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    Happy Fridays at Escobar! #MMWorld Afterparty :)

    MissMalini, September 19, 2014
    Happy Fridays

    I’ve always loved Escobar, from the time it opened ages ago in 2010! So imagine my delight when they took my favourite night of the week and combined it with my favourite kind of music! Shot trays that light up, sparklers and GIANT cocktails –…MORE

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    3 Massive Diet Mistakes We Don’t Know We Are Making!

    Sejal Patel, September 17, 2014
    Creme Brulee Cheescake

    We all know all too well the magic formula to a nice healthy body is a good combination of right diet and exercise (as painful as hitting the gym is in our insanely hectic lives). Yet even the most dedicated and determined amongst us often…MORE

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    10 Must Try Street Food Stalls in Worli!



    Courtesy: amigosaheb.com

    Since I am a huge foodie, I thought I would blog about it and invite others to share my love for food! The first thing that came to my mind to write about was street food. As I am a true Worlikar by heart, this is a compilation of 10 of my favourite street foods youcan find in Worli.

    1. Mohan Bhai Seekh Pav:

    At the small family run thela of Mohan Bhai and his son, you can find the most juicy seekh pav with a fiery red chutney that will have smoke coming out of your ears! It is made specifically for people with iron clad tummies. Insider tip: The small stall near B.D.D. Chawl No- 90 starts selling the seekh pav only in the evenings after 7.30 and they all guaranteed to be over by 9 pm.

    2. Manchekar Vada Pav:

    Vada pav

    Courtesy: whatanindianrecipe.com

    As most Mumbaikars and chances are they have eaten this deep fried, besan coated potato mix served with pav and colorful chutneys at some point in their lives. I believe you haven’t eaten vada pav until you’ve had it at Vada Pav Centre. Located near B.D.D. Chawl No-50, this stall starts at 8 am on Tuesdays through Sundays and is always crowded until it closes at 9pm. Insider tip: The batata vadas here are always fresh and piping hot!

    3. Worli Vada Pav:

    Vada Pav

    Courtesy: gourmetaffairs.blogspot.com

    Vadapav Guy is yet another legendary place for what’s commonly known as the burger of India. Located adjacent to the HP Petrol Pump, you can find piping hot vada served up between soft pav with three options of chutney (including sweet for those who can’t handle the heat!) from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM daily.

    4. Dev Momo Hut:

    BandraRoad's Sue loves momos

    BandraRoad’s Sue loves momos too!

    My daughter led me to this tiny momo stall located on the footpath outside Nature’s Basket in Worli for the first time and we have been hooked ever since! While the handwritten “Momos” sign taped to the wall may not leave you with much confidence, we promise Dev’s Cart serves expertly cooked chicken, paneer and veg momos. The fillings are simple, the homemade tomato and garlic sauce is free flowing, and Dev is always smiling as he serves up these piping hot snacks from 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm! Insider tip: Though home delivery was once stopped due to a stolen bicycle, Dev has now restarted the service and boasts of another stall he’s opened up somewhere near Hindmata Parel.

    5. Kababwala at the Worli Sea Face

    Reshmi kebabs (Pic: Wiki Commons)

    Reshmi kebabs. Courtesy: Wiki Commons

    When I first heard rumours about this kebabwala, I was pretty upset that I did not know he existed before. From that very moment, the hunt to find this particular kebabwala started. I finally found him accidentally, of course, near Worli Dairy. He has separate stalls for vegetarian and meat lovers, which are both always crowded with youngsters looking for a quick and tasty treat. Insider tip: He serves spicy chicken tikka, malai tikka, or murg seekh with roti, green chutney, sprigs of mint, and sliced onions. Insider tip:For the vegetarians out there, your options include barbequed potato, capsicum, baby corn, paneer and mushroom.

    6. Idliwala near Shree Ram Mills

    Medu Vada

    Courtesy: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/

    Anna starts his stall at 8.30 am and serves up the most amazing idlis and medu vadas along with different chutneys and sambhar. While he starts making dosas and uttapams a little later in the day, the stall is closed by the 3 pm in the afternoon. Insider tip: Anna’s stall is located just outside Shree Ram Mills Gate from the road that leads to Peninsula Corporate Park.

    7. Misal Pav Near Podar Hospital:

    Misal Pav

    Courtesy: papadchai.blogspot.com

    This hot and spicy misal pav served at the stall outside ICICI Bank is available to customers at 7.45 am. Shortly after, a supremely spicy chole bhature hits the menu at 8.15 am. Insider tip: Once these breakfast eats are sold out, the stall switches it up and sells frankies and pizza after 4 pm.

    8. Babu Chinese Near Podar Hospital:


    Courtesy: arcanealembication.wordpress.com

    This stall, located behind Worli Medical, makes the best of all things chicken. From chicken lollipops to fried red chicken, all dishes we have tried are hygienic, affordable, and tasty. If poultry isn’t your thing, they also serve thai curries and pad thai noodles with an Indian twist! Insider tip:The Chef here is very proud of the fact that he has worked for a five star group of hotels.This is one chef with a lot of street cred!

    9. Pav Bhaji at Haji Ali:

    Pav Bhaji

    Courtesy: www.kurrywalah.com

    Being the foodie I am, when I heard about this stall, located between the main gates of Heera Panna, I could hardly wait to taste the pav bhaji he’s so famous for. As luck would have it, the day I was finally able to make a visit his stall was taken away! My bad. The second time, however, proved lucky, except for the fact that when I landed there at 7.30 pm the stall had not even started. Once the delicious pavbhaji topped with butter starts cooking it smells like heaven! You can hardly wait to dig into it! Insider tip: They start only after 8.15 pm and also serve amazing Tawa Pulao!

    10. Kulfiwala near Worli Naka:


    Courtesy: eatingasia.typepad.com

    After stuffing your tummies with all the scrumptious treats Worli has to offer, we suggest ending the eating spree with a cold and soothing Kulfi. You can find our favorite kulfi uncle on the road that leads to Peninsula Corporate Park only after 9 pm. Insider tip: Anjeer and malai are must try flavours!

    Happy Eating!

    7 Indian Street Food Made Better With Cheese!

    Shreemi Verma, September 16, 2014
    Cheese Dosa

    Indian food is best food, we know it, our parents know it, our grandparents know it, our ancestors know it (this can go on forever).You know what makes our desi street food better? Do you really, really, really want to know? Well the answer, my…MORE

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    Get To Know DJ Sachy!

    Team MissMalini, August 7, 2014
    DJ Sachy

    Award Winning DJ Sachy is one of the hottest upcoming DJs on the Urban & Desi scene. Since his pre-teen years, Sachy has had a great passion for music and later decided to pursue his interest in DJ-ing, inspired by his older brother (DJ Don…MORE

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    Feeling #Social? Hop Across to Work Out of Colaba’s Newest Resto-Bar!

    Lolatrix, August 6, 2014
    Perfect Workplace? It even says #workinprogress

    You know you’re in for a treat when you walk into a restaurant and the bar is decorated with bottles of alcohol hanging from the ceiling and an elaborate menu awaits you! Colaba’s newest resto-bar is the perfect place for a South-Bombayite (or even a…MORE

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    Hot New Bar/Restaurant Alert! Check Out Terttulia in Town.

    MissMalini, August 4, 2014
    MissMalini, Heena and Andrea

    Living in Bombay I feel like you kinda get used to going to your same old favourite spots over and again. So when a hot new place like THIS opens up it’s a massive breath of fresh party air :) I’m a big fan of all…MORE

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    5 Must-Eat Places For Eid Treats On Mohammed Ali Road, Mumbai

    Marv D'Souza, July 28, 2014
    Mohammed Ali Road

    So many places to eat on Mohammad Ali Road but where does one go to get the yummiest feast? We got Huzaifa Lightwalla from Studio 7 to give us a look at the best places to grab a bite on the popular Khau Gulli on…MORE

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    Learn 12 New Things About Karsh Kale & WIN A Pair Of Sony Headphones!

    Gigi, July 23, 2014
    Karsh Kale

    Congratulations Mahak Brahmawar,Shruti Gandha,@Priyaa_G & TJ ! You’ve won A Pair Of Sony Headphones!Please write to [email protected] to claim your prize! Have you heard Karsh Kale‘s newest release yet? Collaborating with Sony for their second season of Project Resound, Karsh has produced, “We All Fall” featuring Sabir Khan and Ankita Joshi. As soon as we heard…MORE

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    MissMalini Contest: WIN A Pair Of Sony Headphones Worth ₹12,990!

    Team MissMalini, July 23, 2014
    Upgrade your ears with the Sony MDR-ZX750BN

    Congratulations Priyaa G, TJ, Shruti Gandha & Mahak Brahmawar you’ve just won yourself a pair of awesome #ProjectResound Sony India headphones! Please write to [email protected] THREE more winners to go! Enter the contest NOW, NOW, NOW! Have you been listening in to Project Resound? If not, then it’s about time…MORE

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    5 Interesting Facts About India’s Culinary History You Probably Didn’t Know

    Shipra Bhansali, July 9, 2014
    Chai Box

    1. India gave the world Gin & Tonic – What gives Tonic its unique bittersweet taste is the addition of Quinine to carbonated water. The British loved their Gin and brought it along with them during the Raj but added a little quinine tonic to…MORE

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    Introducing Bombay Bhukkad! Act 1. Scene 1. Brick House Bar & Cafe Review

    Bombay Bhukkad, July 7, 2014
    Brick House Bar & Cafe

    Today I am THRILLED to present to you a delicious play on food (in one act and several cocktails!) Meet Bombay Bhukkad, my FAVOURITE foodstagrammer (and piece-of-my-heart in general) as he kicks off his ekdum hatke CHOMPing reviews on MissMalini.com, enzwai! Love, MM xoxo Brick House Bar…MORE

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