The Masala Story @ Chaubara 601, Thane

Conceptualizing is often an easy part. Making it happen is what takes up maximum efforts. It took the Chaubara owners a 15 days road trip in Punjab and Delhi to experience the unexplored culinary delights and bring it to Mumbai/Thane. Chaubara means a room with 4 doors on each wall. 601 signifies the PIN code …

Monsoon Menu @ Chaayos, Hiranandani Estate, Thane

When it comes to tea and related snacks, Chaayos requires no introduction. This is a month old outlet in the newly shaping-up The Walk @ Hiranandani Estate, Thane. We were invited by Chaayos to taste the Monsoon Special menu. Light rain, mild chilly breeze and a cup of Shahi or Pahadi Chai is an unbeatable …

The United Sports Bar & Grill, Viviana Mall, Thane

The Making of United 52

Not being a sports or beer fan, sports bar seldom appealed me; but wanted to try their LIITs since long based on my friend's recommendation. No special mention of the ambiance. Typical sports bar like atmosphere with multiple screens displaying ongoing sports events and a super-size screen for any mega event. I would be glad …

Burger King, Viviana Mall, Thane

Expectations were high and time was less when I approached BK. Selection took quite a while as this was the first experience but eventually the menu turned out to be a cousin of other burger serving QSRs namely McD and KFC. Service was quick but not quick enough for extra marks. My order, Paneer King …

B Bhagat Tarachand, Viviana Mall, Thane

A shiny metallic board catches your attention even from the farthest corner of the food court. Bhagat Tarachand or B Bhagat Tarachand, in this case, is always a preferred name when it comes to great Indian veg. food. This being an outlet in the food court, you are left on your own to find a …

Alfredo’s, Viviana Mall, Thane

Alfredo's Interior

Supposed to one of the promising Italian fare outlet @Viviana, Alfredo's is surely above par for food but leaves a lot of room for improvement in service. Nice decor, ambiance and spacious seating, especially the central sofa arrangement. In food we ordered Roasted Tomato Garlic Pepper Soup, Pepper and Olive Hot Bruschetta, Penne Vodka, Lasagna …

Pizza Express, Viviana Mall, Thane

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It must be an expensive brother of Pizza Hut was my first impression and I am glad my very first visit to PE broke it big time. Usually I refrain from writing point-by-point review but doing it here would be injustice to the experience. Contemporary and tidy ambiance with ample seating choices. Only one table …