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Ziya Restaurant

Vineet Bhatia
Ziya Restaurant

Vineet Bhatia:

“Ziya is very close to my heart because that is also the first place that I began my career in the mid-eighties as a stage, in training. So to make the complete circle of 25 years, the same restaurant is giving back to you to modernize. Ziya is quite special and what we do there is elevate the food. We try and take the food within Indian boundaries, so it doesn’t have to be pigeonholed just to Mumbai, but also to other parts of India. We take basic ingredients, basic products, basic techniques, and then we modernize it. So I always say if you eat my food, it does not look Indian at all. It might look a bit European, but with your eyes closed, it’s Indian on your palette. That’s my authenticity.”