With a new month comes a fresh array of places to visit, be it a hotspot in town, a special menu or a fresh dining concept. If you’ve been looking for a reason to step out and try something new in your city, this week’s Out and About is just for you. From the new Smoor café in Bengaluru to a cocktail-first bar in Pune and new entremets at Maim in Delhi, we have something for everyone here.
If You’re In Mumbai
Try out some Italian culinary delights
Mumbaikars, if you are in the mood for some authentic Italian food, Sorrentiana All Day Dining is your place to be. The bistro has recently curated a truffle menu, Magnificanza Del Tartufo, featuring some classic Italian dishes. Think appetizers like Dolce Truffled Olive Burrata, Truffled Asparagus Bruschetta, Charred Corn, and Truffle Soup along with gourmet big plates like Pizza Al Tarufo, Truffle Honey Panna Cotta. Top all of this off with some refreshing beverages from their cocktail menu.
Where: Plot 106, 2nd Floor, Linking Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai
Price: INR. 3,000 + taxes (For two)
Date: Till 30th September 2022
Sip on some zero-waste cocktails
Premium rum brand Flor de Cana is running a Zero Waste Cocktails campaign to raise awareness of the importance of reducing food waste. These limited edition, sustainable cocktails which are a part of their “Together for a Greener Future” initiative, are available at Ekaa, Koko, Perch Wine & Coffee Bar, The Living Room, and Yauatcha.
Date: Available: Until 30th September 2022
If You’re In Pune
Check out this cocktail-first bar
Cobbler & Crew, Pune’s first cocktail-first space launches on 10th September. Their inaugural seasonal menu features twelve unique creations influenced by classic cocktails with locally sourced ingredients and artisanal beverage techniques as a conscious effort to finetune the drinking experience.
Where: Kalyani Nagar, Pune
Date: 10th September 2022
Time: 7 pm onwards
If You’re In Delhi
Taste these new entremets at Miam Patisserie
Chef Bani Nanda and Akshay Handa’s French cloud bakery, Miam Patisserie, has introduced new entremets to their menu. This time, they have reimagined classics like decadent tiramisu, and nostalgic banoffee to bring to you their own version. Not only that, they have also launched a decadent hot chocolate and Baileys, fruit cocktail, and baked cheesecake. Head over to their website to order these baked goodies.
Cost: Rs 500 (for two)
If You’re In Bangalore
Head over to Smoor
Give your weekend a sweet turn with Smoor as the luxury chocolate gift brand has recently opened its doors in Lavelle Road. With neutral tones and a chic Parisian café vibe, the space also houses a live dessert counter, an interactive chocolate station, and a DIY chocolate trail mix area. The menu lists quick bites apart from a selection of decadent cakes, hot chocolate, pastries, and macarons.
You can also order from Swiggy, Zomato, or their website
Where: Lavelle Road, Ground Floor, Prestige Sterling Square, Bangalore – 560001
Call: +91 7406600808
Cost: Rs 800 (for two)
If You’re In Goa
Order a black forest doughnut at Larder + Folk
Larder + Folk, the brainchild of Priyanka Sardesai is a tiny, three-seater café that serves fried chicken sandwiches, and Vietnamese bánh mì followed by some baked goods like babkas, bombolinis and a list of bottled sauces and condiments. The latest addition to their doughnut menu is the black forest doughnut which is a rich, fluffy bread filled with cream & cherries and topped with chocolate ganache, shavings, and a brandy-soaked cherry.
Where: Shop 17, Gera’s Imperium Green Commercial Project, Mala, Panaji, Goa
Call: +91 9359815109
Cost: Rs 200 (for one)
If You Feel Like Staying Indoors
Kick back and enjoy craft cocktails from Mr. Jerry’s
Be it a Midday Negroni, an expresso martini, or an old-fashioned, Mr. Jerry’s ready-to-drink cocktails offer a bar-like experience in the comfort of our own homes. Crafted to perfection and devoid of artificial flavor, color or preservatives, these craft cocktails are also available in Mai Tai and Cucumber & Elderflower Fizz. Mr. Jerry’s is available in Goa, Mumbai, Bangalore, and New Delhi.