Around the world with 8 distinctive sushi dishes | Travelling Sushi Festival | Shizusan, Pune | Bellydriven

What is it?

Shizusan – The Asian Bistro in Pune is all set to delight sushi lovers with 8 specially crafted maki rolls created by Chef Paul Kinny that promises to take you around the world with every bite. Get prepared to be amazed as Shizusan promises to add a surprise element in each one of them and puts its own spin on the traditional Japanese food. Continue reading

Bottled Up – White Owl Beers, A beer experience at Prem’s Koregaon Park | Bellydriven

The craft beer scene in India is sure emerging and we have evolved from the times were the only choices in beer were strong and mild and now beer isn’t just beer its anywhere between blond, stout, cider, ale or porter…And I am in love with not just the beers but the craft as well. And thanks to that it is a very rare occasion that I reach out to the bottles unless well unless there is big gathering at home primarily due to the unavailability of craft beers in the bottle Continue reading

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.

Read on to know my experience with them 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

Read on to know more, if you are planning a tete a tete with a loved one Continue reading

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