MASALA HOUSE GOA’S GREAT KEBAB FESTIVAL!

The kebab arrived in India with the Mughals centuries ago and never left, its succulent flavours and smoky aroma capturing souls (and stomachs!) across northern India. In Goa, great kebabs have been a hit-and-miss dining experience. But with Masala House in Porvorim, guests are guaranteed incredible tastes every time.

October 7, 2021
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DAKTE- THE TINY LITTLE WORLD OF COFFEE AND FOOD!

“They say good things come in small packages and that’s exactly what Dakte stands for! Dakte is a Konkani word and means little or tiny!This cute little air conditioned café sitting right on the Siolim main road was a much needed addition to the locality. This little cozy, European vibe café belongs to the young Entrepreneurs’ who own Cuebebar Smokehouse in Assagaon.

March 12, 2021
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SFX – CELEBRATING THE SUN, SEA, AND SAND OF GOA!

There is nothing more relaxing than sipping on refreshing cocktails as you relax in your comfort and watch the waves of the sea crash against the shore.🌊The all-new SFX at @tajfortaguada offers you all this and much more.

November 6, 2020
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BACK TO THE BANYAN TREE

Only a few weeks ago, I sank into a feeling of dejection for Goa’s hospitality industry, impacted so cruelly by the novel coronavirus. So imagine my delight when I heard that one of India’s biggest hospitality chains was welcoming guests and patrons back into its warm embrace!Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa in Candolim has a long-standing legacy as India’s first of its kind. Only recently, it swung open its doors with new and enhanced safety and hygiene measures, so I had to stop by and take full advantage.

July 27, 2020
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A bit of India in London

‘Curry’ has long been a favourite in England - an Anglicised version of the myriad Indian dishes the British enjoyed in colonial India. But times are changing. The British - and indeed, many of South Asian heritage - are looking for more authentic tastes. Enter Ooty, an upmarket venture on Baker Street in London, where...
December 8, 2019
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Raising the Steaks @House of Lloyds

You know your food is made with love when people open their homes to you with hearts overflowing. This is certainly true in the case of Lloyd and Nerissa whose famous BBQ service went from rustic to restaurant over the years without ever losing touch with that love and warmth.

November 8, 2019
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Sips & Snips with Bottle & Blade

Summer in London is absolutely splendid. It’s a fantastic time to catch up with old friends, particularly those with whom I share a deep connection from living together in Goa. This time, it gave me a chance to discover an exciting new concept called Bottle and Blade.

November 3, 2019
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DAVIDE’S PIZZERIA: PERFECT EVERY TIME

There’s no day a pizza sounds like a bad idea. But in most places, you’re afraid to be disappointed. Recently, I discovered a genial spot in Candolim that you can count on any time, and is a serious contender as the best pizzeria in north Goa.I was excited about Davide Cananzi and Alciela Shilla’s new venture after meeting them nearly a year ago. They have created a gorgeous environment that straddles rustic and chic, with a relaxed outdoor space and a light wooden indoor section that is perfectly warm and inviting on a rainy day.

August 16, 2019
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Planet Hollywood On A Roll!

India has been hit by the sushi train. The little bite-size morsels are healthy, versatile and delicious, and when made right almost always hit the mark. Planet Hollywood Beach Resort in Utorda recently hopped on board with a tasting menu that checked all the boxes.At the helm is chef Mano Ranjith who has been plating Japanese cuisine since he completed his culinary education at SRM University in Chennai. Here at Planet Hollywood Beach Resort he brings together all his years of experience making some of the most popular sushi in India. 

August 7, 2019
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Pan-Asian Perfection at Tamari

In the centre of Panjim, there’s a place that has satiated cravings for authentic Pan-Asian food for a decade now. It’s been 10 years since Tamari at Vivanta by Taj Panaji opened the doors to the taste of sushi in Goa, and the food just keeps getting better.  The ambience here is peaceful and relaxing, an excellent getaway from the hubbub of the city just outdoors. It’s the perfect place to enjoy anything from a working lunch to a weeknight dinner treat.

July 31, 2019
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