Goa, India's tiniest State, has gained much popularity over the years, and its beaches and countryside are drawing people to come and settle here. Each person's perspective on coming here is different, but the common thread is its sun, sea and sand. For many, Goa is still on their bucket list, and for those who have been here -- it's a discovery of another heaven.
Goa is also a great place for film shooting and it is here where Bollywood actors have come and fallen in love with the sunny state. Here are some of them who have not only built their homes, but have set up businesses that are slowly turning into Goa's food icons.
Vedro by Sussanne Khan
This restaurant owned by Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan's ex-wife Sussane Khan in the Latin quarters of Goa, Fontainhas, is inspired by her travels and serves regional and world cuisines. The restaurant has a modern bar with groovy vibes and the interiors are designed by Sussanne herself.
The cosy sunlight corners and seating arrangement at the restaurant will make it hard for you to leave. Here, the bacon-wrapped chicken leg is a must-try. To find something that tingles your taste buds, do visit Vedro.
Happy Soul Café by Pooja Bedi
This café started by Pooja Bedi is located in Anjuna. What makes this place attractive is the entrance which has a highly Instragrammable print of the butterfly wings, where you can spread your arms and be the pretty butterfly you are. The café is pretty inviting and has a chilled vibe, in a calm and sophisticated manner.
The interiors are unique and have an aesthetic look. The pretty aqua teal plates and cute heart-shaped coasters are very unique. The menu at the café has a lot to offer your hungry tummy be it Paleo. Keto, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, soups and salads --- there is everything. To know what satisfies you, visit this café.
Gaia Gourmet by Chef Chinu Shilarna Vaze
Chef Shilarna has made her childhood fascination for food a reality. By owning a catering business in Goa as well as Mumbai, she has turned her childhood fascination for food into a reality. Catering from celebrity engagement parties to celebrity gatherings, she and her staff can manage anything. Her catering service is best known for Asian and Continental cuisines.