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Restauranthesis: #Sundaybrunch @Punjabgrill
Mumbai,India “Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch eaten during the week usually in the late morning but it can extend to as late as 3PM on Sundays” Says Wikipedia. Considering its English origins, it was in my opinion, till some time back was a meal offering cereals, eggs, breakfast rolls, salads, mains and desserts;... Continue Reading →
Switzerland in Mumbai…
Mumbai,India. What comes to your mind when you hear of ‘Switzerland’? - Chocolates -- ( aka Lindt) - Bollywood --( aka Dilwale Dulhaniya) - Watches -- ( aka Swatch) - Swiss Army knife (aka Victorinox) To the less ‘foodies’ what is not know is their love for cheeses, to make and have them too! Now... Continue Reading →
Winter chill at the Punjab Grill…..
Juhu,Mumbai,India It was a Saturday evening when the temperature in Mumbai had dropped to its lowest of the season and I was at the prelaunch of the winter menu at Punjab Grill- A chain of specialty Indian fine-dining restaurants (A brand of Lite Bite Foods). The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating and we... Continue Reading →
Wine Grapes: Sangiovese, Grillo, Pinot Grigio,Gewurztraminer
In my last, we saw popular white grape varieties like Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Riesling, Viognier and Sauvignon Blanc and here in my final on white grapes, we will look at other lesser-known in India grape varieties jostling for space and in many cases doing well too. Grillo: An indigenous grape variety from Sicily,Italy,it is most... Continue Reading →
CEO’s want to be bartenders!
Wine Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Viognier
Hope you have enjoyed the series in the wine gurukul so far. In my last we discussed two popular white grape varieties Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc and let us now look at a three more popular ones. Sauvignon Blanc A very juicy and aromatic grape variety with refreshing acidity. Elderflower, Bell pepper, gooseberry, grass are... Continue Reading →
Wine Grapes : Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc
In my earlier account I covered wine basics and then discussed about selecting wine at a store, now let us get into basic understanding of some commonly found grape varieties in the Indian market: Chardonnay: The king of whites, this is a versatile grape variety which can grow in varied climatic conditions and hence you find cool climate... Continue Reading →
Selecting wine in a retail store!
Selecting a wine can be a real challenge for most, especially if they are facing 100 labels or brands in a store; a high number in the Indian scenario! Some can get spoilt for choice in such a situation, some settle for a wine recommended by the store chap who does not understand a word... Continue Reading →
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