Category: Review

Food | Friska

Food makes me happy, there’s no doubt about that, but writing about it can be tedious at times. When you eat out as much as I do – and have to pay for it too – even moderately good food can be personally disappointing at times. However, writing […]

Treat – Greek Deli

There’s a mini food revolution happening in Birmingham. It started a few years back with food festivals becoming a regular occurrence which has over time slowly developed into a number of standalone and “corporate” food establishments opening their doors. Brindleyplace has had a few turnovers with old favourites […]

Jake’s Coffee Box

A cute novelty “coffee shop” if there ever was one. The offerings are as tiny in number as the property they are made in – although sufficient if like me you get irritated with establishments trying to please everyone and every taste – but it’s the ingenuity behind […]

Review – Jamie’s Pizzeria

Everything in the end comes to the freshness of the ingredients. From the light recently made “hand-stretched” dough to the side salad in the children’s menu, to all the remaining ingredients, Jamie’s pizzas are now certainly amongst my favorites in the country. The simplicity of it all is wonderful and very true to what Jamie Oliver stands for as a culinary legend.

Tian – The Magic of Food

What’s the idea behind the Bonsai tree? It’s fun. Fun? Someone asked. Yes, it’s our little way to have some fun How so? Curiosity was nearing the cat ready to strike. It’s Fish and you don’t find fish on trees, said Chef Vikramjit Roy about his first presentation […]

Mocha Arthouse

  My initial impression about Mocha Arthouse was that it was a place that was being exaggerated about by the “younger” crowd because of its graffiti painted walls and the art wall on the inside (the restaurant is divided into two sections). I’m happy to say that while […]

Crystal Jade

  A lunch date with the wife sans kids is a special occasion. The fact that we had a Rs. 1000,- coupon from the good people of Zomato handy adds a little to that (Okay fine, it actually subtracts from the bill, smarty pants). So off we went […]