A ROYAL TREATMENT AT ROYAL CHINA- NEHRU PLACE.

This place is a personal favourite also because being a huge Chinese cuisine fan, no other place satisfies my taste buds the way Royal china does! 

A place with perfect ambience, view of the city, ( at the 16th floor) courteous staff and great drinks. It serves fusion of Chinese & Cantonese cuisine. Its a perfect place for a date, Sunday brunches & Pan- Asian Delicacies.

I visited this place last Sunday and hogged till I dropped! LITERALLY! Had no place for dessert which I truly regret trying since i am always left so full!

They have added a variety of dumplings to their new menu which are prepared with utmost perfection and taste delicious. They also do an unlimited dimsum brunch which I am sure would be A-mazing as well!

Things that I tasted & are recommended to all of you whenever you visit this place & hope it happens soon so you all can thank me for it 😛 

  1. Chicken with vegetable dimsums – Absolutely beautiful looking, tasted even better. Soft, flavoursome & so tempting! 

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  1. Frilly prawn balls – OMG!! Absolutely hands down the best dish so far! Loved the crispness, the flavours, the crunch and the softness of the prawn inside. Deep fried and served hot. You would absolutely go bonkers trying this one out! A must try if you are a sea-food lover! 

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  1. Prawns in chilli oil & spring onions- Succulent, soft, marinated and prepared with right amount of spice. Extra gravy on the side to be used with fried rice or noodles. #yummy.

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  1. Flaming fish in superior sauce – This is one of their best sellers and is a must try. Served in chicken & prawn as well. This dish is placed on the table, then lit with fire ; to give a visual delight. It tastes incredible. Soft as cotton and the sauce so perfect that it works wonders.

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  1. Pan Fried vegetable noodles – Tasted smooth, the sauce was unexpectedly brilliant. The noodles were crisp unlike other restaurants that end up serving soggy ones instead of pan fried! 

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A total delight for the eyes and tastebuds. You would love the food served here & literally drool over it. Classy and fine dining at its best!

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A HEALTHY MEAL WITH BAGRRY’S !

One of the leading brands of healthy food and breakfast cereals in India. Recieved a bag full of the most nutiritous products from them .My motto for this year was to stay fit and remain healthy. By trying out Bagrry’s I really feel I am one step ahead. 

WHY BAGRRY’S? 

 As their tagline suggests “Let’s put health first” they deal In making healthy products with exceptional quality. Products like Muesli, oats, bran and many more are what they are serving with aim of setting new standards in innovation, responsible nutrition and quality manufacturing.

Their main focus is the quality of the product that they are putting in the packets. They strive for excelence and do not compromise on the quality at all.They believe that being natural has a lot of benefits and that is why nothing artificial is used. Making sure that each product from their packaging to the ingredients inside, everything is PERFECT. They also select their oats from the British countryside and all the almonds come from the sun-kissed fields in California.

MY BOX OF GOODNESS. 

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WHAT ALL WAS IN THE BOX : 

CRUNCHY MUESLI– Fruit and nut with cranberries. 

MASALA OATS 

OATS ATTA

WHITE OATS

CRUNCHY MUESLI –  Almonds, rasins and honey

CRUNCHY MUESLI – No added sugar, diet. 

SPECIAL SLIM MUESLI

While looking and these products and reading so much about them I thought I would be creating things out of the box with these delicious and nutritional boxes. Something that is a dessert yet healthy, a meal for breakfast, something to go along with lunch and dinner. To show the my followers how you could create so many innovational things out of these products.

 And I also decided to share the recipes with you so you could order your Bagrry’s product and make something yummylicious and yet healthy. 

OATS DATE TARTS ( RECIPE FROM BAGRRY’S)

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INGREDIENTS

FOR THE CRUST

  • Bagrry’s Oats for Atta – 1 cup
  • Butter – 2 ½ tsp
  • Water (cold) – 2 tbsp
  • Egg yolk – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp

FOR THE FILLING

  • Dates – ½ cup
  • Butter – 1 tbsp
  • Water – ½ cup

PREPARATION

FOR THE FILLING

  • Make the filling by placing the dates, butter and water in a small pan over high heat. Bring to a boil
  • Set the pan aside for the mixture to cool completely and for the dates to absorb some of the liquid
  • Once it has cooled, place the mixture in a food processor and grind till you get a smooth paste

FOR CRUST

  • Add the flour and salt in a bowl.
  • Rub in the butter and egg until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add enough water to get a soft but not sticky dough. Wrap the dough in cling film and keep it in the fridge for 10 minutes
  • Roll out the dough to line the tart tin. Bake for about 15 minutes.
  • Pour the filling  in this baked tart crust
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.

These turned out to be exceptionally good!! They were a perfect new dessert that I would be making very often. Not at all fattening, healthy, and full of nutrition. A new feather added to the box. 

COCO BERRY MUESLI YOGURT (RECIPE FROM BAGRRY’S)

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INGREDIENTS

  • Bagrry’s Choco Delight Muesli – 2 ½ tbsp
  • Yoghurt – 1 cup
  • Dark Ccocolate syrup – 1 ½ tbsp (Optional)
  • Vanilla essence – 1-2 drops
  •  StrawBerries – for garnishing

PREPARATION

Preparation

  • Take a glass and put crumbled brownie at the base
  • Add Bagrry’s Choco delight muesli over the brownie
  • In a separate bowl add vanilla essence in yoghurt and mix well.
  • Add yoghurt on top of the muesli
  • Garnish with  strawberries/ chocolate syrup and serve. 

A perfect delight. Not only pleasing to the eyes but also tasted so good. I could easily relate to how a frozen yogurt tastes like. If you get bored of eating plain yogurt everyday and if you want your kids to get the nutrition & try something different from the normal routine you should totally try this out. A simple recipe which can be cooked within 10 mins and served beautifully. 

HEALTHY BREAKFAST BOWL ( RECIPE INSPIRED FROM BAGRRY’S)

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INGREDIENTS

  • Bagrry’s Muesli – 1 cup
  • Raspberries – ½ cup
  • Strawberries – ½ cup
  • Grapes -½ cup
  • Milk – ½ cup

PREPARATION

  • In a bowl, add Bagrry’s Muesli with all berries and grapes.
  • Pour milk 
  • Serve immediately to enjoy the crunch

A perfect start to a day with this bowl of heaveness. Healthy, light, nutirional and so crunchy. a bowl of this everyday would surely keep us fit and happy. 

MASALA OATS ( RECIPE FROM BAGRRY’S) IMG_6356

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INGREDIENTS

  • Bagrry’s Oats for Daliya – 1 cup
  • Capsicum – ½ cup, chopped
  • Carrot – ½ cup, chopped
  • Peas – ½ cup
  • Onions – ½ cup, sliced
  • Garlic – 2 cloves, minced
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – ½ tsp
  • Black pepper – ¼ tsp

PREPARATION

  • In a pan, pour 2 cups water and salt and bring to a boil
  • Stir in the Oats for Daliya. Reduce heat and cover partially.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture is thick and the oats are tender (about 25 minutes)
  • In a nonstick pan, add oil and cook the peas, carrots, onion and garlic over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender
  • Add the oats to the above mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until oats are dry and separated, for about 5 to 6 minutes and finally, add pepper
  • Continue cooking, stirring occasionally for 2 to 3 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed
  • Serve immediately

This is something that we all can consume at any point of time in  a day. It is  exceptionally healthy, full of veggies and nutrition. Tastes yum and can also accompany with any other dish. 

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My healthy and fit post with bagrrys comes to and end. I am sure all of this would have made your mouth water and you should totally go to the closest store near you and grab whatever you can and also visit their website to learn new recipes that you can prepare for your kids or even yourself and feel good about your body. Taking care of your body is in our own hands and Bagrrys is just making it seem easier. 

STAY POSITIVE, DREAM BIG ❤

#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

HOLIDAYING IN DUBAI!

We all love to travel, explore new places, meet new people and also try out new cuisines..

I was in Dubai last month, also my second home. I have lived there for around  years and did my schooling and graduation from there.

The lifestyle of Dubai is unbeatable. It’s like visiting Delhi but a much cleaner and better version. TALLEST TOWER in the world is in this place and trust me Burj Khalifa will make your eyes pop.

A place like home away from home, friendly people, delish food, skyscraper buildings, lights, shopping festivals and belly dancing, DUBAI is THE place to holiday if you wanna explore all of this.

SOME OF THE PLACES THAT ARE A MUST  VISIT :

  • Burj Khalifa  ( 160 story skyscraper & observation deck)
  • Burj Al Arab
  • Dubai Mall
  • Ski Dubai ( Mall of the emirates)
  • Madinat Jumeriah
  • Palm Islands
  • Atlantis
  • Wild Wadi Water park
  • Meena Bazaar ( for some gold buying :P)
  • Miracle Garden
  • Jumeriah Beach

Since I was there few days back I managed to hog alot and gain an extra pound 😦 but who cares? ENJOY!!

Here are some of my food photographs from some of the famous restaurants out there.

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PAPA ROTI- KNOWN FOR THEIR BUNS AND TEA.

 

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ALFREDO CHICKEN PASTA FROM SOCIAL HOUSE- DUBAI MALL
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PEOPLES FAVOURITE- NACHOS PIZZA FROM SOCIAL HOUSE, DUBAI MALL
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THE MOST FAMOUS FROZEN YOGURT IN TOWN- PINKBERRY, DERIA CITY CENTRE
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BEAUTIFUL DECOR AT THE DUBAI MALL.
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BONELESS BITES EXTRA HOT, UNO CHICAGO GRILL
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EVERYONES FAVOURITE DIPNDIP, JUMERIAH- BROWNIE WITH VANILLA ICECREAM
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MINTYLICIOUS, SHAKESPEARE AND CO
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PERFECTLY BATARED FISH AND CHIPS, SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY
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GOING TO DUBAI AND MISSING OUT ON SHAWERMA? NEVER. HATAM RESTAURANT SERVING SPICY SHAWERMA, DERIA
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AVINTAGE ERA- SHAKESPEARE & CO
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CHICKEN QUESADILLAS IN THE MARKETTE CAFE
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ALFREDO PASTA IN PINK SAUCE, THE MARKETTE CAFE
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THE VERY FAMOUS NUTELLA WAFFLE AT EATALY, DUBAI
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CLUB SANDWICH AT THEMARKETTE CAFE, DUBAI MALL
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DELICIOUS WATERMELON & KIWI JUICE AT THE MARKETTE CAFE, DUBAI MALL
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YUMILICIOUS, MOUTH WATERING NUTELLA, STRAWBERRY, BANANA CREPE
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THE LARGEST APPLE STORE IN THE WORLD, MALL OF THE EMIRATES
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CHRISTMAS DECOR AT MALL OF THE EMIRATES
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WORLDS BEST BEEF BURGER, SHAKE SHACK- DUBAI MALL
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JUMERIAH BEACH
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THE PERFECT MORNING BREAKFAST, PAUL, BURJUMAN MALL
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PERFECT VIEW WITH THE BEST ICE LOLLY.

 

This was my short and sweet trip to dubai filled with food and just food!! 😀

Stay tuned as I write next about INSTAPIZZA 😀

BYE PEEPS ❤

STAY POSITIVE, DREAM BIG.

 

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

Qubitos – The Terrace cafe.

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ELITE MEET-UP FOR BLOGGERS.

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Situated in Rajouri Garden ( suddenly too many food joints are opening here! strange?) This cafe is a hidden gem in RG. The open terrace, the lounge, fine dining everything seems perfect about this place. 

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We were invited here by Redfoodie (Elite meet-up) for all the bloggers in town. 

They serve Thai, European and Mexican cuisine. I guess this post of mine would have less to write and more photos to describe my luncheon. 

Great presenttion. Amazing ambience. Delicious food. DAY MADE 🙂

Have fun scrolling down and enjoy these mouth watering dishes. 

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ROOFTOP

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Summer lightning- consisted of coconut syrup, cranberry, mint leaves, lime juice and peach syrup. Was soo refreshing and indulging. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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Spring rolls- Crisp, presentation was great. Not over fried. Tasted delicious. Had such great spring rolls with sweet and sour dip after a long long time!!
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Pasta in red sauce with garlic bread topped with cheese.

 

 

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Paneer Tikka- Soft, juicy and mouth watering
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TILLA KEBAB. Great taste, presentation and a must must try! Highly  recommended. !! Absolutely beautiful .
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RUSTIC GREEK SALAD. Loaded with veggies. Fresh and tasty.
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Cute giveaways by Redfoodie at the event. Had such a great time with food lovers and to top it up with such great ambience and food.

 

CAFE WHY NOT? + BLOGGERS MEET.

CAFE WHY NOT? – SATYANIKETAN. 

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Located in Satya niketan.. Right next to all the other cafes and joints. You will easily locate it but think twice before driving yourself there because parking might be a tab bit tricky. The Bloggers meet was held here by Delhi Foodie Instameet along with India meets and my delhi diary ( follow them on Instagram) 

All the extremely talented bloggers working day and night to give all you foodies out there an insight into where to go next to satisfy those tastebuds, always craving something new and also to serve you with the  best photos, were present at the meet. It was a great opportunity to bond over something we all love: food and also put faces to the well known names of the blogging world.

The music was great, ambience was nice and on point for all the youngsters.

We were served with rose slush that look like this :

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It was tangy and sour with right amount of sweetness.

We started with Baked momos: those tasted okay! Nothing extraordinary or out of the box. The Presentation could have been better.

Next came wood fired thin crust pizza :  (road to college) This was WOW. The crust  was crisp and it was loaded with vegetables and cheese.  A pizza can never go wrong, EVER.

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Pasta with garlic bread : this pasta just reminded me why I stepped into the blogging world, to find hidden gems like this. This butter chicken pasta was just delicious, the perfect mix of Italian and Indian cuisines. Who would have thought that would taste so good. This still makes me salivate. A must try!

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Strawberry lemon mojito: this is not something I enjoyed much.  

Mojito: this was the good old mojito. Well, a little high in the sugar department if you ask me.

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Chilli chicken burger : the presentation was perfect, a definite eye pleaser. It tasted amazing. Something that I have never tasted before.

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For desserts :

Mud cake : this was nice!Something I have had before, not something new. But the taste was good none the less.

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Oreo cheesecake : every households favourite Oreo in a dessert, again it tasted nice  but nothing new.

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My dessert winner of the two would definitely be mud cake, solely because it excelled in the taste department.

Overall a place to visit atleast once to enjoy the music, food and ambience.

P.S- Could majorly improve with presentation, lighting and service. 

Next coming coming up TRIBE RESTAURANT LOCATED IN VASANT KUNJ.

< XOXO >