Hello everyone, its been a while since i updated. Thanks to everyone who commented and emailed about the lack of updates. Good to know people take this blog seriously :)
Have been eating out regularly but no place new and my schedule has not helped much. Most of my writing of late has been related to my film. But im back with a new update. Enjoy!
Rest : Lemongrass
Meal : Dinner
Loc : Turner Road Bandra, West
Lemongrass is an old name in Thai, they had an outing in central Bombay a few years ago, for a brief period they were a reasonably priced option for good food and drinks, however things went down the tube very quickly. So it was with great terpidation that i chose to give them a shot again. Had just finished a meeting and we wanted to check out something new, the first name that popped up was Lemongrass and we decided to give them one more shot.
The menu is the same as before, which means a few soups, salads, some appetizers and curries. Its opened up in the same space as the ol Potpurri and not much has been changed except for a small A/C section. We got in about 10 and it was pretty much packed which is good on a Monday night.
I started with the Tom Kha, which is pretty much standard for me now, when i pick Thai. Good but not great, i didnt like the little pieces of chilly that i bit into (oww) not a bad start.
The satay was pretty decent. no real complaints, the peanut sauce was sweet, spicy and plenty flavourful.
Thanks to the wife, i had to have a go at the most inauthentic dish on the menu, fried chilli potato, sweet and spicy again, a hint of honey maybe.
the bowl sounded interesting but it was fairly weak, it was a bunch of different mushrooms and peppers in a light sauce, could have worked better with something more flavourful, quite unfortunate.
The two ladies wanted to go for a green curry and i was outvoted. It can get a little boring when picking traditional items, i wanted to go for the spicy cashew curry, maybe next time i reckon. Although the curry was not bad at all, not quite an intense flavour but not bad at all.
Overall, i would say Lemongrass has again started out strongly, the menu is varied and the food is good. The service was quick and the place was packed. I only hope they dont make a mess of it like they did before.
Food : 8/10
Service : 7/10
Damage : 1100 for 3
Junction of Turner Road,
Bandra (W), Mumbai