Eat your heart out this Republic Day. Restaurants are putting up their best spreads to commemorate this special day - India’s 70th Republic Day. Dishes from across the country will tantalise your taste buds, giving you several options in buffet spreads as well as special a la carte menus. The tri-coloured dishes created by chefs will be a treat for the eyes as well. So, dine with family and friends, and, celebrate this day with an unforgettable repast. My 5 top picks:
Lake View Cafe, Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre & Hotel, Mumbai
To mark the significance of the 70th Republic Day of India, Lake View Cafe will be offering an exquisite brunch buffet with tantalizing dishes. The objective of this brunch is to provide a unique experience to the patrons of India. This brunch will include dishes like Til Diya Misa Maach, Lal Maas, Live Indian counters of Bihari Litti Choka, Sarson Da Saag Te Makki Di Roti and focused Republic Day mocktails. Rs 2495 + taxes is all that you pay for this unparalleled treat.
Seven Kitchens, St. Regis, Mumbai
This Republic Day, taste the flavours of freedom from cross India at Seven Kitchens, as part of their lavish buffet with a multi-cuisine spread. At Rs 3300 plus taxes, it is value-for-money, given the options and live stations one can choose from.
Pa Pa Ya, Colaba, South Mumbai
Savour dishes like the Spicy Tuna Sushi, Som Tam Salad, Spicy Avocado, Beer Battered Avocado Tacos, Chiang Mai Curry with Vegetables and many more, as part of an exhaustive buffet priced at Rs 1699 plus taxes.
Three Amigo Roll
Adding to your patriotism fervour, there are tri-colour dishes like Three Amigo Roll, Yasugo Tamakata Sushi, Seaweed Chicken Dimsum, too and a Tri Coloured Mocha Icecream.
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Via Bombay, Chembur, Central Mumbai
There is no better way than to rejoice on our 70th Republic Day than to surround yourself with everything Indian.
From January 25th - 31st, indulge in ‘Community Thalis’ only for lunch with both veg and non-veg options at INR 500 plus taxes. Maharashtrian, Sindhi, South Indian, Gujarati, Goan or Punjabi - what do you feel like eating today? Build your own community thali with dishes from every cuisine. From Wada Potato to Sindhi Aloo Tuk, Andhra Chicken to Dhokla and Goan Chorizo to Sarson Ka Saag and Butter Chicken, you can savour them all. Each Thali comes pre-served with 2 Chappatis, Steam Rice, Curd, Salad, Chaas and Gulab Jamun along with the respective options that you choose.
Umraan Regional, Oshiwara, Western Suburbs
Experience an array of regional dishes from across India at Umraan. Pick from Veg Galouti Kabab, Jodhpuri Rajadi Wadi, Chicken Xacuti, Andhra Chicken Curry and more. Plenty of vegetarian options too. There is truly something for every palate here.
Food critic, features writer and columnist, Mini Ribeiro is a qualified Journalist, from IIMC New Delhi. She specialises in the Food & Beverage and Hospitality space. As an established food & beverage writer, Mini currently contributes to several leading English publications across the country – Asian Age, Hindustan Times, Sunday Financial Express, Hotelier India, Go Getter and Vistara inflight magazines and Rediff.com. She also has her own You Tube channel called Mini’s Food Fundas. Fond of cooking, Mini enjoys experimenting in the kitchen with various cuisines, with Indian regional food, being her favourite. She has recently started, a platform for home talent, called 'Flavours from Home', an initiative which aims to make women who are passionate about cooking, entrepreneurs.