8 Bakeries in Panjim you need to try

I love baked goods. You love baked goods! And lucky for us, there are many bakeries in Panjim serving up sugar, spice and everything nice for when those carb cravings are too damn real. Over the years, I’ve visited several bakeries in our capital city. But it was quite recently…

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THE VILLAGE STUDIO, PARRA – A LAIDBACK CAFÉ IN A BACKYARD

We rode down familiar lanes before taking a turn we barely noticed before. Then past the overgrown gardens of simple, old houses until we finally spotted the sign that read ‘The Village Studio’ in Parra. This artsy café in Goa is located close to the Nagoa Church and behind St.…

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Peep Kitchen, Caranzalem – A Goan Seafoodie’s Delight

Hey foodies! I’ve mentioned at the start of the year that I’m on a mission to try out as many restaurants in Goa as humanly possible, given the amount of shuttling I do between Goa and other cities. And while I blogged about some new cuisines that have made it…

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Try Peruvian Food in Goa at On The Go, Porvorim

Hey everybody! As you know from my social media accounts, I’ve been trying out a LOT of restaurants in Goa lately. I’m really excited about the arrival of new flavours on Goan shores! Authentic food from around the world, cooked by people (entrepreneurs in their own restaurants, not companies) who…

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Thaal – Goa’s first and only Bohra Restaurant

Forget about Chinese, Mughlai and Continental food for a bit. There’s a new, yet age-old cuisine in town that’s set to blow your mind! Located on a quiet lane that’s a stone’s throw away from Reis Magos Fort while overlooking a rivulet, Thaal specializes in Bohri fare– the food of…

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Delve into Pan Asian Cuisine at Tamari, Vivanta by Taj – Goa

It’s far from a sedate neighbourhood spot, but Vivanta by Taj, close to the Panaji market, is home to some elegant restaurants. I visited one of them, Goan Stories, in the same property last year and was struck by the amount of detail, thoughtfulness and work put into the ambience and…

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Cake from around the world in Goa – Artisan Backerei, Candolim

A couple of tables and chairs arranged on the sidewalk is the first sign you’ll see of Artisan Backerei, an unassuming little bakery-cum-café in Candolim. Located on the main road, opposite Baskin Robbins and Curves Boutique, it stands almost invisible in the midst of chaos on Goa’s most popular tourist…

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Toro Toro, Baga – Capturing the aesthetics of summer

Heyyy! I tried out a bunch of new restaurants lately, so get ready for a slew of food photographs and recommendations from some new spots serving scrummy food! Let’s start with this one! Coconuts, flamingos, pineapples, and umbrella-topped martini glasses – icons of a tropical paradise, find themselves a home…

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The Pahadi Organic – An Immersive Cultural Experience And Stay In Uttarakhand

Visit any state in India, and bits and pieces of its culture reveal themselves to the discerning traveller – be it through the architecture, the food, the style of dress, the festivals and the like. But in Uttarakhand, the intricacies that make up its cultural fabric are hidden from plain…

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RESTAURANT GUIDE TO CHANDIGARH – #TGGFINDS

Chandigarh’s largely underrated, but burgeoning food scene encompasses a slew of local family-owned food joints, many of which have been around for decades. And with any new-age city, the hunger for trendy cafés and fine dining restaurants are on the rise, the need of which restaurateurs are quick to fill.…

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Traditional Italian Cuisine at The Verandah, Grand Hyatt Goa

If you eliminate the pizza parlours and the old-school (but still so delicious) triad of Pesto, Alfredo and Arabbiata sauces from Italian menus across the country, you’ll be left with a mere handful of establishments serving the perfect plate of pasta. Think about it! I can only speak for myself…

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