6 of Goa’s Oldest Restaurants – ThatGoanGirl Guide

With new restaurants constantly opening up in Goa, it’s so easy to forget those that have long-held their own in what is now a cut-throat industry. Goa’s oldest and most characterful restaurants still make their mark on the state’s ever-changing dining scene and while culinary trends may come and go,…

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Lazy Lagoon Sarovar Portico – Creek-Side Resort in Baga, Goa

Hey everybody! Welcome back! It’s no secret that I like (well, love), a little luxe in my life, and every once in a while, I try and go off on a staycation in Goa to indulge in a little TLC! In our little slice of paradise, we don’t need to…

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OLD BOMBAY, GOA – BRINGING A BYGONE ERA BACK IN STYLE

Food is culture and habit. Food is identity and belonging. And in a multi-cultural city like Mumbai, food is a sentiment. While flavours from all over India and the world collide in the Mumbai of today, in erstwhile Bombay, food from four cultures of India took center stage – all…

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IS THE THREE KINGS CHAPEL REALLY A HAUNTED PLACE IN GOA?

The Three Kings Chapel in Goa has, for ages, been popular for being one of the most haunted spots in Goa, and India, too. A tiny chapel on the top of a hill at Cansaulim, it offers post-card perfect views of South Goa, right from green carpeted fields to tiny…

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EXPLORE DIVAR WITH B:LIVE CYCLE TOURS, GOA

Explore Goa all you want, and you’ll still find that there’s more to do in this tiny state of ours – be it getting up close and personal with nature while kayaking through the mangroves or attending a soulful Noite de Fado concert. But the latest exciting new thing to…

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Mahe, Anjuna – Modern Coastal Cuisine in Goa

Where modern dining is concerned, Goa is showing serious promise! The newest entrant to the food scene in Anjuna, Goa, Mahe takes coastal cuisine beyond the regular (but much loved) seafood thalis and coconut based curries. The restaurant is the brainchild of Chef Sandeep Sreedharan and Parth Timbadia, who have…

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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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Goan Brands I’ve Tried and Loved

Go to the mall, walk through a high-end supermarket or browse the web and you’ll come across hundreds of familiar brands. Brands that have grown rapidly, sell by the crate and have little or no charm. But if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find entrepreneurs who’ve made a name…

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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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