26 November, 2020

At Last, A Bacon Of Hope

High-quality fast food with panache.

Amit Haralkar
At Last, A Bacon Of Hope

Shivalik Building, Appasaheb Marathe Marg
Tel: 24363600
Meal for two:?Rs 700

Walking into Crave is a bit like stepping into a pool of sunshine. There are yellow and white striped walls, little round tables and bright smiles. Crave is a fast food joint with few frills but high standards. The menu is fun—with unexpected elements like Mango Jalapeno Dip.

“What do you crave today?” asks the blurb on the wall. And your answer better be pizza or sandwiches, for then you have loads of amusing options. For example, a paneer-onion-capsicum pizza called Mrs Shah’s Favourite. Or a mushroom burger called Fungi Town. ‘No Beef, but there’s always Bacon of Hope’, exclaims a frame on the wall. We start our meal with the house-­blended ice teas (Rs 90), and both lemon and lemongrass are deliciously refreshing. The Fries with a creamy Che­­ese and Chives Dip (Rs 90 plus Rs 25) are crisp, hot perfection. My Firestarter sandwich (Rs 225) is an enjoyable...



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