Exclusive Preview of Capital Sunday Brunch at Pavilion 75.

Visited this place last Sunday for brunch. Had been hearing a lot about it from people and wanted to try it out for myself. The hotel was beautifully decorated for christmas. The restaurant looked beautiful with the new years and christmas decor. LIVE band played some amazing songs that took me back to my childhood days!

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The spread was amazing! A good variety of Appetisers,salads, live counters,main course,desserts and drinks! A total delight for the tummy and perfectly priced! A place that won’t leave you disappointed & just like me by the time you leave you would jus want to pass out on a comfortable bed after all the finger licking good food that will stuff your stomach up! 

The staff was very courteous. Warm food was being served and if you are too lazy to walk around and grab food, you can always ask the staff to help you and they would be by your side till the time you are done. 

They serve a variety of Oriental, chinese, continental & Indian. They have a live counter for sea food, that is mouth watering and perfect for everyone specially during winters! 

A must visit place for all you food lovers out there! Its a perfect place to spend time with loved ones, friends or family. It will leave you with the best of memories and mainly for the food they serve!

Few dishes that appealed to my taste buds a lot and totally worth tasting were : 

SHRIMP COCKTAIL ( COLD SALAD BAR) – Absolutely loved the way it tasted! Fresh green salad mixed with spicy-tangy sauce and shrimps that will just make you wanna hog on more. Light, fresh and tasty. 

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BACON WRAPPED GRILLED PRAWNS – Hands down this was the highlight for me from the whole spread. A huge prawn lover and all I wish is for a good dish made of it. Crisp, perfectly done and grilled. Tasted amazing and total show stopper for me! A must try! IMG_8498.jpg

INDAIN APPETISERS (NON VEG) – Galouti kebab to mutton seekh, chicken tikka & fish tikka.. all of these tasted mind-blowing. Piping hot, marinated to perfection, soft as cotton and spices right on point. Absolutely Loved how the chef marinated and prepared each dish in the Indian Menu. 

A SPECIAL SUNDAE FOR THE LADY- The staff surprised me with a special Sundae (not included in the menu) that tasted AMAZING!! A rich sundae with brownie, vanilla ice-cream, chocolate chips, chocolate sauce topped with a chocolate donuts and churros! Mother of all Sundaes! Hands down. 

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DESSERTS : Lost track of the amount of desserts that were part of the menu since there were so many. From red velvet pastry to jalebis to chocolate fudge cake to rasmalai to donuts, churros, fruit cocktail, pudding, swiss roll and so much more! A bit of all and you would be in heaven. 

This brunch was a total paise vasool! And I am already planning another trip here soon after new years! Try it out for yourself and I am sure your experience would be as amazing as mine. 

#NEWINTOWN INSTAA PIZZAA!!!

When the word pizza comes to mind, all you can think about is cheese, toppings and crust! And if I tell you that Delhi has added another gem in its pocket, I am being honest! KEEP READING. 

INSTA PIZZA!! SAY WHAAA? 

This place is a hidden gem located in Kalkaji and Gurgaon. A place with funk, colours and guess what comics! The whole theme about this place is to make you feel at home and deliver you with the best pizzas along with bringing back your childhood memories by keeping a reading stack of The famous ARCHIES comics along with so many others that will just put a smile on your face. 

A YES OR NO TO INSTA PIZZA? 

HANDS DOWN, YES!!  This place offers UNLIMITED TOPPINGS with No extra charge on your pizzas.Which till date no other place offers. YOU can customise it the way you want too! They offer Thick and New-york style crust.The dough is unique and not at all compromised on. They make it in house and cold ferment it for 72 HOURS. WOAH which makes it mouth melting !! :O 

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These hard working people behind such a lovely place and food 😀
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This Lasagna was heavenly. Loaded with cheese, meat, tomatoes, zucchini and bechamel this was better than any other lasagna I have tasted in a very long time. Mouth melting and so delicious. This surely won’t stop your hands from digging.
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People get very attached to their specific restaurant parlours when it comes to pizza. No one really wants to experiment, but Insta pizza is something you all should really try if staying in New Delhi. This is one of their classics. Amazingly good this garlic, chili and chicken chorizo is a MUST TRY in New york style crust. Hopshophog recommends this. (jalapenos added as extra topping) 
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Now this has been included in my favourite list. I have always been a hot dog fan. This was something which has finally fulfilled my cravings!! THIS IS CALLED THE PIZZA DOG. Rolled in the same dough as Garlic twists with sausage inside accompanied with delicious dip.
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For all you healthy freaks out there. This is what you should order. Finally this concept has been brought to India by Insta pizza. This is MARINARA PIZZA. Pizza without cheese. Alot of people crave pizzas but dislike the cheese or some are allergic to cheese. This is what a pizza without cheese is. with just the classic sauce and confit garlic chilli flakes. Somehow I found this really good too. I think I am becoming a crazzyy fan of this place. 

BEST IS YET TO COME.  

Its a true saying when you read the above line. Especially if you visit this place!!! BEST? Understatement. INSANE is the right word!! And that is ; 

THE MONSTER DEEP DISH PIZZA!! ❤ 

Insta pizza is the only place that serves the classic Chicago style deep dish. First comes a layer of crust. In between comes all the toppings and the cheese. Once thats done its covered with layer of dough. On top of this you’ll find their unique sauce and your asking meat topping!*DROOLS*

This monster deep dish pizza is over 1” thick and weighs about 1Kilo, which comes in two sizes!! Crazy right?! This is really a dream come true. You will not be disappointed when you taste this beast!! ❤

Do not miss out on this place. It is located in Kalkaji and Gurgaon and surely this a place that should top your list. Go and enjoy your scrumptious meal at this beautiful place.

DREAM BIG. XOXO

NEXT STOP IS IMLY EXPRESS!! HURRY.

IMG_8255IMLY!!! This 250ft long restaurant designed in a shape of a train is your next stop for all the street food you have been craving for from all over India. Bored of the normal Indian snacks served ?? Head over to Imly and rest leave it to them.. 

GOING BONKERS over the food is what will happen to you. Located in Hog Market, Rajendra place, New Delhi this place will surely keep you hooked.

I got a chance to visit this place during its launch. It was surely one of the most epic food events I have visited till now. Lively, filled with food lovers, Master chef class, folk dance and music- taking us back to the roots of India and putting a smile all across your faces. 

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INTERIORS, SKY LANTERNS AS A SIGN OF GOOD LUCK, FOLK DANCE FOLLOWED BY MASTER CHEF CLASS.

Listed Below are some MUST-HAVES and RECOMMENDED by Hopshophog. 

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BANTA SHIKANJI – My personal fav was pineapple.
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Chinese bhel- This is the best and the most loved snack in Imly. It will for sure keep you hooked and you would not stop digging into this. *MOUTH WATERS*
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MINI VADA PAVS- These cute little vada pavs will remind you of the famous city Bombay.
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Cute little trolley for everyone’s most loved snack- GOL GAPPAS. Spicy, tangy and irresistable.
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Everyone’s most favorite the great Bombay grilled sandwich. This will surely take you back to the streets of Bombay and make you drool.
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This superbly innovative wheel at Imly is another reason to visit and see how amazingly the presentation of each dish has been done. Remarkable. BHEL PURI  is what you see above. 

So guys what are you waiting for? I’m pretty much sure that this post has made you guys drool over some of these famous indian snacks. So head over ASAP to Imly and I’m sure hopshophog would be thanked later. 

XOXO

The Masterchef inspired tasting lab at Olive Qutab

Food Talk India & Star World #MasterChefAU 

Hey guys! Again I’m pretty late with this post of mine. But I could not stop myself from sharing with you guys about my first ever experience with a Fabulous 9- course #tasting lab menu inspired by #MasterchefAu AT Olive Bar & Kitchen curated by Star World and #Foodtalkindia. 

Chef Sujan Sarkar of Olive curated a stunning 9-course menu inspired by some of our favourite dishes from this exciting 7th season of MasterChef Australia.

Hold on tight as you might get a little jealous and hungry at the same time when you scroll down from the first meal to the last. 

Less of writing in this post and more of photos!!

Enjoy peeps ❤

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1. Amuse Bouche
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2. Liquid gnocchi with mushroom consomme- Grant King
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3. Black pudding, goat’s cheese, carrot salad, picked blackberries – Callum Hann.
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4.Cauliflower miso cream, pickled cauliflower – Billie McKay
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5.Green pea and young tomato – Sorbet
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6.Lemon sole, oyster, black garlic, sea aroma 
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7.Open ravioli, asparagus, pumpkin, burnt cocoa butter
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8.Coffee Poached Pear -Ashleigh Bareham
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9.Single origin chocolate Textures and snow, chestnut, blood orange

By the time all of this ended trust me I had no position to stand and walk till my car. A lovely night indeed and surely a memorable one for foodies like us. Thanks alot Food Talk India for giving us such a wonderful opportunity.

Until next time

xoxo

 

 

GOT GRUBBED!!

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Hello peeps! Though I’m a bit late with this post of mine I still could not resist my self from telling you guys in deets about this INSANE event. 

Grubfest was BUZZING in town for 3 days during the last week of oct. 

With the best restaurants displaying their signature delicacies over some good music, and hearty performances to keep you entertained Grubfest kept us hooked! 

Scroll down to see what you guys missed on and how next year you should totally check this place out !!!

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This place was situated behind The Leela hotel in gurgaon. A perfect place during the festive season for foodies like us to visit. There was a ice sculpture that was carved with the Grubfest logo. SOO eye-catching. Beautifully displayed bicycles with flower baskets was the centre of attraction. A wishing well that you could promise on to that you would be coming here next year 😉 These colourful earthen pots painted into bright neon colors on a wheel cart represented the indian-ness to the whole concept

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LET’S TAKE YOU TO A MINI TOUR OF WHAT I TASTED :

SODA BOTTLE OPNERWALA – This place had such a beautiful interior to it. Small yet made so pretty and quirky. 

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TASTED- KEEMA PAV

Show stealer! Soft, juicy, YUM!

SHIKANJI

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Refreshing and a must try if you are a shikanji lover.

SOCIAL OFFLINE– This place was jam packed every time I visited it. The staff and team were flawless. They happened to enjoy a lot while serving their guests.

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TASTED- KEBAB TIKKA

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Delish, soft and so tender

LIIT

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Electric blue LIIT kept us hydrated while this insane event was on in Cute little pouches.

NIICE CREAM 

TASTED- Chocolate nutella nitrogen base ice-cream.

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 Gastronomic delight in short.

TWISTED BAKER

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TASTED- REDVELVET 

This was cherry on the top for me at the end of the event. They serve liqueur based Cupcakes like Jack Daniels, Vodka and so on. A unique concept and I am sure they tasted YUM! 

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AT last I said good be to this event with my childhood favourite candy floss!! Guys this was just a sneak peak! I am sure you all would have been tempted after seeing this photographs so make sure you guys go here next year n go crazy !!

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ALL NUT – COLD PRESSED ARTISAN DAIRY-FREE MILK (REVIEW)

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Since childhood I have never been a “milk” fan. Mainly because of the way it tasted and how it wasn’t very nature friendly. But now things are moving ahead pretty fast..  Who would have thought that you could produce cold pressed artisan “dairy-free” milk? These bottles have heaven filled inside them. Organically produced nut milk with no preservatives, additives or artificial sweeteners.  

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What is Almond Milk?

It’s not milk, it’s not dairy, and it’s not Lactose, its Milk of almonds- its Almond Milk. Made from cold- pressing activated almonds & filtered water, flavoured with raw honey.

Why Almond milk?

So you & Dairy don’t go very well together, or you are just avoiding dairy. Almond milk is a popular dairy-free substitute for cow’s milk. Almond milk is a rich source of Calcium, Potassium, Omega-3, Magnesium, Selenium, Manganese and Vitamin E. The omega 3 in Almond milk makes it Digestion – friendly and bloat free. It also fills you up and it excellent when on a diet. Almond milk has NO Cholesterol and NO Saturated fats and very little calories (even the naturally sweetened ones) All in all – Almond milk is a great Healthy Choice!

How is it different from packaged almond milk?

First of all we make fresh almond milk, delivered to you the same day it is made. Compared to the processed and packaged almond milk we are completely additive and preservative free. When drinking ALLNUT almond milk, you can be sure of consuming 30-40% almonds in your drink, compared to a mere 7-8% in the packed alternative. And nothing tastes anything like ours.

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The four flavours that were sent over were : 

Unsweetened – activated almond, sea salt, filtered water 

Cinnamon – activated almonds, raw honey, sea salt, filtered water, cinnamon 

Cocoa – activated almonds, raw honey, sea salt, filtered water, cocoa

Vanilla – activated almonds, raw honey, sea salt, filtered water, vanilla 

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These were so delicious, fresh and light that Any diet- conscious, lactose- intolerant, health freak, vegans, experimenters would love to put their hands on these magical bottles. They aren’t harmful for our body like other preservatives- juices, bottled milk and so on. They are for you! To make you not miss milk and also to keep you healthy! Im super thrilled to make these a part of my daily routine and try them out in smoothies, shakes and cold- coffee and so on. Life seems at ease now 😁

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THEY MAKE FRESH BATCHES EVERY WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY. HOME DELIVERY AVAILABLE.

Peeps do check their website. Link is above. And try them out.

I’m sure you, your parents and friends would love to put their hands on them and thank ALL NUT in the future. teehee

STAY HEALTHY !! 😀

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COOK GOURMET (REVIEW)

This magical box was delivered at my doorstep today. Days like these where I get food parcels at home are B.L.I.S.S.F.U.L

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What is Cook gourmet? 

They deliver this  magic box to you. With all the ingredients required to prepare a certain dish with a step by step recipe leaflet inside. You put on the chef’s hat and go BAZINGA!! 

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taken from http://www.cookgourmet.co

With no time at all you learn to cook a dish which was completely new to you and also become the “hero” of the house by serving sucha delicacy. 

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pc : http://www.cookgourmet.co

They have a certain menu assigned for each week. You could order your share of veg or non veg meal and be chef for the day! Pricing being apt not very expensive makes it more approaching plus d packaging and quality of ingredients look extremely hygienic and fresh. 

What received:- Vegetable chessy quesadillas with tangy salsa & tzatziki. 

These tasted yum! No more than YUM!! Crisp, cheesy, spicy and heavenly. Wohoo. 

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Do check their site out to order your share of meal. Thanks cookgourmet.co 

XOXO