The passion with a zest for the uber chic life is the apt description of how Yellow & Kai Mehra would want you to experience their latest re-entry of Fiesta nestled on Baga beach. Situated at an extension of a boutique hotel, this establishment is an extension of Yellow’s personality driven by passion and scrumptious offerings. Start off with the 'Passion Margarita'; a tequila-based cocktail with a hint of lime, triple sec and passion fruit. The starters lie in the 'Velvety Chicken Liver Pate', flavoured with imported German Smoked Bacon served with homemade Onion Jam and Crispy Bread. The portion is wholesome and the thinly crusted oven baked 'Pizza Regina' is a ham mushroom olives and onion delight. For a one meal extravaganza, look no further than the 'Tenderloin Fillet of Beef in Green Pepper Mustard Sauce served with Creamed Spinach and Lemon Herb Butter' served with 'Rosemary-laced Fried Potato Wedges'. Sign off this heady meal with a sweet cheat in the ‘Caramel Diva’, a creamy hot chocolate soufflé paired with sweet baked Banana Ice cream and gooey Caramel Sauce.
Whenever people are having tough day at the office, Goa’s name is often floated around for upcoming weekend. The city has become synonymous to fabulous nightlife and draws party-seekers from across the world. If you want to be a beach bum during the day and a party animal through the night then Goa should be your next destination. Encapsulating both facets of Goa under one roof is a charming little eatery that works as an extension of a boutique hotel and is flawlessly run by a father-son duo, Yellow & Kai Mehra. Known across Goa as ‘Fiesta’, the restobar is set in a lovely heritage villa, Saunta Vaddo, Baga Beach, Baga that can easily become your own piece of heaven while visiting Goa.
Once you’ve washed off the sand, head down to Fiesta for a wonderfully relaxing meal backed by potent drinks. Yellow Mehra and Kai Mehra are quite intuitive to diner’s needs, hence they have created a menu that perfectly captures one’s culinary whims by offering a galore of global cuisine. Menu hops from Continental to European, including various barbeque dishes as well that Goa is so well known for. While you may see your usual favorites Merlots, Grey Goose and Jagermeister on their bar selection, we suggest you swap them for few house-churned cocktails. Munch alongside on a variety of appetizers before diving into the main course. The Mehra duo offer, pasta con gamberi, classic beef pepper steak, pork chops marinated in smokey bbq sauce, Portobello mushroom with cheese & garlic and grilled lobster.
One can merely opt for a pizza as well with their favorite topping to keep things simple. In desserts, polish off their scrumptious hot chocolate soufflé, which they serve in two toppings. For great vibes, sit near to the pool or enjoy a drink or two by the beach. They often organize live music to entertain their guests. This is your chance to hear some perky Goan music. Party goes on late at Fiesta. You can stay way past midnight, drinking and talking. The restaurant opens into a courtyard enveloped by lush palm trees around a twinkling swimming pool. Tables topped with lanterns are set amongst the foliage, turning Fiesta into your own little paradise. The atmosphere is quite dreamy here, ideal for couples on honeymoon. Prices are not excessively expensive.