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Nashik has a new Luxury Lifestyle Destination. A relaxing oasis, just a drivable distance away

Radisson Blu, a renowned hospitality brand that delivers positive and personalized services in stylish spaces, in partnership with R&P Hospitalities, has recently launched their flagship luxury lifestyle property in the Wine Capital of India – Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Nashik. Located at a drivable distance from Mumbai & Pune, the hotel is just off the Nashik-Mumbai highway, a half-hour from the airport and a 10-minute drive from the city centre. Last weekend, I decided to make a visit to Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Nashik for a relaxing weekend getaway. This urban sanctuary delivers an experience of redefined luxury with its world-class offerings. Featuring an extensive range of 224 elegantly designed rooms, housing 18 spacious suites with extensive private balconies, the design and the décor of the rooms represent nothing short of bespoke luxury which is attentively inspired by contemporary influences. My room had a backdrop of the two-millennia old Pandav caves with

Mumbai welcomes French-style patisserie Cou Cou

 Offering the perfect mélange of authenticity, tradition and modernity, Cou Cou is the first independent food and beverage outlet brought to life by the legendary Oberoi Group and has opened at Jio World Drive, Bandra Kurla Complex. What’s on the menu ? Cou Cou offers freshly-baked bread, cakes, handmade chocolates, homemade gourmet ice creams and a vibrant selection of savoury delights. The bakery and savoury section showcase an exciting assortment of freshly baked bread, with an opportunity to witness them being baked right in front of you.  The cakes and pastries section offers a wide range of cakes, classic and contemporary pastries, and tarts of various sizes and flavors. The chocolate and cookies section offers homemade single origin chocolate and pastries. It also offers a chance to witness the patissier complete his creation! What really caught my eye were the celebratory cakes that were on display. The classic French-style cake  - Opera is now on my must order list for upcomin

Pav With Friends - The ‘Panda Gang’ edition with Chef Harsh Dixit by Pack-a-Pav

  In 2016, Pack-a-Pav launched ‘Pav With Friends’ a special dining series for which they invite some of the city's most talented home cooks and chefs to guest at Pack-a-Pav and serve their signature versions of the pav sandwich at Pack-a-Pav’s Bandra store. The ‘Panda Gang’ edition with Harsh Dixit Harsh Dixit is the reigning king of personal chefs in Bombay; he’s been a chef to Bollywood’s top tier. The team at Pack-a-Pav is stoked that for three days you too can have an audience with Harsh and try his stellar cooking at the 14 th  Edition of Pav with Friends. Chef Harsh will serve Asia-inspired pav sandwiches that pack a wallop of flavours. It’s a crackling collaboration and you get to say that Harsh cooked for you! About Harsh Dixit Chef Harsh Dixit is a private chef based in Mumbai. Along with his team, Harsh has been a personal chef to Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Nagarjuna Akkineni and Vidhu Vinod Chopra. He also caters one-off intimate meals where he personally curates a menu

Andheri to get a taste of its first luxury destination - An Asian Tapas Restobar, Foo

  Following on the heels of the ongoing success story,  the Tham Brothers  are gearing up to continue their magic with the launch of  Foo , this time in the upscale neighbourhood of Andheri, this will be the  Fourth Foo  that the sibling-duo brings to the public. Just in time for the year-end festivities, this will be the first luxury destination for lovers of the brand’s iconic Asian Tapas fare in Andheri west.   The swanky new restaurant parades a stunning aura that spreads across  7000 square feet. Foo  Andheri boasts a sophisticated ambiance and embraces a harmonious combination of modern Japanese design, bold Asian traditions with the nostalgic, romantic & luxurious style of French architecture - creating an eclectic Euro-Asian experience, complete with outdoor tropical garden seating and an island outdoor bar to enjoy the weather.     On the new outlet, Ryan Tham  & Keenan Tham say, ‘Spread over 7,000 sq ft, Foo Andheri is set out to be our first venue in Mumbai to offer

The time has come to stuff your faces with s’more of everything as Foodhall launches its month-long American--themed food festival-The United Tastes of America!

  Burgers. Hot dogs. Pies. Bagels. Donuts. Grilled cheese. Pancakes. And all things American take centrestage at Foodhall stores across the country over the course of the month, as part of The United Tastes of America food festival.   Drive-thru and take your pick from American bakery specials such as  Boston Cream Donuts, Cinnamon Cruffins, Submarine Rolls, Pretzels , and more .  Or, party like you’re at an American frat house at our  Chip & Dip  station, where you’ll find Foodhall’s signature  5-layer party dip, a Tex- Mex salsa, and Chipotle Sour Cream , among other lip-smacking offerings. While you’re at it, don’t forget to indulge in some creamy, melty, stringy gourmet cheeses (the  Breakfast Cream Cheese  is not to be missed!) and top off your experience by treating yourself to Foodhall’s in-house chocolaterie,  XOCO57’s  soul-stirring  Brooklyn Hot Chocolate and Peanut Butter Reese Cups , which tastes that much better in sweater weather!   That’s not all. Enjoy not one, but

oin Us for A Thanksgiving Soiree at Sorrentina! A 6-section special menu running from Friday, 19th to Thursday, 25th November followed by a day long celebration on Friday, 26th November 2021

  Oh it truly is a week to be thankful! As a Thanksgiving Special, Sorrentina’s Chef Aabhas Mehrotra has collaborated with Chef Nariman Abdygapparov and Chef Anushka Malkhani   of  Whisk with Us to bring you the Friends of Sorrentina Thanksgiving Soiree to create and showcase a contemporary Italian tapas menu along family-style bakes and mains from Monday, 22 nd  November to Sunday, 26 th  November 2021. The Thanksgiving Soiree includes a 6 section menu that is available Friday, 19 th  November to Thursday, 25 th  November with the finale being a day long faire at Sorrentina on Friday, 26 th  November 2021. Enjoy cold small plates like  Caesar In Rome  –  a deconstructed Caesar Salad ,  Pumpkin Burrata -   burrata with herby leche de tigre, roasted pumpkin and crispy pumpkin seed Brittle and  Tomato Carpaccio  - Seasonal tomato carpaccio with strawberries  and Hot Plates   like  Whoa! Bambolini  -  Savory Bomboloni with crispy eggplant, red pesto and mozzarella ,  In Love with Potato