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Chai Koregaon Park To begin with, a lot of people hold their ‘Chai’ very, very dear. This sacred cup helps restore and maintain sanity through night and day. Having said that, the word ‘Chai’ resonates a vibe which the word ‘Tea’ can never match up to. Chai signifies a vehement sense of comfort. Something to begin with and also something that you go back to at the end of the[…]

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Farzi Cafe – New Menu, Better Prices Farzi Cafe have been the forerunners of the Fusion Food Concept in the city. The torch bearers of introducing ‘Molecular Gastronomy’ in the culinary circuit of Pune. A concept, which has now succumbed to being just drab doses of liquid nitrogen and smoke engulfed drinks which ignite absolutely no fire for your appetite. The brand recently completed two successful years of its stint[…]

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ARTH ARTH – a monumental establishment in the culinary circuit of Mumbai saw a star studded launch in Pune a few months ago.  While the launch propaganda and media buzz is short lived, the true propeller to success is what the brand has to ‘offer’. How often do you see a restaurant bustling with guests on a Monday evening right in its first month of operations? A meld of guests[…]

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Hot Dog Fest at The Irish House July is the American National Hot Dog Month as designated by the NHDSC (National Hot Dog and Sausage Council) of USA.  As privy as it may sound to us, this informal celebration is in order to recognize Hot Dogs as an integral part of the American Cuisine. The Council organizes and sponsors numerous events held across the United States, the proceedings from which[…]

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Daily All Day, Koregaon Park While the cynical media today focuses only on news which propagates animosity and world weariness, The Daily chooses to highlight what is easy to overlook – The Good.   A simple yet toothsome spread in a resplendent ambience surrounded by a collection of good news from all over the world.  Read  ‘Positive vibes’ come alive on a whole new level at The Daily. The brand[…]

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I’m Aliya Nada Saifi aka Lobster Pasta Lady, a passionate food blogger based in Pune and currently feeding my soul. I define myself as a carnivore, teetotaller and a dessert digger!

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  • There are hospitable and warm hosts and then there are Kashmiris. I have never come across a more jovial breed of humans with a better sense of humour than the locals we met on our trip. Our 8 day tour was a door to interact with quite a few locals and every single person we came across from hotel managers to tour guides, from shopkeepers to drivers - were a delight to speak with. A readily helpful attitude behind an ever smiling face. Didn’t see a single person with a frown in the valley, hard to believe such warm and peaceful vibes exuding from a place which is home to a million disputes. Only wishing peace for its wonderful people. 🌟❤️🌟🏔🌟
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  • I had a long list of everything I wanted to try in Kashmir in terms of food. The gist of the list was primarily meat laden - Yakhnis and Roghanjosh and the thought of a hearty Wazwan spread had me drooling in anticipation. While all of this clearly exceeded expectations, there were few other dishes which came forth as pleasantly surprising. .
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Local street food in Kashmir, found towards Old Srinagar area or small  roadside stalls tucked on highways. The Halwa - Paratha as they call it, is a popular breakfast item. The paratha is huge enough to serve a family and the Halwa is like no other. Laden with dry fruits and ghee, the sugar and salt combination is a firecracker. This was on our way to Anantnag district. Some bomb stuff from the kitchens in the valley🌟❤️🌟
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  • A Shikara ride at the Dal. The first of many cliches that we began the trip with. The water of the Jhelum -spiking cold to the touch and a mirror to the blue skies. This and a breathtaking view of the snow clad peaks are what perfect afternoon siestas look like in Srinagar. The experience is sublime and with a view of the setting sun, this ride is straight out of the movies ❤️💖❤️
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  • Tried this uber amazing CHICKEN BOLOGNESE at the newly opened @jdscafepune. The menu is a lot of quick bites at unbelievably pocket friendly prices. This quick bake bolognese is cheesy, layered with soft shredded chicken in a tangy base. No drama and all flavor food! Check them out on East Street. @cookedwithlust is the man on the back and front of the cafe, so the desserts here are going to be amaze. No questioning that at all. .
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It’s been a whole month since the last post, time is flying yet the things you yearn for still seem way out of sight🙄. A long break has been on the cards for long now and while the body has taken off for THE vacation, the brain still isn’t ready. Gearing up for a week full of beautiful sights and beautiful food! Expect more activity on the stories and hopefully more posts! . .
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  • Mamagoto literally translates - ‘to play with food’. No I didn’t come up with that, got this bit from their website. A pretty intriguing name with equally stunning interiors. The ambience combines FUN and ASIAN in every element. Just look at those vibrant colors, that tile art and the mosaic finish. With such good looking walls, why would you stop staring? .
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More on the blog soon. Keep following @lobsterpastalady (There, I just gave myself a shoutout) ❤️🖖🏻⚡️
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  • A few weeks back, I had one of the finest asian food at @mamagotofunasian in @pavillionpune ! I have been raving about their food ‘verbally’ everywhere. My friends and some kind people who ask me for recommendations can vouch for this. However, I missed posting about the same. While I work on their blog, let me just go on record to tell you how the Anti Brunch menu they offer for weekday lunches is one of the most paisa vasool deals in the city. .
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@mamagotofunasian up next on the gram and the blog❤️ Feast your eyes on these succulent chicken wings till then❤️⚡️🌟
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  • Chai signifies a vehement sense of comfort. For a lot of people it helps restore and maintain sanity through the day and night. @chaiwalla.tejas has caught this dire need for Chai hook, line and sinker and gives us his cafe @chai.pune . With a name like that, there’s a long list of comfort food and more. Details on the blog❤️
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Some pretty corners and delicious grub, this post completes the trilogy on my grid. Here’s to a Happy Monday you guys❤️⚡️
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  • What does this look like to you? Apart from the fact that this table for two seems tailor made for a date, this corner at @chai.pune seemed so much beyond just this visual. More like a corner where I would want to sit alone and enjoy my cup of tea/coffee(coz I’m more of the latter). I perceived it more on the lines of a personal vanity space/studio with a lush green view🌟
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This particular space instantly stands out from the rest of the cafe. A lot of floral upholstery, abstract and vintage elements are brought together at CHAI to create a great space to chill. A huge thumbs up to the guys behind their interiors. Go solo or take your gang, but definitely VISIT! .
Also going back to where I started, do share your thoughts in the comment section below🖖🏻
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  • The last couple of months have been more about exploring uber-pretty places🌟Not that I haven’t enjoyed some equally good food but the ambience at some of these cafes/restaurants was simply extraordinaire. With that thought and also to bring about some change on my feed, I will be sharing a few glimpses of my dining out story in the city in elements which aren’t restricted to food! .
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Also next up on the blog shall be the much loved, also super delayed review for @chai.pune . Details and more on my blog - 
www.lobsterpastalady.com
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