The Sun may have started its journey to the Northern hemisphere after Lohri, but the moon continues to throw its soothing moonlight all over, beckoning us to enjoy the chilly, winter nights. Delhi is a city that never stops buzzing and its people will look for any reason to celebrate. And why not? The year has just begun- it is still fresh, crisp and positivity rings in the air. After Lohri and Makar Sankranti, why don’t we get out an experience a different kind of cuisine? Something that will take you near the sea and experience some mouthwatering seafood. Here are three places in Delhi to go to this weekend.
Placed among the best chefs in the UK today, Chef Claude Bosi is a legend amongst his peers. Well known for merging highly skilled classical techniques in his cooking style, he presents a tasting menu for lunch and dinner at Upstairs in The Indian Accent, The Lodhi. A 6-course menu at lunch and 9-course menu at dinner, both paired with wines along with a selection of a la carte dishes are on the menu which features dishes including Kanyakumari crab, apple and nimbu lemon, river sole a la grenobloise, mushroom custard, coconut and curry, mango and black sesame and more. This is one pop up you don’t want to miss! Call 011-66175151 or 9871117968 to reserve your table. For more details click here
MINISTRY OF CRAB
What happens when two cricket legends and one chef get together? A haven for crustacean fans called Ministry of Crab. Conceptualised by cricketers Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, and restaurateur Dharshan Munidase, Ministry Of Crab is not just a celebrity restaurant. It has been a celebration of Sri Lanka’s seafood. Creating a sensation with its seafood, especially its Chilli Crab and Pepper Crab and getting listed in Asia’s Top 50 Best Restaurants list, Dutch Hospital where it is located in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the restaurant offers a premium experience to its customers. It definitely forms a part of every traveller’s itinerary. The good news that Ministry of Crab is opening up in Mumbai has got the Mumbaikars excited and they’re ready to don their bibs to bite into the jumbo prawns and succulent crabs. But Delhi too will get a little taste of it starting from Jan 18 – Jan 21 at Shangrila’s Eros Hotel where an exclusive Pop- Up at Shang Palace is taking place. A four-course meal (dinner) will be served. There are two seatings in all the days, 7:00 p.m – 9:30 p.m.( first seating) ,9:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. (second seating). Price Rs.4500 plus taxes. For more details here.
COURTYARD BY VIRASAT
Right in the heart of Delhi lies the Courtyard by Virasat. Launched in the last week of December 2017, the Courtyard by Virasat, a concept by Rajan Bedi, aims to bring different cuisines, chefs, diners all in the same destination for a different experience and flavours each time. The first-ever edition of ‘What’s Cooking Delhi’ is happening on Saturday 7:00 p.m.-10p.m. and offers a delectable Goan culinary experience customized exclusively for one night only. A scrumptious multi-course meal by the well-renowned chefs of Goan cuisine, Crescentia and Chris Fernandez, amidst a charming and detailed outdoor setting inside an old-timey bungalow in Delhi’s swanky Hanuman Road. The lavish mouth-watering spread costs just Rs.1999. For more details and buying a ticket to the event click here