Misal, Mastani and much more

Pune is reckoned with the Peshwas and also with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Pune has been blessed and is the birthplace of many prolific leaders and social reformers who led and drove India’s freedom struggle.

Pune being the cultural capital of India has preserved its tradition & heritage till date. It's rightly said, “what you get in Pune you will not find the same anywhere else in the world”. Punekars often say – "amchya saarkha kuthe hi nahi".

It has an eclectic combination of people seeking both, spirituality at the Osho’s centre as well as materialistic success at the Koregaon Park, which is an IT hub.

Therefore, while in Pune one can eat, drink, party, pray, love and live as if there is no tomorrow. Pune is a gourmand’s delight and you will be confused by a variety of cuisines offered by this city.

For street food lovers, Durga Café’s Pav Bhaji is the best option to opt for, especially if one is wandering late at night. The cold coffee at the Durga Café is also worth a try.

Talking about Pune one cannot miss th e hot & spicy Misal served at the Bedekar’s snack Corner. In summer you can treat yourself with the Mastani Mango milkshake, which contains chunks of whole fruit, and which is available at the Sujata ice cream parlour in Pune.

For Non-vegetarians, the Good Luck cafe near Fergusson College is a treat. This Irani cafe is famous for its lip smacking egg pudding, bun butter omelette and elaichi laden Irani chai.

Apart from this Irani cafe, you have Dorabji & Sons, a restaurant serving authentic Dhansak with other Parsi cuisine.

Another Restaurant which adds Punes diversity is the ‘’Rassa Roadies’’ located at Sadashiv Peth mainly known for its Saoji cusine, which is comparatively spicy and a lot of oil goes in preparing it.

For the sweet tooth, Chitale Bandhu is place you should hunt for. Along with the Bhakarwadis, one must also try the ’Sutarfeni’.

A variety of local cuisines await you, the next time you visit Pune.

Prachi Kande
(Product Management)