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Lorenzo, Taj and India!!

Indian Gourmand

Mumbai, India

Maritime San Lorenzo Taj

Those were the days when Basil had to be sneaked into the UK from Italy and then ‘rationed’ to customers at restaurants, it was the era when French cuisine ruled the roost in London and Indian and Chinese were popular cuisines for the emerging class. Lastly this was the time, 1963 to be precise, when young Lorenzo Berni a young hospitality professional of Italian origin with his wife, Late. Mara Berni opened Osteria, an Italian trattoria which served home style North Italian food in Knightsbridge London.  Osteria became the Italian restaurant of choice for the who’s who including the royalty and its success resulted in the opening of Fuoriporta in Wimbledon in 1971. After almost 5 decades of Osteria , that the Bernis decided to take their legacy outside of the UK and they chose India and partnered  with the Taj Hotels in 2013 to open Maritime at…

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