Bohemian Foodies

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Happiness comes in waves – Eva Cafe, Goa

Personally, I have always loved the sea. Combine this with my love for food and it translates to a love and a quest for nice sea-facing places to eat. In … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

The art of food – Artjuna, Goa

It has been a very busy and a hectic time for me personally and unfortunately the casualty of that has been my regularity with updating Bohemian Foodies. However, no more … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · 2 Comments

World’s strongest beer – Vetter 33, Heidelberg

NeckarLong long time ago, we undertook this amazing memorable trip covering Frankfurt, Heidelberg and Paris. While I updated a journal with a detailed account of this trip, I realised that … Continue reading

June 17, 2017 · 2 Comments

Food from the Jewish Quarter: Chez Hanna, Paris

For us Bohemian Foodies, food is a BIG agenda on any of our trips and we ensure that we research a lot before visiting any place. When it was decided … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Prost! To the Apfelwein festival, Frankfurt

One of the prettiest, working-class most surprising city that we experienced last year was Frankfurt. As a happy coincidence we were there at a time when the city was celebrating … Continue reading

March 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fantastic food @ Frankfurt – Konstablerwache

Apologies Bohemian Foodies followers. I know, I know! This time it has been a long unforgivable silence at our end. But better late than never! However, now we are armed … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Grilled Treats – Bade Miya, Mumbai

Just behind the iconic Taj Mahal palace lies the lane famous for Bade Miya and another legendary eatery – Baghdadi. Bade Miya is present in 3 different formats at a … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wonderful vada pav – Anand Vada Pav, Mumbai

Say the words “street food” to any seasoned Mumbaikar and there is a high probability that they will get a faraway look in their eyes and their thoughts will turn … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Incomparable Ice Cream – K. Rustom & Co., Mumbai

In a coastal city like Mumbai, the onset of summer is a rather testing time. You really cannot pin point as to when the pleasant mornings and evenings will give … Continue reading

March 12, 2016 · 2 Comments

Super Samosas at Gurukripa – Sion, Mumbai

Quick question. If you are in Mumbai, watching a movie at any of the city’s iconic or new age cinema halls, what is your best bet for a snack during … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Artful Apple Pie – Cafe Winkel 43, Amsterdam

Mid-February will always remind us of an epic trip to Europe we made in 2015, covering three countries the UK, Amsterdam & Belgium. In Amsterdam at that time of the … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

A food escapade in Old Delhi – Natraj Dahi Bhalla

Let us start with this – Old Delhi is Old, really really Old. Think 17th century and you will know what we mean. It’s got a whole lot of grand … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

From the Emperor’s Kitchen – Al-Jawahar, Delhi

The year was 1658.  The Emperor Shah Jahan was early to rise. On one such early morning, he took a deep breath of satisfaction in the crisp morning air as … Continue reading

November 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Serving India’s diversity on a platter –Dilli Haat, Delhi

Every major city in the world has a single location which becomes the melting point of a variety of food from the country. The more the variety, the more exciting … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Unique Kachori Experience – Multan Moth Bhandar, Pahar Ganj, Delhi

Kachori is probably one of the most versatile snacks in India which can be found in various versions, except in South India. Said to have originated in Uttar Pradesh or … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fast food for Fasting days – Vaishali, Pune

That time of the year is back… Starting from Ganesh Chathurthi, we Indians celebrate a long string of festivals culminating finally with the winter harvest of Makar Sakranti in January. … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Delhi’s Delightful Chaat – Prabhu Chaat Bhandar, Delhi

Chaat is the one big equalizer in North India when it comes to food. People from all walks of life can be seen standing at street stalls just devouring all … Continue reading

September 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rocking Rolls! – Kusum Rolls, Kolkata

Recently, I went to Kolkata for a work trip. Kolkata is a city I am very fond of. It is a beautiful legendary city where time stands still. Walk down … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Good Food for Good Luck – Cafe Good Luck, Pune

Irani Cafes are known to be iconic, value-for-money eating joints with a basic setup in some of the most high visibility locations. But the one thing that most of these … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

Chatting over Chaat – Shukla Chaat House, Lucknow

When you set about looking up information on chaat, most of the sources point to Uttar Pradesh as it’s place of birth. Chaat, today is a term used for a … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · 4 Comments

Seducing the Sweet Tooth – Prakash Kulfi, Lucknow

Simply put, Kulfi is the traditional Indian version of ice-cream. Brought into India by the Mughals in the 15th or the 16th century, the first mention of this delicacy is … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Meat with a Legacy – Tunday Kababi, Lucknow

Lucknow is a city lying in the heart of the Awadh region, still popular for its’ rich cuisine. The Awadhi cuisine influenced by cooking patterns from Central Asia, Middle East … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Delhi’s Evergreen Khana at Khan Market – Khan Chacha

Delhi is the city of the large hearted. Dilli Dilwalon ki! The city is a true reflection of India’s past and has been a coveted jewel in the crown of … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Melting pot for global cuisine – Infantaria, Goa

While I had been to Goa twice, those were mostly childhood trips. The first of the Goa trips that still remains fresh in my mind is the 3-girlfriend trip that we … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Quirky food for a quirky mood – Bob’s Inn, Goa

Goa… The one word, the one place that most Indians look towards for relaxation and rejuvenation. The sea breeze all around, the party music, the beautiful bikini-clad girls, the beach … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Icon of traditional South Indian food – Cafe Madras, Mumbai

Matunga, a locality in Mumbai, holds a special place in the imagination of South Indians, because it is the land where many of them came to make their fortune. They … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · 6 Comments

Dutch Street Sights – Albert Cuyp Market, Amsterdam

While writing this post we had the opportunity to ask ourselves this question – Why do we like to travel? 2 things came up as soon as we started introspecting … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Favourite cookie of the Dutch – Stroopwafel

For most people, the mere name of this post will be a mystery. Recently the Bohemian Foodies went on a Europe trip covering London, Amsterdam, Brussels. One of the first … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

For the Eggheads… Omelegg, Amsterdam

It is difficult to find all omlette variations in one place as every country seems to have found a way to make it their own. Be it the Masala Omlette … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · 4 Comments

An English Bazar serving the Elixir of Life: Borough Market, London

One of my earliest and most frequent food memories is going grocery shopping with my mom. I often did this with the hope of being rewarded with some tasty snack or … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

Seafood for the Soul – Jai Jawan, Mumbai

Bandra, known as the queen of the suburbs of Mumbai, is one of my favourite places in the city. Like all other parts of Mumbai, it is crowded, bustling and … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Late Night Delights – Mohd. Nasir Cooperwala, Mumbai

Has it ever happened that…. You have just explored the nightlife in Juhu, one of Mumbai’s most happenings suburbs, ended up burning all your cash and then realized that you … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

At the doorstep of divinity – Haji Ali Juice Centre, Mumbai

There is a description about Haji Ali Juice Centre as a meeting point of gangsters and their lovers, in a well-researched and one of my most ear-marked books, “Maximum City” … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 4 Comments

Breakfast at Jaipur – Rawat Mishthan Bhandar

Recently I went to Jaipur for a 2-day work trip. Unfortunately I had to take a ridiculously early flight which meant I was at the Jaipur airport by 7:20 on … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Watch the world go by – Kyani & Co, Mumbai

One of my all-time favourite articles is one  which occurred as part of the first issue of Mint’s Saturday supplement Lounge for the year 2008 (unfortunately it is no longer … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

Dough a little – Shakti Dosa Centre, Mumbai

Kick-starting my journey of discovering street food is the Shakti Dosa Centre. This was one of my first regular haunts in Mumbai and my introduction to the Mumbai-special street food. … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment