Sante Spa Cuisine in BKC is a paradise for healthy soul food. They have an extensive vegetarian menu that includes varieties like vegan food, alkaline food, a moringa menu and much more. Feast on healthy versions of your favourite junk foods like pizzas, pastas, milkshakes, desserts and whole lot of fresh juices. Sante Spa Cuisine sources indigenous ingredients from all over the country and have unique crockery and cutlery too. The restaurant even makes straws from the banana leaf. The desserts here are made from unrefined Khansari sugar which can be indulged into, guilt-free! Watch this video to know more
Lower Parel's Mexican restaurant Xico has introduced grasshoppers in its menu and it is definitely the only restaurant with this unique food in Mumbai. Chef Jason Hudanish talks about these grasshoppers which are most commonly eaten in Mexico as an appetizer. Chef Jason says that grasshoppers are the most popular snack in Mexico. They are abundantly available at both upscale restaurants as well as street joints, and eaten as appetizers. The grasshoppers at Xico have been imported from Miami. Grasshoppers are also an excellent source of protein, minerals and amino acid. Watch this video to know more about this unique food
Mumbai celebrates every festival with pomp and the holy month of Ramadan is no different. Irrespective of whether you are observing a fast or not, if food is your religion, exploring the flavorful streets of Mohammad Ali Road for lip-smacking dishes is something you must do, as Ramadan is not only about fasting but also about feasting. The area around Minara Masjid is thronged by people and many of the stalls here offer only iftar food and disappear after Ramadan. Watch this video to know why Mumbai is a melting pot of cultures and why visiting Mohammad Ali Road is a must!
Cook with Sunday Mid-Day gives you the recipe to an interesting cocktail called 'Gin Seng Spritz'. Bensan Varghese, beverage manager at JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu, recently launched the 'Gin-Seng festival' at Dashanzi, the Asian gastropub. Inspired by Gin Seng – a Chinese herb and plant with medicinal properties, Bensan created his own version of a healthy cocktail using Indian herbal plants. 'Gin Seng Spritz' has Ashwagandha as its signature ingredient. This medicinal herb was once considered as an elixir for eternal life by the Indian kings and queens! Watch this video to know how mixologist Bensan plays with this concept and creates the contemporary cocktail which is healthy and high on flavours!
Mumbaikars recently experienced some Mexican magic when they took a Mexican cooking master-class with celebrity mexican Chef Jason. The class was held at Chef Rakhee Vaswani's culinary studio. Cooking enthusiasts tried their hands at a fun and upbeat menu bursting with complex flavors. The menu for the Mexican cooking lovers included torreados, guacamole, salsa verda cruda, sour cream, salsa fresca. The students were not only given a tour of Mexican flavours and cooking techniques but also tricks and tips on making lip-smacking Mexican cuisine from locally sourced ingredients for eg. replacing local Mexican chilies with Indian chilies. Watch the video to know more
Pi Bar and Kitchen in Andheri, Mumbai has come up with some unique Mango infused dishes. The Hawaiian twist is a Mango pizza which includes a tomato sauce base with bacon, mango and cheese as its topping. This is the first time something so unique has been introduced in Mumbai. One of their other signature dishes is the Mango Mustard Prawns. Made with homemade mustard and a fresh mango sauce this is another distinct combination. The Mango cheesecake is also another season special that must be tried here. Indulge in these unique mango delicacies at Pi Bar and Kitchen!
Mumbai's top restaurateurs an entrepreneurs attend the first edition of The Mid-day Guide Restaurant Awards 2018. Here's a look at all the winners of the awards.
Check out what Bollywood’s top celebs and Mid-day Guide Restaurant Award winners had to say about the grand event. Celebs like Shilpa Shetty, Arjun Rampal, Malaika Arora Khan, Tabu, Rahul Khanna, Shaan, Shekhar Ravjiani, Mandira Bedi and several others were seen at the event
Munaf Kapadia started The Bohri Kitchen in 2014 to help his mother, Nafisa. He quit his job at Google to execute this unique idea from his home kitchen. Supported by his dad, Turab and a small support group, his enterprise has spread across the city, and even to other cities for catering orders, including Delhi. Riyaaz Amlani of Impresario went on to include their kheema samosas in the menu of his eatery, Social. Other plans include expansion of his deli kitchen and a standalone restaurant as well
An Easter meal is a grand feast comprising scrumptious food spreads, special cocktails and lip-smacking desserts. From Easter bunny cakes and cupcakes to fruitcakes and chocolate tortes, an Easter meal is not complete without the dessert.
Here’s a look at few Easter dessert recipes compiled by Mumbai chef Rakhee Vaswani.
The mid-day Guide Restaurant Awards 2018 and Kunal Vijaykar and Cyrus Broacha are hosts for the evening
Which street food of Mumbai does Barun Sobti love to indulge in? Watch this video to #CelebrateMumbai with Barun Sobti as he talks about his favourite Mumbai street food, Mumbai lingo and many other interesting things about the city of dreams
The Sushi Burrito trend has finally caught up with Mumbai! Yugo Sushi in Bandra West makes hand-held sushi burritos. Watch this video to know more
From macarons, to cupcakes and from tarts to pastries, Le15 Patisserie offers a variety of tempting and delicious sweet dishes to Mumbaikars. To cater to the festive season, the bakery has come up with a special menu that includes chocolate cranberry cupcakes, lemon blueberry cupcakes, strawberry cheesecake cupcakes, nutella seasalt macarons, to name a few. Le15 Patisserie is also offering customised gift hampers for the festive season. Watch this video to know what Le15 Patisserie is baking for Christmas and New Year
Ever wondered where the Piyush drink originated from? Watch this video to know all about it
Learn about the Christmas legend of Marzipan and experience a 400-year-old recipe of authentic Marzipan at Nordic Kandie in Mumbai. Watch this video to know more
The Curry Brothers in Bandra serve curries from different parts of India. They also have a range of interesting desserts that are to die for. Watch this video to know more
Remember actress and host Shenaz Treasury who made her Bollywood debut opposite Shahid Kapoor in 'Ishq Vishk' (2003)? She is now a writer and vlogger. One look at her Facebook page and her travel pictures are sure to make you jealous! Did you know she is making her comeback in Hindi cinema with 'Kaalakaandi' alongside Saif Ali Khan? While the trailer of the film releases today, we bring you a mid-day exclusive video where Shenaz Treasury talks about her favourite places in Mumbai. She also reveals the things she avoids doing in the city. Watch this video to #CelebRateMumbai with Shenaz Treasury!
mid-day exclusive video: Bobby Deol in a chat with mid-day talks about his favourite Mumbai street food places and what makes Mumbai his favourite city. Watch this video to #CelebRateMumbai with Bobby Deol
Want to try the spiciest Chicken Tikka in Mumbai? Watch this video to know all about it!