With the rains comes some serious hunkering for soul food. What better than tantalising parathas to kill the craving and that to while keeping our Shravan diets intact. Listed below are seven of the best vegetarian Parathas and where to find them.
Beautiful and endearing as Pune city may be, its residents are its real pride. Our fellow Punekars always do us proud and they’ve done it yet again! Twins from Pune, Chinmay and Tanmay Samak, proved that Pune really is the Oxford of the East by winning first prize at the NSS and NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest, 2017!
The residents of Pune breathed a sigh of relief when the long-proposed Metro project was finally approved, sanctioned and commenced in December 2016. However, it seems like those aren’t the only plans in store for our beloved city. The next 5-6 years will see investments of Rs. 75,000 Crores for a 3rd Metro line, a new airport, and a Smart City project, amongst other upgrades.
Founded in 2015, Authenticook is a young company celebrating regional diversity by providing an authentic dining experience in the homes of incredibly talented home chefs. We had a chat with co-founders Ameya Deshpande, Aneesh Dhairyawan and Priyanka Deshpande about the concept, their experiences, our culinary heritage and, of course, food.
I’m going to start by saying that I’m totally expecting comments like “Eh this happens in Mumbai also” and “What bakwaas Bro this list is toh fully applicable in Jharkhand also”. Yes, I know. Monsoon is monsoon everywhere; the raindrops in Pune aren’t liquid platinum being showered on a land of solid gold. But, if you’re a Punekar, your soul will just GET these monsoon feels.
It was a fine Pune evening; a slight drizzle and a delicate breeze that carried the waft of delicious food. It was the same evening that a few Punekars met at Café 1730. The table was aligned with especially crafted delicacies from end-to-end. We could go on and on about the food served, I mean you’ve read our #PunekarReviews, right? But this time we’ve decided to give it a bit of a twist and let you hear directly from our foodies! Here’s what they’d recommend.
A freakshake is a thick, creamy and cakey mashup of heavenly joy. It is basically a HUGE milkshake with a crazy load of toppings from cakes, ice-cream bars, doughnuts to pretzels and brownies. Invented in Canberra, Australia, these desserts have finally migrated to Pune. Thank the heavens for that. Here are the freakiest shakes of Pune.
To get featured in our weekly Instagram list, use hashtag #ThePunekar. Here are some awesome clicks by Pune’s instagrammers from last week!
Luring the film industry for eons, Pune has managed to star in quite a few films! Well, we don’t blame the filmmakers as our city has a peerless appeal. So, soaking in the starry glory, here’s listing some of the famous ones!
We all love some level of spice in our food. Most of our palates have evolved to handle a very high level of spiciness. Here are some of our picks for the must try spicy Chicken Curries that Pune has to offer. We assure you they score high on the Scoville Heat Unit Scale. Get on this trail before Shravan begins, Punekars!