Crumpin’ & Pumpin’ Mumbai

Mumbai, it turns out, has a lot of sharp edges. A city with a lot of grunt, a fair bit of thump, the occasional clunk, and the odd bone headed lunk.  This is the story of one we met out walking down from the Elphinstone towards Crawford Market. Innocent bystanders looked on, sometimes innocent bysitters […]

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Masque

Masque is the Secret Tables pick in Mumbai. It is outrageously expensive by any standard but makes one pale in India. The Times of India journalist, Rashmay Uday Singh sums it up perfectly: “We come away with our palates singing and our wallets stinging.” It is a great night, despite this, with inventive and delicious […]

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Rule Britannia & Co. Long Live Liz!

This Parsi restaurant dating back to 1923 is a bastion for royalists. Still headed by the sprightly 96 year old patriarch and passionate Anglophile, Mr Boman Kohinoor (like the diamond, the legendary Mountain of Light, the centrepiece of the British Royal Crown.)whose Zoroastrian family immigrated to Bombay from Yazd in Iran in 1905. Mr Kohinoor […]

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