New Restaurants and Cafes: Jamjar Diner and Farmers’ Cafe in Bandra
• The second outpost of Jamjar Diner, the all-day casual-dining restaurant in Andheri, is slated to open in Bandra on Thursday, August 10. The branch will be open for breakfast for which it will serve dishes such as dark chocolate ganache waffles; chai spice French toast; maple, bacon and espresso pancakes; steak and egg; green pea guacamole toast; and quinoa burrito bowl. The all-day menu includes items like chilli crab cappuccino; bacon poutine; crispy snapper tacos; crispy chicken and bacon burger; pulled pork Cubano; ratatouille stuffed chicken; pork belly carbonara; and black bean quesadilla. Open daily, from 9am to 1am. Jamjar Diner, First Floor, Gazebo House, above Mamagoto, Hill Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 022 2641 5555.
• Yugo and Martha Tokuchi, the Japanese couple that launched Yugo’s Maki Sushi, the sushi burrito delivery service in April, will open a takeaway kitchen called Yugo Sushi in Bandra West on Friday, August 18. The menu will feature sushi rolls such as the slim surimi roll; wasabi maguro roll; salmon roll; ebi prawn roll; avocado roll and Bombay roll with butter chicken. The couple have discontinued selling their rolls from Off The Hook, the seafood specialty store in Bandra where they launched Yugo’s Maki Sushi in April. Open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 1pm to 4pm and from 7pm to 10pm; Monday, closed. Yugo’s Maki Sushi, Sefa House, near The Bagel Shop, Pali Mala Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 97692 53378.
• The Quarter, a new property housing four sections – a jazz venue, an al fresco restaurant, a wine and mozzarella bar and an all-day café – is slated to open within the Royal Opera House towards the end of September. The establishment is a collaboration between four partners, musicians Ranjit Barot and Ashu Phatak, restauranteur Nico Goghavala and businessman Nakul Toshniwal. Royal Opera House, Mama Parmanand Marg.
• Minali Gaba, the founder of The Nutty Way brand of granola and granola bars, is slated to launch a health food restaurant called Farmers’ Cafe in Bandra on Thursday, August 10. The Continental menu will feature cheese and herb omelette; eggs Benedict; country-style spaghetti (with lentils, kale and mushroom); the High School pizza (skim mozzarella, parmesan and cheddar with sun-dried tomato and jalapeño); Just Kale It pizza (roasted sweet potato and kale); Ken’s tuna pizza (tuna, mushroom and black olives); almond pesto penne; pumpkin feta risotto; chocolate almond pudding; and rice pudding. Open daily, from 9am to 11pm. Farmers’ Cafe, Shop No.2, Rita Apartments, opposite Bombay Salad Co., 16th Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 75060 15930.
• Cheron, the quick service bakery and snack store in Bandra specialising in Parsi fare, opened its second outpost in the suburb last week. The eatery offers items such as chicken malai croissant; paneer akuri; chicken mince kebabs; mutton lacy cutlets; chicken dhansak and brown rice; prawn coconut curry; mutton salli jardaloo; chicken farcha; mutton pulao; coffee panna cotta; lagan nu custard; and chocolate tart. Open daily, from 8.30am to midnight. Cheron, Oceanic Building, Carter Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 80808 08326.
• Ministry of Eggs, an all-day quick service restaurant, will be launched in Ghatkopar on Tuesday, August 8. On the all-egg menu are dishes such as egg kheema; eggs Kejriwal; egg vada pao; akuri and toast; salli par edu; egg curry; lemon pepper omelette; egg tikka masala; egg biryani; and egg fried rice. Open daily, from 11am to 11pm. Ministry of Eggs, Food Court, Third Floor, R City Mall, Ghatkopar. Tel: 022 2517 0119.