What: Easter special celebrations at the JW Marriott, Mumbai. Easter festivities will be evident across all our restaurants – Lotus Café, Spices and Mezzo Mezzo, by way of the extravagant Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 20th from 12.30 pm. to 4 pm.
JW Marriott Mumbai is offering a range of Easter delights at all their restaurants promising a unique theme buffet with delicious culinary options. Indulge in Easter specialties like honey glazed ham, chorizo, bacon and beans stew with chipotle chillies and pan seared garlic marinated king prawns. Desserts like rum and raisin chocolate eggs, bunny bread, hot cross buns and eggnog mousse.
Easter hampers available from the April 01-20, 2014 at Bombay Baking Company (BBC). Prepared by pastry chef, Savio Fernandes.
Date- Sunday, 20th April 2014
Timings- 12.30 p.m. to 4 p.m
Alcoholic – 3300++
Non Alcoholic – 2300++
Kids – 1250++
All Day Lotus Café lunch rate – 1143.49 ++
Easter Goodies at Bombay Baking Company
Date- April 02 – 20, 2014
Timings- All Day
Hamper Pricing – INR 3500 and INR 4500
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What: Celebrate your Easter Sunday at Fratelli Fresh, with a special brunch.
Some of the highlights of Easter Sunday brunch menu are:
Appetizers: Cherry mozzarella, tomatoes fillet, ricotta and spinach balls with spicy tomato sauce, eggplant in breadcrumbs with spread of cream cheese, feta and salsa, grilled leeks with spicy mustard cream and chicken meatballs with pesto ricotta sauce.
Buffet: Caponata, mushroom stew, duck with caramel onions, lamb romana, and pork ribs, apple wedges, cream and fennel seed powder.
Easter special counters: Roast counter, grills, barbeque, hand crafted pasta and pizza.
Mumbai express: Easter basket with chocolate bunnies and colorful eggs of varied shapes and sizes.
The seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) will begin Wednesday in the UAE, but the cricket fans can cheer for their favourite teams, settling down here with drinks and food at discounted rates.
Here's a list of some of the capital's restaurants offering good deals for the IPL:
Smokeys BBQ and Grill: It is offering special happy hours throughout the day matches and till 8.30 p.m. during the evening matches. Barring champagne, you can buy one drink and get one free. The offer is valid from Wednesday to May 6.
Market Cafe: You can enjoy beer, cocktails and sangrias at attractive rates. The beer bucket starts from Rs.699 (exclusive of tax), cocktails pitcher (five glasses) at Rs.999 (exclusive of tax) and flavoured red and white sangria with fresh fruits at Rs.1099 (excluding tax). If not buckets or pitchers, there are happy hours too. The offer will go on till June 1.
Veda Cafe: It has introduced an IPL menu. Enjoy live screening of matches with a bucket of six beers and one vegetarian or non-vegetarian starter. The menu consists of delicacies from various places like Kashmir and Kerala. Each regional dish represents its respective IPL team. You can try dishes like gunpowder super idli, Mumbai vada pao, Kolkata chicken roll and Delhi anda parantha. The price varies with the choice of drinks. If you go for imported drinks, it will cost you Rs.1,449, and if it's Indian spirits, it will be as low as Rs.699.
Excuse Me Boss: The cafe bar is offering a flat 50 percent off on food and beverage during IPL hours. Starting from Wednesday, the offer is valid till April 30.
Neighbourhood Bar & Grill: The multi-cuisine restaurant is giving unlimited food and liquor during IPL hours at just Rs.799. You can avail the offer from Wednesday to April 30.
Source: IANS, Delhi
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What: Sunday brunch buffet with a special menu comprising Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisines only at The Ancient Barbeque, Sector-63, Noida.
Enjoy a variety of both veg and non-veg delicacies along with main course and desserts.
Some highlights of the menu are:
Savor an extensive range of delicacies including Tawa Macchi, Kadak mutton seekh, keema tart, Amritsari chicken chaampe, tawa kalmi, crispy mayo com, Salsa dahi bada and masala cheese samosa among others.
Where: The Ancient Barbeque, H-27/ 1A, Sector- 63, Noida-201301
Cost of Lunch Buffet-
Veg: Rs. 399/-++
Non Veg: Rs. 479/-++
Lunch Timings: 12.00 pm to 4.00 pm
For Reservations: Call 0120 411 2273/74, 9971755599
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What: JW Marriott Mumbai is offering its guests the finest of Punjabi cuisine from the “Rasoi” of the Master Chef finalist, Jyoti Arora. A housewife from Punjab, Ms. Jyoti has been cooking since 29 years. At JW Marriott Mumbai, she aims to cook and serve the culinary jewels of Punjab along with her innovations of the traditional recipes from April 04th – 20th, 2014.
Some special highlights are:-
Welcome drinks: Parae ki lassi, kali gajar ki kanji, methi malai lassi, besan wala doodh.
Non-vegetarian specials: Chicken do pyaza, mutton rogan josh, keema matar.
Sea- food options: Tamatari machi, masala machi and bhunae masalae ki machi.
Vegetarian options: Kali mah ki daal, paneer makhanwala and baigan ka bhartha.
Desserts: Daal pinni, atte ki pinni, roh ki kheer (Sugarcane Juice Kheer), mango rabri, amlae ka murabba.
What: Explore the diversity of Sicilian – one of Italy's gastronomic treasures – at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel
Some of the highlights of the menu are:-
Appetizers: Triglia a scapece (red mullet fish marinated and steamed with carrot, onions, sage, olive oil and apple vinegar), Fette di cotto al marsala con scalogno (honey roast ham in marsala wine sauce with spring onions), Fritto misto di pesce (deep fried calamari, prawns and ladyfish) to name a few.
Salads: Siracusana (tuna and tomato salad with feta, onions and olives), Misticanze (mixed salad leaves with potatoes, roasted peppers, cauliflowers, olives and cottage cheese) with a dressing of olive oil and lemon .
Soups: Crema di patate e cavolfiori (cream of potato and cauliflower soup) Cozze alla marinara fresh mussel (soup in light tomato broth).
Where: Fratelli Fresh, Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel |2&3B Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai| Mumbai – 40008.
Date: April 11TH – 20th, 2014
Time: 7.30 pm onwards
For reservations, call: 91 22 66927540.
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What: Celebrate Navratras with special Satvik menu at Cafe@JW Marriott, chandigarh.
Some of the highlights of the menu are:-
• A team of specialized chefs have put together 4 different menus to choose from, priced at Rs 850/-.
• The menu includes the following:
For starters: Aloo aur kuttu atte ke pakore, aloo tikki, singhade aur anardana ki chaat and shakargandhi ki tikki.
For main course: Paneer Aloo Roll, sabudana khicdi, kadhu ki subzi, paneer tariwala, lauki ki subzi, ajwaini arbi.
For desserts: Fruit salad, lauki ki kheer, khajur aur swang ke chawal ki phirnee.
Where – Cafe@JW, JW Marriott
When – March 31 till April 7, 214
Cost: Rs 850/- per Thali
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What: Navratra special satvik cuisine menu at Radisson Blu MBD, Noida
Some of the highlishts of the menu are:
• Main Menu: The Navratra menu comprises of all the traditional dishes like sabudana tikki, sama ke chawal ki roti, Vrat ka Pulav, Vrat ke Chawal, arbi ki sazi, kaddu ki Subzi, and Aloo Rasmissa.
• Vrat special is paneer and aloo makhana
• For Desserts: Savour specialties like the Makhana Kheer, Kaddu Ka Halwa, Sabudana Kheer and the Sama Ki Kheer.
Where: S 18 & Made In India (on request) at Radisson MBD Noida
Availability: Both Lunch and dinner
When: 31st April till 7th April, 2014
For Lunch: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
For Dinner: 7:30 pm to 11:45pm
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What: Shop for products made of recycled items - Organic honey, spices, herbs at the annual Dastkar Green Mela.
Some of the event highlights are -
• The fair will offer a variety of organic products along with rice, pulses, flour and tea.
• Apart from that, accessories and gift items made from recycled paper, cloth, rubber, wood, organic scented soaps, scrubs and hair oil, home products like bamboo and wooden furniture and a wide selection of plants and garden accessories will also be available.
What: Culinary India Art Fair 2014
• Some of the highlights of the events are - A dancing image of lord nataraja made completely out of solid chocolate and many other handcrafted and whimsical displays fashioned out of flour, sugar, cocoa and chocolate.
• Over 250 chefs, including those from abroad as well as apprentices are participating in a series of live and display based culinary competitions at the Fair.
• Chef Noel Nalin Fonseka from Sri Lanka who is a master baker and certified judge at the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) heads the jury. The panel also includes chefs Davinder Kumar, Vivek Saggar, Shaju Zacharia and Kunal Kapoor who will give out prizes to the best displays.
When: 10th March till 14th March
Where: Hall 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 to 12 A, 14, 15 & 18 Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
Timings: 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM
Source: PTI, New Delhi
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What: Valentine's Day special coffee date at Le Meridien.
Show your valentine what they really mean to you on a special coffee date and write special messages in their coffee foam. Visit Le Meridien coffee shops across Delhi, Jaipur and Kochi and plan your coffee date!
Where: Le Maridien, Delhi, Kochi and Jaipur
When: From 10th February till 14th February
Contact: +91 (11) 2371 0101, 1-800-543-4300
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What: Valentine's Day special feast at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel.
Available during the celebrations are:
• Valentine's Day special cookies and chocolates at Mumbai Express.
• Enjoy grills menu at Lake View Cafe
• Exclusive 4 course menu and a glass of sparkling wine at Emperor's Court, the Oriental restaurant and Italian classics at Fratelli Fresh.
Where: Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel |2&3B Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai| Mumbai 400087
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What: On Valentine's Day, foodhall whips up a special celebration. Some highlights are-
Valentine's Day food menu: cookies, chocolate cake, strawberry praline cake and cake pops.
Valentine's Day Gifts: Foodhall has created special gift hampers with an assortment of delicacies like chocolates and candies, wines and champagne, heart shaped cookies, cheese and crackers and much more.
When: 14th February
Where: Foodhall, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj
Contact: +91 11 46104466
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What: Valentine's day celebrations at Jurasik Park Inn.
Available during the celebrations are:
Water Park: four water rides, which includes a pool with giant slides, a pool with medium slides, a wave pool, and a kids slide pool with sprinklers.
Ticket: Rs 700
Food: Jurasik Park has its own dinosaur themed restaurant called the Fiery Grill. Some highlights of Valentine's Day special menu are:
• Starters are served on a live grill on the table
• Happy hours from 11am to 11pm
Valentine's Day Special Offers:
• Luxurious 16 super deluxe cottages and 2 family suites with private kitchen at Rs 5000/night.
• Super deluxe cottages & Family suites at Rs 10,000/night.
What: On Valentin's Day Indulge in a special seven course meal and five course international menus crafted by Chef Himanshu Taneja, Executive Chef at JW Marriott, Mumbai.
Highlights of the celebrations include:
• Dinner/lunch at monsoon deck located by the poolside with a beach view. Cost- INR 75,000 plus taxes. Menu- Pink champagne sorbet with strawberries, asparagus and mascarpone mousse, oysters on ice with tequila and much more. Cocktails served include Mojito textures, strawberry and lemon martini with blood orange caviar and cherry vodka slush with malibu ice cream.
• Chef Savio Fernandes from Bombay Baking Company will create magical love castles, chocolate frames, heart shaped pralines, candies, sugar-coated lip chocolates and soft toys for sale from 1st- 14th February 2014.
Valentine's Day Special Dining Experiences:
• Lotus Cafe
o Valentine's Lunch: Price per person INR 1700 plus taxes
o Valentine's Dinner: Price per person with unlimited wine and beer: INR 3300 plus taxes
• Spices: Dinner, INR 2500 plus taxes per person
• Mezzo Mezzo: Dinner, INR 2,500 plus taxes per person
• Arola: Dinner, INR 2700 plus taxes per person
• Saffron: Dinner, INR 2500 plus taxes per person
Where: JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai, Juhu Tara Road Mumbai, 400049 India
When: 14th February
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What: A specially designed dinner buffet for Valentine's Day at S18, Radisson Blu MBD Hotel Noida. Some of the highlights of the menu are:
Appetizers: For non-vegetarians- Cajun chicken salad, fish salad with cherry tomatoes and dill, Braised lamb with glass noodle and tamatar dhaniye ka shorba.
Main Course: For Indian food- Murgh shah jahani korma, qasr-e-pukhtan, subz khushnuma, gosht beliram and palak makai.
For Continental food- Baked pumpkin in cheese sauce, braised lamb with red beet and brussels sprout, tender deboned chicken breast stuffed with raisin oats and feta in a cream onion sauce and wilted spinach with, American corn along with balsamic glaze.
Desserts: Apricot ginger chocolate cake, crunchy nougat honey mousse slice, milk chocolate velvet and rose parfait, spiced cranberry jelly with white chocolate cream, chocolate mud pudding or shahi dil tukda.
Low-fat options: Watermelon, sarda, kiwi fruit and pineapple.
What: Discover the true flavours of China with traditional Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine.
Some highlights of the menu are:
Appetizers: Spicy lamb bao, Spicy pork sausage and leeks tossed with dried chilly, steamed cheese and spinach dumpling, mix vegetable bao and radish cake.
Main Course: Wok fried cuttle fish with mushroom in XO sauce, wok fried chicken with smoked dry chilly and sichuan pepper, crispy chicken in orange sauce, wok fried pork belly sichuan sauce and wok tossed kalian in malha sauce.
Desserts: Coconut and chocolate dumplings, almond tofu and fresh fruits with ice cream and peanut banana roll.
Where: Emperor's Court, Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel
When: 26th January to 4th February
Timings: 7pm till 11.45pm
Contact: 022 6692 7560
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What: Enjoy Chinese New Year celebrations with authentic Chinese cuisine buffet and A-La-Carte menu.
When: 31st January till 28th February
Where: Asia Seven, 3rd Floor, Ambience Mall, DLF City Phase III, Gurgaon
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What: A "Fish Bazaar" seafood festival at the Above the Sea Level resto-bar.
"The concept is simple. Guests can choose from the range of day's seafood catch including live ones. The items will be weighed and would be cooked as per the guests' choice of marination and cooking style - grilled, poached, steamed or tandoored," Chef R. Jai Shankar.
The day's catch of seafood ranges from lady fish, ribha fish, iraal, pomfret, emperor, tuna, grouper, pearl spot, cuttle fish, parrot fish, rock/sand lobsters to octopus, oysters, live mud crabs, king prawns and sardines, among others.Live iraal, lobsters and other fish are kept in a large glass tank for guests to choose from.
When: Ongoing - 3 February 2014
Where: The Raintree, 120, St Mary's Road, Alwarpet, Chennai
Price: Rs 2,000 - Rs 3,000 (without alcohol)
Timings: 7:30 pm onwards
Source: IANS, Chennai
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What: Indulge in an array of chinese delicacies created by Chef Di Cuisine and Sam Wong.
The menu inculdes shredded duck, pan fried prawn cake, mix seafood with lemon coriander, braised assorted vegetable and mushroom wraps.
Where: Eest, The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi
When: 24th January till 31st January
Timings: 12.00pm- 3.00pm and 7.00pm- 11.30pm
Contact: 0124 497 7777
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A 3-day Italian workshop and Master Class by Chef Pranav Gore is being organized at Foodhall in Mumbai.
The menu for the master class is as follows:
For 23rd Janaury
Maincourse: Calamarata pasta with broccoli cream, chilli and parmesan
Gluten free pasta with Sugo di pomodoro
For 24th Janaury
Salad: Penne pasta salad
Maincourse: Spaghetti alla Putanesca and Spaghetti aglio olio with panegratatto
Dessert: Panettone with Ricotta and honeycomb
For 25th January
Soup: Zuppa con farro
Maincourse: Gnocchi di patata with pumpkin, burnt butter sage and walnuts
Tagliatelle Genovese with pesto, green beans and potato
Dessert: Salami di chocolate
Date: 23rd - 25th January 2014
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Foodhall at Palladium Level 3, High Street Phoenix Mills, Mumbai
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Nagaland's Kitchen celebrates Momo Mia festival with an exotic array of momos prepared by expert chefs.
The menu includes:
Vegetable Momos: Steamed cottage cheese with vegetable kothe.
Chicken Momos: Shanghai chicken dumplings with curry powder and steamed chicken kothe dumplings.
Pork Momos: Pork coriander and garlic dumplings.
1) Choose any one basket of veg, non veg momo along with one glass of red or white wine at Rs 525.
2) Choose any one basket of veg, non veg momo along with 2 pints of kingfisher beer at Rs 525.
3) Choose any one basket of veg, non veg momo along with 2 glass of red or white wine at Rs 725.
Timings: 11:30 am till 11.30 pm
Where: Nagaland's Kitchen, S2, Green Park Extension Market, New Delhi
When: Ongoing- till 15th February 2014
Contact: 011 46088968, 011 26515058
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What: A specially designed winter menu rooted in the classic flavours of the Caribbean cuisine. Some of the highlights of the menu are - Fiery cool salad Apache, Jerky all meat Quesadilla, and Caribbean Melts which is a cheesy sandwiche accompanied with banana fries tangy salsa, grain mustard mayo and house salad.
Main course dishes include Barbados platter(vegetarian), Raasta Wings on Tandoor, Lamb Empanadas, Afrobian Corn & Jalapenos Cigar , Bacon N Chicken Rapper, Jerk Sausage Spaghetti, and Traditional Pepperoni.
End your meal with a wintery dessert, Hot chocolate Mud Sling.
Where: Raasta - The Caribbean Lounge, 30 A, 1st Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
Price: INR 2000 + Taxes
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What: Indulge in a live grill and barbecue festival. Nibble through specialties like Tequila prawns, Grilled fish with lemon butter sauce, Dark rum chicken, Barbeque coriander prawns.
Where: Lighthouse 13, MGF Metropolitan Mall, Saket, New Delhi
When: Ongoing - till 15th February 2014
Timings: 12 p.m - 11 p.m
Contact: 9650622113, 011-46541913
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What: With different varieties to choose from including chicken, shrimp and prawn, the Dim Sum enthusiast can now enjoy this restaurant's take on the traditional Chinese tea lunch.