13 August happens to be My Papa’s Bday So this time : We had planned that we will go in for A New Place for a Treat which has all the Molecular Gastronomy Methods to Amaze us : to thrill us : to surprise us ; Above to Cheat on Our Vegan Diet and go in a Celebration Mood 💫
We stay in the Suburb of Borivali which makes the Northern End of Mumbai. Finding in : the Happening Cafes, Pubs and Lounges here was a difficult task some 5 years ago but today all thanks to the Social Media : No place in Mumbai or Rather No place in the World is left aloof of the Latest Trends and Happening in Food Culture!
Okay enough of that Gyaan, let me share the Insights of this Place Called : Spice Republic in Borivali! It happens to have to be called as Pub and its first branch at Byculla in South Bombay however it is Fully Veg!
The Decor and the Ambience takes you back in the Era when #SOCIAL was launched in India! Rock Rustic kinda Ambience and Vibes! Chairs and Lights made out of Iron Pipes remember.
Coming to the Food Part : There is Cocktail of all the Cuisines of the Worlds together i.e From Shravan Thali to Waffles to American Corn Chaat to Punjabi Main Course and Daal to the Famous Molecular Mumbai Chaat! to the Refreshing Mocktails You find everything under One Roof!
After a Bit of Analysis from the Menu, We settled on the Starter :
Smoky – Hariyani Paneer : It was served with the Covered Smoky Hot Charchoel, it was kinda shot for us As we had actually started hunting on the Feast.
Smoky Hariyali Paneer
Crispy Paneer ( You can guess we are Paneer lovers😍) The Outer Layer was perfectly Crisp but too loaded on Oil and however cutting them into smaller pieaces was difficult!
Khichya Roasted Masala Papad – which stole the Show : The Papad was Roasted to perfection, the Veggies were loaded in moderation so that there is No Fall and littering around and taste was ❤️
After the Starters, We were in the Mood of Handi Veg Biryani :
The Biryani with A Cup of Raita and Papad was totally Rich in flavour and Aroma, the soft aroma of Elaichi was refreshing while the Smoky taste of Garlic melted graviously. It was a treat of Fragrance and taste!
Next up for the Veg Kebab Sizzler : Total Disaster : We had ordered Wondering that the It will be loaded with Kebabs like We have in it Kebab Platter however it turned to a Sad nightmare : It has just 4 pieces of Green Kebab : 4 pieces of Veggies, loaded with just Plain Rice!
Let Past be Past okay 😉 up next was Tried and tested Swiss Fondue! I knew you cannot go Wrong with Cheese isn’t it.
However to my surprise, the Fondue was Good, the bread pieces were Crisp however most of Veggies were missing : I could not find any Veggie all I could find was French Fries! The Candle also failed to be lit as the Flaps of the Ac came right next to our Table. Never the leas it was more of Pav Bhaji Fondue was the Pieces of Bread Overpowered.
Eat your Dessert First ! that proved to be our Savior for yesterday. The Desert was also Tried and Tested Sizzling Brownie with Ice-Cream! There was No scope for any kinda Disaster here and Yes! This proved to be the Paisa Vasool Desert totally ❤️
We are a Family of 4 So this happened to be a Perfect Feast Celebration for Us which was neither that Heavy nor Stomach on the Apetitide!
The Bill came down to Rs : 2234 including all the taxes! Distributing among 4 comes down to Rs 460 p.p. Which is not that Good but not that bad too espcially when that Day happens to be your Loved Ones Bday Haina!
I will suggest, do go out and try this Place only for the Effort of Bringing in the Fancy of Molecular Gastronomy to Suburbs of Borivali!