The menu hangs over your head, from the ceiling. You pull it down
to eye-level and read. There's a distinct veering towards 'different
- Its a pulley system, perfectly workable. Quite funky, except that
for some, the tried and tested formula of holding the menu in one's
hands, won't leave.
Gimmicky, possibly, but also quite practical, The tables are small,
under the glass table top are chess and snakes-and-ladder boards,
no place to keep a menu. There are interesting little tit-bits attached
to the menu, to keep you amused. Mine said: "I'd give my arm to
be ambidextrous." The hanging menu idea is original, it comes from
the fertile mind of Clement D'Silva, the young architect who designed
The place is comfortable cosy, like an international cafe, though
not serving itsy bitsy cafe food. Instead, it serves familiar
food that people have grown up with. Many dishes have come from
the chef's mother's Goan kitchen also, his mother-in-law's.