Lonavala is a little piece of paradise located between Mumbai and Pune. The rolling span of green hills enveloped in powdery cloud is not only a great spot for families to unwind but it holds quite a gastronomic charm of foodies. The exciting amalgamation of Marathi, Gujarati and Sindhi food has lend a distinctive appeal to this beautiful panorama. Stop at any one of many eating places in Lonavala to sample a myriad of flavours. Good way to start would be with chikkis, a thick praline of sorts embedded with an assortment of nuts. They make for nice munchies on the way. Sit in the cool breezy atmosphere of Lonavala sipping on a hot masala chai accompanied by a spicy vada pav, the quintessential street food of Maharashtra. There are several eateries in Lonavala where you can sit down for a typical traditional Maharashtrian thali. Manashakti is a good bet. Go looking for a delicious Maharashtrian usal, made out of curried sprouted lentils and beans for lunch. Enroute to home, pause to savor the famous walnut fudge to end your day in Lonavala on a sweet note.