Posts filed under ‘Vegetarian Food’

Eating Out at Chennai Part III

Saravana Bhavan Place Mat

Saravana Bhavan Place Mat

The Saravana Bhavan saga continues. Today we visit the T Nagar Saravana Bhavan on Tyagaraja Salai. (more…)

March 3, 2009 at 11:30 pm 2 comments

Eating out at Chennai – Part II

Dosai - perfect proportion (Reduced portion though)

Dosai - perfect proportion (Reduced portion though)

I was introduced to Saravanabhavan – Parrys Corner in 1990 or 1989 I think as a hotel that served you colorful chutneys and a dosai whose quality was superior to the Udupi hotels in Parry’s corner that I was used to.


March 2, 2009 at 8:26 pm Leave a comment

Eating out at Chennai – Part I

This is a vast topic and I am going to type it up in bite sized sections. (pun intended) (more…)

March 1, 2009 at 12:14 pm 1 comment

Amma’s buffet

I have been meaning to write about this for a long time. I finally wrote it, after a friend of ours came home with a bag full of carry out items from AK. The flavor of food was so powerful that my little daughter insisted on having restaurant style Indian food for dinner that day! (more…)

September 29, 2008 at 1:32 pm 1 comment

Le Commmensal (Vegetarian Buffet Experience)

For a committed vegetarian, there is a certain joy in eating at a restaurant where all menu items are vegetarian. (more…)

August 20, 2008 at 7:58 am 1 comment


 I do not know of the origin of the word thokku. But I like the delicacy for sure. (more…)

March 8, 2008 at 8:13 pm 2 comments

Yogurt Rice (Curd Rice – Tairsadam)

Curd rice is one of the simplest and best delicacies to go for on a hot summer day.

Continue Reading February 12, 2008 at 11:04 pm 1 comment

A memorable buffet

For one who is used to the $7.95 buffets in the suburban Indian restaurants in the United states that normally feature a set of trays with Bunsen burners warming the food, under a glass hood with hand written labels describing Indian food such as chhole in terms such as ‘Chick Peas in gravy’, the GRThe Buffet at GRT Grand - ChennaiT Chennai’s buffet’s ambiance was a real treat. (more…)

January 18, 2008 at 3:02 am Leave a comment