Bindass Begum Rocking Raja, Mumbai, India
Bindaas Begum Rockin’ Raja is a boutique restaurant that provides rarest, nostalgic and vintage - century old cuisine, with contemporary tweak and treatment. It’s all about Mughal Rajas and traditions along with some of the most authentic cuisines that were served to the Kings. You will see a lot of intricate and eloquent artefacts across every wall - mirror work to a gramophone, a wall of fame of various kings, hand-paintings of Begum and Raja, the swords, beautiful and intricate chandeliers, and a beautiful seating arrangement. All the food items on the menu at BBRR are recipes from royal households of our country. The effort to curate the menu onboard and turning all of it into reality took about four and a half years in research and collating the lost recipes which India was known for.
Elan Cafe, London, UK
Serving breakfasts, brunches, lunches, cake and coffee in a pink-hued paradise, this place in The City of London is deliciously extra. There’s a real global, digital buzz about the place, yet it’s still confined within a very small and intimate setting. It is a very popular joint for the fashionista bloggers-selfie-takers-and-candlestick-makers due to its candy floss, fairytale pink-everything interiors. The attention to detail from the marble top bistro tables and vintage pink seating is a visual feast. However, the main deal is the ceiling to floor floral displays. Not just the interiors but they pay extra attention to what