It’s Christmas time and Rajat Bigghe finds out what’s cooking and how you can get in on the fun.
Christmas Brunch @ Radisson Blu
The Radisson Blu Plaza will organise a special Christmas Brunch on 25th December with a festive buffet of dishes that truly spell Christmas. While you relish a filling meal, kids join in the fun with carol singing, dancing and perhaps even surprise gift from Santa.
Rs 1650 plus taxes with unlimited IMFL.
Christmas Celebrations @ HRC
Indulge in dishes like three bean salad with olive and parmesan in light citrus dressing, the vegetarian platter, turkey platter, Christmas plum cake with vanilla ice cream and more at Hard Rock Café along with unlimited beverages till the 30th of this month.
Rs 1300 plus taxes per person.
Drive to Bhojanam for a spicy Indian meal this week. The authentic South Indian restaurant has revamped its menu with some delicious new additions. Start your meal with a serving of mukk jonna veppudu – crispy fried corn tossed with spices, tawa kodi veppudu – chicken cooked in spicy masala or venchinamamsam – tender mutton marinated and cooked in Andhra spices.
The menu also includes dishes from the Malabar Coast like nadan chemmeen curry – shrimp cooked in coconut milk and spices, mutta roast – egg curry and Malabar stew. Enjoy curries like Thennattu era – prawns with dry chillies, Railway mutton curry – tender mutton in a mildly spiced gravy, Popos mutton hot curry – mutton and brinjals in hot gravy and pomfret in banana leaf with various kinds of aromatic rice and porottas.
The Promenade at Hotel Aditya Park has planned a series of special events because of Christmas this season. A romantic Candlelit Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet is on the cards for the 24th evening. The specially designed buffet has a number of fun dishes to try like Roast turkey with apricot glaze and cranberry sauce, Pan-fried chicken with a spicy hoisin sauce, Samundri Khazana, Lasagne al forno, Kacchi gosht ki biryani, Fettuccine with tomato cream sauce, Lahori paneer tikka masala, Corn, spinach and mushroom au gratin.
The dessert menu includes a Yule log, Christmas pudding, Rum balls, Tiramisu, Petha kheer and Peach brulé.
The buffet is priced at Rs 499 per person plus taxes.
Coffee World a premium specialty coffee house at Hi-tech city is serving almost fifty types of coffees and teas – hot, cold, shaken and stirred. From Viennese Hot Chocolate and Ceylon Tea to a Butterscotch Macchiato and Hazelnut Latte all of these drinks will be served in two sizes – presto and pro. Don’t forget to try the coffee shop specialties – Cappuccino Frappe, Caramel Frappe and Bronze Frappe. For those who are hungry, there is also a small selection of sandwiches, salads and desserts.
So, pick a place and head there with your family or special someone to make the most of a great meal this holiday season.