Fine Dining

‘Dine Like Royals’ at K3 JW Marriott Aerocity

March 22, 2018
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Have you ever fancied being able to dine like royalty? What is the first thing that pops into your mind when I say ‘Dine Like Royals’? Is it lush and rich interiors and gold trimmed china to feast on? Have you ever thought that the term could mean so much more than just materialistic glamour? Well, K3 JW Marriott is amazingly brilliant at proving the same! A feast fit for royalty is what I was showered with when I decided to step into this wonderful paradise! This inspiring concept by the K3 JW Marriott brings together the rich cuisine of Rampur, right from the kitchens of the Nawabs! Having teemed up with 3rd generation cooks from the royal kitchen itself, the 11-day festival is a paradise for anyone and everyone who wants to explore the rich cuisine of Rampur in its most authentic form! Get ready to let your taste buds experience the best food one can be offered and allow yourself to be lulled into a food coma while you are here! Thanks to the beautiful dry spices that the brilliant Rampuri chefs use in their cooking, the food that comes out of their kitchen has an unparalleled brilliance to it! Some of their all time popular dishes have been the Mirchi ka Halwa, Tar Qorma and the Murg Sondha, and that is precisely what I was going to get to indulge in this time! Drinks I started my meal off with the Aam Ras and Rampur Punch and I could not have been happier about the choice I made! The Aam Ras was refreshing and sweet, while the Rampur Punch had a certain spicey undertone to it that was perfectly blended to form one of the best cocktails that I have ever had! Appetisers Ofcourse I had to …

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Nowruz Celebrations at Zarin by Fairmont Jaipur

March 21, 2017
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It’s always a pleasure being back at Fairmont Jaipur. That ‘Royalty State Of Mind’ experience is something I always look forward to on my travel times. The month of March is the time for celebrations as Gulf countries and Parsi community celebrates ‘Nowruz’, the Persian New Year. Celebrating the occasion in an Indo-Persian-Parsi style, Fairmont Jaipur recently invited me and a couple of other food influences to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of Zarin, India’s only Indo-Persian restaurant. Candlelit restaurant, intricately painted ceilings, chandeliers, rainy winds gushing through the corridors and a set menu offering the finest of the Persian dishes being prepared by Chef Deepak Gurung & Chef Rehman was what we witnessed on the eve of Nowruz. The ‘Forgotten Recipes of Persia’ food festival will go on till 1st of April, offering finest of the fine Persian and Parsi recipes at Zarin. Also, in accordance is the celebration of Zarin’s 2nd anniversary since its launch in March 2015. Considering the feedbacks that they’ve received from their elite customers over the course of time, Chefs have introduced a menu for Zarin that consists of an array of Vegetarian dishes in the fresh carte du jour. The amalgamation between Indo-Persion style of cooking, techniques and usage of herbs is what resonates throughout the menu of Zarin. Let me take you on a pictorial journey of what I tried at Zarin from their newly launched menu. Table condiments Ajika, Hummus, Parsi coconut green chutney, Parsi tomato chutney with House Salad (Romaine lettuce, cucumber, tomato, carrots and olives served with house dressing) & Persian breads. Soup Soup – E – Joe – Slowly cooked barley soup with Persian spices. The soup was quite refreshing, light and mildly infused with herbs keeping the freshness of the vegetables intact. For non-vegetarian counterpart, the menu also had Harira …

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Top 5 Fine Dining Restaurants in Delhi

February 9, 2015
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Some people ‘Eat to Live’ while others (like me) ‘Live to Eat’! If this is not enough a reason to feel the gluttony, then we have trends like ‘Street Food’ to ‘Fine Dining’; making the experience an extravagant affair. While street-food can be a part of your daily eating binging diaries, fine-dining is usually reserved for the special occasions. Speaking of fine-dining, India excels in the art of making the dining experience luxurious & royal! And who better to present the king-size rich spread than our very own ‘Saddi Dilli’? The city of splendid multi-cuisines, Delhi offers the finest of fine dining experiences that truly mark a memorabilia for tourists and foodies. Celebrating the extravagance that Delhi has to offer, I present to you the top 5 Fine Dining Restaurants in Delhi. Source : hotelsnewdelhiindia.com 1. Dum Pukht – Dating back to centuries, Delhi kitchens expertise in Mughali cuisine that has been brought down over generations of Nawabs. If you are a non-vegetarian and well-done red-meat is your style, then look no further. ITC Maurya Sheraton’s Dum Pukht doesn’t just mesmerize with its regal ambience, but the menu of ‘Murgh Chandni Kabab’ to ‘Mirch & Baigan ka Saalan’ leaves one’s taste buds tantalized too! Source :  bookyourtable.com 2. Varq – For those who are looking for the desi dressings with an unusual twist, Varq is the place to be at. The ambiance to the likes of a Rajasthan style royal Gharana, give your taste buds a twist with exotic ingredients like morels, sand crab and Iranian dry-fruits. The menu is a perfect blend of old style cooking and modern chef’s palette with delectable dishes like ‘Martaban ka Meat’, ‘Teen Mirch Curry’ and desserts like ‘Passion fruit Kalaakand’. Source : TheHindu.com 3. Indian Accents – Do you like experimenting? If trying out anything ‘hatke’ is what you aim for, then Indian …

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