Taste of Mumbai 2013

Home With Heena , 28 Mar 2013
Kitchen Butterfly with Veda
Kitchen Butterfly with Veda

Taste of Mumbai 2013 was a ‘foodies’ paradise. Not only were some of Mumbai’s best restaurants present, but top restaurants from Delhi, Bangalore, and even New York City, participated!

Chef Jehangir Mehta
Chef Jehangir Mehta

Being an avid cook, it was exciting to see renowned chefs in the Fisher & Paykel Taste Theater sharing some of their favorite recipes.  One of my favorite chefs, Jehangir Mehta, came all the way from New York to represent his restaurant, Graffiti. He also hosted a private cooking session with kids, thus helping to encourage future foodies in the making. :) Other notable international chefs included Chris Erasmus, Ivan Musoni, Nadia Lim, Vivek Singh and 18 other top Indian Chefs.

Live Cooking Demonstration
Live Cooking Demonstration
Restaurant Booths
Restaurant Booths

Now, on to the food! This festival allowed us to sample different restaurants around the city all in one place… a great way to avoid Mumbai traffic! ;) Here are some pictures of the different dishes we tried from Graffiti, Koh, Kofuku, Fire, China House, and Prego. Unfortunately, we were too full to sample all the other great restaurants.

Graffiti's Goat Cheese Pizza
Graffiti’s Goat Cheese Pizza
Graffiti's Pot de Creme
Graffiti’s Pot de Creme
Graffiti's Eggplant Bun
Graffiti’s Eggplant Bun
Koh's Green Curry and Garlic Rice
Koh’s Green Curry and Garlic Rice
Koh's Vietnamese Sea Perch
Koh’s Vietnamese Sea Perch
Kofuku's Sushi
Kofuku’s Sushi
Prego's Spaghetti Aglio Olio
Prego’s Spaghetti Aglio Olio
Fire's Chonka Greens
Fire’s Chonka Greens

We were a bit worried about the heat, but the mai-tai’s from Trader Vic’s Mai-Tai Lounge, and beers from the Carlsberg Bar, kept us refreshed. There was also a great shaded seating area with a live band for us to relax and cool off.  It was a nice change from the usual weekend! There’s nothing like spending time with family, sampling delicious food and drinks, while listening to great music.

Trader Vic's Mai-Tai's
Trader Vic’s Mai-Tai’s
Taste of Mumbai, Seating Area
Taste of Mumbai, Seating Area

For more detailed information regarding the restaurants, vendors, and chefs, you can visit Taste of Mumbai’s website.

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