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The joint cafe (first floor, galleria market, above cafe coffee day, DLF phase 4, gurugram)

In a nutshell: A food-focussed, chef driven, unusual & interesting decor cafe that has a separate burger menu card, excellent & mammoth burgers – no indianization. Loads of other meaty dishes & some vegetarian ones. Passionate about meats that are sourced from Europe & artisinal producers in india. Better burgers than AKU’s I wrote about last week. Note – We are not burger freaks but … Continue reading The joint cafe (first floor, galleria market, above cafe coffee day, DLF phase 4, gurugram)

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AKU’s the brrgrr Co. (Opposite CROSSWORDS. Cyber hub, gurugram)

In a nutshell: A food-focussed, chef driven, no nonsense, burger stall that serves some excellent burgers without indianizing them. The tweaks are in the form of additional options – no bun (read carb) burger, double patty, extras etc. Address & other details: AKU’s Instagram: AKU’s Facebook: AKU’s Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Meal for 2: ₹500 onwards Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed … Continue reading AKU’s the brrgrr Co. (Opposite CROSSWORDS. Cyber hub, gurugram)

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Hello pumpkin (takeaway / home delivery delhi NCR)

This is review of a special bengali set menu (I call it BENgali BENto Box) by this global cuisine eatery. In a nutshell: An eatery who serves select dishes from different parts of the globe, serious about making good food from good local Produce & good quality Imported meats & fishes. Address & other details: hello pumpkin Instagram- hello pumpkin Facebook – hello pumpkin Meal … Continue reading Hello pumpkin (takeaway / home delivery delhi NCR)

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Petite pie shop (ground floor, world Mark, sector 65, gurugram)

Deconstructing the buzz around the new kid on the block In a nutshell: Makers of outstanding baked parathas (outer layer of pie) but average curries with disappeared meat flavors (average filling) when it comes to savoury pies, great hot freshly baked sweet pies for dessert, visually delightful ambience, great place to catch up with a friend, great service. Address & other details: petite pie shop … Continue reading Petite pie shop (ground floor, world Mark, sector 65, gurugram)

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Kuuraku (ground floor, global foyer, golf course road, gurugram)

In a NUtshell A Japanese themed restaurant in gurgaon, part of an international chain, frequented by the travelling Japanese population & also a sizeable Indian population, very good food (not indianized) with a super wide chicken menu, some pork & minimal fish & seafood offering, excellent warm & efficient staff, Japanese style seating, very enjoyable, immersive experience Address & other details: kuuraku Meal for 2: … Continue reading Kuuraku (ground floor, global foyer, golf course road, gurugram)

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Bengali food festival by Pritha sen (the Oberoi gurgaon)

This post is about bengali food festival at three sixty one degrees restaurant, the Oberoi gurgaon dates – 9th to 19th September 2021 In a NUtshell A fabulous bengali pop up by journalist & food historian Pritha sen, ably assisted by Surojit Rout (founder, Ekdalia Road)…… three set menus to choose from – vegetarian, fishy, meaty. Loved most of the dishes – this was like … Continue reading Bengali food festival by Pritha sen (the Oberoi gurgaon)

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Pandit ji kachoriwala (prasanna kumar Tagore lane, Chitpore, notun bajar, kolkata)

In a NUtshell A shop without a sign board, popularly known as pandit ji kachoriwala that sells fab gulab jamuns & pretty good kachoris Address & other details: pandit ji Meal for 2: ₹30 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian only Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ himself & he has paid for the full Bill & tips also. http://www.yummraj.comContinue reading Pandit ji kachoriwala (prasanna kumar Tagore lane, Chitpore, notun bajar, kolkata)

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Premium ichi zen (ground floor, global foyer mall, golf course road , gurgaon)

In a NUtshell A Japanese themed restaurant in gurgaon frequented by the travelling Japanese population (we were the only Indians in the full restaurant), very good food (not indianized), good staff, very enjoyable experience Address & other details: premium ichi zen Meal for 2: ₹1500 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ … Continue reading Premium ichi zen (ground floor, global foyer mall, golf course road , gurgaon)

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Aminia ( Ballygunge gardens road, Golpark, kolkata)

In a NUtshell A little bit of nostalgia, a whole lot of (90 years history) past, an average to good present, when it comes to food. Excellent service. Nice ambience. Address & other details: Aminia Meal for 2: ₹300 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian YUMMRAJ rates all the food items & then gives a final overall rating, which is a simple average … Continue reading Aminia ( Ballygunge gardens road, Golpark, kolkata)

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Lalit mangar (foothills of aravallis, off gurgaon faridabad road).

This is a travelogue about staycation at this hotel, activities & food that we had here. In a Nutshell: A post lockdown enjoyable weekend break amidst pure nature, so unbelievably near from the city, no city noise, not too many vehicles, a beautiful drive around the villages in the morning, intense in-house pottery & qawalli sessions, loosening of the mind with a game of carrom, … Continue reading Lalit mangar (foothills of aravallis, off gurgaon faridabad road).