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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Eating my way through Club 29, Wakad – Pune

Hey everyone! I constantly shuttle between Goa and Mumbai and of course, Pune invariably falls along the route on Mumbai-Goa road trips. Apart from the McDonalds on the highway, I’ve actually never ever explored the city of Pune, and I have been meaning to change that. It is a great…

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Amavi by Sumera, Calangute – In a league of its own!

Hey there! How excited am I! I couldn’t wait to tell you about this new restaurant I tried on my trip home to Goa in April and have been talking about ever since! Amavi by Sumera is a fairly new restaurant that merges casual with hip in the most seamless…

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The Grapevine, Mahabaleshwar – Don’t Miss it!

Mahabaleshwar, the queen of hill stations, is known for many things – the enchanting views of the valley, the chilly weather almost all year round, its strawberries, and its evergreen forests. One thing it is not known for is the food. It’s true that there are restaurants lined up one…

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Brightland Resort and Spa, Mahabaleshwar

The more I live in Mumbai, the more I appreciate escaping its chaos. If you don’t reside in a big, over-populated metro city, it may seem like a head scratcher to you. But to those in Mumbai, it will make sense. I need to leave in order to recharge, rest…

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The Oak Barrel, Panjim – I’ve saved the best for last!

Whew! I’ve finally come to the end of my string of restaurant reviews in Goa. From Tio Tillys to Yaki Zushi, Marriott to Grand Hyatt, Caravela Cafe to Cluck Tales – this trip sure had me piling on the kilos. However, I was certain that I left the best for…

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Cluck Tales, Panjim – For the love of chicken!

Edit : This restaurant is permanently closed. You know what to expect with a name like ‘Cluck Tales’ – chicken served in a myriad of ways. Judging by the response to my Instagram and Facebook posts, a lot of you have already been here when it was under the reign…

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Of Burgers and Pizzas at Tio Tilly’s, Goa

If you drive along the Candolim-Sinquerim Road, you’ll undoubtedly see a series of new restaurants that have replaced ones you’ve dined at before. There’s literally no stretch of road in Goa that has a dining scene as booming as this one, and it continues to flourish, enticing those seeking a…

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BEST BUDDY’S CAFE – Oshiwara, Andheri

After opening two restaurants bearing the same name in Dehradun, husband-wife duo Manoj and Ekta recently launched Best Buddy’s Café, close to Mega Mall in Oshiwara, Andheri. Here’s a look at the sunny café from my perspective! AMBIANCE A large picture window allows streams of light to flow in, but…

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