Sizzler fiesta – Hyatt Pune.

What happens when you hit a writer’s block? You’re creatively constipated! Yes! That’s what happened with me a few days ago and just like any other mortal in today’s tech savvy world I googled, “How to overcome Writer’s block” That’s when different articles came to my rescue; the solution was a mix of hilarious, downright…

Jovos – The futuristic gastro pub!

Pune’s restaurants have vied for the perky pub spotlight by bringing various mixes of drinks, music and cuisines together, but thankfully you can also still find plenty of tantalizing, eminently satisfying gastro pubs in the city. One such being Jovos (pronounced Yovos), and meaning the ‘Future’ in Hungarian.

Iftaar at The Orchid, Balewadi, Pune.

Iftaar or the breaking of the daily fast at dusk is not limited to just Muslims anymore, thanks to different restaurants and hotels with Iftaar food pop ups and specially curated menus in the holy month of Ramadan; everyone now gets to try the authentic Muslim Iftaar food. Boulevard, the all day restaurant at The…

COCO – Sushi & Bar! The bling is as good as the sting.

Year 2017 has seen some amazing restaurant and club launches in Pune city but nothing quite like COCO – Sushi & Bar. Yes, Coco – Sushi & Bar, a member’s only club, located at Onyx tower and owned by the effervescent Kunal Mhaske. Ladies and gentlemen I am not talking about some regular night club…

21 Hill Street, Bavdhan – A food tasting, A good tasting.

If you follow the Pune food industry in any capacity, you have probably heard about this incredible and Greek looking restaurant called 21 Hill Street which is located away from the hustle bustle of the city at Bavdhan khurd. A tinge of blue in the evening all over awaits you. That’s how scenic the property is and trust me, whatever atmosphere you are looking for, you can find it at 21 Hill Street.

Shahi Phirni recipe – Creamy rice pudding.

Shahi Phirni For the first time in my writing career I am posting a recipe, an easy one, something really close to my heart and a dessert I crave since eternity! Shahi Phirni – Creamy rice pudding flavored with saffron and cardamom! Why Shahi? Because plain Phirni is too mainstream! So here’s presenting a simple…

Gong Modern Asian! Balewadi High Street, Pune.

Restaurant Name: Gong Modern Asian Address: Shop 22/23, Balewadi High Street, Cummins India Office Campus, Baner- Balewadi Link Road, Baner, Pune Opening hours: 12:30 PM to 3 PM, 7 PM to 12 Midnight Contact: 020 30189222 All the MEATS served are HALAL The latest in fine dining by Specialty Restaurants, GONG Modern Asian at Balewadi High Street, Pune…

Pa Pa Ya – A Restaurant that serves art on your plate.

PA PA YA – The new and much instagrammed Asian sibling of Masala Library which opened at Palladium mall, Lower Parel sometime last year and has been creating a buzz ever since and when my dear friend Jerlyn D’Silva (A couple of pictures have been clicked by her) extended an invite for an exclusive tasting…

Asanjo – The new global kid in town!

Restaurant Name: ASANJO Address: Shop no 5/16 Stellar Enclave, Opposite Reliance Mall, Aundh, Pune Timings: 12 PM to 4 PM, 6:30 PM to 11 PM Contact: 020 30189905 They serve only HALAL meats Looking at “TLC” or “The History Channel” doesn’t cut it anymore: the kitchen, yes, our very own kitchen is the new substitute…

Baraza Bars & Bites – Not just a snack Bar!

Restaurant Name: Baraza Bars & Bites Address: Ishanya Mall Rd, Maharashtra Housing Board, Shastrinagar, Yerawada, Pune, Maharashtra 411006 Timings: 5:00 PM to 1:30 AM Contact: 02030162042 They serve only HALAL meats. A wonky but heartfelt theory I have about “Baraza Bars & Bites” is that it is actually more suited to elite and the true…

Chill & Sizzle – “The beer & Sizzler Fest” at 3 Spices, DoubleTree by Hilton.

Festival: ‘Beer and Sizzler Fest’ Where: ‘3 spices’ – Double Tree by Hilton, Chinchwad Duration: 17th to 30th April Meats served: HALAL, a couple of dishes contain Wines; you might want to check with the chef before ordering. Pricing: Starts from Rs 400++ (Vegetarian) and 450++(Non vegetarian) Just when we thought that the hospitality sector in our…