From Bali to Baan Tao – Indonesian Food Festival at Hyatt, Pune | Bellydriven

Fish Mince Satay

‘From Bali to Baan Tao’ is what the currently ongoing Indonesian food festival is called at the Hyatt,  Pune.  At the helm of affairs they have the visiting Masterchef – Chef Nyoman Sudiarta all the way from Grand Hyatt Bali. On till the 5th of December the festival aims to showcase the nuances of Indonesian cuisine. Here is my take on the menu that the festival is currently showcasing… 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

Of the Mines and From the Mines – Mineority by Saby, Pune

Mineority By Saby Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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 Continue reading

The Winter Truffle Festival at La Terrazza, Hyatt Regency, Pune

La Terrazza - Hyatt Regency Pune Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato


The truffle is a complex, delicate, and sublime ingredient that works perfectly with ingredients that are submissive and agreeable to let the truffle take center stage. And the  “Truffle Festival” at La Terraza at Hyatt Regency Pune, showcases that. Trust me and book your table now. It is an golden opportunity to treat your taste buds to flavourful truffle specialties cooked to perfection by Executive Chef Anirban Dasgupta in collaboration with Italian truffle specialist, Silvia Landucci from Boscovivo. Here are some of the highlights of the festival and the fabulous lunch that I had at this place… Continue reading

The Great Indian Kabab Festival – Copper Chimney

Copper Chimney Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Brace yourself for a desi treat, indulge in the tenderness of the Kababs and get intoxicated in all the smokiness. Copper Chimney is hosting ‘The Great Indian Kabab Festival’. Sit back and enjoy the rustic and smoky delicacies here.. with a variety of kababs specially prepared in Indian spices. Hurry!!! only a few days left for the festival to get over…

Where: Copper Chimney, 3rd Floor, Phoenix Market City, Viman Nagar

When : Upto 25th February, 2017

 Here is what you can savour at the Kabab Festival… Continue reading

The Sassy Spoon, lively, bold and chic as ever

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Spiked Very Berry Kala Khata

Spiked Very Berry Kala Khata

This drink is a sure shot must have in this deliciously sassy place. It  takes the goodness of sweet, juicy mulberries, concocts it with grape juice and some vodka, with a dash of kala khatta syrup and black salt to add some punch. Move on to know more about my bellydriven adventures here… Continue reading

Cocktail Tales – Penthouze, Mundhwa, Pune

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Located on the 14th floor of the Onyx Tower, this club offers a unique setting. You get a chance to get high on the striking view of the Pune city from this club. The whole place is divided into two sections the inside section and the outside seating area and the bar is on both the sides, I would definitely vouch for the outside section…well this is where the party actually happens…

Here is the overview of the amazing evening that I had at this roof top party place

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