Monday, August 8, 2016

Event: Greek Food PopUp by Dont Give a Fork and Lady MacBake

Good day people !
On Sunday 31 July, we were invited for a Greek Food Popup since we Won a couple pass to their Twitter Greek Contest. Lucky me !
I have heard about Food Popups happening and seen pictures of Payal Bhuptani's Sri Lankan Food PopUp. But this was the First time I was attending one.

 Greek Food PopUp by Dont Give a Fork and Lady MacBake

Payal owns Don't Give a Fork blog. She is a food blogger, an ice cream marketer, superb Chef among many other things. Payal cooked the non-veg dishes for this popup. Her FB page: Don't Give a Fork

Her Co-Chef Upasana Maheshwari owns Lady MacBake and you should see her FB page: Lady MacBake! Amazing !

So I was super excited to go for this Food PopUp. Also after reading the Menu, the Eggetarian me was a little relieved.

Menu: https://www.facebook.com/events/905508762906028/permalink/910089482447956/

Food PopUps are organized by people who want to cook something different and invite people to eat and pay for these exotic delicacies.

Don't Give a Fork has done 7 such Food PopUps. They are anything but ordinary cuisines. From Sri Lankan to South African to European to our Current one Greek !

The latest which we were attending the Greek Food PopUp was at Road House Bluez, Andheri West. Its a cool place. Check the pics and you will like it.
I even blogged about that Huge Bulb at entrance: Bulb Jala?



Their Bar is well stocked, Hubby tried a Local beer called Bira & he liked it. I liked its Logo :D Cute Monkey, isnt it ;)


Payal's hubby Pratyush is a lead guitarist in band Twist to break Seal and he along with his friend kept us entertained with some lovely Live numbers. Some Retro some Originals by their band. It was a superb experience of Good place, weather with cool drizzles, good food and foot-tapping music Live.

Chicken Souvlaki, Hubby loved it
The Non-veg Entree was Chicken Souvlaki. Greek Chicken Skewers marinated and grilled with some lovely herbs. Hubby loved it.

Saganaki
The Veg entree was Saganaki Greek Cheese deep fried. It was totally different than the Cheese you have here. Salty and the deep frying gave it a crunchy top layer. Tip: Squeeze Lime to enhance the taste.


Spanakorizo and  Patatokeftedes with Mushroom Stifado 
The Main course was heavy :) In Veg we had Spanakorizo, a pilaf. I Googled it, Pilaf is a dish in which rice is cooked in a seasoned broth. Here it was made of 3 ingredients: Spinach, Rice, Feta all cooked in vegetable stock and garnished with Dill leaves.
Then there were these 2 fluffy balls and mushrooms sauce. The balls were made from potatoes, cheese and herbs. Deep fried and superb to taste, gave lovely company to the mushroom sauce.
The rice portion was too much for me to finish :D

Soutzoukakla. Image from: http://www.expressfoodie.com/the-guide/mumbai/greek-goan-popup-weekend/
The non veg main course dish was Soutzoukakla which is lamb meat balls cooked in traditional greek passata. Hubby polished it off.



Galaktoboureko with Kourabledes crumble 
The desert was delicious. Not too sweet and too bland. Perfect! I liked the Golden brown phyllo pastry which had a lovely scent too it. Read the description in the menu and you know there is so much to it. Not a crumb to be left behind, mind it !

Ok, now I am stuffed and ready to go to heaven (read bed). But we wait to meet the 2 Chefs who were busy in the kitchen and we can give our compliments before we leave.

Upasana Maheshwari and Payal Bhuptani
Here are the 2 lovely magic weaving ladies. Clap and Pat on your backs for such a lovely experience!
Cheers to 100more Food PopUps!

Thank you so much for organizing and inviting us. Loved it and would surely spread the word.

Go visit all their pages and show some Love:
Payal Bhuptani's
Blog: Don't Give a Fork
Facebook page: Don't Give a Fork
Twitter: @DGAFork

Upasana Maheshwari's:
Blog: Lady MacBake
Facebook page: Lady MacBake

Music by Pratyush and band
Facebook page: Twist to Break Seal
Twitter: @TWIST2BREAKSEAL


Venue:
Road House Bluez
Twitter: @RoadHouseBluez

I think I love food if it comes with a unique, appealing experience.
Some of our Food related posts:

Food: Oriental Spice,A Chinese Restaurant, Thane
Food: Prakash Shakahari Upahar Kendra, Dadar
Food: Lassi near Dadar Station, Jai Shri Krishna Dairy Farm
Food: China Bistro, Shivaji Park
Irani snack time,Crown Bakery, Mahim
Event: Italian Cuisine cooking workshop by Nandita Gupta, organised by JAMMs
Activity: Cupcake making class by Cute Cupcake Factory, Thane
Activity: Cream cake making class by Cute Cupcake Factory, Thane
Event: JAMMs Book Club meet and Book Reading by Kiran Manral
Travel : Jaipur visit in 1 day
Book Review: The Hundred Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais

atleast a few of them ;)

Hope to do some more interesting stuff and write about it.

Bye. Have a fantastic week ahead ! Take care !

4 comments:

  1. Whoa! Droolworthy pics, especially the dessert :D

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    1. Arent they? Superb food and loved the experience.
      Shall pull you along next time I go ;)

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  2. Such yummy food and divine pictures!! You were in heaven!! Just splendid!

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    1. Haha Inderpreet ! Yes, I was in heaven ;) I am super glad I went. Thank you for the comment :)

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