India being rich in culture and festivals has given restaurants a reason to celebrate each and every occasion. With festivals like Baisakhi and Poila Baisakh on the way, restaurants have come up with exciting delicacies in both Punjabi and Bengali offerings.
Restaurant like The Mix by The BrewMaster in Delhi is celebrating Baisakhi by organising Baisakhi Food Festival starting from April 13 and going on till April 25. The customers can celebrate the festival of harvesting in famed Punjabi spirit by treating themselves at rich Punjabi fare.
The twelve-day food festival will serve both vegetarian and non vegetarian delicacies during dinner (7:30pm to 11:30pm) with the meal for two costing around Rs 1,200/- plus taxes.
The festive offerings include soups like Palak Cheese aur Tamatar Shorba ((Palak cheese and tamatar broth with pepper and exotic Indian spices) and Tandoori Murgh aur Pudine ka Shorba (Light chicken broth with cilantro and exotic spices) and the list goes on.
“Baisakhi marks the harvesting season in India, and what better way to celebrate the festival than with a special food festival. I am sure it shall be a hit with food connoisseurs and our regular guests alike,” said Santosh, Sous Chef, The BrewMaster.
On the other hand, global Pizza chain, Domino’s is giving Rs 100 off on Domino’s Baisakhi Offer, where a customer can avail this on a minimum bill of Rs 400 on online ordering at any nearest outlet.
Not only this, Baluchi, the pan-Indian restaurant at The Lalit, Chandigarh, is offering a special Baisakhi menu designed by its Sous Chef, Chef Rajeev Kumar, who has come up with Baisakhi Special Thalis in both Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Punjabi delicacies.
The restaurant has been designed to showcase a spectacular view of forests and the Shivalik Mountain Range, along with live music and live kitchen.
The sumptuous indulgence starts with Meethi and Namkeen Lassi followed By Lambi Katti Gajjar Te Muli, Kale Cholley Di Tikki, Panner Butter Masala, Amritsari Kulcha in Veg. and enjoy Tari Wala Meat, Butter Chicken in non-veg Thali. To end the lipsmacking affair, the chef has crafted Punjabi sweets like Kadhya hoya Dudh and Jalebi te Rabri.
On the other hand, Bengali joints in the country have come up with a wide variety of traditional Bengali cuisine. Restaurants in and around Kolkata have crafted their menu to welcome the New Year. The Buddha Bites Restaurant is offering an array of Chinese platters to celebrate the Poila Baisakh Day. The food fest which started from 10th April will go on till April 30th.
The special menu includes dishes such as Duck with chilly plum, Duck with pineapple, Chilly butter Garlic Squid, BBQ Pork Sausage in Sizzler plates, to name a few.
Thus, Indian festivals which are considered a foodie affair, always give a reason for celebration among the food lovers.