Annalaya

Annalaya is a place I was introduced to by their Manager Mr. Krishnan when I got invited to visit them. This place is in the same lane where gusto cafe is and adjacent to mothi mahal delux. Two wheeler and four wheeler parking is adequately taken care of. The ambiance of the place is simple…

Maplai – Bloggers Meet

I have been to Maplai before and this time it was for a Bloggers Meet. For Appetiser we were given vadam with flavoured dip. The vadam was crisp and nice. We started off with Mango Monster shake. The huge mason glass was filled with layers of mango pulp, freshly cut mangoes, mango ice cream (made…

Southern Aromas

We headed to Southern Aromas for lunch to celebrate a special occasion. This was one place we did not research or even read the reviews, we entered Residency towers clueless and seeing our lost Tamil faces they directed us to Southern Aromas. The interiors were very pleasant and made traditionally with soothing live instrumental music….

Famous Theory

Travelling to Shollinganallur, Chennai all the way from my place was like taking a small vacation for me! The purpose of this vacation was for food tasting at “Famous Theory”, part of Hotel Centre Point. The place was easy to locate as it was on the main road, since I went in the afternoon, there…

Thambi Vilas

The new trend is to bring the old back! Adding to the list of restaurants who’s decor is to keep it traditional is Thambi Vilas in Habibullah Road, T. Nagar. Charming is the word that comes to my mind when I look at their seating area! From the Gramophone playing old songs, the cushion less…

Maplai

No matter how many languages you know, the wittiest statements in your mother tongue simply will crack you up! Any person who knows Tamil well will understand why I said this after taking a look at their menu! Every dish has a quirky Tamil name to it, I enjoyed going through the whole menu and…

Krishnavillasam – The Home of Classics

A group of 20 people came here to have lunch making reservations a day before. They have south Indian, north Indian and oriental cuisine. The decor is simple and elegant! white chairs and sofas with blue combination, my most favourite part was Lord Ganesh standing near the entrance! Parking is shared with the central bank so…

Anjappar

This is my mom’s favourite place to get biryani from! this restaurant has many outlets in the city and just two months back opened their outlet in parrys corner, Chennai!! And how we not visit this place!? Situated bang opposite the High Court of Madras this place is very easy to spot! The seating of…

Mahamudra

Want to taste South Indian food? Want to try the authentic breakfast dishes from the south? Head to Mahamudra, in Mylapore, Chennai. The place is decorated with thoranam (made from coconut tree leaves) which south Indians use to decorate their houses with on auspicious days; traditional lamps are hung around the place which gives a…