‘Good News’ for Pune

Pune’s restaurant scene picks up a few notches in the last 2-3 months each year with new restaurants, bars opening their doors to the hungry souls of this beautiful city. ‘Good News Dhaba’ is one of the newbies in town! Good News Dhaba is located at Ishanya Mall in Yerwada. Ishanya Mall, which was once…

Review – Syrakko (Pune)

When I was invited by Syrakko to try out their food and drinks, I really didn’t know what to expect. The name is quite unique and doesn’t really give away anything about the fine dine. Syrakko is located a floor below Sin Envy Pride and in the same building as Krustys and The Beer Cafe….

Review – Smiley House (Pune)

International cuisine in a non-fine dine setup is always special, even more so when a migrant sets up a kitchen to dish out the most authentic food of that region. Smiley House earned its stripes as the only authentic Vietnamese restaurant in Pune, run by a Vietnamese lady from Saigon. Smiley House is a very small…

Review – Flying Duck (Pune)

Very few places in Pune serve pork and even fewer serve the kind of pork preparations I like. So when I heard about Flying Duck and their famous Pork Chops, I was quick to add the restaurant to my wishlist. To be honest, my wishlist is quite long so Flying Duck actually went unnoticed until fate had…

Meat Lovers – Keep calm, EasyMeat is in town!

Gone are the days when parents put children to sleep saying ”So jaa baccha, warna Gabbar Singh aa jayega”. Today, they probably say “So jaa baccha, warna tera favourite meat BAN ho jayega”. Sounds funny, but the meat lovers in the country are getting restless with news about certain meats being banned, meat shops being…

Top 5 Beef (now Buff) Kheemas in Pune!

Kheema is a quintessential part of an Indian meat lover’s palate. Although Kheema, or mincemeat, is typically a lamb/mutton based dish, hard core meat lovers will agree that Beef Kheema is the best variant! Pune has a lot of restaurants that offer street style Beef Kheema so here’s the lowdown for the Kheema-loving Punekars… Diamond…