to find a space that does a quick healthy wok for a reasonable price and delivers it too. This is something which I was yet to find in Bombay and left me a bit sad. So imagine my happiness when I discovered Five Fat Monks in R-City, Ghatkopar just a stones throw away from my office.
Now this review is exclusively focused on one dish. The make your own wok that they feature as the mainstay.Read More
Many times in life there are these restaurants you really like but due to some reason or the other don't end up going there very often. This could be due to the fact that its too far away, other family members aren't too inclined to try it out or just the fact that you didn't end up going there and forgot about it.
This is kind of what happened with me when I think about Lemon Grass in Bandra. My first introduction to the chain was when they had this quaint little space in Phoenix which later shut shop. I had a chance again to sample their wares when I went to Bandra some time later however since then I haven't visited them.Read More