Tikkhat Manjhe Swadisht Naahi! The Kolhapuri Lavangi – A tiny little chili bomb local to this area.This is the flavor that defines Kolhapuri cuisine. But is it really? There is a saying in Marathi – ‘Tikkhat manjhe swadisht naahi‘ (spicy doesn’t mean tasty). So which is … Continue readingBaconbaba in Kolhapur!
One of the swankiest pubs to hit baner in recent times, Orion certainly has what it takes to make it big in the competitive food circuit. With a formidable cocktail menu, Orion brings a whole lot of gorgeously plated food to the table.
#thebaconbaba was invited for a bloggers’ tasting table, and man, did I have an amazing time! Here’s a quick run down … Continue readingOrion Baner – A galaxy of awesomeness!
Maharashtrian Mutton Cravings! As I had just returned from a trip to Kolhapur last weekend, I was seriously craving for some spicy rassa, and some well cooked mutton, the likes of which I had eaten there at Parakh and Opal. As I received a call … Continue readingMavala Durbaar – Marvelous Maharashtrian Mutton!
Five Fat Monks – Affordable Asian One of the first restaurants to be part of the new wave of joints opposite the uber-chic Balewadi High Street, Five Fat Monks is the perfect spot to enjoy some clean, affordable Asian fare. Their menu sports some popular … Continue readingFive Fabulous Foods to try at Five Fat Monks, Balewadi
Cabaret Baner has launched an Omlette Festival this month to add a few interesting eggy delights to their menu. I was invited with my family to try out some of these preparations. Step in for this new all day menu and gorge on these beautiful eggy creations. … Continue readingOmlette Festival – Egg-stacy at Cabaret, Baner
The Misal Trail takes off Last week at the 11 ESB PEO tasting, Prashant Kunjir and I caught up, and he proposed going out on what he likes to call a #MisalTrail. Plans were drawn up, and Pashan was selected as our first hunting ground. … Continue reading1 day. 2 hours. 3 cups of Taak. 4 intestines of steel. 5 Misals.
The new Murphies menu has a lot going for them. They add on to an already impressive line up, and continue taking the humble aloo to the higher echelons of gastronomy! … Continue readingSpuds in a Pub! Murphies launches a new bar!
212 All Day Cafe and Bar has launched a number of new items on their exhaustive menu. #TheBTeam was invited last night to try out some of the brilliant stuff on offer. … Continue reading212 All Day Cafe and Bar, Viman Nagar – New Menu
#baconbaba takes a look at the brand new entrant into the Pune scene – The Bombay Diaries. Kick-ass cocktails, super food, ultra-VFM deals! Check it out! Bollywood feels FTW!!! WAKAAOOOO!!! … Continue readingBombay Diaries – Mumbai Swag in Pune!
A recent discussion on one of the food forums on FB got me thinking about this – who decides what to eat when we fast? who decides the timings? Who decides if its farsaan or fruits or ‘upwaas chewda’ that we are allowed to eat?
Sharing my thoughts via this short blog post. Do let me know what you think. Comment in the blog if you like to add something or disagree with what i say. Thanks! … Continue reading"Upwaas" – The religious absense of food