With the season adding to the festive cheer, it is time for Christmas treats to do the rounds. Be it a store, restaurant or cafe, every place is drenched in the Christmas spirit. Going by the goodies on offer, it is best to shelf diet plans till next year. Here is a quick read on where and what you can get your hands on.
Christmas cakes and more
As is the tradition, cake mixing took place a month ago with hotels hosting special cake mixing events. And the results of the special festive toss-up are out. If you are looking for traditional Yule Logs and Plum Cakes, then head to the bakery at The Lalit Chandigarh. On offer is a large spread of Christmas specials. Also, rolling out the Christmas cakes and cookies is the Chandigarh Baking Company at JW Marriott Chandigarh.
You can satiate your cravings with luxurious festive delicacies featuring Minced Pies, Gingerbread Goodies, Plum Cakes and guilt-induced desserts.
If you are looking for a traditional Gingerbread house that is not just sumptuous in taste but looks gorgeous too, then head over to Nik Baker's. The bakery chain is dishing out not just Gingerbread houses but a house full of treats. The Christmas specials here also include Boozy Plum and Log Cakes. Speaking of plum cakes, Let's Go Dutch patisserie is offering its version too.
Perfect to gift this season, the Plum Cake is rich in flavour and ideal for cosy coffee evenings with family over.
Also, making the most of the season and the festive spirit is Monica’s.
The bakery is offering themed cakes for Christmas that work as perfect gifts too.
We heard someone mention that Christmas is not just an occasion; it is a feeling of bonhomie and festivity. And the festivities sure come rolling in as the holiday season sets in. If you are looking to head out for a meal with family and friends to celebrate Christmas, then here are some options in Chandigarh.
What is more, beverages and live music will flow freely and Santa will drop in for a visit. There is also a dinner buffet on Christmas Eve while Christmas Day will host a brunch buffet at Cafe 17.
If you are looking for Oriental delicacies, Black Lotus, steered by 'Chef Wang' is dishing out a 6-course delicacy that will include his signature special dishes too. The Christmas Eve Dinner here will also host stand-up comic 'Manish K Tyagi'.
Park Plaza Zirakpur, Chandigarh is also planning a Christmas Celebrations Package. There is a special Christmas Eve Dinner as well as a Christmas Day Brunch. The buffet spread will include traditional Christmas dishes as well. If you would like to sip on Mulled Wine and take in a sumptuous buffet meal too, then choose Essence, the fine-diner at Park Plaza Chandigarh.
The Café @ JW at JW Marriott Chandigarh will be hosting a special Christmas Dinner Buffet that will include a multi-cuisine spread. Do look out for the desserts section here for all the special treats.
You can also usher in Christmas with a special Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner at Flavours, the all-day dining restaurant housed in Hometel Chandigarh. The multi-cuisine spread has been themed keeping Christmas in mind.
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A seasoned journalist, Jagmeeta has worked with The Indian Express for 16 years writing extensively on food, popular culture and fashion. A Master's in English, she completed her honours in Journalism from Delhi University and started her career in journalism with New Delhi Television (NDTV) as a reporter. She was part of the launch team for NDTV.com. Having turned a freelance writer and editor in 2016, she has been writing for The Hindustan Times, Chandigarh and is also a contributor for The Voice of Fashion steered by IMG Reliance Ltd as well as Chandigarh's popular lifestyle portal - simplythecity.com. When she's not reviewing food or dissecting the season's trends, she likes to travel with her daughter and husband, a professional photographer. A photography enthusiast herself, Jagmeeta has also curated photo exhibitions and calls herself a collector of cookbooks and recipes and a proud 'fauji' daughter and sister.
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