The Kolkata Connection – Hyatt Regency Pune

I would not call ‘Peth Pujo’- The Bengali Way – the ongoing food festival at The Café at Hyatt Regency Pune, a Bengali Food Festival. Here is why? Continue reading

Baraza Bar & Bites – For that Date Night!!!

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

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Bellydriven’s Top Picks at Grillicious, Baner, Pune

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… Continue reading

Brunch at The Burrow – Playboy Beer Garden Pune

Playboy Beer Garden Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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!!! Continue reading

Dinshaw’s Xpress Cafe, Koregaon Park, Pune

Dinshaw's Xpress Cafe Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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. Continue reading

The Sugar Rush at Indigo Deli, Pune

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…

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With compliments, from the Land of the Rising Sun – Culinary Magic at Baan Tao

Baan Tao - Hyatt Pune Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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 Continue reading