Manas Holiday Resort.

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Any person living in Pune must be aware of Manas Resort, it was one of the first resorts in Pune which was a complete family destination and a full house on the weekends , over the years a steady decline for reasons not known to me made it an almost forgotten place but when my friend and his partners decided to revamp the place and reclaim its former glory, i decided to check it out with my partner in crime and fellow Food-Adda mates.

The place retains its beauty and the lake in your sight make it a pleasant evening for dinner and conversations.

The food served is authentic and fresh, specially i recommend the Mutton Sukka which is made in a Maharashtrian Style. I managed to have quite  a bit of that.

It could be more beautiful in the day as the nature surrounding it is amazing but the night too was mesmerizing for us.

A must visit just for the food, Nature , lake and fresh air comes as a bonus.

Picture Credits – Manas Resorts.

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Palm Shack, Koregaon Park.

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Palm Shack is in Koregaon Park, Pune. This place was earlier owned by a close friend and we were frequent visitors to it. Then the management changed and Kookie, the current owner is looking after this place now. He too is a good friend, so we The Food-Adda guys decided to check it out again last week. We were six of us and we decided to go in the evening.

The ambiance is like a trendy shack which could be anywhere in the world but i would prefer it to be Goa.

The food is good and freshly made and the Non Veg selection makes a better choice than the Veg.

I would not like to write a long post explaining the finer details of each and every dish but it is a must visit if you are in Koregaon Park, its in the lane 6. You won’t be disappointed.

Since then we have visited it again a couple of times and will be visiting it again soon.

Food-Adda members paid for the bill.

Picture credits – Palm Shack.

Hotel Gavran Kolhapur.

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What Happens when 10 hungry people just go to eat food at its best, no frills no fancies only authentic Kolhapuri Food.

They usually order more than they can eat and then they parcel it and eat it the next day too. That is what we did.

Home cooked food served piping hot and fresh, was a delight and we Food-Adda members enjoyed it to the hilt.

Address Hotel Gavran Kolhapur.

Near Ganga Constella, Kharadi, Pune.

(Food-Adda.Com and its members Paid for the food)

 

Visit to The Attic.

When we came across a restaurant named The Attic, we were wondering if its one more restaurant in the ever-growing community of restaurants in Pune but one fine day when we passed it on the way, the facade was as beautiful and inviting as the interiors which is visible from the road.IMG_4911

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Food-Adda was immediately interested in this beautiful restaurant and decided to try out The Attic for the food and the ambiance.IMG_4913

 

So When we reached Attic finally we were not surprised to see a well  designed , airy restaurant  with a warm and homely ambiance. The huge wooden framework and glass around had a feel of openness which is rare in a place like Pune.

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In Attendance were Noted Bloggers and Socialites of Pune which comprises the team of Food-Adda.

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The food compliments the concept.Light and Easy perfect for any day and the service up to the mark.

* SOUP *
- ROASTED ALMOND & BROCOLLI (Veg)
- MUSHROOM ROSEMERRY CHICKEN VELOUTTE (N.Veg)

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* STARTERS *
- CHEESE CHILLI TOAST (Veg)
- VEG TACOS (Veg)
- PARSI CHICKEN FARCHA (N.Veg)
- BBQ CHICKEN WINGS (N.Veg)

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* SALAD *

- SPICY MAXICAN BEAN SALAD (Veg)
- GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD (N.Veg)

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* MAIN COURSE *
- CHEESE BUTTER MASALA (Veg)
- VEG SHANSAK (Veg)
- MUTTON ROGANJOSH (N.Veg)
- CHICKEN DHANSAK (N.Veg)

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* DESSERT *

- BREAD BUTTER PUDDING
- HOT CHOCOLATE SHOTS

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 The Food-Adda Members 
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The Attic
3, GigaSpace, Air force Road.
Viman Nagar, Pune.
Tel – 020 40027755

Culinary Courtyard By Karen Anand

Phoenix Market City with Karen Anand and Minoti Makim had a fantastic event lined up in Pune which literally took  you on a gourmet journey with the city’s top award-winning restaurants.IMG_4866

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 With Karen Anand

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The weather was perfect and the ambiance was simply amazing, lovely sitting, music and food.

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It was like Dine under the stars with candlelight, wish it could be for more days.

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Chef Roberto , a dear friend.

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Minoti Makim and a guest.

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Pracey and Farzana

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Had the opportunity to catch up with friends and people from the hotel Industry. Was an evening well spend we say.

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Picture Credits Food-Adda.com

Without the Food-Adda.com watermark- Credits Minoti Makim.

Punjab Grill , The Chakhna Menu

I always wanted to visit Spain after ZMND, so when my dear friend Sonali Priyi Kapoor, Head Marcomm – Lite Bite Group by Dabur invited us at Punjab Grill which had a new menu tasting similar to the world-famous Tapas, Food-Adda was very excited to be a part.

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Ambarsari Machchi

 

Ganne Ka Juice Margarita

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Like Tapas North Indian food specially Punjab too has its own unique style of Rich Pre Meal snacks, which is famous specially in North India but now throughout the country. 

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Punjab Grill decided to call this menu The Chakna Menu, which was the highlight of the evening and lots of fun because some of the dishes were presented very well and was quite innovative.

 

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 Mutton Ki Boti 

 

Pineapple Thandai

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Chef Gurpreet Singh from Delhi had prepared the Perfect Menu which could sync with any beverage.

 

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Tawa Chicken Keema

Dishes like Ambarsari Machichi and Chicken Keema to name few were the High Points of the evening, Prawns ( Jhinga Ki Tikki ) and the chakna served in paper cones were Superrrrrrr.

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Tandoori Kukad Wings

 

Was nice catching up with old friends and Bloggers and Media from the City. 

 

Lots of Fun, Food and Yo Yo Honey Singh Playing in the Background.

 

Food Lovers and specially if you like the Indian stuff , don’t miss this.

 

The festival is currently on at Punjab Grill,


Phoenix Market City, Pune. Phone +912066890610


Lite Bite, House of Famous brands like Punjab Grill, Zambar, Asia 7, Fresco, Subway and More.


Food-Adda team in attendance. 

 

Farzana M.


Bhakti R.


Shivam G.


Raghav N.


Charvi D.


Dimple S.


Murtaza P


Mustafa K


Fatema K


Aliasgar M.


If you want more details regarding Lite Bite foods or Food-Adda, feel free to mail us at foodaddaindia@gmail.com.

 

 

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Chef  Gurpreet Singh and Sonali Kapoor

Photo Credits Sonali Kapoor.

Launch of Secret Recipes

Over the past 3 years, the food & beverage at JW Marriott Pune has set some very high standards and achieved benchmarks that were unheard of in Pune.

In particular, the appreciation and response that they have received for the food across all restaurants is overwhelming. This resulted in JW Marriott Pune achieving the highest Food & Beverage revenue amongst Marriott hotels in Asia Pacific coupled with multiple international & domestic awards for food excellence.

These achievements prompted them to conceptualize a culinary book called ‘Secret Recipes’. The book features some of the most famous recipes in the hotel by their expert chefs. The intent is to make this a very premium coffee table book that will have a huge aspirational value amongst or local and international patrons

We were delighted to be invited to JW Marrriott Pune on Sunday for the launch of the book.

The book launch was done by the hands of noted food critique Kunal Vijaykar and Mr. Atul Chordia.

Overall it was a fantastic afternoon, filled with music , delicious food in the company of who’s who of Pune . — at JW Marriott Hotel, Pune

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With Chef Ajmal Salim and Mr Abhjit Chitnis with our Copy of Secret Recipes 20140309_142559