Tired of eating the same old wada pavs and momos and drinking un-experimented, unexciting cocktails? Fellow Puneites, drop everything right now and try out these eccentric yet delectable fusion dishes from these restaurants. Because it’s time to break the monotony!
A 12-Inch Tall Burger, Black Diamond Cocktail & More: The 9 Wackiest Dishes In Pune
Chicken & Cheese Wadapav
The traditional Maharastrian snacker gets a scrumptious meaty twist at Café F5 in Baner. The deep fried flour coating has no mashed potato whatsoever! Instead it’s filled with beautifully cooked diced chicken sautéed with creamy cheese, herbs and rich Indian spices. Meat lovers, you’re warmly welcome!
Price: INR 70/ piece
Black Diamond Cocktail
Named after the first English train that ran from Kolkata to the neighbouring coal mines of Asansol, the Black Diamond Cocktail, the latest creation of Minority By Saby at Kalyani Nagar, is to die for! The drink is an infusion of 60 ml old monk, earl grey, honey, edible charcoal colour and cola.
Thai Chicken Golgappas
Your favourite street food – golgappas, now come in brand-new avatar at Street Meat in Koregaon Park. The small crispy balls of flour are filled with diced thai chicken and the goodness of sweet chili tamarind, lemongrass and key lime.
Price: INR 140/plate
Big Babool Shot
Urban Foundry at Balewadi High Street boasts of interesting cocktails and connotations of drinks. But what drove us down the memory lane was the whacky Big Babool Shot, the sweetness of bubble gum infused in Smirnoff.
The WTF Burger at the Burger Barn Cafe in Koregaon Park is 12-inch tall and weighs around two kgs. Take up the WTF Challenge and get your photo up on the restaurant”s wall of fame!
All you have to do is, finish the WTF burger, a portion of fries and an Oreo shake under 30 minutes. If you can do it under 15, your gigantic meal is absolutely FREE!
Price: INR 500
Cheese Chocolate Toast
The quaint little food joint, Flavours at the heart of Fergusson College Road serves neatly grilled chocolate toast topped with a generous amount of grated cheese and dark chocolate shavings.
Price: INR 80
Trupti Tea Center at Dnyaneshwar Paduka Chowk will remind you why monsoon and a hot cup of tea is an inseparable couple. Try the famous Mara-Mari, a combination of regular and special tea. The regular chai is made of water and milk, whereas the special one has no milk in it. Have a cup of this happiness with either a cream roll or samosa and you’re sorted for the evening.
Price: INR 22
Try the best of fushion food at Krustys Bistro in Kothrud! But first, get your hands on the Gulabjamun Cheesecake, a unique combination of cream cheese, chocolate, biscuit crumbs and gulabjamuns!
The dish is a speciality of the chef and is not on the menu. Put in a special request to the waiter and wait till the dessert surprises you!
The Badam Jalebi at Dezart in Deccan Gymkhana is everything yum and awsome! The dessert is plated at the table and comprises vanilla sponge mixed with condensed milk and dryfruits, topped with icecream and freshly made hot crispy jalebis.
Price: INR 250