Kids Food Festival at Pahmos

Ever since I started working in Gurgaon, I am constantly looking out for places where I can take my kids and have food too, so that I can have some good time with both of my favorite things – my kids and Food off course. And I reserve my weekend for pampering the lazy me so all this exploration happens during the weekdays.
On my way from office commuting from Gurgaon to Indirapuram, I have good 2+ hours to myself. So was just scrolling zomato where I came across this Food festival event update of Pahmos. And the creative looked exciting enough to plan a visit with the kiddos. As it is when we visited this place last time they did a lot of running around and playing with their tyre sitting which is really cool. So after Paprika & Readers cafe this place has become my another option to go for.

So here we are at Pahmos ‘ Kids Food Festival ‘ to have some good time and explore a menu that’s designed only for kids.

All my kids love here is so much colors and the cool sitting because they can get down easily on their own without having to ask mom to help them get down.

So moving on to food, the menu is quite elaborate with loads of options to pick from unlike other outlets serving only 2-3 options or just happy meals for kids.

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The kids menu has burgers, sandwiches, pizza’s, wraps, soft drinks , smoothies , shakes & off course desserts and there are multiple options in these to choose from. The entire food menu comes in veg & non veg options making it much easier to choose from as per your kids choice. The menu starts from Rs. 99/- goes up-to 199/- across veg & non veg options.

I picked up a Slider Box Burger. As this had a hash brown Patty in the kid burger served with French fries,  lettuce & coleslaw. Priced at Rs. 99/- it’s a good pick.

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So that’s all for kids, now let’s move on to what we had. Well this is my second visit to this place, so I am going to incorporate food that I had in this visit and what I had earlier.

Food from my first visit to Pahmos

Loved the ambience of this place. Sitting is designed keeping bigger family dine out or an outing point for bigger gangs. Red and golden color dominates the interior of this place.

So amoung the vibrant colored Ambience the welcome drink is also pretty colorful. Yes they do serve a welcome drink as you sat down to place your order.

# Thai Green Papaya Salad : I just loved Raw papaya in salads and the dressing of the salads also that enhances the taste,  and this one came with one of my favorite ingredients yes Peanuts. So for me it was the thing to have. Priced at Rs. 189/-

#Hummus Pita : Priced for Rs. 175/- homemade asparagus hummus is served with Pita breads.

# Mexican Taco : A taco with stuffing of  toast Mexican beans and veggies served with a dip. It’s tangy so be careful before ordering it you can’t handle tang. Priced Rs. 189/-

# Streamed Momos : I just loved the presentation of food here it definitely looked more appetizing. So here’s the Veg momos priced at Rs. 129/-.

# Briyani Sizzler :This is  Briyani served over a sizzler with a streak of saute Paneer and veggies. Sufficient for 2 for main course. Priced at Rs.249/-

# Pan seared fish satay sticks : Priced at Rs. 299/- ,minced  Fish Satay sticks are served with a  creamy butter lemon dip and veggies.

So overall liked the food ordered and even the pricing it’s value for money. Order is going to take time so keep patience or order at once to save on time.

From my Visit 2

# Watermelon Feta cheese salad : This is my all time favorite salad since I just love watermelons. This one is loaded with walnuts making it great on taste and health. that’s what salad should be right!

#Baked stuffed potato : Half cut potatoes stuffed and served in four peices with a dips is a good pick for Potato and cheese lovers. Priced for Rs. 199/-

# Indian papri chat taco:  yes you read it right,  our very own street food is done into a taco with papadi chaat filling. It’s tangy & crispy serving 4 of such mini taco.just a good snack to have as starters. price Rs. 189/-

# Pahmos Special Burger :

This is a burger with double Patty with home made sauces. Let me put a disclaimer here don’t order it if you can’t handle it. Rs. 249/-

# Brown base dimsums & Streamed dimsums :  brown base dimsums are normal dimsums only difference is after stream they are further heated in a pan to turn the base brown. Price Rs. 149/-

Well you must be wondering I visited this place twice and didn’t had a dessert,  so the reason is that we love the Pan shop at the ground floor therefore yet to explore the desserts at Pahmos.

Overall a good place to hang around and have fusion food. Great place for families, but do take care of time so if you in a hurry then go to a fast food joint. But if you want to spend time over good food then head to Pahmos without a thought.

Address
First Floor, Indirapuram Habitat Centre, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad
Call – 0120 6888949
Open Hours : 12 Noon to 11 PM
FB Page – https://www.facebook.com/Pahmos-Cafe-234850816945701/

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Midnight Food Delivery Sorted with Dudleys.in

If you are working late or hanging out with friends late in the night , you simply tend to loose track of time amoung work or giggles and then clock stucks  12 tunning into a new day and you suddenly start feeling hungry. Sadly there is no where to go and at this hour you don’t have heart to move your mom or wife to kitchen.So what you  do,you look into the  fridge and hog on to whatever you find and then you get on to biscuits, chips and Namkeen or whatever edible you get your hands on. Then Maggie comes to your rescue.

Not anymore, 

Yes Not anymore. 

So here is an exclusive night only service from http://www.dudleys.in , they saw this pain area and worked on it and is in the space of Night only food delivery. Isn’t it exciting.

Their kitchen starts at 7pm and goes on till 4am. And delivery starts at 8 pm onwards for the order that is placed at 7pm.

Let’s take a look at their menu,  not very elaborate but just perfect for you to pick up stuff to your craving. Probably this is first menu which makes it easier to choose. And for Non veg lovers it can’t get better than this – chicken, pork,fish, lamb, Duck etc etc 

While going through their site I came across the word gourmet right on the home page and I knew the menu is going to be superlatively outstanding. Dudleys has evidently kept these staples in mind while creating their menu. I have never seen such a menu for late night delivery and the way they have played with the ingredients is seriously amazing with lot of exotic cheese being used.

So what did I ordered. 

I was tempted by their shakes , especially the ingredients and colors.So health on my mind I ordered for a Avocado shake & a Celery & apple shake.

And trust me one was more than enough.as they were quite thick & fibrous.


Since I wanted  have a shake,  I ordered for a Burger box for my friend. And this was a jumbo burger with French fries and dips. We have ordered for a Veg Burger a barbeque potatoe wedges that are made in their kitchen done in a sauce that again made in house. And the size is really to watch out for.

And another meal in a bowl for the rice lover,  I picked Portuguese Tomato basil and it was also a big bowl. 

So overall a great food options and we thoroughly enjoyed our food. 

Now you can be calling your gang over to hang out at your place or stay till  late in office without being worried about where to order the food. Let dudleys do it for you. 

How to order 

Simply call +91 906914293

Or logon to http://www.dudleys.in 
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Tapri – A cute stop over at Jaipur 

Whenever I visit a new city all I do is explore more and more street food. But this hot afternoon was different and inspite I craved for some street food for lunch but the heat outside pushed me to go to a closed AC space. And while passing I saw this sign and decided let’s go there.

The place is called as Tapri and is in CScheme at Jaipur as a  dine in cafe on the rooftop.

The entire place is very very witty with a lot of quirky little things around. As if designed to make you smile.

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As you step into this space all you can see is a lot of stuff on display that is being sold here miniatures of earthen tea sets,  kullads, bags , mugs,  jars, diaries etc etc

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Now few of the quirky signboards from the cafe, really liked the way they have put forward what they want us to do at Tapri.

A mathematical disclaimer at the billing point, the Glass that scream out loud that it’s a glass. Outside terrace space which people take it for Granted that it’s a smoking  place says it’s not and even warning why should you even need to smoke. & something for the selfiestan people. May be you clicking with your phone but they charge extra for it.

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The place was decently crowded and as we settled down and was figuring out the menu. I started looking at other tables and as always the grass looks greener on the other side. We enquired for few dishes which were being served on adjoining tables & finally ordered the following

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  • Bhelpuri
  • Dal pakwaan
  • Namkeen shots
  • Gehu singh
  • Masala chai

I am sure you must be like is it seriously ordered for lunch looks more like evening snacks menu.

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But since we had a heavy breakfast and I am on a diet so this was the best I could pick keeping the calories count mind. But was even surprising was that we could barely finish it.

Dal Pakwaan was something that I had for the first time. It’s a dish that is created with a khakhra base with yellow dal on it and loads of finely chopped tomato and green chutney on it.

Namkeen shots : these were the finest golgappa chat I ever had. The golgappa shells were very very fine & crispy.loaded with curd,  sweet & green chutney,  potato cubes….. Simply yummy.

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Gehu Singh: this was the best Gehu recipe ever. Soaked and boiled whole wheat made into a delicious chat garnished with cut veggies and sev. Simply outstanding and very very filling.

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Masala chai followed by a green tea just awesome

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As we checked out the terrace that overlooks the Central Park. The terrace is quite spacious with lots of plants to add to the colors on the terrace and loads of cool breeze to breathe.

As we checked out after the bill they got us a feedback form. Asking us to leave a little bit of us. I did that and carried a lot of Tapri with me that you went in the blog. Not just that after my first Tapri experience with the 2nd In chronological order of Tapri cafe visit,  I headed straight to the third and newly opened Tapri cafe at Marriott – Tapri Ashram,  The tea house.

B-4E Prithviraj Road, C-Scheme
Jaipur, Rajasthan
@Mytapri Send Message
Call 0141 236 0245

Sipping Caliente – A Drink with Chilli’s

If you  don’t take alcohol like me and when you are at parties all you have is Mojhito Or juice based mocktails which are loaded with sugar and calories. And if you are looking for low calorie stuff all you have is diet cokes of the world. So while I have a mocktail in hand all I  crave for is some spicy food to combat the sweet drinks rather sugary stuff that I am sipping on.

I have tried a drink called Chilli Mojhito at Laat Sahab in Garden Galleria noida and it had green chillies in it,  so I quite liked it. Back then I never thought there would be a non alcoholic bottled drink that would have chilli’s in it.

A blogger and Author friend was working on a project of launching a drink in India and he mentioned to me that this drink has a very different taste & some uniqueness in ingredients.And I was like,  every other day there are so many drinks making there way to India what is going to be so special about this one. Well the response was wait and watch.

​After having a successfull stint in Norway & Denmark the Drink with Chilli comes to India. And the Name is Caliente and this drink is launched by Uma Ekologisk and Trade LLP in India.  It’s a delight when blogger friends really ensure that we get to taste and review the product. So as he got hold of the first samples we got the opportunity to taste this much talked of beverage.

There were 2 flavours that we got to explore Chilli Lime & chilli Cranberry pomegranate in sparkling lime and red color with a lovely glass bottle with a tag that explained a lot about the entire range.

The Bottles came with a disclaimer that they taste best when served chilled Or ice. I was super happy to see the non alcoholic drink and it came with a promise to make you high. As a person who doesn’t drink is always wondering what’s like being high like. Though as person I am always high on life.

Caliente is a new kind of drink, in which alcohol has been replaced with chili heat. The ingredient which makes chilies hot – capsaicin – also triggers the release of endorphins, creating a natural high. Crafted in Sweden from organic ingredients, it’s the ultimate choice for people who are after a complex non-alcoholic drink that’s low on sugar. I am sure this comes with a good news for all the people who stay away from alcohol in front of their parents or family , they can now safely consume it at home. In case of dry days this can be a backup to them. And also for the states that  have ‘dry days’ this can be a savior.Seven Indian states has prohibited sales of alcohol, including Gujarat where a Caliente launch is planned for summer 2017.

Caliente is one of few organic non-alcoholic beverages sold at a premium price and to be consumed at adult drinking occasions. Most Indians relate ‘premium’ to alcoholic drinks, meaning that Caliente’s exclusivity and price need to be explained and exploited.

So when do you get to have this,  well answer is  pretty soon. I got my first bottle,  you ll have it too sooner than you imagine.

The first bottles will be found in premium retailers and high-end restaurants in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore this month. After another 2-3 months, a second phase includes Chennai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Goa and Ahmedabad.

So go and grab yours when you spot it in a store near you or the bar of your choice.

 

Moti Mahal- A Food Journey from 1920’s

“Only few chefs in the history of gastronomy have been credited for inventing a cuisine or even a dish. Kinda Kal Gujral is one of them. He has put the Indian cuisine on the world’s culinary map.

The Indian Pakistan partition forced great chefs to move to India.  This led to the emergence of a new culinary chapter, one such man was Kundan Kal Gujral who started Moti Mahal is 1920 in Peshawar the Peshawari phenomenon set up his second eatery in Daryaganj in 1947 following the partition  and soon acquired world wide patronage and become an institution.”

This is exactly what the first page of Moti Mahal delux menu reads. We started from the Indian drink – Chaach and the Jaljeera 

Followed by the vegetarian platter to compliment our drinks. The platter came with 3 peices of Dahi Kabab,Tandoori  Aaloo,  Paneer Tikka and Mushroom. All grilled served with chutney and salad. 

Since this place serves very nice veg and non veg combos,  we ordered for a Vegetarian eco  combo that came with a combination of 3 started,  butter naan and a Dal Makhani totally loaded with Butter , so can definitely say perfectly Makhani.

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And along with this we also ordered for Paneer Makhani,  Malai Kofta and mutter mushroom in the main dishes complimented with Chilli Lacha parantha and khasta Parantha.

Overall the food was great. Service was a bit slow but then it’s okay since they had quite a few people to attend.

In dessert we went for our all time favorite the Gulab jamun. As that was the only option they had along with Vanilla ice cream. Though they had couple of dishes in the menu but these two were the ones which were available.

Address

Food Court, The Great India Place Mall, Sector 38 A, Near Sector 38, Noida

0120 4226142

0120 4226143

Timings :  11 AM to 11 PM

Direction map : https://www.zomato.com/ncr/moti-mahal-delux-tandoori-trail-sector-38-noida/maps#tabtop

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Tafree time at New Tapri 

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Few places has got something about them that drives you to explore more about the place. On this business visit to Jaipur I went to have lunch at this place called Tapri at C scheme. While exploring this food heaven I got to know that they have just opened another outlet at Marriott hotel near airport that week itself and its better than the one we were in and bigger too :).
I thought I wish I could visit that too.where there is a will there’s a way. I stepped out of this place and headed for another meeting. The meeting was scheduled around Marriott therefore going by gut feeling I proposed if we can meet at Tapri.

Bingo!  I couldnt believe that I was Heading to yet another Tapri store in the same day. I already knew what I am going to have Moong dal Pakode with my favorite Adarak chai which I could not order in the afternoon.
As I entered this place I saw this Dhela common chai redi right at the entry with mini Parle G biscuits,  an old radio transistor taking you back in time.  This Dhela also exhibits the sign board #Tapri.

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As I stepped in I was taken aback with a beautiful landscapep & a beautifully crafted sitting space there.

They have a tie up with the NGO shristi who have placed these bird feeders and few messages on saving natural resources.

The open air sitting is a evening point and has got a dedicated canopy at all tables for shade. With a dedicated sitting under a huge canopy for kitty parties and birthday parties.

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As we came to the main restaurant area the gate stuck me. Sometimes small gestures are worth a million, the gates had 2 set of handles one for adults and another one for kids….. How thoughtful 🙂

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And I could made out the place is kids friendly but this place further surprised me with their one of its kind activity area. And this was a place to let the kid in you come alive and indulge in everything that we did as kids from coloring to art & craft stuff.
All the walls had a different theme and most of the items on sale. Most of the theme of the restaurant used recyclables. And everything was too Indian.

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The audience here is much different from what we saw in the other store. Lots of happening people around just hanging out just  like that.

Since we have came here after our lunch so anyways did not had much space for food. And therefore ordered my stuff yes Moong dal Pakode , Adarak wala chai for 2,  and a Masala chai while we quickly finished the meeting.

When our order arrived I was already very happy.Crispy deep fried  mini Moong dal balls along with Adarak chai was out of this world and the quantity was sufficient for 3 of us. Every cup of tea is served with something be it their in house cookies or a mini pack Parle G biscuits, and the biscuits are so so cute that u feel like having them all.

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For me this place was a trip to childhood nostalgia with earthen pots,metal kettle serving tea, serving wares made of leaves  or lookalike of leaves  and lots of things from the past yet so modern.

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The menu was vast and served a lot of regional and international cuisines.

I had a flight at 6 and I didn’t felt like leaving such a vibrant,  full of energy positive space. With a feeling that I will come back to this place again we made a move and paid our bill and stepped out absorbing the positive vibes of this place.

I think few people definitely need to visit this place

  • Staying at Marriott then just step out to this place for some fresh air and lots of good food.
  • Kill extra time in hand and let the creative person in you take charge in the activity area.
  • Have a evening flight to catch step out of the city to avoid traffic  and spend some time here amoung the woods as airport is just stone through from here, don’t forget I am also saving you from the boring time at airport and off course unmatched food is a bonus.
  • Have kids and you are  on a trip to Jaipur, a visit to this place  anytime of the day is a treat for kids and will offer you loads and loads of your time while kids play around and do their stuff
  • In Jaipur then this is a cool place to host your meetings – lots of positive vibes You See 🙂
  • Pick cute little things from small earthenwares to a lot of art and craft stuff.
  • Unwind in the lap of nature away from the hustle of the city.

Do I need to say anything further,  I think you are already in for such a retreat.
Disclaimer: This is not a promotional feature nor have any connection with the owners / promoters of this place. It’s a work of expression  purely from the experience of a food enthusiast & off course love for new place in a city #JaipurDiaries.

Add a pit stop to your next Jaipur trip #Tapri

Address

B-4E Prithviraj Road, C-Scheme
Jaipur, Rajasthan
@Mytapri Send Message
Call 0141 236 0245

Summer gets sweeter at Baris 

If you have a sweet tooth or you love everything sweet. Or may be you are like me who loves to hog on to desserts first before I move to main food, then Baris awaits your visit to indulge your taste buds into a sweet temptation.

A menu that is curated by their chef Mr. Sahib Ibis, the entire range of summer dessert is loaded with summer cool ingredients, that represents the perfect blend of hand picked summer fussion  dishes. And the portion sizes are so indulging that you won’t mind those extra calories.

Best part of the food at Baris is that it marinated the food much longer to achieve the perfect blend of spices and taste unlike the over cooking that we generally do while making food, that you end up getting the taste of spices only.

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And even I felt the extension of this in their summertime sweetness Dessert menu as well.Let me take you to the sweetest culinary trip to the dessert on offer this summer at Baris

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1.) Aam Lava ( Rs. 325) : in case you could follow my last blog on Baris or have been to this Mediterranean dining then you need no introduction to the best item on their dessert menu,  yes it’s Baklava. And Aam Lava is a mango infused traditional Baklava that is served with mango cinnamon syrup.  And a presentation to die for. Don’t  believe check this out. And a mango flavored muse over it, garnished with dry fruits.

And Nothing gets better when the MasterChef  Chef Sahib Ibis from Turkey  serves it to you.  It’s ought to be extra sweet. Got lucky second time to be served by the curator himself, with his million dollar Turkish smile,

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2.) Figamisu ( Rs. 325) : Well this is a version of Tiramisu with a blend of figs,  savoiardi cookies layered with mascarpone cream. And look at the presentation isn’t it difficult to control. This is devilish for sure.

3.) Twisty Turkish Delight ( Rs. 275)  : So as the name goes it’s a Turkish dessert made with carrots, Coconut, walnuts and Cinnamon. And this is one dish you will definitely want to order again.

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4.) Kazan dibi Muhallebi ( Rs. 275) : Yaa that’s the name probably the most exotic  and is the lightest dessert on the menu on sweet quotient and taste too. It’s caramalised milk pudding with mastic & seasonal fruit salad. It had mango so for me it was the perfect pick. Chilled fruit salad on such a creamy and light base tasted simply yum.

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5.) Shambali (Rs. 275)  : Last one on the list but not any less. Yes wheat semolina orange pound cake with cinnamon salted caramel & Vanilla ice cream on the top. This is pure Bliss. An ultimate dessert to dig into.

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So what are you waiting for,  visit this inspired Mediterranean dining place for these incredibly irresistible dessert option for a completely satiating meal.

where you Ask ?

Baris Restaurant

Building 3, Local Shopping Complex, Mazjid Moth, Greater Kailash (GK) 3, New Delhi

011 49045330

011 49045331

( Pre booking recommended )

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