The Johnnie Walker Gourmet Experiences are here.

Johnnie Walker invited us to a first ever, one of a kind experience! Some delicious food was paired with the finest scotch whisky in the world.

The beautiful Evviva Sky Lounge was the venue for this.

The first course was served with Johnnie Walker Black Label which had a rich, complex and an incredibly well balanced flavor which went very well with Murgh Bhatti kebab and Chicken Ceaser Salad . The kebabs were delicious and tender and had a spicy taste . The Chicken Ceaser salad was spot on with succulent chicken pieces and some beautiful and fresh dressed salad.

The powerful, full bodied, smokey flavours of Johnnie Walker Double Black gave a good contrast to the pasta pomodoro sauce with chicken. The pasta was one of my favorites and was enjoyed with a slice of garlic bread.

The dessert was a match made in heaven. The In-house brownies were gooey and the rich chocolate sauce was just like a cherry on top.

The Red Label gave a spicy smoky flavor to brownies.

Overall it was an absolute hit and a great tasting experience.

Thanks to the Johnnie Walker team for this wonderful experience.


Mandarin and Mircchi 

After launching three successful brands in Pune (The Sassy Spoon, Sassy Teaspoon and Baraza Bars & Bites) The Chocolate Spoon Co. Pvt Ltd brings to Pune a brand new concept Mandarin & Mircchi located in Ishanya Mall. IMG_1233IMG_1236IMG_1237IMG_1243IMG_1240

This restaurant  was created with the idea of offering foodies two of the most popular cuisines for dining out,  Pan-Asian and Indian. 

Very well designed with beautiful origami lamps and murals adorn the place.

We were invited for a preview tasting and we were thrilled to be a part of this.

An extensive menu but we could order only few as our appetite does not permit us to go over board, so after going thru the menu we decided with these few dishes which excited us on paper .


Singapore Prawns  –  A well thought dish, served with fresh prawns. The sauce with eggs went well with the prawns and added to the flavour. The dish had that scrambled eggs flavour.


Stuffed Bombil  Fry  – This  dish was my personal favorite, we would just go to the restaurant to have this , Bombil fish stuffed with  prawns and coconut chutney filling. It had the crunchy texture and the extraordinary flavours of Bombil was just too delicious . An absolute winner, do not miss this.


Classic Salt and Pepper Prawns – The chef kept this dish simple and tossed it in salt and pepper and served it on a bed of house vegetables. It was slightly salty according to my liking but went well with the vegetables.


Mutton Pepper  Fry – Boneless strips of mutton fried in their home blend of pepper seasoning. It was tender and had the slight crunch which I like in my mutton dishes.


Mangalorean Prawns  Ghee  Roast- A fabulous dish made with coconut and tamarind masala. The gravy perfectly complimented the prawns. I would prefer this dish anytime over the mutton ghee roast with is normally had. Just amazing.


Gosht Galouti  Kebab  –  Melt  in the  mouth dish , the was an ideal galouti dish . The flavours  were spot on and when had with Rogani roti,  it just enhanced the flavour. It was a stunner and a must try.

Classic dessert, Brownie with vanilla ice cream, perfectly made, no complaints, only a sinful dessert to finish your meal.



Drinks like Green Fizz ( non-alcoholic), M&M Mary ( non-alcoholic & alcoholic), Paan BanarasiWalla ( non-alcoholic & alcoholic), Berry Bunny (alcoholic), Gingerbread Man ( alcoholic ) are some must haves there . 

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Unit no 11, Ishanya Mall , Shastri Nagar, Pune 6.

Phone No – 020 49331440

Mandarin & Mircchi Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Menu Tasting At Olive Bistro

Menu Tasting At Olive Bistro attended by Food Food – Adda.

We were invited by Olive Bistro for a new Menu Tasting.

The Ambiance of Olive Bistro is beautiful, tucked away in Poona Club, its a a beautiful Italian and Mediterranean restaurant, Rustic, Beautiful and Old Charm.

Chef Noah Barnes was there and with his exciting dishes. Roxanne from The Tiny Taster Blog was there with the team of Food-Adda .

Overall it was a Fun Afternoon spend with some lovely food, beautiful Ambiance and Wonderful Company.

The Beautiful Restaurant captured below in Pictures.

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Roast Carrot & Dill Soup- 160/-

Fine Puree Of Slow Roast Carrots Infused With A Hint Of Dill & Finished With A Dollop Of Fresh Cream


Red Wine Poached Pear Salad- 280/-
Poached Seasonal Pear & Rucola Dressed In A Lemon Vinaigrette & Finished With Aged Gorgonzola

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Beetroot Risotto Vs Risotto Milanese- 410/-

Duet Of Beetroot & Saffron Parmesan Risotto Served With Winter Vegetables


Saffron Polenta & Ratatouille Construct-360/-

Saffron & Thyme Polenta With Ratatouille Finished With A Gorgonzola & Mushroom Sauce

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Smoked Chicken & Wild Mushroom Lasagna-380/-

Wood Oven Baked Lasagna With Smoked Diced Chicken, Wild Mushroom & Parmesan Cheese


Slow Roast Stuffed Chicken- 380/-

Whole Deboned Chicken With A Stuffing Of Walnut, Scarmoza, Spinach, Served With Herbed Linguini & Pan Jus & Chimichuri


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Oregano Scented Indian Rawas- 410/-

Cherry Tomato, Citrus Dressed Rocket, Caramelized Onions & Potatoes Finished With A Bouillon Sauce



Ob Tiramisu- 320/-

Classic Italian Tiramisu Served In A Jar With Homemade Lady Finger


5 Macaroons

Five Signature Flavors Of Macaroon That Savor Every Taste Bud

Lemon, Orange Cointreau, Vanilla Bean, Redcurrant, Hazelnut


The Team with Chef Noah Barnes .