Updated: April 29, 2016 4:23:41 pm
This weekend is as nice a time as any to sample Mamagoto’s MamaTiffin, in Mumbai. Delhites should check out what Rampuri Jhinga tastes like at the Jaypee Vasant Continental, while there’s some fairly fiery stuff going on at the Vivanta by Taj, in Bangalore.
The Mexican Festival at the Foodhall
Foodhall, brings you a Mexican festival with influences of Spanish and South American flavours this summer. Enjoy the extravagant culinary tradition of Mexican cuisine as the trail at Foodhall begins at the beverage bar where one can relish a jar of Orange and Plum sangria or the Agua de Tamarindo to beat the heat and munch on the Brazilian cheese rolls, savoury Mexican corn bread and Mexican sweet bread called Concha’s along with fresh with sour cream, salsa and guacamole dips. During the Mexican fiesta, the Salad counter will be serving some scrumptious Taco salad and Elotes. Elotes are corn on the cob served with cojita cheese and sweet paprika. There is also the Sandwich counter where you can grab someean torta and Pulled lamb torta that will leave your taste buds craving for more. The bakery and patisserie counter at the foodhall also gets some lip smacking treats like Tre le Che ,Spanish flan, Churros with chocolate dipping sauce, Coca de cream and much more.
Where: Ola Cantina – The Mexican Festival at Foodhall, Palladium ,Level 3, Palladium Mall, High Street Phoenix, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel West
When: Until May 7, 2016
Phone:022 3026 4581
Make your own Sushi with Anjali Pathak at Flavour Diaries
This weekend chef Anjali Pathak will teach sushi lovers how to create delicate hand-made sushi rolls in under two hours. Pathak will teach how the Futomaki and uramaki rolls are created and cut. Attendees will also learn how to make the famous Japanese yakitori and Kushiyaki. All the participants will make their own dishes from start to finish. The class is open to all skill levels, including beginners.
Where : Flavour Diaries, 3rd floor, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, Off S.V. Road, Khar (W)
Price: Rs 2700
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MamaTiffin from Mamagoto
If you are staying at home this weekend, especially in the afternoon, call up Mamagoto and order their MamaTiffin. And if you like what you eat, you could probably order it more often next week. The tiffin, says Mamagoto, is their version of a bento box, and the menu features Black Bean Tiffin with rice/noodles; Chicken cooked with Thai herbs; Singapore Noodles; Kung pao chicken with soy dried chilli and peanut served alongside hakka noodles); and Schezwan noodles. The main course will be accompanied by a salad and gyozas.
Where: MamaTiffin is available for delivery at Mamagoto Kala Ghoda and Andheri
Phone: 022 6749 5660 (Kala Ghoda); 4005 9760 (Andheri)
When: Between 12.30pm to 4pm
Price: Rs 349 onwards
New menu at The Fatty Bao
There are new small plates, ramens and desserts on Fatty Bao’s new menu. Among the highlights are a range of dim sums, including Minced Vegetables & Water Chestnut, Curried Crab Meat & Tobiko and Prawn & Garlic Chives. The baos now come with new fillings, including Five Spiced Chicken Katsu Bao and the Roast Duck Bao. And, there are new salads as well: the Seafood Salad with Pomelo, made with steamed fish, calamari and prawns, and tossed in greens and homemade chilli jam, sounds especially promising. Vegetarians who love their small plates can choose between Sichuan Dry Stir-fried Green Beans with sesame oil, dried red chilli, soy sauce and fujiko, and Caramelised Tofu and Asparagus stir fried with ginger and scallion, mushrooms, grilled scallion, garlic, crispy onions and smoked sweet corn. An interesting-sounding new dish is the Jungle Curry with Seafood (prawns and fish in a spicy and light curry with kaffir lime, lemon grass and galangal (no coconut milk)).
Where: Summerville, Junction of 14th & 33rd, Linking Road, Bandra West
When: 12pm to 3.30pm and 7pm to 1am
Price: Meal for two without alcohol, excluding taxes Rs 1,600 +
Oriental delight at Sian, The Gateway Resort Damdama Lake
The Gateway Resort Damdama Lake is all set to launch its month-long ‘Wine Oriental menu’ at its Sian restaurant. The promotion features stuff such as Crunchy baby corn and shitake mushroom, Sliced duck and enoki mushroom in X.O sauce, Sliced lamb shanghai style, and Silken tofu chilli garlic amongst others. All dishes will be paired with some excellent wines.
Where: Sian, The Gateway Resort Damdama Lake, Off Gurgaon-Sohna-Gurgaon Rd
When: May 1-31, 2016
Time: 12.30pm to 14.45pm; 7.30pm to 10.30pm
Price: Rs 3000 (meal for two)
Phone: 0124 398 3000
Celebrate Hanami with Guppy by ai’s new summer menu
Hanami is celebrated in faraway Japan, but a trip to Guppy by ai should give you a good sense of the Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Festival. The new menu at Guppy features Tokyo-inspired drinks, melon salads, a new bunch of rolls, including Mango & Avocado Cream Cheese roll; and cold noodles among others. Also on the menu are sushi master classes, family table brunches with origami teachers, and just for kids, a new menu and goody bags.
Where: 28, Main Market, Lodhi Colony
When 12pm to 3.30pm; 7pm to 1am
Lunch for two: Rs 1300 +
Phone : 01124690005/6
Nawabi feast at Jaypee Vasant Continental
If you’ve always been curious about authentic Lucknawi and Hyderabadi cuisine, head to Paatra at the Jaypee Vasant. The range of dishes at the Royal Kitchens festival include Rampuri Jhinga (jumbo prawns in rich cashewnut based marinade); Murtabak (thin bread layered with lamb mince and nuts), and among others Gosht Baoli Handi (lamb cooked on dum with vegetables and aromatic spices). Vegetarians can look forward to Shikampuri Kabab(vegetable mince patties stuffed with curd and nuts, and the Hyderabadi fave, Khatti Dal.
Where: Paatra, Jaypee Vasant Continental, Vasant Vihar
When: April 22- May1, 2016
Price for 2: Rs 2,500 plus taxes
Timings: 2.30 pm till 3pm; 7.30 pm till midnight
Phone: 011- 46072040
What’s Mewari Padwal like to eat? Find out at Cafe Mozaic, at the Vivanta by Taj. Their Flavours of Mewar cuisine fest features delights such as Murgh ka mukkul, talli Ghanwer falli, Chakki Ki subzi, Dal bafla Bati, the iconic ghewar and more.
Where: Cafe Mozaic, Vivanta by Taj, MG Road
When: Until May 10
Timings: 7.30pm to 10.30pm
Price: Rs 1400 plus taxes
Phone: 6660 444
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