Red Ginger, Colva- Restaurant Review

On the way from Vasco to Colva to Red Ginger’s new location, I noticed near-empty streets. It seemed like everyone had opted for a Sunday afternoon of telly or Netflix. It’s difficult to find consistently open restaurants these days and always a good idea to call beforehand. But Red Ginger was definitely open; the goodContinue reading “Red Ginger, Colva- Restaurant Review”

Purple Martini at Sunset Point, Goa

A romantic outing to Purple Martini isn’t included in “Tips to help your relationship“ because people are just too stereotype. Move over candlelight dinners and serenaders. A restaurant with a heady view can bring back the magic too. On a day when I didn’t have the emotional bandwidth to travel all the way to theContinue reading “Purple Martini at Sunset Point, Goa”

The Liebster Award, Get to Know Me

I’ve been wanting to write this post for some days now. So, finally here I am with a cup of coffee getting down to revealing more about myself with the The Liebster Award. At the onset, I want to express my gratitude to Moksha Hegde from Happy Panda for nominating me kindly. Thank you. ThisContinue reading “The Liebster Award, Get to Know Me”

Tataki- Immersive Asian Dining- Restaurant Review

Buzz is a crucial lever of the restaurant scene. It will put more patrons in seats and napkins on lapels than grand taste, fancy seasonings or organic produce. Tataki has made moves on Panaji- in a swashbuckling yet subtle way by placing itself in Panaji’s most happening corner that houses Soho and Down The Road,Continue reading “Tataki- Immersive Asian Dining- Restaurant Review”

Moment Marketing – Does it help brands?

The other day I came across this news article that stated that Maurizio Cattelan’s much talked-about Banana artwork is now in the Guggenheim museum in New York, courtesy an anonymous donor. The piece of art which went viral, Maurizio Cattelan’s Comedian – a simple banana, duct-taped to a wall and priced at $ 120,000 wasContinue reading “Moment Marketing – Does it help brands?”

Black Market, Goa- Restaurant Review

The best moments happen when they are unplanned. And moments like these are rare. In the middle of a work day, thanks to some free time, we went out to lunch. Selecting a restaurant these days is like picking a bespoke suit. There’s so much to take into consideration : the taste, the style ofContinue reading “Black Market, Goa- Restaurant Review”

Viva Panjim, Goa- Restaurant Review

The most earnestly laid plans can go awry. Sunday is our day for the South. The South of Goa that is. It is our personal ritual every Sunday to drive down South and spend time doing what we like best : eating, drinking and languorously hanging out. But I am informed that we’re heading NorthContinue reading “Viva Panjim, Goa- Restaurant Review”

Cocktails made famous by Stars- The Power of Influence

Would you like to sip with the stars? If the martini was made famous by the Bond movies, the old fashioned made a comeback with Don Draper from the Mad Men, while the cosmopolitan acquired cult status after Sex and The City. There’s something to be said about the power of influence that these moviesContinue reading “Cocktails made famous by Stars- The Power of Influence”

Martin’s Corner, Betalbatim- Restaurant Review

I recall a conversation with a client over a year ago. The client was in Goa and looking for a good place to dine. I recommended two or three restaurants in South Goa. Martin’s Corner wasn’t one of them. Typically, because I felt it suffered from over-visit. Every tourist has been there at least onceContinue reading “Martin’s Corner, Betalbatim- Restaurant Review”

3 Travel Books to read in 2020

Travel is the one thing that has come to a standstill in this pandemic. Most of us aren’t going anywhere, anytime soon and we will have to appease our wanderlust in other ways. The thing about travel books is that they can take you places, without ever leaving the comfort of your armchair. There areContinue reading “3 Travel Books to read in 2020”