Raasta Pubtown, Ishanya Mall With an Afro Faced Quirky Theme, Raasta has always propagated a culture fondly known as ‘Being Rastafarian’ inspite of the varied ambience and moods of each of its Cafes. They’ve given us a swanky rooftop, a vintage garage and an open backyard ground in its recent years of operations. This time it’s not just another Café but a pulsating Pub. Raasta joins the league of hot-shot[…]
SOUK, Salunke Vihar Road Souk, the brand new pursuit of Brand Cafe Arabia is a standalone cafe cum restaurant dishing up some exclusive Lebanese and Middle Eastern Cuisine. The menu is more than just an extension of the food listicle served at Cafe Arabia. We have a unique line up of Turkish Pides, peculiar mezze and some exotic desserts. The word SOUK is the Arabic word for a marketplace. The[…]
BMG Unplugged No, I am not a woman of slangs and acronyms but some experiences can be best elucidated in such ‘new age’ lingo. If you’ve had enough of the ‘KP-Mundhwa’ and ‘Baner-Balewadi’ spheres in the city then Amanora houses a rather gigantic surprise. BMG Unplugged is a compelling new catch in the city. Currently, thronged by office troupes (courtesy its proximity to the Magarpatta commercial hub), BMG has definitely[…]
Asian Box If there is one place in the city which does justice to the word ‘Asian’ in the truest sense is Asian Box. The place has handpicked delicacies spanning across the continent which is not just limited to Thai food or Chinese, as is mostly the case. The stretch encompasses Japanese, Indonesian, Singaporean, Malaysian and of course Burmese. My love for this place dates back to the time when[…]
Dalchini Dining at Dalchini has been more of a learning experience which of course was relished as well. Deep words to begin with but nonetheless a reality. This place redefines or rather eliminates the myths encircling ‘Indian Cuisine’. Let’s move beyond Butter Chicken and Dosas and explore more to these regions. India is a country with umpteen regional cuisines and rarely do we find a place which sums up the[…]
Contrary to the accepted notion, Calcutta is not just about Bengalis! There is more to this city than Dusky Bong beauties and the celebrated ‘Durgo Pujo’. The city has a dominant population of Biharis, Marwaris, our friends from the North East and some cross border Chinese ties, which is clearly reflected in the city’s varying palate.
‘Lebanese’ & ‘Vegetarian’ – Two consequential words which sound absolutely bizarre when brought together. Lebanese cuisine in simpler geographic terms would be belonging to the Middle East. Commonly the word ‘Lebanese’ is synonymous with Shawarmas, Doner Kebabs, Sliced Meat, Grilled Meat and some more Meat. ‘Falafel Lovers’ is here to buck the trend and enunciate that ‘Lebanese is not just about heavy duty meat’. The lion hearted venture by Tapan Jain[…]
Just Two weeks in and the brand is already on a roll! A prime location in the heart of the city, some unthinkable savory flavors, a few offbeat dessert offerings with competitive pricing and not to forget the the ‘Bombay Tag’! Papa cream has got the right mix to freeze your tastebuds and melt your heart.
A famous Hindi Idiom goes something like this- ‘Bagal Me Chora aur Sheher Me Dhindora’! It might sound a tad perverse but these words reflect my outright emotions when I discovered ‘Italy Via Punjab’ ! In a bid to explore the best, we often overlook something which is right under our nose, in this case Italy Via Punjab is that ‘Chora’ – The NRI dude sans the accent but ‘desi[…]