I used to long for a place in Viman Nagar where I could just hop in for a bite without venturing into the mall next door or where I could have a lunch meeting in peace, basically a casual but chic place that suits all palates. Looks like my search ends here..after visiting the newly opened Café Mestizo in Viman Nagar I am convinced that I would not have to run or drive that extra 5 kilometers for some good coffee and grub. All thanks to their well thought out menu, they have something for all…The neighborhood café redefined!!! Here is glimpse of what all one can savor here..
Global cuisines today offer an endless collection of exciting dishes for gourmands. From exotic ingredients to popular global cuisines, contemporary presentations to a variety of cooking styles and all I look forward while dining at these places is the novelty and execution. And at Asanjo it all comes true…as my tag line says here, great and global come together.
If it is HEALTHY it is not TASTY!!! That is a common statement that I hear from a lot of people when I talk about health food..well a small enterprise in Pune – The Vigour Kart debunks this myth and how…they are a takeaway and home delivery service that make sure you don’t have to settle for that oily lunch or skip breakfast. From energy bites to pudding, from chocolates to smoothies, from butters to mousse and icecreams they have all things healthy in their menu. Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free and yes Guilt Free are the key words here. Read on to know my experience with them
Ever wondered, What is the most difficult thing to choose while planning the perfect date night? Well apart from what you are going to wear to make that impression, the other important factor is the place or the restaurant that you want to hang out at or dine in. The factors that make a good date restaurant are - dependably good food and drink. A nice vibe or a buzz. A feeling that you've made a bit of an attempt without going over the top. Not so much noise so that you can hear what your date is saying. The newly opened Baraza Bar & Bites in Yerwada, Pune ticks all those factors on that checklist Read on to know more, if you are planning a tete a tete with a loved one
Grillicious has been a welcome addition to the emerging restaurant scene in Baner, Pune. With its open airy feel, this neighborhood restaurant offers an array of traditional and modern grills that’s sure to appeal. A fantastic value for money restaurant with a service approach that dovetails seamlessly with the concept. Read on to know my top picks here…
Well its SUNDAY BRUNCH time!!! Yes the day starts with a smile ;-) and the smile remains intact as I step into the doors of Playboy Beer Garden and check out the Mimosa Bar and it widens when I see that they also have a live sundae counter… With a sigh of relief I thought to myself yay Little M is not going to complain. It was a perfect start to the brunch as I picked a glass of mimosa and settled into a cushy chair for a perfect foot massage..while the husband dearest took care of the kid.. Bliss!! Aint it ? Well read on to know all about this leisurely, fancy, social institution with a devoted selection of menu and yes we are still talking about brunch!!!
Say Dinshaw’s and you are reminded of all the ice-cream parlor visits with your parents. Yeah at that time ice-cream eating was a luxury!!! Little do we know that they forayed into other businesses like dairy and now with Dinshawxpress café they bring to the table ‘The Complete Ice Cream Experience’ by offering a range Exotic Sundaes, Ice Cream Cakes, Smoothies, Waffles, Crepes, Thick Shakes, Frappes, Iced Coffees along with an Italian / Continental Food Menu- Pizzas, Pastas, Salads, Sandwiches and a glimpse of the Parsi menu. Their Koregaon Park outlet in Pune is a charming little place. The prices don’t make you feel like your savings were wiped out due to an unforeseen recession. Read on to know more my experience here.
Every now and then, kids deserve a treat! The desserts at Indigo Deli cover the gamut from fruity to chocolatey and everything in between. Altough it is easy to find a place to drop in for a quick treat like an ice cream cone or a brownie in Pune city. But sometimes you want to indulge in something more exaggerated with your kids, maybe as a reward for a hard-earned report card or a special occasion. Indigo Deli Pune offers one such experience with some seriously over-the-top treats to be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. Read on to know more about one delicious morning at Indigo Deli when Little M stepped into Mommy's Shoes and tried the desserts...
Prepared by Chef Shohei Nakajima, a rich Japanese menu awaits food aficionados at Baan Tao - the in-house pan asian restaurant at Hyatt Pune at their Japanese Food Festival held from 19th to 26th March.The festival is featuring the best specialties from Japanese cuisine like different types of sushi, Kushiyaki(Japanese style skewers), noodles, sashimi (thinly sliced raw meat) and "miso soup," which are sure to satisfy your taste buds, offering an unforgettable dining experience. Here is a preview to what is on offer here this week
An impromptu office get together took me to this place with a bunch of colleagues as most of us wanted to check out Apache Fluid Lounge in Viman Nagar. As Apache Lounge has always been a popular watering hole, and pocket friendly too. (Yes that’s the key word). A bunch of us then proceeded to their roof top seating that has a central island bar and quirkily set up seating. Apart from ordering the usual and signature Apache Beer Towers we ordered the following...
You must be wondering, why is a food blogger talking about mines? Well I just realized that the mining community has a cuisine of their own and I did not know about it till I experienced it lately. Pune restaurant scene has seen the advent of conceptual restaurants, one of that lot is Mineority. Derived from the words Mine and Ore, the concept celebrates the life of the mining community in the world. From the décor to the food you will find everything carved around miners here. The cuisine here is heavily influenced from the North-Eastern and Eastern belt of India. This here is my experience of an evening spent at this place with quirky decor with the mining theme for its food. Read on to know more