To the Perfect Tiratisu!

Verrina Tiratisu Home made mascarpone cream cheese with coffee flavoured spongecake topped with cocoa powder. That’s Eatly’s Tiramisu for you. Hands down the best in Dubai and for me, counted amongst the few memorable ones from all those countless Tiramisus I have ever had! Just the sight of the Tiratisu (a healthier version of the usual Tiramisu…

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Pondicherry, Racist much?

Pondicherry has South India’s most distinctive sub culture. They say if you can’t afford a ticket to Europe, travel to Pondicherry instead. Stroll through the white part of town and be transported in time and place to a laid back French town where cafes cool and inviting are at every turn. But, just how racist…

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24 Hours in Dubai

Dubai is my second home. Having briefly lived there in 2014, I have gone back to this glamorous city thrice since. So, when I had to pick my favourite city to spend 24 hours in, I didn’t really need to think twice! The only choice was on how to go about it. It happens ever so often,…

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Hello, Kumbakonam Filter Kaapi.

Who doesn’t love a South Indian Filter Coffee? Ask any South Indian who has grown up with the smell of a fresh brew signalling the start of every morning or a North Indian for who it is as much of a novelty as a Starbucks is to any urban Indian!! But, trust the Tamilians to…

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I Heart Honey Bears: Le Pain Quotidien

They call themselves a ‘Bakery and Communal Table’ and you know they take it seriously. The hum of conversation fills the air, jam is passed around the table and ever so gracefully, time slows. & that it isn’t just something beautiful to say. Besides, who doesn’t like being surrounded by Honey Bears?! The Le Pain…

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A King’s Spread: Kitchen 6

For the good or for the bad, during my time in Dubai, I was not able to go on the two photowalks as planned. So, here I am substituting those with 2 Eatouts instead! First off, Kitchen 6. Six, open kitchens. The six live cooking stations in this restaurant at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai are what…

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Heart of Green: The Autumn Leaf

You know you are stepping into a Heart of Green right from the time you see this house tucked away in a quite lane off the busy Jubilee Hills Road #36. The first time that I went to The Autumn Leaf, I wasn’t really taken up with it. My first impression of this Cafe +…

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But, first coffee.

Dubai Marina, I Love You. But, first coffee. The Starbucks in Marina Promenade has been my ‘Haven of Escape’ for all my time in Dubai. This is where I would disappear to, without fail, all those late evenings right after classes and early afternoons on the weekend. It is quite, cosy and has absolutely no crowds…

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Sugar Rushed!

5 Eateries. 12 Desserts. A tour of the most delightful desserts in Hyderabad. As always, I start with my favourites.First on this Dessert Trail, Eatmor at Ohris has been my go-to place, not just for desserts but for everything from fries & sandwiches to 4-course Chinese meals. The meals did happen in a different storey, but nonetheless at the…

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