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Unlimited barbecues have taken cities by storm and the Indian middle-class just can not, enough of table-top grill stations. Absolute Barbecue went one-up a few years ago, by offering even more val-ue (read food) at the same price point. Its most popular addition - the Wish Grill - offers ‘exotic’ new meat - 'Duck', 'Shark', 'Rabbit' and 'Quail' at a central cooking station in the seasoning of your choice; unlimited bowls, of course.
We can’t dispute with Indian diner’s growing fascination with table-top grill restaurants. Usually part of buffet-centric restaurants that pulls families and large groups of diners in hordes, the table-top grill restaurants have held the interest of an Indian diner for few years now and judging by the rapid increase in number of such restaurants, the interest is nowhere close to fading. Riding the trend wave is a chain of live grill restaurants that has outlets scattered across Chennai. Popular across the city as ‘AB’s – Absolute Barbecues’, this string of family-style restaurants has taken Chennai by a culinary storm. Out of various outlets of AB’s – Absolute Barbecues in Chennai, try the one on GN Chetty Road, Tower Victorie, 2nd & 3rd Floor, T. Nagar.
Live grills are the king of the restaurant and as soon as you settle down post placing your order, a piping hot one loaded with semi-cooked appetizers is bought to your table. The chef weaves a culinary spell with a variety of cuisines, focusing mainly on North Indian and European cuisines. Enjoy your first course through sizzling live grill attached to your table before getting up to sample their vast buffet. The restaurant offers something called ‘wish grill’, which includes few exotic meats like quail, rabbit, peking duck and caltured shark, delicacies that makes Absolute Barbecues unique. In main course take notice of, veg dum biryani, Srilankan shrimps curry, Thai veg curry, laal maas, paneer awadi korma, Nellore fish curry, schezwan noodles, murgh bagmoti and rogni kofta curry.
Step up to their ice cream live station for frozen wish cold stone ice cream, otherwise stick to, malai cham cham, chocolate killer pudding, saffron phirni, American cheese cake, Arabic honey date cake and tiramisu tarte. Take your time while visiting AB’s – Absolute Barbecues, their meal is supposed to be enjoyed at leisure. Opt for a cocktail to pair your meal. The dimly lit, modern-style dining room of AB’s – Absolute Barbecues seems quite inviting. Proper dining tables flanked by smart cushioned chairs offers a comfortable seating style. Not much is done in terms of décor but the result is simple, timeless and attractive. Prices are quite reasonable.