Breakfast à la Vadodara @ Shree Krishna, Akota, Vadodara

This is relatively new branch of the age old Shree Krishna Restaurant, Madanzampa that exists from 1956. The restaurant remains largely occupied during mornings, especially on week-ends for its local breakfast dishes. Our groups of 6 tried Sev Usal, Bhajia Usal, Chatako, Bataka Poha, Sev Khamani, Sabudana Khichdi and Jalebi. Sev Usal and Bhajia Usal …

Cream & More, Ellora Park, Vadodara

Place for a little more than ice-creams when you are bored with simple ones. Cream & More has options like waffles, bubbly waffles, ice-cream rolls, some knickknacks for children. We tried vanilla Oreo balls which were tiny balls of ice-cream. Almond Carnival Roll, Nutella ice-cream and Blueberry Waffle. The ice-creams are strictly average in taste. …

Indian Curry @ Tansha Comfort Regency, Vadodara

 A family gathering of around 15 people and an obvious and annoying question, where to go for dinner so that everyone gets some or other thing of their liking? Long discussion and Indian Curry @ Hotel Tansha Comfort Regency came out as a choice. It was Sunday evening and we called to book a table …

Vishal Sandwich – The birth place of Samosa Sandwich in Vadodara

It wouldn't be wrong to say that Vishal Sandwich is a birth place of Samosa Sandwich in the city of Vadodara. Until 10 months ago, it was operated as a road since stall beside Baroda High School. Now it has moved to a new place in Alkapuri. The menu is limited with around 20 different …

Four Cheese For Cheese Lovers – Quattro Formaggi from Domino’s

A small family gathering on the evening of Uttarayan was a perfect occasion for a quick pizza party. Along with default order of Garlic Breadsticks and cheese dips, we tried Farmhouse and 5 peppers in thin crust and Quattro Formaggi burst. The order arrived quickly within expected time and pizzas were piping hot. Quattro Formaggi …

The Barbeque Grill, Centre Square, Vadodara

The Grills

Only a handful of restaurants in Vadodara has got live grills option with a great buffet spread. BBQ Grill does it right.  It was a family get-to-gather over lunch and pre-booking helped us get the right table to fit our entire family. In the evening, it would be nice to observe the hustle-bustle through the …

RSVP – The Lounge, Vadiwadi, Vadodara

Mexican Rice with Salsa

RSVP - The Lounge tries to fill up the void of the lounge or sports bar like joints in the city, of course sans alcohol. The interior is done to imitate a sports bar atmosphere and ambiance wears a strong red hue, visible in the photographs, to make the ambiance livelier. (I had to spend …

Great Authentic Mexican: Salsa Habanero Mexican Taqueria, Subhanpura, Vadodara

Nacho Grande

On my wife's insistence based on excellent Tripadvisor.com reviews, we tried this place and have been there for more than a couple of times now. Named after Habanero(a type of chili) sauce, this Mexica Taqueria offers pick-up/takeaway only and is run by an NRI couple, Rita and Prakash, out of their passion for food. The restaurant …

Masala 360, Vadodara

Being most near to our meeting point for friends get-together, Masala 360 came as an obvious choice. We were group of 9 and decided to go with the unlimited 'Live Bar Be Que' to spare ourselves from typical 'what-to-eat?' decision making. The restaurant was occupied with only one table when we reached even during the festival evening. This …

Bayleaf – Hotel Express Residency, Alkapuri, Vadodara

A little late but good discovery in my hometown, Vadodara. Not a typical 'right on the street and thronged by hundreds' type of restaurant. It was Friday evening and we were a large family of 12 adults + 1 child. I preferred to make reservation considering the large group I was with. Situated on a …