The fifth Smoke House Deli in India has been launched at Hauz Khas village.
In continuation of the Smoke House Deli's sketchbook language, the walls are covered in hand-drawn illustrations, inspired by the history of Hauz Khas Village and its surroundings. Designer and typographer Kriti Monga is the one behind the beautiful handiwork you see on the walls.
The entire restaurant space is wrapped with teak wooden panelling. It has Jaisalmer stone flooring to give the guests a heritage feel to the space.
Hours: 10:30 am to 1:00 am
Location: 12, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi-16
In picture: Amaan Ali Khan, musician
The launch was attended by Delhi's most favorite faces. See who all attended the launch in the next few slides.
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Anand Bhushan, fashion designer
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Arjun Saluja, fashion designer
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Harmeet Bajaj, co-owner with Bina Ramani, designer-socialite
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Azaan Khan, singer
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Bina Ramani, designer-socliate
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Dilip Cherian, image consultant
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Gauri Karan, fashion designer
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Harmeet Bajaj, co-owner with Dino Morea, actor
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Kanika Saluja Choudhary, fashion designer
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Nandini Bhalla, Editor, Cosmopolitian
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Naresh Kukerja, fashion designer
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Nikhil Mehra, Fashion Designer with Vidushi Mehra, actress and Sujata, Brand Consultant
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Pallavi Mohan, fashion designer with Siddharth Mohan, industrialist
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Reema Mehra with Najum Sahi Thorpe
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Riyaaz Amlani, owner with Kiran Amlani
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Riyaaz & Kiran Amlani with Sid & Batasha Mathur
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Riyaaz Amlani with Shiv Karan Singh, co-owner
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Sanjay Kapoor and Sujata Assomull Sippy
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Shantanu and Reema Mehra
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Shiv Karan and Reema Singh with Aditi Gowitrikar, actress
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Shivan Bhatia, fashion designer
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Shriya Saran, actress
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Sujata Assomull Sippy and Shilpa Dhingra
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Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI
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Thenny Mejia, socialite with Rod Anker, hairstylist and Gauri Vohra
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The Asia Seven menu will now see an addition of a wide array of dishes with an emphasis on authentic Chinese dishes.
Additionally, Asia Seven has appointed the acclaimed chef - Chow Man as the new head chef. Chef Chow Man is an internationally respected chef who has spent 30 years in his culinary journey specializing in Hunan, Sichuan & Cantonese cuisines.
Thrilled with the outcome of the new menu, Chef Chow Man said “We have tried to bring new and more authentic flavors to the Asia Seven menu. I have personally handpicked key ingredients from Ghuangzou, Sichuan & Hunan region of China. Our seafood flavors are from Hong Kong origin.”
Some of the items on the new menu are - Buddha Style Vegetables, Sweet and Sour Pork, Imitated Shark Fin, Poached Chicken Soup With Sesame Oil, Five Spice Roasted Chicken, Singapore Style Chili Crab, Ebi Tempura, among others.
In picture: Chicken with dry chili szechwan pepper and soy, braised pork with chu hou sauce and fish three flavors.
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A group of 13 New Zealand food & wine producers are in India, sponsored by Australia and New Zealand Banking Corporation Limited.
The business mission was launched this week with a cooking demonstration featuring New Zealand products and was hosted by Indian celebrity chef, Kunal Kapur, in New Delhi.
“We are excited to bring a variety of New Zealand food and beverage companies to India in partnership with ANZ. Indians are already enjoying high quality, safe and delicious products from our country and we are looking forward to sharing more in the future,” says Richard White, New Zealand's Trade Commissioner to New Delhi.
The ANZ sponsored delegation led by Sunil Kaushal, Head of India Relations, ANZ New Zealand will be in India from 19 April to 27 April and will be visiting Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.
In photo: The ANZ team with Chef Kunal Kapur, Jan Henderson, New Zealand High Commissioner to India and Richard White, New Zealand's Trade Commissioner to New Delhi at the New Zealand High Commission during a dinner hosted for the visiting New Zealand F&B companies.
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Get ready for an oriental journey of food at the very new Fat Ninja, a Pan-Asian restuarant in New Delhi. The Restaurant brings a treat of culinary delights and serves Chinese, Thai, Indonesian, Japanese, Malaysian, Burmese & Vietnamese Cuisines.
Amongst the offerings on the menu are Fresh Spring Rolls, Tofu Katsu, Crispy Spinach and Bird's Prawns (in picture) to start the proceedings. A hearty soup such as Tom Kha, Khao Suey or Chicken Dumpling Clear Soup can do wonders for the appetite. The main course includes Shredded Chicken Cantonese, Crispy pork, Slice Chicken with Water Chestnut, Green and Red curry to name a few.
Address - 26, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi, India
Contact - 097 11 993266
Meal for two : Rs.1200
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Look what we spotted at the dinner table of AXN's Hannibal premiere at New Delhi! A blood red mousse with spikes – aligning effortlessly with the theme of the premiere – horror.
The original series ‘Hannibal' airs on AXN every Friday at 10 PM, close to the US premiere and stars Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale, A Royal Affair), Hugh Dancy (King Arthur, Black Hawk Down) and Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix, CSI)
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Indulge in your favorites, as well as sample some inspiring cocktail options. The Smoke House Cocktail Club offers 1 + 1 on all smoked classics, molecular creations as well as the seasons' juicy best available on this new menu.
The launch event brought together achievers from all walks of life over an evening of savoring award winning cocktails like Watermelon Caipiroska, Smoked Melon Martini, Comfortably Plum, Watermelon Martini, Smoked Pineapple Mojito etc.
(In picture: Top to bottom)Gaurav Gupta & Divya Sen; Harmeet Bajaj & Suneet Varma; Priyanka Modi; Sujata Assomull Sippy & Sumaya Dalmia; Murli Kartik, Shiv Karan Singh & Shantanu Mehra; Rhea Singh; Merrymin Boro, Rod Anker & Atsu Sekhose; Masaba Gupta; Harmeet Bajaj & Tina Talwar; Karishma M Bedi.
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After Mumbai and Bengaluru, Foodhall opens at DLF Promenade mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
Spread over 5000 square feet, this store provides daily essentials, gifting solutions, kitchen accessories, health conscious food and desserts, among other things.
Foodhall houses an open kitchen which serves fresh cooked food, it also has live cooking sessions at the 'demo station' everyday, a spice bar, tea bar and an olive oil bar.
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A few guests who attended the launch. (In picture: Top to bottom) Dinaz Madhukar and Manav Gangwani; Saba Ali Khan, Muzaffar and Meera Ali; Ramola Bhachan; Hosts Savitri Singh of DLF and Avni Biyani of Future Group; Surita Tandon and Suneet Verma.
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Celeste chocolates launched its fourth signature chocolate boutique with Chef Vikas Khanna was the guest of honor. Location: Sardar Patel Marg, New Delhi.
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Vikas Khanna who also unvelied his book cover at the event, said “We hear people say ‘cook from your heart', but Khanna Sutra is all about letting your heart cook for you. And that is exactly what Celeste offers to people from all walks of life who want to experience bliss in chocolates. Love and chocolates has always been a beautiful concoction.”
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Pind Balluchi opens new restaurant: Pind Balluchi -Grills & Platters in New Delhi.
Where: Hotel Te Delhi, A3, Pamposh Enclave, New Delhi Timings: 11 am to 12 midnight Highlights: Free Beer/Mocktail with every lunch buffet all seven days Lunch buffet: Rs 350 onwards Dinner buffet: Rs 600 onwards
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Located at The Village Restaurant Complex next to Siri Fort Auditorium (New Delhi), this 150 seater fine dining restaurant came into existence in 1983 and initially specialized in authentic Chinese food. But with changing times and changing palates, it explored into the vast South East Asian cuisines.
The restaurant recently underwent a radical change with the joining of Chef Amit Gurung (Head Chef-Oriental, Kwality Group).
This three times winner of the renowned Hotel & Food Service Award for its fine oriental cuisine will take you to an extraordinary journey of flavors of an Oriental kitchen. It has managed to keep up its legacy for the past three decades and successfully holds on to its loyal patrons while catering to the tastes of the new age food lovers.
Raveena Tandon at Tikka Town with Managing Director Mohnish Thadani at the launch of Tikka Town, Pune.
Old World Hospitality franchised its QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) brand Tikka Town recently to Mohinish Thadani, the well-known entrepreneur and food enthusiast of Pune, and opened its outlet in Inorbit Mall.
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Raveena Tandon with Executive Chef Rajiv Malhotra and Managing director Mohnish Thadani. Mohinish Thadani, Managing Director, Tikka Town, Pune says, “I wanted to bring the very best in hospitality to Pune and Old World Hospitality was the obvious choice. I am very excited with the initial response and am hopeful for its success. We shall be opening more units shortly”
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Raveena Tandon serves chaat to the diners at Tikka Town.
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An acknowledged foodie, Raveena tasted an assortment of kebabs, kathi rolls, paranthas and chaat. She said, “These are among the best kebabs I've had in a long time – juicy and tender. The chaat is exceptional too! I will probably land up eating here whenever I am in Pune. I wish Tikka Town huge success and Puneris are lucky to be able to enjoy such good food at very affordable prices.”
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Raveena Tandon with the Tikka Town team.
Mohinish Thadani, Managing Director, Tikka Town, Pune says "Our staff, including the chefs and servers have been trained to ensure quality food and friendly service. We look forward to welcoming Puneris”.
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