Are you so much in love with food that it feels like you are in an intimate relationship with it? Do you get these food cravings at anytime in the day? Does the idea of eating at your favorite restaurant feel orgasmic? Are you ready to explore uncharted paths to discover that special dish that will make you go “Yum!”?
If the answer to all the above is a Yes.Welcome you've reached the right place.
The Dome at Intercontinental
easily has the most enviable view in Mumbai. And the monsoon sky just adds to
its serenity. Plush white sofas, a musician playing some soulful tunes on his
flute and the sound of the waves, my idea of heaven!
I begin with a Watermelon Mojito – chunks of
watermelon getting stuck in my straw not a very pretty sight, not a very great
The Popiah Rolls – spring rolls filled with asparagus, water chestnuts and cream cheese
served with this hearty dip. Yum!
I order for the next drink
option, the Chamomile Martini – This
has to be THE BEST DRINK I have ever tasted. Beautiful, light and fragrant.
Combined with the view? What can I say my idea of heaven...
The Shrimp Tempura
The Shrimp Tempura – crunchy battered prawns. Tasted good but were too soaked in oil
Bamboo Squid Twists
The Bamboo Squid Twists – you know when squid is overdone, it just gets
Sliced Tenderloin Teriyaki
The Sliced Tenderloin Teriyaki – thin shavings of beef rolled around
peppers topped with that delicate Japanese sauce, sesame seeds and spring
onions. Divine! My most recommended after the martini.
The Three Ways Potato Platter – potato patties & wedges lacked flavor
The Vietnamese Basa – Beautiful succulent fish chunks flavoured with
– The usual
Flamed Grilled Shishito Peppers
Flamed Grilled Shishito Peppers – Hot peppers with molten cheese in the middle. Very
Corn on Cob –
you rather not spend 700/- on this
Vegetarian Sushi – Not so great, the rice and vegetables didn’t quite come together
The Chamomile Martini & Beef Teriyaki - A Must Have
On an average one starter & one drink would cost
around Rs 1500 plus taxes at Dome
Quick Tip: After a hard day’s work, this is place you can
come get a drink sit of the plush sofa’s face the sea and watch the world go by...
Intercontinental, Roof Top, 135, Netaji Subhash Road, Marine Drive, Nariman
“No rules! We just wanted to
have fun with food” says Gaurav Dabrai of Under The Banyan Tree fame who
started a takeout/delivery place called Ate-Oh-Ate two years ago. The kitchen
is located out of Tardeo and managed by the brother duo - Gaurav & Siddarth
They have just come up with a new menu with
dishes like 'Ching Chong' Pasta – pasta from the east and No Name, yup that’s what
the dish is called NO NAME. This all vegetarian place boasts of some quirky
dishes and most of all regular patrons. Sadly delivery is limited to Tardeo,
Breach Candy, Mumbai Central and areas around.
Some of the dishes I tried
Twice Baked Mushrooms – baked
mushroom heads stuffed with cheese and peppers. Quite good
Yellow Thai Curry Rice
Yellow Thai Curry Rice – Piquant coconut based curry, even though vegetarian Thai Curry is an oxymoron this one is actually good and my favourite!
No Name – Yup this is a quesadilla meets lasagna topped with tomato concasse filled with mushrooms, peppers. Yummy.
Then was the Lasagna Exotica
– beautiful silky sheets of pasta layered over a bed a mix veggies topped with this
acerbic buerre noisette - butter cooked with basil till it becomes brown and exudes a nutty flavour. There are very
few people who serve dishes to such precision & Ate-Oh-Ate is one of them!
Mushroom Stroganoff – a creamy mushroom gravy served with steamed rice. While the dish missed the white wine, it was flavourful.
The Fettuccine in Curry Sauce
– Believe me I am not believer fusion cuisine but this dish had a beautiful zesty coconut flavor to it. A must try!
On an average quite reasonably priced, a meal for 2
would cost anywhere between Rs 400-500. I
just wish they would start delivering to other parts or open more outlets.
Quick Tip: If you stay around the area, do not miss the chance to treat yourself to hearty soulful meal from Ate-Oh-Ate. Me? I am just praying they start in Colaba soon...
Where:Maniyar, Tardeo, Mumbai
-022 23548808, +91 9819008808
Timings: 11:30 AM to 9 PM
Food Type: Multi-Cuisine
Only Delivery in Mahalakshmi, Tardeo, Mumbai Central, Breach Candy, Kemps Corner