Hyderabad in 15 pictures

Hyderabad, the capital of the newly formed Telangana state has always been know for its Food, Nizami politeness and some of the most interesting rock formations in our country. But what you probably did not know was that the ‘Hyderabadi’ food that we are served in the “mega-cities” is actually crap and no where close to what we get there! We were in the City … Continue reading Hyderabad in 15 pictures

Kerala in Baner!

In repeated posts we’ve been suggesting and pushing the need for good regional food in our cities. Even though there is a huge crowd that is a big fan of Butter Chicken and Naans, there is a sort of revolution happening now. The surge in regional food restaurants, who just concentrate on the food and not the nonsensical plating is on the rise. Kerala cafe … Continue reading Kerala in Baner!

Two Sticks — Two Thumbs Up!!!

Pune seems to the city with most number of new restaurant openings. While KP and Viman Nagar are totally jam packed with option, the upcoming area of Balewadi and Baner still have a lot of potential for new ideas. Two Sitcks is one such place, not your regular Asian food, lots of new items on the menu and best part — its pocket friendly as … Continue reading Two Sticks — Two Thumbs Up!!!

Porto and Poie, Juhu

Newly opened place in Juhu, created quite the buzz before being opened. We were invited for a tasting so here’s our say — Goan food should be homely, comforting and frankly speaking a no frills kinda meal. Porto and Poie isn’t the first attempt at ‘fine’ Goan food, O Pedro opened late last year and it didn’t compare to its sister Restaurant Bombay Canteen.   … Continue reading Porto and Poie, Juhu

Maratha Samrat — Baner, Pune

A prominent restaurant chain in Pune, Maratha Samrat is now quite the crowd favorite when it comes to Thaalis and food from the Marathwada Region. Since we live in Balewadi, the Baner outlet was our option and it did not disappoint. Place and Vibe: We went on a Friday night, there was a waiting of 15 minutes and the families kept on pouring in and … Continue reading Maratha Samrat — Baner, Pune

A Royal Treat at Royal China, Pune.

Every once in a while, you get an urge to eat authentic food. Especially in India, with the rise of Indian Accent and the Bombay Canteen who are making the most of fresh ingredients. Restaurants are coming up with innovative ways to excite the guests, unfortunately when it comes to Chinese cuisine, we have f*cked it up so much that now we are used to … Continue reading A Royal Treat at Royal China, Pune.

Yomari — Nepalese Kitchen in Mumbai

With regional food doing the rounds in Mumbai, Yomari (Shashtri Nagar) comes as a good surprise with food from neighboring Nepal. How authentic the food is, frankly speaking even we done know, but do read on to find out more! The Place and Vibe: Small shop, only seating in the outside section so no air conditioning with a few tables around. Yomari gave a very … Continue reading Yomari — Nepalese Kitchen in Mumbai

Eat Street at Street Meat, Koregaon Park. Pune

You know when you see FOX Life, and Eat Street comes on, and you shut your television because you know you’ll never get that food in India. Well Street Meat in Koregaon Park, Pune is here and is changing the way we eat Tacos and more! Place and Vibe: Barely a 500 sq ft. space in lane number 6 KP, if you don’t look out … Continue reading Eat Street at Street Meat, Koregaon Park. Pune

Food Truckin’ with L’Dorado — Aundh Pune

With the Food truck culture being so popular in America and them being showcased in various shows; it was going to be soon that this trend was picked up in India. And did it pick up! Gurugram, Bombay and Pune espicially being at the forefront of changing the way we eat ‘hawker’ food. Well glorified hawker food should be a better term, as hygiene, cleanliness and of course taste are kept of the highest standards. Continue reading “Food Truckin’ with L’Dorado — Aundh Pune”

Shizusan — Great Sushi in Pune

Ever since our Chef has left Bombay for Pune, life seems to have become simpler and easier. Only problem is that Pune isn’t very Sushi friendly and as a result the Japanese restaurants are few and far between. Continue reading “Shizusan — Great Sushi in Pune”