Go bananas at juice & smoothie lounge Drunken Monkey
What: Drunken Monkey
Where: Ground floor, Sukh Sagar
building, 2/5 Sarat Bose Road (opposite The Great Booze Story)
Timings: 8am to midnight
Sip story: A one-stop shop for all your smoothie needs — from detox drinks to chocolate overload to meals-in-a-bottle to ‘hangover warriors’
After making its presence felt in cities like Hyderabad, Bangalore, New Delhi, Pune, Vijayawada, Chennai and Indore, smoothie and juice lounge Drunken Monkey has arrived in Calcutta on Sarat Bose Road (not to be confused with resto-pub The Drunken Monkey in Kaikhali).
The range of smoothies is extensive, with over 170 varieties to choose from. From hydrating smoothies and coffee concoctions to healthy meals in a bottle and detox drinks... the juice and smoothie lounge is well armed.
The idea behind the chain is to keep the smoothies free of any artificial flavours. “There is a huge craze for healthy juices, detox drinks and the like today, hence Drunken Monkey is an answer to this trend in the city and we have tried our best to keep something that suits every palate,” said Pallavi Sharma, owner of Sharma Foods, the Calcutta franchisee.
t2 checked out the 24-seater outlet and here’s all that had our heart.
What: Fire in the hole menu
Where: TFO, 22 Camac Street
From: October 12
Timings: Noon to midnight
Pocket pinch: Rs 399-plus for two
What to expect: A range of wood-fired pizzas in authentic as well as desi flavours as TFO launches its wood-fired oven. Choose from topping options such as Potato Leeks and Broccoli, Hummus and Ratatouille, Chicken Tikka Butter Masala, Tangra Style Chilli Paneer. Plus variants in garlic bread.
Text: Zeba Akhtar