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Boju’s (1st floor, 32nd avenue, gurgaon)

In a nutshell: If u haven’t been here, you have missed a lovely home cooked Darjeeling meal in gurugram. An unreal experience- home cooked food served in a commercial restaurant. The recipes have not been tweaked much to meet commercial needs. Result – explosion of flavours, interplay of textures & simple food that tastes great. Address & other details: boju’s Instagram: boju’s Facebook: boju’s Meal … Continue reading Boju’s (1st floor, 32nd avenue, gurgaon)

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Harajuku Tokyo Cafe (2nd floor, ambience mall gurugram)

In a nutshell: We loved all that we ate that evening at harajuku – a funky, visually attractive, instafriendly Japanese street food themed cafe – not traditional but pop Japanese food Address & other details: harajuku Facebook : harajuku Instagram : harajuku Meal for 2: ₹750 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by … Continue reading Harajuku Tokyo Cafe (2nd floor, ambience mall gurugram)

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A visit to tribal areas of South Odisha & stay at Desia Koraput & Chandoori Sai (Onukudelli, Kunduli, Lakshmipur, Bentalbiri, Goudaguda, koraput district)

  This is a travelogue & the idea is to share our experience during travel & provide information on what we saw / heard / gathered from our experiences & conversations. This is not an authoritative research paper on the Tribes of Odisha.   In a nutshell:   A rich, humbling, thought-provoking, experiential trip to the interiors of Odisha to meet, chat with & experience … Continue reading A visit to tribal areas of South Odisha & stay at Desia Koraput & Chandoori Sai (Onukudelli, Kunduli, Lakshmipur, Bentalbiri, Goudaguda, koraput district)

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Kuuraku (ground floor, global foyer, golf course road, gurugram)

In a NUtshell A Japanese themed restaurant in gurgaon, part of an international chain, frequented by the travelling Japanese population & also a sizeable Indian population, very good food (not indianized) with a super wide chicken menu, some pork & minimal fish & seafood offering, excellent warm & efficient staff, Japanese style seating, very enjoyable, immersive experience Address & other details: kuuraku Meal for 2: … Continue reading Kuuraku (ground floor, global foyer, golf course road, gurugram)

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Premium ichi zen (ground floor, global foyer mall, golf course road , gurgaon)

In a NUtshell A Japanese themed restaurant in gurgaon frequented by the travelling Japanese population (we were the only Indians in the full restaurant), very good food (not indianized), good staff, very enjoyable experience Address & other details: premium ichi zen Meal for 2: ₹1500 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ … Continue reading Premium ichi zen (ground floor, global foyer mall, golf course road , gurgaon)

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Gusto by sanhita (home chef, delivered all across delhi NCR)

In a NUtshell We are now getting addicted to the food by full time (week days) corporate lawyer & part time (weekend) home chef, sanhita – home delivered* all over delhi NCR from Chittaranjan park. Low on oil, traditional cooking methods, no short cuts, best ingredients, attempt to Perfection in each & every dish – all done single handedly by one person (no domestic help). … Continue reading Gusto by sanhita (home chef, delivered all across delhi NCR)

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A trip to Gwalior & stay at Taj Usha kiran palace

In a Nutshell: An unforgettable, unexpected, unique, culinary experience of ‘farm to table’ thanks to Chef Rakesh Gouniyal, who served us food made from organic veggies grown in his kitchen garden!!! , a lovely stay in this small yet stunningly beautiful palace which was built as an annexe to the main Gwalior Palace, beautiful suites with most things inside it seemed to be a century … Continue reading A trip to Gwalior & stay at Taj Usha kiran palace

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The right path cafe (Visitor’s Centre, International Zone, Auroville)

In a NUtshell Very good global food, special menu pop ups are interesting , they mostly use produce of Auroville farms, nice outdoor & indoor seating, mixed service – some staff are unenthusiastic & cold, more like in old government run eateries, while other staff are warm & interactive. Address & other details: the right path cafe Meal for 2: ₹400 onwards Cuisine type : … Continue reading The right path cafe (Visitor’s Centre, International Zone, Auroville)

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Yeti, the Himalayan kitchen (collonade, B block, inner circle, CP, same entrance as Hamleys toy shop)

Read earlier review of yeti Hauz khas here – yeti In a NUtshell A lovely restaurant tucked up in the second floor of a CP building – needs an effort to find it, soothing ambient music from the hills, good & simple food, outstanding momos, warm & non intrusive service. I rate cafe lungta gurgaon above yeti in terms of food but this restaurants very … Continue reading Yeti, the Himalayan kitchen (collonade, B block, inner circle, CP, same entrance as Hamleys toy shop)

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AROI @ 4th FLOOR (delivered all across delhi NCR by home chef sirattiya bora)

In a NUtshell Well, it has now become impossible for us (since the last 1 year) to like Thai food in india. Quite a few restaurants we used to quite like earlier, now seem to be serving OK ish food, ever since we have eaten the food cooked by sirattiya bora, a Thai culinary & visual artist married to an indian visual artist, Anirban Bora. … Continue reading AROI @ 4th FLOOR (delivered all across delhi NCR by home chef sirattiya bora)