Life is a Cachaca!! When in Rio Brazil don’t forget the Cachaca!

  Life is a Cachaca!! Elsie Gabriel   I kept staring at the ‘Cachaca’ in front of me....and guess what I kept thinking about?? Is sugarcane a fruit or a vegetable!! Hah, gottcha.... I was on my second glass now and guess what I was thinking about?? Why don’t they make this in India!! We have so much sugarcane in India and may be I could think of making Cachaca!! Well let me tell ya.. I was in the middle of the Amazon jungle tropical hotel, with beautiful soothing music around , all…continue reading →

If in Rajasthan Jaipur do visit the JLF! Jaipur Lit Festival. Magnificent Winter WORLD CLASS Festival of India.

                                                                                                      If in Rajasthan Jaipur do visit the JLF! Jaipur Lit Festival. Whether you are a literary buff or not, this festival is a world festival right in the heart of India, so do not miss it for the world if you are near Jaipur, India during the month of January. Infact the Northern Delhi Jaipur Rajasthan triangle Indian tours are the very best during winters. This happens every mid week of January,so ensure you get your dose of world class music, food and literary culture all in one under this very colourful literary…continue reading →
Natural hops offering flavorful brews! Barking Deer. Mumbai.

Natural hops offering flavorful brews! Barking Deer. Mumbai.

Natural hobs offering flavorful brews! Barking Deer. Mumbai.     Ever heard of the Flying Pig! Well you will find it at the Barking Deer in Mumbai! Brewed in the traditional Belgian style, the wit bier is the perfect thirst chilled quencher for a toasty warm Mumbai day. It is brewed with 2-row pilsner malt and a large portion of malted wheat. This wheat lends a “tangy” flavour and light palate to the beer, it is full of herbs flavours with the addition of fresh orange peel, coriander seed and cumin. Very refreshingly natural.…continue reading →

Grand Hyatt Mumbai brings Germanys OctobierFest to Mumbai. #grandhyattmumbai #grandoktobierfest

If you can not go to Germany with your busy schedules, no worries The Grand Hyaat Mumbai brings Germany to you! I was glad to attend the October Beer festival here where Consul Anja Klos, Consulate of Germany in Mumbai officially declared the #GrandOctoBierFest 2016 open. You will find Germanys biggest Food, Fun and Beer festival right here in the heart of our own city of Mumbai, at the Grand Hyatt hotel from the 14th to the 23 rd of October 2016.Join in the fun and cheer with the Oktobier fest tents authentically coloured in…continue reading →

Sahara Mumbai launches EURO…..Come take a journey around Europe with me.

Sahara Mumbai launches EURO.....Come take a journey around Europe with me. Elsie Gabriel “European Food is exciting and has all the ingredients to match your taste buds, so come to Euro and take a tour through Europe, relish the breads and cheese platters from France,Italy,Spain, Potugal as well as experience the wines and cocktails to match the European offerings here,” says Chef Amol Rane the celebrated gourmet expert at EURO at Sahara Mumbai. Chef Amol has years of excellence in the gourmet world of creations and he brings a wealth of knowledge to EURO. Latest…continue reading →

Yamato Japanese Hibachi restaurant in Los Angeles- take a bow!

Yamato take a bow! Elsie Gabriel   Of course down the years it has always been considered chic to display ‘fresh catch of the Day’ or ‘fresh organic ingredients’ etc to the dining patrons, not only in the Far East but the Western food culture too, literally breaking down the walls and showing off their kitchen skills, and engaging customers and educating diners about the food they eat. Believe it or not, the Japanese did it the ‘Hibachi’ way even before this became a trend.I guess my twin brother who booked the surprise…continue reading →
Piece of Italian Gourmet Heaven Cafe Mangii Powai Mumbai

Piece of Italian Gourmet Heaven Cafe Mangii Powai Mumbai

Piece of Italian Gourmet Heaven Cafe Mangii Powai Mumbai. Elsie Gabriel Classic Italian cuisine is Café Mangii’s forte. A city favorite where Italian cuisines is concerned Mangii delivers. Saffron Riso, Salmon fish and Basa dishes are extravagantly tasty, let me warn you that the portions are huge enough for two. Of course the restaurant offers the usual delicious pasta and pizza combinations. Vegetarians will appreciate the veggie plate, complete with steamed vegetables, eggplant parmesan, spaghetti and cheese ravioli.   Their jalapeno poppers and watermelon poppers with spices are also mouth watering. The music…continue reading →
Irasshaimase! Welcome to Kofuku! Rinchen Angchuk take a bow!

Irasshaimase! Welcome to Kofuku! Rinchen Angchuk take a bow!

  Irasshaimase! Welcome to Kofuku! Elsie Gabriel. I am still dreaming and re-living in my mind all the amazing food I ate when I was at this fantastic Japanese restaurant Kofuku- in Bandra, Mumbai! The place boasts of authentic Japanese food and believe me, it was originally delectable, far more interesting than all the Japanese food I have eaten else where in the world across continents. And am talking about Australia and Europe! RinChen AngChuk take a bow! You have brought authentic Japanese freshness and taste to Mumbai! I can add that the…continue reading →
Magnificient Easter Eggs welcome you to the Spring festival at JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar.

Magnificient Easter Eggs welcome you to the Spring festival at JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar.

Magnificient Easter Eggs welcome you to the Spring festival at JW Marriott Sahar,Mumbai. Elsie Gabriel   This is not the first time Lenka Heidari has pulled off an exquisite gourmet festival offering at the JW Marriott at Sahar Mumbai! The Easter brunch with endless rows of the most exquisite Easter Eggs in colourful rows and the extravagantly classy luncheon menu made the spring festival a delight on Easter Sunday. Now of course, it’s become a habit of the magnificent ensemble that she puts together with every fascinating theme, making life a true celebration…continue reading →
Walk through the ‘Cantonese Culinary Route’at Sofitel Mumbai BKC

Walk through the ‘Cantonese Culinary Route’at Sofitel Mumbai BKC

Walk through the ‘Cantonese Culinary Route’at Sofitel Mumbai BKC Colourful Chinese umbrellas and welcoming aroma of the fresh chinese tea welcomes you straight to the Cantanese festival at the Sofitel BKC Mumbai....Join me and I will show you around.... Coming all the way from Pullman Shanghai Skyway,Chef Allen Zhao curated authentic Cantonese flavours for guests at Sofitel Mumbai BKC. With over 10 years of experience, Chef Allen is renowned for his delicious Wok stations and has also been recognized through several prestigious awards. I found his style of chopping vegetables most amazing, in absolute…continue reading →