A weekend meal is a key for family bonding, and if the home minister’s mood is off, then the only way to impress her back is by provoking her gluttony. In so many years, we have graciously agreed to disagree on many things, but it clicks between us when it comes to relishing Mughlai cuisine from Oudh 1590.
The Saffron Tree brings back those lost dishes once relished by various nawabs in our country. Le Cordon Bleu gives this city Chef Sambit Banik who spent laborious 18 months in researching the roots of all the menu dishes and making it just the way how it should be with precise proportion of spice, authenticity retained in preparation but served with a twist where history meets contemporary.
In an era when television stronghold was gripping in our society and social media was still an alien, a cult cookery cookery show Khana Khazana was gradually taking over in our life. The master chef himself Sajeev Kapoor bringing all his recipes from his cook book closer to us through high quality family dining experience. At The Yellow Chilli, Kolkata enjoy the quintessential dishes having ingredients of exclusivity and simplicity served live from his kitchen.
More than a four decades old legacy now have a new face. Renovated India Restaurant at the old dock area of Kidderpore has now turned into a multi-story Mughlai food durbar with grandeur of Arabian architecture. India Restaurant has thoroughly impressed us with its food, royal ambiance and courtesy.
Rang De Basanti Dhaba is a modern take on traditional road side dhaba. The concept of rustic ambiance with authentic Punjabi food yet a youthful exuberance in their presentation, drags our attention. Iron table over brick flooring with hanging kettle lamp shades, cast iron plates and bowls highlight the freedom of an artistic mind.
We, Indians though travel round the world but our attachment and fascination towards Indian cuisine is like cohesive bonding. Mughali tops the chart among the various Indian cuisines and keeping this trend in mind we find so many outlets opening up to serve the connoisseurs. The question is how many actually touches the heart. The Feast Street brings to us the authentic Mughali cuisines, one can imagine to find only inside alleys of old Delhi.
Red Bamboo Shoot is being one of the pioneers in city when it comes to Chinese cuisine. This time they went a step ahead to incorporate Indian and Mughlai cuisine in their menu. However, it still has its rough edges that needs to be polished. Though they have so many options in Indian menu but the issue is all their dishes tasted the same.
The Biriyani Company all set to rule the heart of foodies with new additions in their menu. Will give those famous biriyani houses a run for their money.