12 Brand NEW must visit Food Joints in Namma Chennai

New? Check! Oomph factor? Check! Delicious? Double check! Every day there is a new restaurant opening up in the city. Some get it right, some don’t. I’m no one to decide that but I did visit all the new ones that have opened up and here’s my pick of the newest and bestest places and…

Habanero 2.0 – a real Mexican treat!! 

​Habanero, the ultimate destination for Mexican food. Tacos and Nachos are what comes to mind when we think of Mexican food but there is so much more to it. The important pillars of this cuisine are Corn, guacamole, tomatoes, Black beans and Chilly pepper. There are about 100 varieties of chillies, with heat levels ranging…

Get stuffed at The Right Place, The Residency.

Parantha. Paratha. Parauntha, Parota, barotta. No matter how you say it, paranthas have been an Indian breakfast staple since like, forever. They’re called Palata in Burma and farata in the Maldives. But all of us can proudly puff out our chests and say that paranthas actually originated from the Indian Subcontinent. They have conquered our…

Long Weekend Special : Explore 1.0

Long weekend ahead? Got loads of time on hand and can’t decide where to head? Bored of the same old hangout spots? Taste buds craving for something new? Here is a quick look at all that’s brand new and very interesting in the city: Flower power tea room: Imagine sipping tea out of dainty lil…

Something New in Five Senses, Westin! 

Five senses has a droolicious, uber fresh, brand new menu.. We were already in love with the awesome menu at 5 senses now it’s even better and bigger and wow!  The vibes: Very calming, soothing, perfect if you are looking to take a loved one or the family for a quite dinner. Done up in…

Jackie Chan in Chennai, Oppa Teppan Style!! 

Teppanyaki is a special cooking style in Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food that can range from meat, seafood to vegetables. (Teppan means iron plate in English, and yaki means broiled, grilled, or pan-fried.)  Modern teppanyaki grills are typically propane-heated flat surface grills and are widely used to cook food in…

Annalaya – A dream for non vegetarians. 

Nothing beats South Indian food, Especially South Indian non vegetarian food. The aroma of Mutton kolumbu wafting from the kitchen makes my day. Annalaya opened in Chennai a year back catering only to vegetarian masses. In Feb of 2017, they expanded their menu adding non vegetarian to it, which was like a silent call to me! …

​Good old classics at ID..

I remember the taste of the mango murabba that Gramma used to make, though it’s been 2 decades since I last tasted it.. that’s how taste and memories are linked together. One whiff of murabba and I’m mentally teleported​ to gramma’s kitchen.. ID in collaboration with Rakesh Raghunathan of Puliyogare Travels brings forth a very special food festival…

Miner Diner – Sheer Gold!

Miner diner, that’s a unique name for a restaurant, the concept is equally unique. The whole restaurant is build around the theme of miners. Located in Anderson road, nungambakkam, Miner Diner is on the same road as Asan memorial school and very easy to spot. Done up in rustic tones of Brick red, browns and greys, the…

BURGERMAN is back!!

A lil into the history: In 2006, burger man made their mark in the city with their burgers which had a unique taste, were easy on the pocket and made available to everyone through the 50 kiosks that opened in the city. Soon they grew and crossed the 100th mark! There was no area in…

Habanero – A Mexican Treat.

Hola Mexican Food! Habanero has now reopened in Chennai and how!! Habanero is a specialty restaurant that serves Mexican cuisine. Contrasting flavors and spices are combined to create a unique dining experience. Located in RA Puram, it’s on the first floor of J’s 52 Hotel. The place hard to miss thank to the huge sign board and the corner position…