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Only Punekars Can Experience These Simple Monsoon Pleasures!
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Only Punekars Can Experience These Simple Monsoon Pleasures!

July 21, 2017

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.

7 Dishes No Punekar Can Resist During Monsoons!
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7 Dishes No Punekar Can Resist During Monsoons!

July 06, 2017

It’s like the entire city is pregnant when it rains; we get these cravings for certain dishes, which we especially cannot resist during this season. And, what a Punekar craves, a Punekar gets. Here are seven dishes that we cannot keep our hands off all through this gloomy (read glorious), wet season. #PunekarEats

7 Vohuman Cafe Food Pictures to Feed your Soul
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7 Vohuman Cafe Food Pictures to Feed your Soul

July 04, 2017

Are you a Punekar? If yes, you do not need an introduction to Vohuman Cafe. You’re not a Punekar? In that case, first off, welcome to Pune’s most awesome webzine. Secondly, Vohuman Cafe is one of Pune’s oldest, most legendary food landmarks. It’s not even like they serve a variety of international cuisines; nah Bro, […]

#PunekarInFocus: The Unstoppable Sandy Singh
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#PunekarInFocus: The Unstoppable Sandy Singh

June 14, 2017

First there was Koregaon Park’s most well-known restaurant and landmark, PREM’S. Then came one of our absolute favourite bars in the city, SWIG. But, the man didn’t stop there; he launched another massive gem in Pune’s food and party crown, EURISKA. You’d think he would be satisfied with three of the most outstanding hangouts in the city. Nope! In January 2017, Sandy Singh masterminded and introduced KINKI – Modern Asian Kitchen & Molecular Bar, to Punekars.

Pune Vs. Bangalore: We Have a Winner
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Pune Vs. Bangalore: We Have a Winner

April 13, 2017

If you follow me on Instagram (@misspunekar), you know that I was in Bangalore for a few days last week. From what I remembered about the city, it used to be gorgeous; beautiful weather, delicious food, fun places to shop in, wide, clean streets, everything just about perfect. I always called it a larger, greener Pune (with slightly better weather) and figured it to be the only other city in India I’d ever want to live in. Today, if I had to compare Pune with Bangalore, here’s how it would go.

#PunekarAchieves: Prabhu Ram
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#PunekarAchieves: Prabhu Ram

April 09, 2017

About over a month ago now, I decided to up my fitness game (because, well, #fitfam) and joined a Zumba class close to home. Initially, I didn’t know what to expect; I hadn’t even bothered to check out Zumba videos on YouTube. Day one was madness; I don’t think I moved a finger for about two hours post class. I knew it would get easier with time though. And it did. Today, I actually miss it on days I don’t dance. Part of what I enjoy in our sessions is the energy of our instructor, Prabhu Ram. He’s encouraging, always motivating, and all in all a really fun person to follow and dance with. Of course, I went ahead and got him to spill about his life, passion for the art and more. Excerpts…