Travel Across The World, Without Ever Boarding a Flight!
Of all the reasons people are motivated to travel, food is one of the greatest. Be it the impulse to sample Italy’s creamiest burrata or Belgium’s finest chocolates, the allure of exotic flavours at times just cannot be ignored. The nagging deadlines, work pressures and time crunches of our mundane life pose as major challenges when we want to feed the travel junkie in us. So if you cannot make your Italy or New York travel plan work out this summer, don’t feel bad about your life. You aren’t alone. Whether you’re craving delish Thai food or the best of Brazilian fare, we’ve chalked out restaurants in the city that can get you the flavour of these.
Few parts in the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music and food. From verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty- there are a myriad of reasons that make Italy the stuff of bucket-lists for travel junkies. Being the land of the best of pizza, pasta, parmesan and prosecco, the city also offers enough for foodies to explore and bask in.
Our pick- CinCin Mumbai
Offering a one of a kind Italian experience in the heart of BKC, CinCin Mumbai boasts of a menu that will spoil you for choice. One bite of the hand rolled pastas, meat specialities and Napoli-style pizzas coupled with a diverse selection of wine, you’ll feel like you’re in Rome, not BKC! We also love their European style bar where you can indulge in an Aperol Spritz (or two) after work to really recreate the vibe of that Italian summer.
Clear waters, pristine sand and the unfussy tourist visa policy are just few factors that position Thailand as one of the most in-demand destinations for tourists right now. And of course there’s the food: fresh seafood, countless curries and noodle dishes so delicious that you could eat them just every day. The land of smiles is without a doubt a foodie’s paradise.
Our pick- Nara Thai
With flavours that exude depth and seriousness, Nara Thai beautifully displays the vibrant exquisiteness of age-old Thai cuisine. From the delicately-flavoured Tom Yum soup to the chewy bright, royal blue Butterfly Pea Rice, Nara Thai packs in exquisite culinary surprises. The best part has to be that the flavours aren’t tailor-made for the Indian palate and are as authentic as you’ll like it.
It’s no secret that New York City wears many crowns – an epicentre of art, trendsetter, a shopping, dining capital and more. Visiting the iconic city and taking in all it has to offer can be a whirlwind experience. Food is a quintessential component of the city. New York’s status as a cultural melting pot means that you can eat your way across the globe within the confines of one city.
Our pick- The Benedict Bistro And Bar
With a New York inspired menu that includes sinful picks like Chicken in Truffle Cream, Rainbow Bagels and Pretzels with Dips, The Benedict Bistro and Bar is the perfect pick to make you feel like you’ve entered the most lively city in the world. We love the eclectic, laid-back décor that reminds us of a casual bistro in Soho. Once you’re done tasting the flavours of NYC, keep some room for the indulgent New York Cheesecake with berries which is downright fantastic.
Cinematic landscapes, head-spinning biodiversity, postcard-perfect shores and a constant rhythm of carefree joie de vivre, a trip to Brazil has to be the stuff of dreams. Your Brazilian adventure isn’t really complete until you’ve given a shot to the Manhana coffee, devoured the warm cheese bread, fried banana, lots of different cakes and the tantalizing tapioca.
The first Brazilian restaurant in Mumbai, Boteco is an accessible introduction to Brazilian cuisine and the many influences that shaped it. It is a meat-lover’s paradise and offers lots for non-meat lovers too. Selections like the Casquinha de Siri, sautéed crab meat with a blend of coconut milk and pork momos drizzled with a soy caramel sauce will give you enough reasons to say ‘Bravo.’