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Up North, Bavdhan, Pune

Pune has a few spots which are known as “lovers points” where couples go in the evening either on a long drive or just to hangout with their friends. One such spot is the Chandni Chowk located in Bavdhan, cocooned outside the madness of Kothrud and has a few good cafes, restaurants and bars to choose from, in case you want to indulge in some. Situated right opposite the 24/7 Cafe Coffee Day is Up North…

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5 Takeaways from First Social Media Day Pune

Backgound Mashable launched the event in 2010 as a way to recognize the digital revolution happening right before our eyes. Each year, thousands of people organize hundreds of meetups across the globe. From Australia to the Philippines, all the way to Sri Lanka and Morocco, countries come together every June to participate in this global…

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Video – North Atlantic Skies

We love visualizations. Every day, between two and three thousand aircraft fly across the North Atlantic between Canada, the United States and Europe. Airspace across the North Atlantic is divided into six Oceanic Control Areas (or OCAs). These OCAs are controlled by Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) working at different locations in different Countries.

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Cafe 1730 Beans and Booze

Koregaon Park is known for many things and one of them is great cafes and restaurants. Nestled in a quiet corner of a very green and scenic Lane 6 is this Cafe 1730. Now this place has been around for a few years now and has seen itself go through some transformations. Initially I would go here for a quick coffee or some work, relaxing and….

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BluO Phoenix Market City

Last weekend Pune Foodiez gang was invited by BluO for a review. Now this is one place which has always impressed me.. but only in terms of their bowling lanes and the sports bar ambiance. It’s the biggest bowling alley in the city, well designed interiors with blue/LED mood lighting all over, lounge and restaurant type seating, private party rooms with Karaoke and a fully stocked bar as well. What I did not know until recently was they had a proper food menu as well and claim to be a fine-dining restaurant.

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Stone Water Grill – Review

This is one name that has been synonymous with contemporary european fine dining and great nightlife in Pune for years now. Factually, Stone Water Grill was way ahead of it’s time when it originally opened & introduced the city to a lot of things which were not on the options list even at most 5-Star…

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Arabian Nights at Four Points by Sheraton

International Food Festivals at 5-Star properties have become quiet a rage these days. These hotels have the resources to bring speciality Chef’s on board or even do extensive research and planning for such festivals. Sadly, FPBS is not one of them. And unfortunately the same can be said about most properties in Pune… they need to get the execution dead right or just steer clear of it.

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Uncles Kitchen – Chinese Street Food Crawl

Went to Uncle’s Kitchen recently as part of our street food crawl week.. my friend Tes and I discussed about the various places we could try but then I settled on Uncle’s Kitchen as it’s been one of my old haunts since college days. Back then they did purely Indian Chinese but now slowly they have adapted the slightly fancy Pan-Asian cuisine…