Chennai food special: Five exciting culinary experiences that you cannot miss this November!
Seven days, seven cuisines
Monday: Kerala. Tuesday: Arabic. Wednesday: Rajasthani? Try a different cuisine every night of the week at the Hilton's all-day dining restaurant, Vasco's. Look out for savoury crepes and Tenderloin Bourguignon (France), Jhal Muri from the streets of Kolkata and Asian specials like Wok Tossed Asparagus and Chestnut Time: 6.30 pm to 11 pm. Price: INR 2,100 plus taxes per person
All you can eat kebabs!
That's right. We weren't kidding. Bharat Bistro is putting an end to those cravings with an amazing all-you-can-eat deal at INR 999. Enjoy a feast of unlimited kebabs, breads, biryani, desserts. You might want to skip breakfast for this one.
Chap chay has roped in Malaysian chef Mat Safiee Bin Haroon with over 30 years of experience to whip up delicacies like Nasi Lemak (basmati rice, anchovies, tamarind, coconut milk, egg, peanut), Asam Laksa (thick noodles, tamarind, mackerel fish, lemon grass, shrimp paste) and a favourite dessert cheng theng (dates, ginkgo nuts, sago, barely, plum sugar) - as part of a Malaysian food festival. At The Raintree, St Mary’s Road for lunch and dinner. November 15 to 24. Meal for two INR 1,500 plus taxes.
To Coorg, to Coorg
Relish the flavours of Coorg with delicacies like the Kadumputtu & Pandi Curry and Poppy Seed Payasa, with home chef and baker Smitha Kottayya who hails from Coorg and Chef Gopi. At Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road. November 11 to 18. Time: 7.30 pm to 11.30 pm. Price: 1,400 plus taxes person.
Dim sum more?
Dig into a wide variety of seafood, lamb and poultry dim sums and baos, that can be accompanied with beer and enjoyed through the month for both lunch and dinner. Choose from Bean thread noodle bao with Sichuan mushroom, Lotus stem with pine nut dim sum, Pan-fried pork bun, Seabass dumpling with truffle paste and a whole lot more! At Stix, Hyatt Regency Chennai. November 15 to 24. INR 1,299 (veg) and INR 1,499 plus taxes (non-veg) for a meal for two.