The Chocolate Room, Margao, Goa

Everyone needs a pick-me-up now and then. For us, this was between shopping and making the long drive home. The promise of a hot drink and a snack was too delicious to pass up and we end up at The Chocolate Room in Margao. The Chocolate Room is tiny but mighty. A small counter isContinue reading “The Chocolate Room, Margao, Goa”

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”

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”

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”

Fisherman’s Wharf- Cavelossim Goa – Restaurant Review

On one of the drizzly days this August, thoughts turned to some good Goan cuisine and fresh seafood. It’s been a while since I’ve ventured outdoors while the pandemic rages on. But there’s only so long you can stay inside. So, with a silent prayer and fingers crossed, we made our way to Fisherman’s Wharf,Continue reading “Fisherman’s Wharf- Cavelossim Goa – Restaurant Review”