[email protected] | Review

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The first [email protected] launched in Mumbai in Kamala Mills (Oasis City).

A co-working space that turns into a hip club, [email protected] is indeed worth a visit. Spread over a fairly huge place, they even have a stage area for gigs and already have names like Nikhil Chinappa performing there. The interiors definitely feel more upscale as compared to the super grunge looking bars. They have well finished wooden seating ranging from smaller 4 seaters to longish community tables. If you prefer a more private set up then you can check out their enclosed seating which has super comfortable couches. Their bar section looks lit and they even an outdoor section where they willl be serving sheesha. They also have a pretty cool bar van in their outside seating area.

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[email protected] serves a variety of specialities and all of these have been put together by Chef Ranveer Brar. Interesting mix of flavors and textures is definitely something you can expect here.

Here’s all of the dishes I tried at [email protected]

Roast Melon and Quinoa Salad

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Watermelon and arugula is one of my most favorite combinations. Soft watermelon with its inherent sweetness and the bitterness from the arugula leaves is mellowed down with creamy cheese and the light olive oil and balsamic vinegar dressing. What adds to the texture is the sprinkle of crispy quinoa on top.

Dahi Ke Kebab

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These are not the melt in your mouth soft kind of kebabs, but in fact have a little crunch to them. They come with a rasgulla kachumber on the side which was exceptional – sweet rasgulla pieces along with spiced boiled potato, tomato, onion and coriander. Alternating flavors really felt good in this.

Smokey Paneer Tikka

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Soft paneer chunks marinated with Chipotle sauce and spices lead to a super fiery taste. It even has an apparent hot ginger flavor going on. It’s spicy, but delicious!

Tandoori Dhokla

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Slight sour and sweet taste from khaman with a charred smoky flavor. This is quite a unique dish! And its topped with patra bits, onion, capsicum and a curry leaf foam which has such a distinctive taste.

Curried Mac n Cheese

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Mac n Cheese with a hint of curry leaf flavor. It’s a very interesting dish and is served with herbed toast on the side.

Philadelphia Cheese Cake topped with French Biscotti

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A classic cheesecake with a crunchy texture – this one is a surprise honestly! It’s got raspberry coule, chocolate noodles and vanilla pastry cream on the side. The raspberry coule adds a good tarty edge to the subtle taste. Even the chocolate noodles add to the crunchy texture.

Tuesday Wali Drink

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I sipped on this all through my meal. It had a sweet flavor from lychee and a sour feel from cranberry. And it also had some ginger bits that took the drink to another level.

I quite enjoyed the food at [email protected] You can get a variety of interesting finger food and appetizers, pasta, pizza, ramen bowls, Indian meals and lots more. Do check out the place. It’s perfect for ‘flyp’ping from work to party in no time!

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Farzi Cafe, Lower Parel

Farzi Cafe

Farzi Cafe Review

Farzi Cafe
Farzi Cafe

I got Farzified! Read about my exprience :0

Rating ⭐⭐⭐⭐ and half!

The word Farzi is so aptly used to name this cafe – a complete illusion for one’s senses where various textures, flavors and aromas mingle together and create something extraordinary! This is a place where you will get exceptional food that is twisted and made unique in its own way. I was invited to sample the food here and boy, it was a feast – both, visually and for my taste buds!

Recommend:
Farzi Tina 
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Raj Kachori 
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RajKachori
Naan Margherita 
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Margherita Naan!
Farzified Vada pav 
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Farzified VadaPav
Experimenting with starters and drinks is the way to go here. 
The first thing I was offered was Amuse Bouche – a palate cleanser. It’s believed that food when started on an undiluted palette tastes the best! This was mishti dahi essentially, with such a great flavor. It comes in these little katoris and your supposed to have it in one go.
Farzi Cafe
Amuse Bouche
Farzi Cafe
Amuse Bouche
I started with a version of Raj Kachori. This had dahi obviously, some imli chutney, green chutney and kurkuri bhindi with pomegranate on the side. One bite of this and I was like – Waaaaooowww! The imli chutney had a frothy texture and appearance, the Raj kachori was nice and crispy and then there was dahi flavored with spices which tasted exceptional. The kurkuri bhindi made for a good crunchy side with this dish.
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RajKachori
Farzi Cafe
RajKachori
Farzi Cafe
RajKachori
Then I tried something that was essentially dal Chawal in the form of round crispy balls. Now dal Chawal is almost soggy food but the kurkuri outer covering and papad made this super interesting. And it had a salsa kind of flavor going on which added such a good zing!
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Kurkuri Dal Chawal Balls
Then I tried the Vada – the chutneys served with this were the real bomb! And the tempered chilli! And this was actually pav inside the Vada!
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Farzified Vada Pav
Farzi Cafe
Farzified Vada Pav
Then came a cane topped dish with something different inside – this was mini naan with the margherita pizza sauce and cheese. You must eat this immediately when it comes else it can become super chewy. But this combination was awesome!
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Naan Margherita
Farzi Cafe
Naan Margherita
Farzi Cafe
Naan Margherita
Then there was samosa with the traditional filling but tempered with some white sesame and honey chilli sauce. OMG – I don’t like any fooling around with a regular samosa but this tasted pretty nice!
Farzi Cafe
Samosa
Farzi Cafe
Samosa
Then tried the tandoori paneer with a very thai green sauce kinda feel to it. I’m not too fond of thai so I didn’t care much for this. This was served with some mustard dip.
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Mustard Dip
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Paneer
Then came some appam and a very heavy coconut stew with it – i didn’t enjoy this because I’m not a big fan of coconut flavored food.
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Appam
Farzi Cafe
Appam
After all these starters it was time to move to main course. But wait..first let me tell you about another palette cleanser! A huge tree like thing was placed on my table with 2 lollipops hanging out from its branches. These felt like kadhi (Punjabi besan kadhi – I’m not kidding) frozen and made into a lollipop. All fancy and did give me a fresh clean start to my main course.
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The Tree!
Farzi Cafe
Kadhi Lollipop
Farzi Cafe
Kadhi Lollipop
For the main course I started with some spaghetti – aglio e olio style and this also came with some coconut thing going on. The spaghetti was so well done and I’m afraid that this was the first time I mildly enjoyed the coconut flavoring.
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Aglio e olio Spaghetti
Farzi Cafe
Aglio e olio Spaghetti
Then came some pav bhaji – not just regular pav but with focacia bread and it was called Ratatouille Pav bhaji! This bread was out of this world – I ate so much of it just by itself because it was so yummy. The bhaji I found a tad bit greasy. It is topped with sev and onion. The combination of sweet focacia and bhaji is definitely something different!
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Focacia Pav
Farzi Cafe
Focacia Pav
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Bhaji
Farzi Cafe
Bhaji
Then came some churma balls and some yellow dal. The churma balls feel quite heavy..But the dal that comes with them is superb. It also has some of that crispy chana dal with masala on top and I just loved it.
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Churma Balls
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The Dal
And finally came some mix veggies kofta in a rich creamy cashew and tomato gravy along with some ajvaini naan – the naan was exceptional. The kofta was quite tasty – anyone who loves rice cashew flavored gravy would love this.
Farzi Cafe
Ajvaini Naan
Farzi Cafe
Summer Vegetable Kofta
Don’t judge me, but there’s still some dessert that I had! Started with a Parle G cheesecake – jee Haan Parle G along with some gems! And this was placed in a bowl with loads of chopped pista and a rabdi kind of thing. Very meh – not my type at all.
Farzi Cafe
ParleG Cheese Cake
Farzi Cafe
ParleG Cheese Cake
Then I tried a strange but rich Ras Malai – one mouthful and you would have a mixture of ras malai and rabdi.. The presentation was remarkable – especially the Caramel colored sugar top!
Farzi Cafe
Ras Malai
And finally I ate some planets from the solar system! This dessert was called the signature milky way big bang – it was almost created right in front of me! Liquid nitrogen churned ice cream and fruits and chocolate! Fruits included some blue berries, plums. The chocolate fudge pieces were exceptional.
Farzi Cafe
Big Bang Milky Way
Farzi Cafe
Big Bang Milky Way
Farzi Cafe
Big Bang Milky Way
Finally ended this super huge meal with some paan gujia – paan and cotton candy together..that’s 2 of my favorite things!
Farzi Cafe
Paan Gujia
Farzi Cafe
Paan Gujia
Ohh and I almost forgot to mention the drinks – I tried the green apple martini kind of drink – this felt so refreshing and light. I also tried their Farzi Tina which was sweet lime infused in fresh orange juice.
Farzi Cafe
Green Apple
Farzi Cafe
Farzi Tina
Farzi cafe is a must visit..at least once. And it’s going to be an experience and not just another meal outside. The ambience feels nothing less than a posh place. And the staff are super friendly and considerate. Special mention for Shahbaz – our attendant, who patiently waited everytime I clicked a picture.
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Farzi Cafe
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