We’re nearing the end of the year, and looking back, we’re sure you had some amazing culinary adventures. So, we’re back with another round of Out And About to help keep you going in that direction. Fortunately, the food scene in cities like Mumbai, Goa, Delhi, and Bangalore is always thriving with the launch of new restaurants and interesting menus. Here’s a curated list of places worth bookmarking for the coming week.
If you are in Mumbai
Immerse yourself in the flavors of the coast
Hakkasan’s specially crafted limited edition seafood menu is a must try. Their team of chefs have put a modern twist on classic Cantonese cuisine with a menu that includes innovative dishes like lobster rolls in black pepper sauce, lotus root roll and prawns, Hakkasan signature scallops. shui mai, golden fried soft shell crab, crispy Halibut with toasted almonds and more.
Where: Waterfield Road, Bandra West
Schedules: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | 7:00 pm – 01:30 am (ongoing until December 31, 2022)
To call: +918355877777
Cost: 2600 rupees for two people
get the Eastern Mediterranean Experience
Chef Shahbaz Shaikh has created a completely new menu for Loci & Toot. The menu features a healthy mix of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Vegans and people who love gluten-free food will not be disappointed. Enjoy a range of nouvelle European and Eastern Mediterranean dishes like Moroccan flatbread, corn on the cob mixed with spices, quinoa, and chickpeas falaféme, hummus dish, chicken paillard among other delicious options.
Where: 14th Street, Khar West
Schedules: 11:00 – 12:00
To call: +91 9004147787
Cost: ₹1700 for two people
Experiment with Bengali food
Tucked away in BKC and now also in Powai, Taftoon is loved by people for its varied regional menu. They have launched a Bengali food festival and have very limited seats for the same. Expect treats like daab chingri (prawns cooked with onion paste, ghee and coconut meat), maccher kaliya (fish cooked in a spicy curry), sun potoler dolma (Stuffed Pointed Squash and Potatoes), and bhapa maach (fish wrapped in a banana leaf and steamed) on the menu.
Where: Naman Center, Bandra Kurla Complex
Schedules: 11:30 – 12:30
To call: +917777076563
Cost: ₹2500 for two people
Work in a cozy co-working space
Conceptualized as a comprehensive wellness space, The Moon Village is a great place to eat healthy food and is also home to a relaxing yoga studio and a cozy co-working space. And while you’re busy attending a meeting and making calls in a very comfortable corner, order a serving of red rice poha., ragi idli with sambhar, or tofu Akuri and eggs Florentine with coconut hollandaise. However, you must try the Chettinad. kathal and makki tacos and the podi idli Panzanella.
Where: 19th Street, Anand Vihar Chs Ltd, Khar West
Schedules: 10:00 – 22:00
To call: +918828433688
Cost: ₹1,100 for two people
Dig into Crab Biryani
Adding to its already exciting seafood menu, the Ministry of Crab is inviting people to try its recently launched crab biryani. Curated by chef Dharshan Munidasa, the biryani arrives in a clay pot. Premium Basmati rice is cooked alongside mud crabs in an aromatic blend of conventional Sri Lankan spices, and the delicious smell fills the room once the lid is opened. Try the biriyani with sides like the mint sambol, classic malay pickle and crab sea food soup that elevate the experience to another level.
Where: 4th Road, Chitrakar Dhurandar Marg, Khar West
Schedules: 12:00 – 15:00 | 19:00 – 22:00
To call: +917710898811
Cost: ₹3,000 for two people
Plan a brunch with your friends
Fatty Bao can be your choice for brunch with your friends. The Wao Bao Brunch at The Fatty Bao, (Bandra and Andheri) includes options such as dim sum, sushi, bathrooms, and a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian main course options. It gets better with their selection of signature Asian-inspired cocktails, sangria, wine, and cold beer that they offer with the meal. Try prawn tempura sushi, wild mushroom and truffle oil dim sum, and grilled Sambal chicken bao with signature cocktails like Yoko Oh No, The Fatty Sour, Wasabi Drop, Wow Ming, Popcorn Sour, and more.
Where: 14th & 33rd Streets, Linking Road, Bandra West/Morya Classic, Off New Link Road, Andheri
Schedules: Every Sunday between 12:00 pm and 04:00 pm
To call: Bandra – +918928746233 | Andheri – +917738008460
Cost: ₹1499 + tax (for a dining experience) / ₹3098 + tax (for unlimited food and beverage offer)
If you are in Puno
Learn how to make artisan bread and cookies
Toscano in Pune is hosting a pastry masterclass. You can learn how to make varieties of artisan bread and hand-rolled cookies with Chef Tarun. And while you’re at the restaurant, try their signature dishes like the garlic bread with pesto and sundried tomatoes, the norma pizza, and the chocolate Kahlua. almond mousse tuile Y cream English
Where: Amanora Mall, Hadapsar
Schedules: November 19, 16:00 – 18:00
To call: +917619220575
Cost: The entrance fee is ₹899 + tax
Enjoy a delicious breakfast in a beautiful setting
Starting the day off right is very important, and what better than doing it with a good breakfast? One Three Kitchen may be your next breakfast destination. The restaurant is not only an Instagrammable spot, but the breakfast is also worth a try. Everyone’s favorites so far have been dishes like the train station omelette, keema by eduand eggs in a blanket. Add a smoothie or fresh cup of coffee from their menu with your order.
Where: Marunji Street, Wakad, Hinjawadi
Schedules: 08:15 – 23:30
To call: +918530131394
Cost: ₹1,000 for two people
If you are in Goa
Spend lazy afternoons at this quaint cafe
Craving all things organic? Elaa Goa is a cafe and bar in Anjuna serving earth based food, coffee and cocktails. Chef Sandeep Sreedharan has created a unique menu that includes never-before-seen combinations of ingredients. Experience a wholesome, tasty and healthy menu, enjoy great cocktails and relax for the weekend.
Where: H.No. 1069, Gawaddi, Anjuna
When: 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
To call: +919820330144
Cost: ₹800 for two people
Go completely pan-Asian
This weekend, try the latest Pan Asian release in Goa – Qi Pan Asian. sip on thupkas, enjoy flexible dumplings, authentic curries, and a wide variety of rice and noodle preparations. Make the most of your day off and indulge in this sumptuous menu.
Where: Store No.1, Taliegao Market Street, Panaji
Schedules: 12:30 – 15:30 | 19:00 – 23:30
To call: +9178208 04876
Cost: ₹800 for two people
If you are in bangalore
Try the American classics
Popular American chain of grills and bars, Applebee’s is now officially in India. Located in the Orion Mall, the restaurant serves an extensive American menu consisting of grills, steaks, and juicy burgers along with a variety of sides to choose from and an extensive drink menu. Head here for a casual dinner.
Where: Orion Mall, Dr. Rajkumar Rd, Rajajinagar
Schedules: 10:00 – 23:00
To call: +919878720841
Cost: ₹2000 for two people
French Paninis Throat
Paris Paninis is the place to go if you want a variety of satisfying gourmet sandwiches. From savory sandwiches to sandwiches filled with all things sweet, you can try a couple of them in one go and you’ll be set for lunch. In addition to these paninis, order some fan favorites like onion rings, fries, ratatouille, and cookies
Where: HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar
Schedules: 12:00 – 23:00
To call: +919901428604
Cost: ₹600 for two people
if you are in delhi
Have an Italian party in the homeland
Shangri-La Eros New Delhi has a new menu curated by Chef Aceti in Sorrento. Enjoy an unforgettable Italian experience with exclusive delicacies. From pumpkin and truffle ravioli to roasted duck breast, this is one wholesome dining affair you won’t want to miss.
Where: Janpath, Connaught Place
Schedules: 12:00 – 22:00
Cost: ₹3500 for two people
keep your glasses full
The holiday season is officially here, so we’re ready with recommendations to keep your glasses full and your soul happy. Check it out.
Yvelle: is Yauatcha’s first private label wine in collaboration with Fratelli Wines, and is available to drink at their Mumbai and Kolkata outlets.
Dewar’s Japanese Whiskey: is a new Japanese Smooth, which is a new Scotch whiskey innovation that combines the best elements of Scottish and Japanese whiskey-making traditions and cultures in one bottle.
classic coca grower: is an herbal cocktail ingredient with notes of ginger, lavender and orange peel. Add it to your favorite concoction and enjoy it at home.
June of G’vine: It is a gluten-free gin with notes of wild peach and summer fruits such as royal pear along with hints of cardamom. Give it a try, especially if you’re moving away from gluten.
Legacy: It is the new Indian whiskey from Bacardi made with selected Indian grains and is currently the only premium Indian whiskey in the brand’s stable.