Blue Nile- A note worthy restaurant in Pune

Mutton Biryani Blue Nile High On Food
Before going out for Blue Nile, I researched extensively on best biryani and Mughlai food in Pune. I came across very few places which focus on just food. Now-a-days, We tend to look out for places which serve both "drinks and food". Gone are the days when we would hunt for good food only. A place like Blue Nile makes you believe that such a restaurant still exists. To reword, such an experience still exists. You enter into the restaurant and the architecture is still the same. Everything aro...

Tale of two chole

tale of two choles High On Food
Today's lunch was a different one. On your left (The one with red-brown curry) The chole in the left side of the plate are red brown in looks. These are made with the usual conventional punjabi method of cooking. However, red dominates the brown mainly because of the red mirchi powder used. To get that authentic and original brown-black color, we use tea bags (or tea water). This is in line with the chole made in Jammu. Again, Jammu styled chole found on the streets have dollops of ghee an...

A restaurant that serves in a living room

Zeera RIce- Home Made By Tasneem- High On Food
I have been living homeless from a loooong time now (Don’t point out the extra o’s) and what I dearly miss is the ambiance, the family eating together, the talks and of course, the food. Home Made By Tasneem is a concept where you Eat out the authentic Bohra Food at Home and by home, I literally meant at home. "You can't wash your hands in the basin. I will bring the lota. Its the complete tradition", says Tasneem, the chef and the discussion is immediately supported by her daughter, Alifi...

5 of the best Street Foods in Jammu that you must try

Gulgule in Jammu - High On Food
It breaks my heart! As if no one cares about it. The reason that I am heart broken and sad is all because of lack of promotion of Jammu Food. Everybody who comes to enjoy his vacation in Jammu and Kashmir usually plan for Katra, Vaishno Devi and Srinagar of course! So, tourists hardly get a chance to explore the local food of Jammu. Luckily, I have lived in Jammu for good time now and possibly covered most of the street food ( Ofcourse, I have not! I am still hungry) Jammu has variet...

Not the world’s tastiest Vegetarian Snack, Misal at Aaswad, Shivaji Nagar

Misal Pav Aaswad Shivaji Park High On Food
"Misal Pav at Aaswad has been awarded the tastiest vegetarian dish in the world" You can find more here. Aaswad Restaurant located near Shivaji Park, serves authentic Maharashtrian food. I was there last night to find out what makes the Aaswad's Misal the tastiest snack in the world. From the first bite of the Misal to the last bite of the Kharvas, let's dive deep into the world of Aaswad. Aaswad's Misal Pav   Don't get me wrong! The Misal felt quite ok. I couldn't replace th...

Never Ending Love for Naaz Hotel

Chicken Kadai Naaz Hotel- High On Food
Some of my College rather "hostel" memories (2011 to 2013) have been closely associated with Naaz Hotel, Kurla. I remember my very first day at the Vidyavihar Hostel of Somaiya. Rai, "Chal aaj Naaz mein Chicken khaate hain.." ("Let's eat out at Naaz") and I couldn't help but say Yes! You know you are around Naaz Hotel when the aroma of Tandoor pulls you. Naaz Hotel gives you the feeling of a typical Muslim Hotel, the aroma of tandoori Chicken, Families enjoying the tasty Murg Masalam, that o...