Vineet Bhatia – The Face of Progressive Indian Cuisine

Vineet Bhatia arrived in London way back in 1993 with little more than a suitcase full of books, a lofty ambition, his love of Indian cuisine and a passion for cooking! Fast-forward a few years and Bhatia has now published a  few successful cookery books, recorded a TV series, opened several restaurants and is the…

STAY ‘HOT’ BUT DON’T LOOSE YOUR COOL!

We’ve all been facing this sweltering heat over the past few weeks but have no fear Goa Grapevine is here with some of the best ways to beat the heat and stay cool! Let’s start by the your favourite, the best friend that is everyones saviour during these boiling hot days! Yes, you got it…

The Asian Kitchen in Goa – The Banyan

Set in Asagao, Goa under the expansive shady branch of a two-hundred-year-old tree is this unique Asian kitchen, The Banyan and thus so aptly named.  The original 100-year-old Goan house that existed here has been given a face-lift and the surrounding gardens brought back to life. As you step in through grand intricately carved wooden…

The Biggest Gift to Goa

European fashion brands VERO MODA, ONLY, JACK & JONES and SELECTED HOMME launched their first-ever store in Goa last Wednesday, 2017. Located in the northern part of the state – Panjim, the multi brand store offers the latest international styles and trends to satiate the needs of the fashion-conscious men and women in the city. The stunning…

If shopping be the thing of delight then shop on shop on!

Goa is slowing becoming the hub of electric fashion, from the old hippy markets to new trend setters with Eco clothing and much more.  The fabric and designs available in Goa today give one the opportunity to really set your own style whether it be for one’s home or to adorn the body. Goa has…

A ROOF ON TOP OF THE WORLD

In this small state of sun, sand and sea is the old village of Candolim. During the late 16th century, this became the first village to be entirely converted to Christianity by the Franciscans. The Portuguese invasion brought much more than religion of these monks, they also brought with them the cuisine from the Mediterranean….

#Hello2017

Haven’t got your New Year’s planed as yet? Look no further as we handpick the best places & there’s something for everyone! From the classy restaurant dinner to the EDM lovers to those who just want to throw a house party, we’ve got it all! Antares Restaurant & Beach Club Two levels of an exquisite…

It’s time to celebrate the joyful spirit of Christmas!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Here is our hit list of places and parties that are worth a visit this Christmas! We contacted some of the best restaurants in Goa for what they are offering patrons for Christmas this year. Do not miss out on these places.  Antares: Antares has a hallmark Christmas…

Antares shines bright on the hills of Vagator

Launched this November 2015, ANTARES by Sarah Todd is still the hottest new destination in Goa. Antares, named after Sarah’s zodiac sign, is the brightest star in the Scorpius constellation. Located on the stunning Vagator Beach, Antares is an avant garde restaurant and beach club. Renowned restaurateur Ashish Kapur of the The Wine Company, Dimsum…

Get into ‘A Reverie’ state of mind – food for thought…

Since its inception in 2000, A Reverie has changed the appearance of modern gastronomy in Goa, with stratospheric standards and an ever-evolving innovativeness. This one of a kind restaurant has continued to evolve with every season, nurtured by the love from Chef de cuisine Aakritee and Virendra’s passion for food & beverage and everything related…

The legend has arrived in Goa – Arthur’s Theme

We have all heard of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table and their quests throughout Europe while growing up. For those who are still fascinated with the legend what better way than to follow in their footsteps than with a culinary journey at Arthur’s Theme. 1997 saw the inception of Chef Navtej’s…

Whet your appetite with Kapriz

Tapas can mean a lot of thing in different countries around the world. Tapas are a wide variety of appetizers or snacks in Spanish cuisine. These can be served cold (such as olives or cheese) or hot. In the Mediterranean Tapas or Mezze (Greek name for Tapas) has evolved into an entire sophisticated cuisine. In…