Category: Mumbai

aunty bars

The Aunty Bars of Bombay

Aunty Bars were the Speakeasies of Bombay during the Prohibition era of the 60’s and 70’s. They were run by strict middle aged Aunties. Here’s more about these bars.

Irani Cafe Chair

The Chair That Defines An Irani Cafe

Like every influential city in the west, Bombay had its own Cafe culture; the Irani Cafe. One of the most defining features was the Chair in Irani Cafes. Here’s more about this

paya shop

Babban Paya Shop – Thane

Found this small but lovely Goat Paya shop in Louiswadi in Thane. Babban Paya Shop is run by Babban and his grandmom. Here’s more about this shop

chopper noodles

Legendary Chopper Noodles

The Chopper Noodles near Amitabh Bachchan’s house in Juhu has a cult following. Here’s more about the dish and where to find this in Bombay

thane vada pav

Gajanan Vada Pav

The Thane Vada Pav is different from the Bombay version and the Yellow Chutney served alongwith the Vada Pav makes it unique

khidki vada pav

Khidki Vada Pav

The origin of Vada Pav is larely unknown, even though there are many claimants to the title. One of the earlier surviving ones is Khidki Vada Pav


Bhujing – A Cult Dish From Virar

Bhujing is a cult dish from the Virar-Vasai region of Bombay. It was invented at Agashi Bhujing Centre and here’s more about this wonderful dish

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