Mumbai was the birthplace of the extremely popular street snack known as a Frankie, which is somewhat like a kati roll. It is a chapatti roll with or without egg that has options of different filling such as mutton, potato, chicken, and so on….
Leopold Café is one of the most popular restaurants located on Mumbai’s Colaba Causeway. The Jahani family, who were Zoroastrian immigrants from Iran, founded it in 1871. It is currently co-owned and run by two brothers Farzadh & Farhang Jahani.
Meet Mr. Boman Kohinoor, one of the most endearing 89 year old that you will ever come across. He’s on his feet everyday at his restaurant Britannia, taking orders and chatting up customers with a true passion for what he does. He’s been there since he was 14 years old and the stories he loves to share with his customers are treasures. Mr. Boman Kohinoor proudly shares letters he has received on behalf of the Queen of England and cuttings and write-ups from all over about his restaurant, that he has carefully collected over a number of years….
Eating at places like Swati Snacks just plain old make my heart sing!
There is no replacement for this all vegetarian, regional food café which serves up some of the most lip-smacking, authentic Gujrati food you could ever have – anywhere (other than perhaps Gujarat –of course)….