Private kitchens started about 15 years ago when chefs and restaurant owners were trying to sidestep the city’s notoriously high rental prices for ground level spaces and began moving upstairs into residential and even industrial locales. They acquired licenses as private clubs in order to avoid the regulations and fees placed on public restaurants. “As […]

Cafe Bombay

New Indian restaurant coming to Toco Hills Ricky Walia, managing director of Cafe Bombay Indian Bistro, has leased the former Osteria Cibo Rustico in Toco Hills Promenade. Osteria Cibo Rustico opened in place of Mirko Pasta at Toco Hills Promenade in November, 2013. The restaurant closed this past October after less than a year in […]

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Masti, an Indian fusion concept from chef/owner and Cafe Bombay managing director Ricky Walia, recently opened in Toco Hills. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner seven days a week at 2945-C North Druid Hills Road, taking over the former Osteria Cibo Rustico space. “I thoroughly enjoyed eating my way through cities such as New Delhi, […]

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New Indian restaurant coming to Toco Hills Ricky Walia, managing director of Cafe Bombay Indian Bistro, has leased the former Osteria Cibo Rustico in Toco Hills Promenade. Osteria Cibo Rustico opened in place of Mirko Pasta at Toco Hills Promenade in November, 2013. The restaurant closed this past October after less than a year in […]

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I remember the first time I saw a chef use a microplane grater to finely mince a clove of garlic. He was making mayonnaise, and in just a few seconds the clove had dissolved into a fine puree that fell directly into the mixing bowl below. I was blown away, and from that day forward, […]

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Ricky Walia

Our own Managing Director & Culinary Mastermind, Ricky Walia, was awarded “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Desi Express Magazine. Comes to show, that hard work and dedication does pay off.