Your search for health food in Pune ends here…

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.

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Chuda, Kadali, Nadiya Chakata – Flattened Rice, Banana and Coconut Mash

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One of my earliest memories is of my Ai saying- Peto kana hauchi? Chuda Kadali khai de, saboo bhalo heye jiba…As I said in one of my instagram posts, this recipe is every odia mom’s peto kharab remedy and on the go breakfast as it keeps one full for a long long time. This recipe will definitely not make into cookbooks but this is a part of every odia child’s genetic constitution. I grew up with this and now when I see my little one enjoying it the same way. I give myself a pat on my back all the while wondering why I didn’t post about this before. Continue reading

Experience ZORA – Progressive Food at its finest

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When I write about a restaurant I usually keep this paragraph to the bottom end, since it sums up my views about the place. But ZORA made be change my ways, just the way they are changing the food scene in Pune. What one has to learn from them is how to change something you may feel is drab and unexciting to something courageous, brave and stimulating. A place that will make you totally admire food not just because it has been plated phenomenally well but because it has been made with such care and eventually  will make you comprehend the amount of research that has gone into the plateful of food right before you that you will fall head over heels in love with it. Continue reading

The Little Next Door – The Friendly Neighborhood Bar

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As one steps over the threshold of the little yellow door, it is an Alice in Wonderland experience. A flurry of colors and textures will suddenly calm your senses down… A live size Jenga, a hammock for your comfort and a foosball will greet you first. And as you get accustomed to the place you will experience the detailing that has gone into putting together is friendly neighborhood bar. Welcome to “The Little Next Door”. Completely a my kind of place where one can just relax, have a drink and have endless conversations along with good food. Read on to check out my experience at The Little Next Door Pune. Continue reading

Top 7 Must Haves at Teddy Boy Pune

Teddy Boy Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

teddy-boy_coverTeddy Boy is another one of Priyank Sukhija’s creations. And this one does not disappoint either. Another feather in the hat for Baner for adding to its repertoire of pubs in Pune.  The cuisines include North Indian, Continental, Finger Food with a lot of fusion.

The food menu has been conceptualized by Doyel Sarangi  of MasterChef fame from Kolkata. The bar menu is equally diverse, comprising shots, signature and classical cocktails and, most entertainingly, bantas. You will see saddi dilli’s favorite street drink appears coolly in a jazzed-up avatar. Continue reading