Nov 26, 2014

Jus Divine Juices


Cold Pressed juices are not only healthier but more delicious as compared to regular blended juices. Fruits and vegetable lose out on many of their vitamins and enzymes when cut and ground in a traditional mixer or blender due to a process called ‘oxidation’ that results from the heat, static electricity and large amounts of air that is pulled in by the blender.

Why Cold Pressed JusDivine Juices?
  • Retains the natural flavour and colour of fruits and veggies.
  • Fruits and veggies won't oxidize or degrade during the process.
  • Nutrients are available in their purest, most original form, which makes it easy to digest.
  • More wholesome juices.
  • It's the closest you will come to pure fruit or vegetables.
  • Longer refrigeration time without nutritional degradation.

(Pineapple Carrot Ginger, Apple Pineapple Wheatgrass, Apple Beetroot Carrot)


I tried the three juices above and loved all three of them. You can make out it is all natural with the taste of fresh fruits and vegetables. 

What I like? 
- All natural juices with no water, sugar or artificial flavors. 
- If detox is not your thing then include them in your daily diet. It is a perfect morning elixir. 
- Very low in calories. Check website for complete nutritional value. 

Pocket Pinch: 150 INR per 200 ml 


Make sure you stalk them here. I also saw them in Golds Gym at Bandra. 

More about JusDivine Juices:
Website: JusDivine
Facebook: JusDivine 
Instagram: JusDivine 





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Nov 24, 2014

Pain

Sleep is elusive. I hear the sound of the Mumbai local train in the back. Amidst the traffic snarls and maddening crowd you know this city has prepared you for the worst. The rawness of being so low some days that all I can muster up as my purpose is just to keep breathing. It makes me feel more vulnerable. 
Your words ring through me even when it is over but only to make me more stronger. I become slave to my emotions. I try to control them and stomp them out. But may be sometimes pain is all you need.
When people around you let you down, mock you and throw condescending remarks only because you put up your vulnerable front. Yeah you want to bear it alone and not vent it out on someone to make them understand you. 
I might be living in this deluded world. I forgive you not because you deserve forgiveness because all I want is peace. I know in hearts of my hearts you are a monster demeaning me.
You cannot make someone do things for you and make them love you. Yeah I cannot stick to one train of thoughts. May be you just have to trust that life has a road mapped out for you.  But sometimes pain is all you need. 
  


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Nov 19, 2014

Look Of The Day - Maxi Affair

Look Of The Day - Maxi Affair

The rawness of being so low some days that all you can muster up your purpose is just to keep breathing and all she gets from this place are fragments. 
She can camouflage and transform herself at various stages of life. She leaves her emotional luggage in her closet. Her heart is broken but it makes her only more understanding and more kinder. But she finds happiness in her own cocoon. Her lipstick is an expression of power.
Sometimes you just got to trust that life has a road mapped out for you. Coming to the outfit, I am wearing a black maxi dress and I have accessorized it to take the look up a notch. Sometimes I wish I had maxi dresses for everyday. The arm candy is handcrafted jewelry made of semi precious stones and a statement necklace to elevate the ensemble. Here take a look. 

Photograph Courtesy: Sneha B Sedani


I am wearing
Maxi Dress - Forever 21
Neckpiece - Miss Flurry
Arm Candy - Silvette



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DISCLAIMER 
For those who are viewing this page. I ought to tell you this that it is my opinion and my blog. I am a dictator of taste but I don't inflict myself on you, Period. It is okay to have your own opinion. It is okay to dislike and even criticize. It is okay to think others are jobless and not worth it. It is okay to be jealous of others and mock at them, grimace and continue brooding over it. But you are nobody to inflict yourself and your beliefs on others. You might harbor resentment but the problems spring up when you raise your voice publicly and when your comments will be a slur on others. Because in the process you will be hurting someone and such actions will demean the person. 
I tell you, everyone has their own beliefs and faith in something, even our own opinions and ideas change. But you cant meddle in or snoop into someone's affairs and look  down on them when nobody came up to you personally.
I would just say lead your own life in a good way. I had read these beautiful lines somewhere, “Work on self improvement so that you don’t have time for criticizing others.”
It is your choice and it is my choice. What choices I make, it defines me. I have all the love for the people who visit my blog and appreciate my efforts and my interests. I would humbly bow down. XOXO.

Oct 27, 2014

Food Review - Fat Man's Cafe Mumbai


When Fat Man goes to the gym he likes to eat healthy and this was our mission to gorge on the "healthy" food we could dig in at Fat Mans CafeThe cute and cozy place was swarming with crowd when we entered for a quick mid week meal. 
Fat Mans Cafe is the baby of Rajiv Tandon who also owns Tryst nightclub in Lower Parel Phoneix mills. The vibrant ambience and bright interiors will perk you up on a gloomy day. A look through the menu reveals regular deli fare and more - an all day breakfast range, salads, burgers, appetizers,  sandwiches and mains that include grills, pasta and some Mediterranean fare. 

We ordered egg florentine that was presented neatly but was a let down. I got to know that whole wheat bread cannot be used for this egg dish. The chicken skewers were the usual. Still hungry, we ordered grilled chicken that was executed well but nothing extraordinary. I wish they could be little generous with veggies and have an option of brown rice or quinoa. 

May be I think I didn't order right. I should have gone for a salad or a mezze platter or a spanish omelette. I was in no mood for a sweet splurge. Of late I have heard the food has improved and one must go and savor the desserts. After all, Fat Man's Cafe has to live up to its name. 
Love the cute pin board



Grilled Chicken (My apologies for a blurry picture) 
Chicken Skewers
Eggs Florentine

Fat Man's Cafe is a chirpy and cute place but do not expect Fat Man's Cafe to take you on an unusual culinary journey. 

What I like?
- Cute and cozy place that is perfect for a quick meal at anytime of the day.
- The awesome decor and moderately priced dishes win the brownie points. 

What I didnt like?
- It is really cramped up and they surely cannot cater to large crowds. 
- Few of the dishes can be underwhelming. Do not expect awe-inspiring food. 

Venue: 02226402053, 02226402055
  • Where: Shop No. 9, Kosamba, ONGC Building No. 3 , Near Lilavati Hospital, Bandra West, Mumbai 




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Oct 14, 2014

Ramp it up with Nida and adidas Originals Superstars

Ramp it up with Nida and adidas Originals Superstars


Fashion is something that is inexplicable yet entices everyone. I am excited to tell you that my favorite and quirky Nida Mahmood has collaborated with adidas Originals. 
The collaboration of adidas Originals with Nida Mahmood is the perfect way to gauge the Desi street fashion prevalent in India. The iconic street wear shoes, the superstars have been doing the rounds lately. They channel a whimsical and youthful vibe. Started as a low top basketball shoe they have traveled a long journey since 1969.


I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek of their awesome collection in an exclusive show which happened a while back. I fell head over heels in love with white superstars with an amazing finish and perfect cuts. The detailing of the flowery three strips on the iconic masterpiece adds a bit of feminine outlook to the pair. The print on the strips stands out and converts the shoe into a pretty option to team up with my little white dress with polka dots or ankle length skimpy trousers. In my opinion adidas Originals has been able to maintain the legacy of the most spunky footwear line adding the flavor of rocker-style with each preceding collection and are adopting original styles from the streets all around the world to make superstars the prominent choice for the swag lovers.

But this time adidas Originals wants to team up with you and want to know your original style. If you are a fashion icon/ Graffiti maven/ Ace photographer/ an EDM junkie and have aspirations to make big in life, break the barriers and get ready to spread your punk all across. Splurge your creativity and tell us what is your idea in these four genres and you can be the one to star in the next superstar video of adidas Originals. To know how it can be done, read below:

Getting to the point now, adidas Originals bring an open invitation to bring out your individuality and self expression. Get set and ramp it up with Nida. One lucky person will get a chance to get featured in next adidas Originals Superstars Video. 



All you have to do is: 
1. Choose an artist and share your idea for collaboration using 50 words or an image/video. 
2. If you are chosen you can get a chance to work with them and get famous. 
3. You will get a chance to shoot a video with your star in the next Superstars video. 





The Superstar shoes collection is a perfect way to amp up your look and make a style statement. So unleash your creativity and get going! 



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Oct 12, 2014

Instagram + Life in Pictures

Instagram + Life in Pictures 

The festive season and vacationing is making me a slacker. This is my first post of this month after long hiatus. I have been rejuvenating and observing new things. The travel bug in me hits me again and again. I crave experiences now more than ever from the assorted platter of life. There is something to be gained from every situation. They say there are lessons to be learned from the most sleep inducing budget meetings. I am happy in my cocoon and may be living in denial. But I know I am a liberated girl. There is an intolerance that pervades my soul. 
Perhaps, I can go on and on and keep pouring out the words. But I guess I should sign out. I have a lot of exciting projects, shoots and blog posts coming up. Stay tuned. XOXO. 
Some bling for the day! 
Sometimes simple raw food is the best. Chicken bon bon salad that gets its zip from mustard and peanut dressing at the chilli paneer menu launch at Lemon Leaf, Bandra (Mumbai) 
My all time favorite chickpeas with couscous at Smoke Houe Deli, Mumbai 
Great salads and chargrilled cottage cheese steak with zucchini spaghetti at Brooklyn Shuffle in Pune. Pune break was crazy fun. There are such great places that offer Goan vibe. 
Midnight Guilt free indulgence. One of the best nutrition bars in the world. 
Selfie time at Pune 
Yum cafreal chicken at Treesome Cafe in Andheri, Mumbai
Two years back when mommy used to take my pictures. Check out the complete outfit here (Ladlylike Dressing)
Yummy Basilica salad at my all time favorite place, Suzette. I relish their buckwheat crepes and love going there often for post workout meal. 

Here is my new logo and soon a lot more is coming up. I cannot wait to revamp my blog. 




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Sep 28, 2014

Look Of The Day - Polka Dots

Look Of The Day - Polka Dots
 
You don't need money to look stylish. I know I am cursed with an expensive taste and finer things in life but I know money cant really buy you class. One can have an amazing style quotient without the pricey swag. Every one has a personal style and it might not appeal to everyone.
It is most important that you pay attention to the little things like good hair style, clean hands and feet and most importantly nifty accessories. Accessories take an outfit up a notch and rev up the whole look.
Polka dots are practically seasonless and you can never go wrong with this. In the outfit I am wearing an effortless crop top and a maxi skirt. The crop top balances out the longer hemline of the skirt. Minimal accessories and my all purpose tote from Michael Kors complete the look. Here take a look.
 

 
 
Photograph Courtesy: Rhythmic Focus
 
I am wearing
Maxi Skirt - Fab Alley
Crop top - Fab Alley
Shoes - Steve Madden
Bag - Michael Kors
 
 
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DISCLAIMER 
For those who are viewing this page. I ought to tell you this that it is my opinion and my blog. I am a dictator of taste but I don't inflict myself on you, Period. It is okay to have your own opinion. It is okay to dislike and even criticize. It is okay to think others are jobless and not worth it. It is okay to be jealous of others and mock at them, grimace and continue brooding over it. But you are nobody to inflict yourself and your beliefs on others. You might harbor resentment but the problems spring up when you raise your voice publicly and when your comments will be a slur on others. Because in the process you will be hurting someone and such actions will demean the person. 
I tell you, everyone has their own beliefs and faith in something, even our own opinions and ideas change. But you cant meddle in or snoop into someone's affairs and look  down on them when nobody came up to you personally. I would just say lead your own life in a good way. I had read these beautiful lines somewhere
“Work on self improvement so that you don’t have time for criticizing others.”
It is your choice and it is my choice. What choices I make, it defines me. I have all the love for the people who visit my blog and appreciate my efforts and my interests. I would humbly bow down. XOXO.


Sep 22, 2014

Culinary Marvels - European Union Restaurant Week - Tastes Of Europe


Culinary Marvels - European Union Restaurant Week - Tastes Of Europe

The European Union (EU) announced the launch of its ‘Restaurant Week’ last week. This was a part of its larger campaign ‘Tastes of Europe'. To popularise European cuisine, the EU encouraged consumers to sample an offering of its produce, dairy products and wines. The campaign brought together 10 fine dining restaurants across Mumbai that exclusively served European cuisine for a week. 
The fine dining restaurants that were a part of the promotion include famous names spread across the city such as Olive Bar & Kitchen at Khar, Smoke House Deli at Bandra Kurla Complex, Salt Water Café at Churchgate, Indigo at Colaba, Olio Novotel Mumbai at Juhu Beach, Vetro at The Oberoi, Nariman Point, Maritime By San Lorenzo at Taj Land's End in Bandra, Prego at The Westin, Goregaon, Nido at Khar and Botticino at Trident,in the Bandra Kurla Complex.

Kiwi lime vodka

Star Of The Evening - Snapper with broccoli and spinach 
Oak ash chevre + citrus with passion fruit emulsion salad
House Spice Smoked Chicken + Five Spice Jus 
Asparagus + grapes + toasted flaxseeds




There is nothing like savoring authentic European food at your favorite eatery. A great Friday evening at Smoke House Deli, BKC is all I could ask for to soothe my grumpy olfactory nerves.
A look through the menu revealed interesting salads, mains and drool-worthy desserts. The asparagus salad was interesting and gets it zing from the healthy flax seeds. The salad with fruit emulsion was a bit too sweet for my liking. However, I never thought fruit salads could be so good and innovative. The portions were decent enough as well. 


Coming to the mains, the star of the evening was snapper with spinach and broccoli. It was one of the best dishes I have had lately. You could feel the goodness pervade your senses and it was as exciting as the menu had talked them up to be. I dont usually prefer a heavy carb meal in the night so we ordered house spice smoked chicken with five spice jus. 

What I like? 
Sumptuous food with high quality European ingredients.
My recommendations (Healthy picks aka Fit Food)
Asparagus + grapes + toasted flaxseed
Snapper with broccoli and spinach is to die for. 

 
What I didn't like?
Practically nothing! It was a set menu and very well planned for the ones who don't care about calories and for the ones who can savor scrumptious food guilt free.


Get to know more about European cuisine and other activities here: Tastes Of Europe



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Sep 15, 2014

Instagram + Vogue Fashion Night Out + Life in Pictures

Instagram + Vogue Fashion Night Out + Life in Pictures 

There are days when I don't feel like putting down my thoughts tumbling through my head. It is a Monday night (almost midnight), I went for a good 6.6 km run post work. Early morning, sleep deprivation, monday blues and  traffic snarls have fatigued me out. One of those days when the sheer sights, the crowds and myriad sounds sap all the energy out of you. However with my caffeine shot I mustered up the energy to go workout and get a burst of endorphins (happy hormones). So I finally hunker down to publish my blogpost sitting in drafts. Nothing calms down frayed nerves better than soothing sea breeze and sweat inducing workout. 
Here are snippets of how I spent my previous days in pictures. Vogue Fashion Night Out in Mumbai was super fun. A shopping extravaganza event with oodles of glitz and glamour. There were live mannequins, tattoo artists and chocolate truffles to pamper us at DIESEL. Take a look. 
 A quick post work salad in the night before a movie! I watched If I Stay. It is a cute, simple and romantic flick. 
 Details from one of the outfits from DIESEL 
My new found love - Loose Powder from CLINIQUE (MRP: 2600 INR) that comes with a roll on brush. I so cannot do without it before stepping out. I have a combination skin and it does not make my T-Zone look greasy.
Fun with Blogger friends and work friends at DIESEL during Vogue Fashion Night Out, Mumbai. I am wearing Dress from DIESEL. 

Mandatory Selfie at Vogue Fashion Night Out, Mumbai 
There is nothing like coming home to the goodies and presents. The Baker’s Table, Mumbai surprised me one fine day. 




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