Come to the city with hopes and go back with feels of nostalgia. Mumbai has everything, from big shopping malls, fancy restaurants to lovely locations. But we’re here to count all the quirky dishes the city has has in store for us. Here are 7 items in Mumbai if quirky is your thing –
1. Midas Touch – Trench
Thinking about a sugar rush? Try the Midas Touch at Trench in Andheri & Bandra which towers over 1 feet and is nearly 1 kg of goodness. The base of the dessert is made out of chocolate sauce, cake sponge, walnut brownie, more chocolate sauce, whipped cream, red velvet sponge, waffles. It is then loaded with – more chocolate sauce, strawberries, 3 scoops of Butterscotch ice cream, and chocolate mousse. And finally topped with – Edible gold plated spoon, Belgian chocolate balls with edible gold, caramel sauce dropper, waffle, chocolate pastry, edible gold plated choco chips, strawberries, edible Trench logo.
Address: Trench, Shop No.2 Jawahar Ban, CHS Ltd, Four Bunglows,, Opp. Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Andheri (West) Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053
Bandra: Shop 1,2,3 & 4, Hilton Apartment, Opposite Elco Arcade, Hill Road, Bandra West
Approx cost: ₹999 for Midas Touch
2. 48 Layer Cake – Elementaria Bakery Cafe
Up for a gobbling challenge? Think of yourself as the ultimate foodie. Head to Elementaria Bakery Cafe for the best food challenge ever. You could give it a go with 2 dishes. Finish one slice of their 48-layer cake within 10 minutes and get it for free. Otherwise, pay ₹1000 for the slice. This cake is made up of loads of chocolate ganache, hazelnut and almond praline. We have to warn you, finishing this is no mean feat.
Elementaria has 3 outlets
BKC: Shop 1A, Godrej Jet Airways Building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400051
Matunga: Noor Mahal, Next To Poonam Stores, Kings Circle, Matunga East, Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400019
Lower Parel: Shop 10 , Khimji Nagji chawl 1, Opposite Pheonix High Street, Lower Parel,, Mumba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013
Phone: 077380 73812
Approx cost: ₹1000 for two people
3. Chimney Cones – Budapest Bakeshouse
The Chimney Cones available in savory and sweet flavors at Budapest Bakehouse is a new favorite of the crowd at Khar. Hailing from Budapest, the chefs at Budapest Bakehouse have made this dish especially for you. It is famous for preparing a dish that comes from the grand Budapest. The Chimney Cones are available in sweet and savory delights. From the sweet options, we tried the Oreo (₹200) and the Red Velvet (₹200). From the savory types, we tried the Butter Chicken (₹200) and the Hot Cottage (₹200).
Address: The Budapest Bakehouse, Ram Krishna Nagar, Khar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400052
Phone: 098209 67244
Approx cost: ₹200 for two people
4. Vending Machine Pizza – Yess Pizza
Yess Pizza in Kandivali serves pizza out of a vending machine and it takes only 6 minutes to prepare it! Ever heard about pizza being delivered out of a vending machine? Probably not! But Yess Pizza in Kandivali prepares pizza through a vending machine! This restaurant takes only 6 minutes to serve you some cheesy gooey pizza. Not just that, you can order fries or popcorn within 2 minutes.
Address: Yess Pizza, Raj Arcade, Mahavir Nagar, Panchsheel Garden, Siddhivinayak Nagar, Kandivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400067
Phone: 022 2801 0240
Approx cost: ₹500 for two people
5. Vada Pav Fondue – At MRP
‘At MRP’ in Oshiwara is pumping up our favorite staple food with spices and lots of gooey cheese in a fondue. The Vada Pav Fondue is made up with traditional vada and pav but served in a totally different style. Not only is the vada spiked with some spices and cheese to give it a new taste, but it is served with a fondue of gooey cheese that is a total hit with people.
Also read: Get Vada Pav Fondue Only At MRP Oshiwara
6. The Everest – The Brew Corner
The Everest at The Brew Corner in Vasai is known to be the tallest dessert in town which is the height of a tower of Jenga! It might be a bit too much for one person, but if you’ve got a major sweet tooth like us, why not have a go? The Everest (₹400) served at The Brew Corner is so tall that a steel rod keeps the tower in place. It starts with a layer of waffle in the beginning, drizzled with caramel sauce, followed by a brownie, chocolate sauce, a chocolate waffle and another brownie. Getting too much? That’s not all. Next comes another brownie, a waffle and a scoop of ice cream. Lastly, it is topped with some more ice cream, fresh cream and a waffle cone.
Address: The Brew Corner, 5 & 6, Emerald Wing, Near GG College, Vasai, Mumbai
Phone: +91 7798040046, +91 9765827497
Approx cost: ₹650 for two people
7. Boozy Pizza – Pizza By The Bay
Pizza By The Bay at Marine Drive serves a delicious flambeed pizza that comes topped with the alcohol of your choice! This gorgeous white washed little retreat offers delicious pizzas that are topped with a shot of flaming alcohol! There are loads of places that give you a choice of toppings, but at Pizza By The Bay you can top your pizza with either vodka, rum or gin and watch it – quite literally go up in flames!
Address: Pizza By The Bay, Soona Mahal, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, 143 Marine Drive, Churchgate, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400020
Hours: Open today · 7AM–12:30AM
Phone: 022 2284 3646
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