The blistering heat of the summer makes you want to teleport to a tropical paradise. Alas, while Pune has no beaches in sight, city restaurants gear up to offer you a slice of Hawaii with these seven summer foods.
Mango Mushroom Punch
Heading out for brunch on a warm summer’s day? The Mango Mushroom Punch will refresh your palate. A scrumptious salad of grilled mushrooms, exotic greens and pineapple; The jalapeno gives it a neat kick while the yoghurt-celery dressing heralds a silky ending.
Where: Salad Grills, Kalyani Nagar
Price: Rs. 200 per plate
Vegetarians in quest of food heaven behold the Funghi Trifolati. Greens & Olives dishes up fresh mushrooms beautifully sauteed in Italian herbs for a buttery and garlicky mouthful.
Where: Greens & Olives, Aundh
Price: Rs. 290 per plate
Your passport to Italy, this Sicilian Antipasti platter brings you olives, sun dried tomatoes and pickled onions with a chickpea pate. Savour it with freshly baked homemade bread and oodles of cheese.
Where: Darios, Koregaon Park
Price: Rs. 490 per plate
The Green Goddess
Capitalising on the recent Matcha obsession, L’Apicio’s brings you a quirky gourmet sandwich. A thorough palate cleanser, the Green Goddess is made of Matcha tea bread. Bite into green tomatoes set against a creamy avocado mousse, drizzled with pickled onions and fresh buffalo mozzarella.
Where: L’Apicio, Aundh
Price: Rs. 180 per plate
The Iron Man
Albeit this one’s a doozy, the Iron Man is a satisfying Detox smoothie. All of apple, pineapple and banana goodness whipped up in yoghurt, it just had to make the list!
Where: The Organic Cookhouse, Koregaon Park
Price: Rs. 130 per plate
Nutri Patra Fish
In the mood for some Patra nu Macchi? Bistro NutriFood curates a delectable dish of pan grilled fish dished up with exotic grilled veggies to whet your appetite.
Where: Bistro NutriFood, Model Colony
Price: Rs. 200 per plate
What better way to kick start your day than with a light and delicious breakfast of poached eggs and an English muffin! A side of spinach with the lazy drizzle of hollandaise just tickles your taste buds further.
Where: The Flour Works, Kalyani Nagar
Price: Rs. 195 per plate
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