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The Bakery by Flour Works

Flour Works in Kalyani Nagar must be known to most of Pune’s population ,  one of the finest casual restaurant has opened a Bakery In Wanworie. A very needed place in this part of town.

It’s a very well designed and a trendy and warm place to hang around with friends or a date.

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The product range is quite vast and its a delight to experience it,  the finest ingredients make it a very niche product at  affordable prices.

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We had a chance to gorge ourselves silly at a review hosted by them and It was a sheer pleasure to do it.

We were served Snow Lemonade, Apple Cider which was fantastic.

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Vietnamese Iced Coffee,  Orange Mocha Latte and Ginger Jolt was the best.

 

Salads and Sandwiches like Watermelon and Feta Salad, Grilled Chicken with jalapeno was simply divine.

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The Chicken Caesar Salad and Grilled Chicken with Roast Onion was quite a mouthful.

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Peta with Eggplant and Bell Pepper.

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As usual saving the best for the last was the Christmas Plum Cake, honestly I have never had a better one.

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Banoffee Pie  and Chocolate Tart

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The Salted Caramel just oozed of goodness and Lemon tart were the winners of the night.

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Almond Biscotti, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Walnut Shortbread, Hazelnut Praline did not leave any more place in our stomach and we left the place with 2 kg more weight.

Overall if you want to experience sin in eating and don’t mind gaining some weight, you need to go to the Bakery,  Rest assured you won’t be disappointed.

 

More about Bakery by The Flour Works

Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa

Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa had an event recently where the students had prepared a lavish lunch for parents, future students and select media people. It was a fun event where we got a chance to interact with them, have a feel about the campus and the culture, it was a day event where live cooking and lots of activities were planned around it, we were excited to be  shown around the campus too.

 

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Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa is a hospitality management college of excellence with the academic certification from the finest and oldest hospitality school – Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne of Switzerland. Already establishing new benchmarks of excellence in hospitality education in India, Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa will nurture the best-in-class professionals, hospitality leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow with its unique curriculum, highly specialized learning facilitators and state-of-the-art facilities, from sports academies to adventure sports, amateur astronomy to fine arts. It provides a balanced mix of business and hospitality education.

Margarita Deck – Gourmet it Up

Margarita Deck located in Kalyani Nagar above The Ship in Fortaleza Building is a Nice , Cozy open restaurant with good music, attentive service and is famous for its mexican cuisine, so for the final installment of the Gourmetit Up Followthefoodie event  we were invited to try their 3 course Mexican Fiesta.

 

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For Starters we had Fiery Chicken Wings, Chicken drumettes fried and smothered with a spicy Mexican barbecue sauce and B Falutas, Rolled up tortilla deep-fried served with chipotle salsa, pico de gallo, sour cream and lettuce, both the dishes were very well prepared .

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Mains we opted for Lamb Barbacoa, real Juicy tender meat that falls off the bone, infused with a rustic, smoky flavor and a jungle like fragrance and Spicy Chicken Quesedilla, made with flour or a corn tortilla filled with a savory mixture containing cheese and other ingredients, half moon shaped.  Delicious.

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Desserts were simply awesome with Churros, Mexican donuts tossed in cinnamon sugar served with chocolate sauce and Chocolate Nachos,Tortilla chips sprinkled with cinnamon sugar served with whipped cream and chocolate sauce.

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Would i go back? definitely, a must go.

More About Gourmet It Up

and Margarita Deck

 

 

Press Release : BARBEQUE NATION PRESENTS“PAT CHAPMAN GRILLS THE WORLD”

BARBEQUE NATION PRESENTS“PAT CHAPMAN GRILLS THE WORLD”

In Festive October, UK’S Curry King ToDelight Pune

With 14 Scintillating Marinades from Around The World

Barbeque Nation, one of the most successful casual dining restaurant chains in India, will partner with UK’s Curry King Pat Chapman for a whole new Barbeque experience during Festive October across the country. Pat Chapman’s effervescent 14 new marinades will get introduced across the country and mark the entry of a completely new genre of barbequed food.

 

Patrick Lawrence Chapman, who amongst other numerous titles, has been called ‘The Ambassador of Indian Food’ and the ‘Curry Leader’ by renowned food reviewers in Britain, has also been credited by Daily Mail for ‘Baltifying Britain’ for his bestseller cookbook – the first among 36 recipe books penned down by him with cumulative sales topping 1.5 million copies. Pat was a regular guest chef on the QE2, the leading luxury liner, for many seasons, and the Hilton and the Taj. Such is his understanding of the nuances of spices that he has been called upon by the Government of India in Kerala, to lecture on spices!1

 

During the festive month of October, Pat Chapman’s marinades promises to give a taste of grills to Indian customers as they are savored around the country.Visit any of Barbeque Nation’s 3 outlets in Pune (Deccan, Kalyani Nagar and Hadapsar) between October 3 and 31 for an amazing culinary trip around the world.  11

 

Barbeque Nation is a pioneer in India to promote ‘DIY’ (do-it-yourself) cuisine with a concept of live on-the-table grill in India and is today the largest casual dining brand in the country. The restaurant offers a pre-fixed menu with a fixed price. The menu is drawn from Mediterranean, American, Oriental,Asian and Indian subcontinent.

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For the ‘Pat Chapman Grills The World’ Food Fest, 14 new marinades from Chef Chapman’s amazing repertoire will be laid out at the Barbeque Nation. From the British Isles come the Yorkshire Marinade, Worcestershire Marinade and the Spanish Valencia Marinade. Pat Chapman’s recipe from the Middle East comprises the Lebanon ~ Arabian Marinade and Persian Marinade. He whips up a fiery bunch of marinades from the Americas with the hot American Texican Marinade, Albuquerque Atomic Marinade,

New Orleans Incendiary Marinade, Aztec ~ Mole Poblano Marinade and the Jamaican Jerk Marinade. From Australasia comes the Outback Emu while Pat’s delectable Far East marinades include the Mighty Hot Mai Thai, Chinese Sichuan and Indonesian Bumbukacangrecipes.1111

 

Pat Chapman will be hosting a special cook out show on days that he is behind the counter and promises to whip up a storm with his inimitable style and preparations. ‘Pat Chapman Grills The World’ brings to Indian barbeque lovers a lifetime of work from the iconic Pat Chapman.11111111

 

“Chef Pat Chapman is a legend in the UK and the great ambassador for Indian food. Barbeque Nation is delighted to partner him to turn the culinary experience the other way around: get him to share with Indians the famous marinades of the world with his own interpretation and many his own creation. As the festive season lights up, many will look for an experience that sets this Dusshera-Diwali apart and we are delighted to present our guests an unforgettable culinary experience,” said Mr. Uday Menon, CBO, Barbeque Nation.

 

Vikram Varma, Head – Marketing, Barbeque Nation adds, “Customers today seek the thrill of deriving maximum pleasure for their taste-buds. Chef Pat Chapman is a great ambassador for what Barbeque Nation seeks to achieve for Indian food lovers: entertain, delight and enthrall our guests with gastronomical encounters of another kind. We believe that Barbeque Nation is not only an engaging experience, it is also a food adventure and we are pleased to yet again add to the richness of the experience of dining with us.”

 

Where: Barbeque Nation outlets–Deccan | Kalyani Nagar |Hadapsar

Date: October 3-31, 2014

Average meal for two: Rs 1600

Timings: Lunch and Dinner hours

 

About Barbeque Nation:

Barbeque Nation is one of the most successful casual dining restaurant chains in India. With more than 38 outlets across the nation, it offers a happy blend of American, Mediterranean, Oriental and Indian cuisines in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices.  With its unique independent dining experience offering, it has won the trust of more than 4 lac FB fans till date.

This is a press release , picture credits SAPROM

The Brooklyn Shuffle

This is my fourth review/post for The Brooklyn Shuffle on my blog, I have been there many more times besides that and I must say that till today I have never been disappointed.

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The service is very important for me, sometimes more than the food, in this aspect it excels every time, the ambiance and the food compliment it further.

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So when my friend and the Pr for the place Saurabh invited me for their new menu addition where they have come up with some fantastic main dishes  , it was a pleasure to attend.

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We started with Greek Salad and Potato Wedges  to warm up.

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Then we ordered the Little Fellas , The Classic Beef  and Fried Chicken which was excellent.

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Now for the Mains which they are planning to add in the menu in the coming week or so.

The Veg Au Gratin .

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My personal favorite the Beef Steak with Pearl Onion Jus which was heavenly

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And last but not the least The Roast Chicken with Mushroom Sauce……..

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Top it up with their winner Desserts

The Chocolate brownie

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And the Oreo Chesse Cake  ……

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The Brooklyn Shuffle is an all day diner where you can hangout with your friends or just by yourself  , you can grab a book and read too.

Its located  at 390, Sanskruti Lifestyle Complex, Opposite Post 91, Lane 7, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra.

 

 

 

 

 

121 Kitchen:BarBQ

Food-Adda was invited by Fbai to  121 Kitchen: BarBQ  for its Kebab and Biryani Festival.


Now 121 is a good one hour drive from where we stay but the festival sounded interesting so we decided to try it out.
Happy to say we were not disappointed,  overall the spread was outstanding and the service, ambiance were top-notch too.
Some dishes worth mentioning are Tetsi Kebab, Red Kidney Kebab and the Mumbai Biryani.
 

Would we go back ? Yes.

 

Address 121 Kitchen

241/1, Thergaon Road, Wakad, Pune

 

 

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