The Wife (TW) & me, make it a point to visit Delhi during winters. On the agenda is Fog, Friends and Food. The nip in the air during the last days of December and most of January is a refreshing change from the weather in Maharashtra and it is always a great idea to meet … Continue reading Afghani Naan & Chicken Qorma in New Delhi
Recently I wrote about QSR (Quick Service Restaurants) losing steam and the culprit could well be poor and sub-standard customer service and not economy and slowdown. (Slowing sales at QSR – Will anybody look at the Quality angle?) Few days ago, Economic Times had an article on how Pizza hut and KFC are suffering from … Continue reading As locals go global, global’s are trying local – are QSRs right in Localizing the menu in India?
Last year I had written about how I am bored of the same menu at Barbeque Nation. “Why I don’t like Barbeque Nation anymore? It invited many comments including one from a friend who said “I agree with this and in as many words”. Last few months have seen leading publications in India, talk about … Continue reading Slowing sales at QSR – Will anybody look at the Quality angle ?
Barbeque Nation owned by the famous Sayaji Hotels of Indore, became a rage in India as it started covering city after city and opened store after another in a short span of time from 2006 onwards. I was introduced to the concept when my family visited Barbeque Nation at Kalyani Nagar, Pune, sometime in 2008, I … Continue reading Why I don’t like Barbeque Nation any more
In one of my earlier blogs reviewing food, I had mentioned how Western parts of Pune are deprived of good food options. A quick look at Zomato and Trip Advisor – both of these places where I am active contributor and it highlights the lack of options for gourmet food. So one fine day, when we wanted … Continue reading The Great Punjab Koregaon Park – Experiencing Authentic Punjabi food
Dario’s is indeed one of the topmost Italian specialty restaurants in Pune. The only reason why I would not call it “THE” topmost in Pune or consider it as part of one of the topmost in the country is because it is “Pure Veg”. Dario’s is named after Dario Dezio – Chef & Owner, a person who … Continue reading Darios-The specialty Italian “Veg” Restaurant in Pune