Food festivals and promotions in different hotels and restaurants give the food lovers of the city the chance to try out something new, be it a different cuisine or style of cooking. Often exposure to finer nuances of regional food or new trends in cocktails can be additional perks of attending such festivals. Here are a few food promotions in Hyderabad during February which look interesting:
The Kashmiri Tales at Chill and Terrace, Radisson Blu Plaza, Banjara Hills
The Kashmiri Tales presents dishes from the Kashmiri “Wazwan” feast.
On offer are a-la-carte dishes such as Tabak Maaz (refer banner image), Gustaba, Zaffrani Yakhni Pulav, Mujje Gade and Kashmiri Chaman. Chef Farouq from Radisson Srinagar in Hyderabad to curate the traditional preparations which are part of the festival. The menu changes every week, presenting a different set of dishes.
Venue: Chill Restaurant & Terrace, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Banjara Hills
Duration: 4th to 28th February (Lunch and Dinner)
Chinese New Year “Year of the Pig” Festival at Mainland China
Mainland China, the fine dine restaurant from Speciality Restaurants group is celebrating Chinese New Year by hosting a festival of special Chinese dishes for a fortnight.
Braised Duck in Chilli Hoisin Sauce
Matchstick Potatoes with Black Pepper and Truffle
The a-la-carte festival has dishes such as Braised Duck in Chilli Hoisin Sauce, Matchstick Potatoes with Black Pepper and Truffle and Mongolian Skewered Chicken. The festival will be on at both their outlets in Hyderabad.
Duration: 4th to 20th February (lunch and dinner)
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Single Malt & Skewers at Zega, Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel
A promotion pairing single malt whisky with skewered delicacies from all over the orients.
Single Malt & Skewers
Thus you have dishes such as Laos Skewered Tenderloin, Chicken Mousse with dill and garlic, as well as Vietnamese Style Prawns with classic single malts such as Cardhu, Singleton and Glenkinchie
Venue: Zega, Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel, Gachibowli
Duration: 8th to 17th February (only dinner)
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Sicilian Special at Tuscany, Trident Hyderabad
At Tuscany, the Italian restaurant at Trident Hyderabad, the food promotion showcases dishes from Sicily in Italy. On offer are Mediterranean delicacies with flavours of herbs and spices and an assortment of handpicked ingredients.
Cacciucco Seafood Stew (Lobster, prawns, fish, squid, tomato sauce), Butter Poached Scampi (Potato cream, lobster sauce, chlorophyll puree) and Lamb with Prunes and Leeks (Lamb rack, prune puree, leek cream, vegetable) are some of the star dishes from the promotion
Venue: Tuscany, Trident Hyderabad, Hitech City
Duration: 8th to 22nd February
Bhuri Bhoj, the Bengali Food Festival at GGE Aroma
Bhuri Bhoj, the festival at GGC Aroma restaurant, presents delicacies from both West Bengal and East Bengal (now Bangladesh).
Dhakai Pora Mangsho
Katla Macher Ganga Jamuna (a special fish curry), Dhakai Pora Mangsho, Mirpuri Bati Chachhori, Basanti Pulav and Daab Chingri are some of the highlights of the a-la-carte festival.
Venue: GGE Aroma restaurant, Medchal Highway
Duration: 1st to 14th February (Lunch and Dinner)
A passionate food and travel enthusiast, Sabyasachi is quite popular in the food and beverages circles of Hyderabad, the city he has made his home for the last twenty-five years. As a much-travelled sales person, Sabyasachi has been exposed to many international cuisines as well as regional food from remote corners of India. He blogs about his food and travel experiences at Foodaholix, and is a frequent contributor of food-related articles to the print media.