Soo Meen, Taramani

The outlet was started just days back and I know the owner through a mutual friend of mine. The hotel is present in Taramani Road next to the Masjid Allah mosque which is minutes away from the Taramani Bus Stop! The place is easily accessible by train and bus. Location: https://goo.gl/maps/tpH6LvEr1SU2 Nandu Gravy – INR…

Mittoss Vegg Factory, Mylapore

January 31st Reception sambavam was just over and it was the 1st week of February! I usually go to the Sai Baba temple, Mylapore every thursday when I am in Chennai! One of my Facebook friend, Subramanian (who lived near kutcheri road and is a local weightu kai) would accompany me to the temple and…

Cardamom – The Queen of Spices

QUEEN OF SPICES! Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) is a spice found in the form of a small pod with black seeds inside. The spice has an intensely sweet and savoury taste. Both the seeds and the pod have a rich aroma and are often used in desserts, hot and spicy dishes, as well as aromatic beverages,…

Black Pepper – The good evil!

Black Pepper! For thousands of years, black pepper has been a staple ingredient all over the world. Often referred to as the “king of spices,” it comes from the dried, unripe fruit of the native Indian plant Piper Nigrum. Both whole black peppercorns and ground black pepper are commonly used in cooking. In addition to adding…

Fenugreek – An ode to health

FENUGREEK! Wondering what is Fenugreek? It’s called Methi in Hindi and Vendhayam in Tamil. For thousands of years, fenugreek has been used as an alternative Chinese medicine to treat skin conditions and many other diseases. This article aims at convincing you that fenugreek holds the power to transform your overall health. Fenugreek seeds and leaves are…

Welcome Hotel, Pursaiwalkkam

Hey guys. Hope you are good. It’s good to be back again for another blog. This time it was a new Facebook friend of mine, who told me about this hotel at Pursaiwalkkam. I asked if she could take me to the place and give a brief about the hotel. She was so kind enough…

Blind Ch3mistry, Eldams Road, Teynampet

It’s been quite some time since someone from a restaurant invited me to try the place and review it out. Fortunately my friend Danie Britto, referred me to the owners of this franchise and they reached out to me. I had a meet that was pending for a long time with my school friend and…

Sri Padmavathi Catering, Velachery

It was the last day of January 2019. This is another friend’s reception, whom I got to know through Mark Zuckerberg. The hall was far away from the city limits, at a remote place called Chrompet. Luckily, I had one office colleague who was going through the GST Road to SP Koil and he dropped…

Motel Highway, Nazarathpettai, Poonamallee

My mom had a long pending trip to Thiruvallur to this temple called as வைத்திய வீரராகவ சுவாமி கோயில். We finally decided to start early on a Sunday and have breakfast at Motel Highway, our usual stopover and then get to the temple. We set out to the temple. It was somewhat dim lit to me,…

Sardar Pav Bhaji, Tardeo Road

Hailing from the south, my first introduction to Chat was from the thallu vandi Pani Puri guy. Then I was slowly explained about how this is the staple food of the North of India and there is much more than just Pani Puri. Samosa Channa was my favourite but Pav Bhaji always had a soft…

Kasivinayaga Mess, Triplicane

Happy New Year to you all. This is first restaurant of 2019. I was back from Bombay after the year-end vacation and I had this hotel in my bucket list for a long time. Finally it was a Saturday afternoon and this hotel was fixed. Located on Akbar Sahib street, this is minutes away from…

Guru Rayar Catering Service, Triplicane

This is my 75th blog. Between June 2017 until today, I m so thankful to you guys for giving me this recognition and support. This is dedicated to all of you and I hope to get your continued support and love. Hope I get to my 💯 th blog soon. As mentioned in the SL…

Hotel Swaad, Thiruvananthapuram

When it’s December, it’s time for some vacation and to me it’s was 2 cities – Trivandrum & Bombay (I love calling it Bombay than Mumbai, as how people still call Chennai as Madras). I asked for some hotel referrals to my online friends and one of them wanted me to try this particular hotel…

Golden Chaat, Mint Street, Sowcarpet

Sowcarpet is synonymous with a lot of things mainly the saet guys and girls and the ever famous sandwich, lassi, sweets, etc. It was another long awaited meet with a friend. The Meteorological department even gave an announcement of a possible rain but the day had chill weather and cool breeze flowing through the city….

Ritchie Street, Mount Road

This particular small Bullock cart outlet is famous among all the people who go to Ritchie Street, Wallers road right next to India Silk House Private Limited. Anybody who comes here will definitely have samosas, Gulab Jamuns and Jilebi’s. I would call it the commoner’s kadai. 1. Samosa Sundal – INR 5/- per piece. The…