5 Epic Dishes To Try In Mumbai

Bahubali releases this week and all of us are can’t wait to find out why Kattappa killed him. Some spoilers are already doing the rounds but that still hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of the masses. Such is this epic movie, speaking of epics, we thought why not list out some epic eats to make this weekend a totally epic experience? The Royal Thali@The Bombay Havelli, Charni Road
The Royal Thali, at The Bombay Havelli, Charni Road
The Royal Thali, at The Bombay Havelli, Charni Road
When in search for some mouth-watering food, look no further! Enjoy a royal feast at The Bombay Havelli. They have a special lunch thali, with several options to suit your taste buds. From Gujarati Thali, Marwadi Thali and Punjabi Thali, there’s an array of options to select from. Berry Pulao@Brittania & Co, Ballard Pier
Berry Pulao at Brittania & Co, Ballard Pier
Berry Pulao at Brittania & Co, Ballard Pier
Now, we know this might not be a massive plate but the history attached to every plateful. The recipe is Kohinoor Family’s closely guarded secret and the story of the pulao is fascinating transcending time through the pre-independence era in India. Paper Dosa@Dakshinayan, Juhu
Paper Dosa at Dakshinayan, Juhu
Paper Dosa at Dakshinayan, Juhu
Dosa is a great meal, light yet filling and it’s comforting too. The Paper Dosa is one that will get your out of your comfort zone. This massive delight (3 feet to be precise) at Dakshinayan is prepared using a 4- foot long griddle. It’s available in sada and masala variants. Raan Biryani@Persian Darbar, Bandra
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Raan Biryani at Persian Darbar
Imagine sitting huddled around your table with your loved ones. Try the aromatic Raan Biryani at Persian Darbar. An amalgam of flavours and textures of the slow cooked tender whole leg of lamb and long grain rice with traditional spice mix. Meetha Paan@Mucchad Paanwala, Kemps Corner
Sweet Paan
Sweet Paan
Now, all through the article, we’ve thought of food we left out what comes after food. You probably wonder why a paan walla or a pan wadi is epic? If you’re new to the city, Mucchad Paanwala might seem to be an urban legend and ask around about him. If you know how to maneuver your way through the traffic at Kemps Corner; you’ll find this happy person with a colossal mustache (and hence the name). What’s so epic about him? He makes paan that one can’t finish. The rumors have it, that they’re so god they even export to patrons living abroad.

8 Places To Cheer Your Favourite Team During The Mumbai Indians Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

It’s the time of the year when you root for your city at the Indian Premier League. We love how sports brings us together and we thought, why watch it at home when you can watch it on a giant screen chugging down a pint of beer and munching on some fries? So, gather your friends and head to these places for an entertaining experience this IPL.

Mumbai

Pharaoh Lounge, Andheri
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Pharoah Lounge
Pharaoh Lounge is a newly opened Egyptian themed lounge at Chakala, Andheri. Watch your team play on the big screen with special menus and offers like Bladder Bursts, Bar-War that are guaranteed to get you cricket fans in a frenzy. Guzzle some beer while you nosh on the Falafels or the Cairo Balls. Zoobar, Vile Parle
Zoobar, Vile Parle
Zoobar, Vile Parle
Who says your pet tyke can’t come with you to support your favourite team? Head to Zoobar, a pet friendly café that also screens IPL matches! From Beer to cocktail pitchers there’s ample to drink it up or chug it down as you cheer. Opt for their offer: Unlimited Domestic Package at Rs 1,450. They also have offers on Kamikaze shots, Unlimited Sangria for every ball played! The Sassy Spoon, Bandra
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The Sassy Spoon, Bandra
If you’re in Bandra and want to catch the screening of an IPL match, make way to The Sassy Spoon. They have some great offers on food and beverages. Munch on their Veg or Non Veg Platter replete with bar bites and wash it down with some drinks. They also have a set menu for the matches scheduled post 20:00 hours. Jeon – Hotel Sea Princess, Juhu jeon If a seaside screening appeals to you, you know where to go: Jeon at Hotel Sea Princess. Double up the fun with your friends and special offers on drinks and food. Three pints of beers with unlimited starters at Rs 999 and 6 pints of beer with unlimited starters at Rs 1,299. District Lounge, Kemp’s Corner dsc_7246 Beer being sacrosanct to every game night, guzzle three beers for just Rs 499 at the District Lounge. In case you’re in a bigger group, buy five beers for Rs 799. Now that’s a whole lot of beer at a very reasonable price. Want to know what else is in store for you? For every six hit by a batsman, the crowd gets to enjoy a free beer. The IPL season couldn’t get any better than this.

Bangalore

Prost Brew Pub, Koramangala prost-brew-pub-cider Watching cricket withbeer go hand in hand, and when you’re at Prost Brewpub, you know you’re in for a great time. Try some of their delicious craft beers and avail offers as you cheer for your team. Gilly’s XD Sports Bar, Whitefield gillys You can’t go wrong if you watch the cricket matches this IPL in one of Bangalore’s pocket friendly and happening night spots. They’re offering great deals such as unlimited draught beer only at Rs 599 and many more! Jonah’s, Indiranagar If you’re at Jonah’s, the IPL madness is guaranteed. Huddle around the table as you feast on some delicious munchies and drink it up with their irresistible offers!

8 Fun Things To Do In Mumbai This Weekend

Since this week has two Sundays, we know it’s time to relax and do what you love. We thought why not list out some cool things to do this weekend? Read on to know more.   BarknBond@Tea Trails, Vile Parle
Tea Trails Cafe, Vile Parle
Tea Trails Cafe, Vile Parle
If you want to pop out for a warm drink and a delicious bite and learn pet-friendly skills at the same time, then Tea Trails, Vile Parle has got the perfect weekend plan for you. Teach your tyke how to play, interact & be safe around dogs, and an interactive session with Canine Specialist along with enjoying complimentary Hot Chocolate and French fries.   Drink it up@Light House Café, Khar
Shots at Light House Cafe, Khar
Shots at Light House Cafe, Khar
Light House Café, Khar is shutting down but while it makes an exit, the have a great offer no one can refuse. Ending on a happy note, the Khar outlet is offering an enticing Countdown-to-Closing offer on 28th and 29th April. Go insane as they will be offering 30ml of Vodka at prices that reduce every 2 hours. Rs.140 between 7:00-9:00 pm, Rs.70 between 9:00-11:00 pm, Rs.35 between 11:00-1:00 am and free for all after 1:00 am!   All Vegans Unite@212 All Good, Lower Parel
Buckwheat Spaghetti with Roasted Pumpkin Bolognese at 212 All Good, Lower parel
Buckwheat Spaghetti with Roasted Pumpkin Bolognese at 212 All Good, Lower parel
Saturday’s Breakfast Club at 212 All Good will break all the stereotype we have for vegans. With a fun panel including mountaineer Kuntal Joisher, who will share his experience of climbing the Mount Everest on a vegan diet; model Phoebe Miriam Lawson will share her views on being a celebrity with an ethical lifestyle; co-host Monica Chopra from the Eco Trunk will tell us all about the unexplored field of ‘vegan fashion and sustainability’, and Madhura Vayal from the popular vegan organisation Sharan.   Coffee Brewing with Blue Tokai@Tertullia, Shivaji Park coffee-brewing   Still yearning for that perfect and absolutely satiating cup of coffee? Head to Tertullia, Shivaji Park for a fun brewing session and get your coffee game on point. Blue Tokai baristas will give you a detailed demonstration of how to make the perfect cup using a Pourover, Aeropress and French Press, as well as how to make coffee if you don’t have any brewing equipment at home.   Mumbai Market by Karen Anand@High Street Pheonix, Lower Parel
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Mumbai market by Karen Anand, High Street Pheonix, Lower Parel
In the age of home gourmets, culinary adventures and a return to natural foods, finally a lifestyle market which is a source of exceptional Indian produce such as Mo’s Super Foods, newly launched K’s Kitchen range of conserves, dressings and sauces, and many others. For the first time, a summer culinary workshop organized by Karen Anand on Saturday, 29th April from 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm.  Witness some great music by Dean Sequeira from Pune who was one of the top ten finalists on the hit TV show The Stage. Catch him live on Sunday 30th April from 7.30pm onwards.   Jazz Things Up@The Boston Butt, Kala Ghoda
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INteriors, The Boston Butt, Kala ghoda
The Boston Butt located at Kala Ghoda hosting an extraordinary Jazz day on 30th April which is the International Jazz Day. The day starts off with an extensive Boston Brunch where every dish that comes in will be fresh and very palatable with the whole menu being handcrafted to sooth and satiate your brunch experience. In the evening they’re hosting musicians from The True School of Music with the likes of Saurav Ghosh, Odysseas Toumazou, Lydia Hornung and Gianluca Liberatore followed by a performance in the evening by Groove Gully.   Sunday Sundowner@Matahaari, Worli
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Matahaari
It’s a long weekend and three days of fun! Dance away your lazy Sunday afternoon at Matahaari’s Sundowners India’s best House DJ Amann will add the electro twist to Bollywood music.   Mango Brunch@Seven KitchensSt Regis, Lower Parel
Sea Bass with Mango Sauce at Seven Kitchen-St Regis, Lower Parel
Sea Bass with Mango Sauce at Seven Kitchen-St Regis, Lower Parel
This Sunday, relish the different avatars of the King of Fruits in a variety of dishes at Seven Kitchens. Dedicated to the Mango lovers, Seven Kitchens will bring to its guest a variety of dishes the menu is set to surprise your taste buds with its vibrant, summer flavors with mangoes prepared in traditional and original dishes highlighting the seasonal fruit in each and every dish.The beverage menu features new summer cocktails from Fruity Mango Mojito, Mango colada, Mango Daiquiri and other premium liquor.

9 Dhabas That Should Be On Your Must-Visit List This Weekend

Only a couple of days until the long weekend beckons us to set out and hit the road, even if it is only for three days. We thought why not list some Dhabas that are no frills, no fuss, only delicious food; so here are some of the best.

En-route Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway

Parsi Da Dhaba, Vapi
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Patra ni Machi
When someone says Dhaba, you think of a cot made with coir and a plateful of Butter Chicken and naan with Kaali Daal. Parsi Da Dhaba isn’t like any such conventional place you’d see. Chow down some yummy Patrani Macchi, Dhansak, Doodh Ni Puff and many other delicacies at this restaurant.   Dara’s Dhaba, Thane biryani If you’re planning a staycation this long weekend but crave some dhaba style food, Dara’s Dhaba is a great place just within city limits. The place isn’t only about the mouthwatering food but also the ample space and area for kids to play!   Kinara Dhaba, Vasai kinara-dhaba%2c-vasai-credits-foodandnothingelse If you’re cruising on the Mumbai – Ahmedabad highway, Kinara Dhaba is a great place to gorge on some yummy Mughlai food. Modeled around the concept of a village, this dhaba is known not only for the food served but also the ambiance and décor.  

En-route Mumbai-Nashik Highway

The Bombay Dhaba, Kalwa
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Chinese
When Mumbai is home, find this piece, at least the culinary part on the Mumbai Nashik Highway. This place is a merger of a classic restobar and a dhaba. Sit in their machan seating and savour some good Mughlai and Indo-Chinese food.   Shalimar Dhaba, Bhiwandi
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Chicken Tandoori
Approximately 25kms from Thane on the Mumbai – Nashik Highway, Shalimar Dhaba is your place to gorge on some delectable yet cheap delights. We’d say their chicken dishes are a must-try. Baba Ka Dhaba, Igatpuri
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Chai
When you’re enroute Nashik, just before the Igatpuri ghat you’ll see that the road forks and a dhaba perched on your right. Baba Ka Dhaba is a pit stop for delicious and hygienic food. This place is the typical highway dhaba that you’d want, it swells with crowd during peak hours and has the adorable lingering sweet smell of piping hot chai. You can order some great Mughlai or Maharashtrian food and wash it down with their glass of chai, and if you want to, you can also pick up some goodies before you hit the road.  

En-route Mumbai-Pune Highway

Bhajan Singh Da Dhaba, Talegaon
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Chicken Kebab
This two decade old dhaba, just off the Mumbai – Pune Expressway near Somatne Phata, is a pit stop for some delicious Mughlai food fix on your way to Pune.   Varsu Dhaba, Lonavala
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Butter Chicken
Lonavala, on weekends is usually swarmed with Mumbaikars and Punekars, but Varsu Dhaba is your respite to escape those crowds. What sets this place apart from the usual Mughlai food serving places on the highway is that they also serve rabbit meat here. So, if you want to savour unique food while on the road, head to this place.   Toni Da Dhaba, Naigaon paaya Ever since Mumbai Pune Expressway curtailed the time of travel between the two cities, the dhabas on the old highway are almost forgotten. If you’re going on a bike ride via the old highway, make sure you eat great Mughlai and seafood at Toni Da Dhaba.

9 Eats And Drinks To Stay Cool With This Summer

Keep calm and beat the heat!   With the temperatures soaring high, keeping yourself cool and hydrated from the inside is the only way to fight the heat. These summer coolers are sure to help you do that.   Popsicles @ AKA BistroFort Price: Rs. 80/each + taxes mango-popscicle-1   Cheesling Jhal Muri @ The Bombay Canteen, Lower Parel Price: Rs. 200 + taxes cheeseling-bhel-the-bombay-canteen-3   Pani Puri Margarita @ The Sassy Spoon, Bandra & Nariman Point Price: Rs. 490 + taxes pani-puri-margarita-available-at-the-sassy-spoon-nariman-point-6   Fresh Fruit Popsicle @ Garde Manager Cafe, Vile Parle East Price: Rs. 50 + taxes fresh-fruit-popsicles-by-garde-manger-4   Mango and  Jalapeno Jargarita @ Jamjar Diner, Andheri West Price: Rs. 496 + taxes mango-festival-at-jamjar-diner-9   Mango Kiwi Short Cake @ Deliciae Patisserie, Khar West Price: Rs. 227 mango-kiwi-short-cake-5   Chuski Margarita @ Farzi Cafe, Lower Parel Price: Rs. 475 + taxes chuski-margarita-8   Mango Saffron @ TRE- Bar & Lounge, Lower Parel Price: Rs. 393 + taxes mango-saffron-11   Mango and Mint @ Cafe Mezzuna, Andheri West Price: Rs. 110 + taxes mango-and-mint-13

5 Places To Cheer Your Team During Mumbai Indians Vs Pune Supergiants

This Monday, the maximum city plays against the city of peshwas, don’t miss out on the action. Grab a pint at these recommended places and cheer for your favourite team!

Mumbai

Pharaoh Lounge, Andheri

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Pharaoh lounge, Andheri

Watch the T20 match at this newly opened lounge in Chakala and enjoy offers and special menus and offers like Bladder Bursts, Bar-War that are guaranteed to get all you cricket fans in a frenzy.

Jeon – Hotel Sea Princess, Juhu

Jeon - Hotel Sea Princess, Juhu
Jeon – Hotel Sea Princess, Juhu

Enjoy your favourite sport by the seaside with the live screening of the match on the Mega Screen at Hotel Sea Princess. Double up the fun with your friends and special offers on drinks and food.

The Sassy Spoon, Bandra

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The Sassy Spoon, Bandra

This restaurant in Bandra is screening the IPL T20 live and has many exciting offers on beer buckets. Their bar bites that make it a perfect accompaniment to your drinks while you enjoy the excitement of the match!

Pune

Raasta Cafe, Baner

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Raasta Cafe, Baner

 Join in the enthusiasm at Raasta Cafe, Baner where they will be screening all the IPL matches. Gather around with some die- hard fans and cheer on your favorite team.

Wood Fire Grill, Kothrud

Wood Fire Grill, Kothrud
Wood Fire Grill, Kothrud

Cheer your favourite team on their journey to victory with ‘IPL‘ deals at Wood Fire Grill. Enjoy the match with your buddies amongst platefuls of delicious food and beverage.

9 Places To Watch The Mumbai Indians Vs Delhi Daredevils This Weekend

Mumbai vs Delhi has been a hot topic for debates all the while. Let’s get to a conclusion with the IPL T20, this weekend. The cricket match is being held at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and here are a few recommendations for restaurants around the stadium and screening venues too!

Mumbai

 If you’re going to Wankhede Stadium to watch the match, you can celebrate the victory or satiate your hunger pangs at these restaurants

Pizza by the Bay
Pizza By The Bay
Pizza By The Bay
This quaint little pizzeria, formerly known as Jazz by the Bay, is an all-day dining place that serves great pizzas. Apart from the lip-smacking pizzas, we promise you great al fresco meal at their outdoor seating area. We’d recommend their delicious Bombay Pizza. Gaylord gaylords This lovely restaurant and bakery have been around for a while. It has a menu that’s an amalgam of both Indian and European cuisine. Try their lovely sugar covered Pretzels, Sizzlers, and Chicken a La Kiev. Leopold
Leopold Cafe & Bar
Leopold Cafe & Bar
Located in Colaba, this is a 15-minute cab ride away from the stadium. This iconic restaurant needs no introduction. Known for their many reasons such as the great food, humongous towers of beer, it is swarming with people at all times. This is a great place to celebrate victory or drown away your sorrows with a couple of drinks just before or after the cricket match.

If you can’t get to the match, don’t worry, here are some places where you can watch the live screening of the cricket match.

Mumbai Vibe, Khar
Mumbai Vibe, Khar
Mumbai Vibe, Khar
Sit here with your bunch of friends and cheer for your favorite team. Order cocktails and get three for the price of two. Butters, Fort     Just opposite the High Court, Butters – The Tipsy Gastro Pub makes the game even more interesting with their side bets and amazing offers. MRP – My Regular Place, Dadar
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MRP, Dadar
Drop by this modern Asian bistro bar and watch your team play on the big screen with special menus and offers like Hat trick shots, Slashed Bombs and endless drinks at INR 799++ that are guaranteed to get all you cricket fans in a frenzy. True Tramm Trunk, Juhu
True Tramm Trunk, Juhu
True Tramm Trunk, Juhu
Now, we’ve all partied at this Juhu pub but they have a great offer on the IPL T20 matches too! Get two of their signature cocktails such as Laila, Gulabo or Tharra at the price of one.

Delhi

If you’re in Delhi, worry not! You’re not very far from the action, root for your favourite team at these venues.

Uncultured Café & Bar, Kailash Colony
Uncultured Bar & Bar, Kailash Colony
Uncultured Bar & Bar, Kailash Colony
Sit at this gastropub and watch the IPL T20 Mumbai vs Delhi on the massive screen. Visit Uncultured for a live screening on the big screen while you binge on the bar bites such as Butter Chicken Croquettes or jalapeno Cheese Poppers. Wash these down with their exceptional cocktails. Good Earth – The Brewery, Sector 50 Gurgaon Any sport is always good with beer, even better with great company. Gather around your friends and cheer for the team. While you’re at it, munch on the Kurkuri Tikka or Herb Crusted Onion rings and wash it down with some beer.

Weekend Guide: 5 Fun Things You Should Do This Weekend

It’s here, again! The weekend beckons us and it’s time to let your hair down and unwind! Here’s a list of things you can do this weekend in the maximum city. Movies & Chill@Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu
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Razzberry Rhinoceros
Netflix and chill is probably passe. This weekend, spread over the lush green lawns at Razz and watch movies like Pretty Woman on Friday, Usual Suspects on Saturday and Kill Bill on Sunday! Dog’s Got Talent@Zoobar, Vile Parle
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Zoobar
Do you believe your pooch is awesome? This Sunday, show everyone the tricks you’ve taught your dog at Zoobar. This talent show is a great place to spend a memorable Sunday with your tyke! Shop at the Pop Up@Raasta, Khar
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Raasta
Indulge in some retail therapy at Raasta this weekend. They have some really cool stuff to offer in a flea market set up. What’s more? The entry is free and they’re also offering a 15% discount on their lip-smacking food and beverages. IPL Screening@The Sassy Spoon, Bandra
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The Sassy Spoon
The IPL T20 season is here. What could be better than catching up with friends and rooting for your favourite team as you chug a pint of beer along with great offers? Retro mania@Door No. 1, Bandra 
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Door No. 1
It’s Friday night, and what better reason to get your dancing shoes on and grove to DJ Russel’s tunes.  Get ready to experience ‘Retro Mania’ like never before at Door No. 1 on 22nd April.

What’s Trending: Everything You Need To Know About Postik Restaurant

Ever since the weekend, news of the Patanjali restaurant Postik, opening up in Chandigarh has been doing rounds. With a hundred rumours flying around, here are some facts we found about the restaurant. postik-ex Even though the restaurant sports a logo of the brand Patanjali and even a picture of the Managing Director of the FMCG entity, Moneycontrol News reported that Postik is owned by Rajpal Singh and Jaspal Singh, both of who are followers of Baba Ramdev.
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picture credits: Moneycontrol
Located in Hotel Indiano, this restaurant only serves healthy vegetarian food and uses Patanjali products. With dishes such as Methi Makai ki Seekh and Lauki ke Kebab, it’s a no-brainer that the menu is Patanjali inspired. menu The restaurant claims to use Patanjali products in every dish that they serve and also have a coolers menu that has Patanjali beverages.   While the soft launch has been done, it’s speculated that Ramdev Baba might be launching this restaurant officially.

12 Mango Dishes Your Summer Is Incomplete Without

Devour the luscious fruit in a whole new way this season
Devour the luscious fruit in a whole new way this season Restaurants are taking the unconventional path this season and experimenting with the King of fruits not only in their desserts but also in savory preparations. These mango dishes are something you are sure to gorge on. Mango Tart @ Deliciae Patisserie, Khar Price: Rs. 204 mango-tart   Mango Eclair @ Foodhall, Lower Parel Price: Rs. 100/each mango-eclair   Margherita Mango Pizza @ British Brewing Company, All Outlets Price: Rs. 425 + taxes for veg and 475 + taxes non-veg margherita-mango-pizza-at-british-brewing-company   Mango Mousse @ Tea Trails, Vile Parle Price: Rs. 140 + taxes mango-mousse   Chocolate Marquis With Chilli Mango @ Poetry by Love and Cheesecake, Bandra West Price: Rs. 130 + taxes
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Mango Cheesecake @ Old Wild West, Lower Parel Price: Rs 265 + taxesmango-cheesecake  Mango Quesadilla @ AKA Bistro, Fort Price: Rs. 370 + taxes mango-quessadila-at-aka-bistro   Mango Dome @ The Sassy Spoon & The Sassy Teaspoon, All Outlets Price: Rs. 200 + taxes sassy-teaspoon-mangodome   Kairi Ras Tart @ The Bombay Canteen, Lower Parel Price: Rs. 350 + taxes
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Mango Expressions @ Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu
Price: Rs. 225 + taxes
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Hoisin Lamb & Mango Summer Rolls @ Radio Bar, Khar Price: Rs. 485 + taxes
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Mango Waffle @ PapacreamChurchgate
Price: Rs. 265 +taxes
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