The popularity of Mumbai college canteens on the rise with the inception of unique recipes and change in décor. Muskan Arora, a first-year student at Jai Hind College, Churchgate, says that the college canteen is the best place to relax and enjoy the food.
It has been an attraction point for the college youth who gather there to discuss their day to day life, culture and college activities. The unique food also lures a lot of students with snacks like olive-and-herb sandwiches, ‘Unjunk Bhel’ — which is a fusion of vegetables and the traditional 'bhel' components.
Canteens are trying to adopt the youthful spirit of students and changing their ambiance. South Indian Education Society (SIES), Nerul, has its walls filled with doodles, popular quotes that have been painted by the college’s students and is open to students who wish to contribute to the wall.
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Butterfly Café of HR College allows young entrepreneurs to use their platform for running a stationery store. With changing food habits of the students, Mumbai college canteens have been coming up with quirky food and presentation ideas. St Xavier’s College canteen followed the queue and served its kiwi juice in test tubes at the Paradigm science festival.
This gives students a lot of opportunities to come together in a creative environment. They can openly express their ideas and interact with their surroundings. Fusion dishes are trending in Mumbai college canteens and students are more than happy with the change. Good food, great friends, and a promising aura are some of the offerings of Mumbai college canteens.