Gong – Modern Asian

From Asian-inspired sushi bars to avant-garde dumpling houses, our hearts are all aflutter with the extraordinary contemporary Asian dining options currently gracing our fine city. Whether it’s sashimi sorbet, avocado tartare or that sushi donut you’re after, Gong has got you covered. Continue reading

Café Mestizo, Viman Nagar, Pune – Bellydriven’s Favorite Neighborhood Cafe

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.. Continue reading

Asanjo, Pune – Great and Global come together 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.

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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

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