Every day when the clock strikes 12 pm all we think about “What’s for lunch?” Don’t worry, ’cause we’re getting you stored for all the fancy cravings you have this month. From fancy tea meetings to a Chinese bowl-hogging party, bookmark our list of new menus available across India.
1. Chef Bhakti X Jamjar Diner’s Little Cantina (Bandra West, Mumbai)
Get transported to the streets of Mexico while sitting in Bandra. Jamjar Diner’s recent collaboration with Chef Bhakti brings you a variety of bites with the perfect Mexican energy through authentic flavours and the perfect ambiance. We recommend you start your meal with the very indulgent Queso Fundido (smoked jalapeno and tequila infused queso fondue served with tortilla chips) or Chipotle Forest Mushroom Tamale (steamed corn masa pudding with chipotle forest mushrooms and Oaxaca cheese). The Non-Veg Small plates like Fish Aqua chile (fish ceviche with avocado & prawn crackers), Chicken Taquitos (creamy chicken & cheese taquitos served with smoked tomato pico de galo), and Tuna Tostadas are also perfect to set the mood right and embark you on a fiesta of flavours. Pair this delightful experience with a range of cocktails Mezcalaria, Palomezcal – Fandano Mezcal, Fresh Grapefruit Juice and Homemade Grapefruit Soda.
Available till the September 25
Timings: 12 pm to 12 am
Contact No: 9619000365
2. Biryani Delivery Menu by SAGA (Gurgaon)
There’s something about biryanis that simply call for celebration and get-togethers. And that’s why, Gurgaon-based SAGA has introduced a special delivery menu called #BondwithBiryani. As the name says, this biryani is a family portion that comes in 4 flavourful varieties, and is a no-miss for any family table. So go ahead and bond over wholesome flavours and food with your family and friends this weekend.
Price for Family Biryani Meal: INR II00 plus taxes onwards
Contact: +91- 7669913882/ 7428922300
3. Vietnamese Pop-Up at Hotel Royal Orchid (Bengaluru)
The property is all set to take you on a trip around the bustling cities of Vietnam through a specially curated pop-up as part of their Sunday Brunch at its all-day dining restaurant, Limelight. The spread offers a variety of dishes like the popular Pomelo and Shrimp Salad, the unique Ho Chi Minh City Style Street Pizza with Rice Paper, the Bok Choy Soup, the silky Vietnamese Mutton Curry Served with Baguette and Accompaniments, Turmeric Marinated Fish with Noodles and Sprouts, the traditional Pandan Leaf Flavoured Panacotta, Coconut Flavoured Crème Caramel and much more for you to explore. You’ll want to reserve your table soon for this 1-day pop-up!
Available: September 25
Price: INR 1.600++ for non-alcoholic brunch, INR 2,500++ for alcoholic brunch, INR 3,500++ for Royal Brunch
4. CinCin X Araku Coffee (BKC, Mumbai)
Coffee lovers, there’s a new address to grab your favourite beverage. Joining hands with India’s award-winning organic, farm-to-table & seed-to-cup enterprise Araku Coffee, CinCin introduces an exclusive roast and coffee menu. Inspired by Italy’s coffee roasting traditions and culture, Araku Coffee and CinCin have bottled the taste of Italia for you to experience with an exclusively curated coffee roast coming from the nutrient-rich coffee plots closest to the Araku habitations. Indulge in the signature classic pick-me-ups such as Espresso, Macchiato, Doppio, Cafe Latte, Classic Cappuccino, Café Mocha, Café Americano, and Affogato. Experimental foodies can also choose from the coffee-infused cocktails and pair them with the small plates menu featuring dishes like Bombolone Con Funghi (Italian Style Savory Doughnut Filled with Porcini Mushroom Cream, Grana Padano), Tramezzino Con Mozzarella (Italian Flat Bread, Tomato, Roquette Leaves, Mozzarella, Pecorino Romano), among others.
Availability: Coffee menu Available all day; Food pairing menu available from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm only
Contact: 83558 70000
5. Sequel (BKC & Bandra West, Mumbai)
Patrons of the plant-forward and seasonal restaurant are in for a scrumptious treat. Chef Vanika Choudhury retains the classics such as burgers and salads and blends them with her food philosophy and personal journey of being a mother and evolving chef. From signature salad bowls, burgers and tacos, to Amboli, jackfruit kebabs, finger millet dosas, and kimchi soup, Sequel’s new menu offers healthy and tasty dishes that highlight local produce and native Indian grains. For instance, the finger millet dosas are made with karun ragi, sourced from farmers in Tamil Nadu’s Dharmapuri district. The result is a dosa that is nutty and deeply complex in flavour, it is paired with ghee, two moreish chutneys, a curry leaf podi, and charred mushrooms.
Contact: 75064 77710 | 75064 77720
6. Hakka Sunday Brunch with Suntory Whisky Toki & Roku at Hakkasan (BKC, Mumbai)
Hakkasan’s Hakka Sunday Brunch gets a Japanese twist–Suntory Whisky Toki and Roku gin cocktails are paired with the restaurant’s fine Cantonese creations. Gin lovers can try the Roku Fizz (Roku gin, lychee liqueur, pineapple juice, mint leaves and ginger ale) or Roku & Rosemary (Roku gin, sake, rosemary syrup, lime juice) whereas whiskey connoisseurs can opt for the Toki Highball (Toki Suntory, seltzer and lemon wedge) or The Nippon (Toki Suntory, Martini Rosso, ginger liqueur and lemongrass leaf). While you sip on your cocktail, choose from a selection of delectable dishes. Start with the Hakkasan signature Crispy duck salad with pomelo, pine nut and shallot or the Vegetarian mock duck salad with pomelo, onion and shallots. The Crab dumpling with Singapore Sauce; Har Gau; Spicy Chicken Dumpling and Edamame Truffle Dumplings are good picks from the small plates menu. Go for the Truffle fried rice and pair it with the Sanpei Chicken Claypot and Lotus root and asparagus in black pepper when you get to the mains. Complete your meal with a sweet dish– the apple and vanilla crème brulee is a good choice.
Availability: Every Sunday from 12 pm to 3:30 pm
Price: INR 3,000 (plus taxes per person)
7. Brik Oven X Magnolia Bakery (Bengaluru)
Brik Oven collaborates with Magnolia Bakery to bring you a sweet ending to your weekend breakfast. Concluding Brik Oven’s delicious breakfast will be Magnolia Bakery’s delightful desserts–the Lemon Vanilla Bundt Cake and Chocolate Hazelnut Hand Pie. Indulge in the baked goods this weekend and also get the chance to be your own toppings connoisseur–you will get to choose from Brik Oven’s in-house chocolate sauce, strawberry sauce, Nutella, and vanilla ice cream, for what goes best with the two desserts! What’s not to love?
Availability: Till September 25 at Palace Road from 8:30-11:00 am and Indiranagar from 8:30 am-4 pm
Price: Lemon Vanilla Bundt Cake – INR 160 + Tax, Chocolate Hazelnut Hand Pie – INR 195 + Tax
8. Akina’s Sunday Brunch (Bandra West, Mumbai)
The recently-opened Japanese restaurant introduces its sleek and sophisticated Sunday brunch. Akina’s signature dishes will be put together by the expert culinary team; from snacks and salads to sushi, robata & warayaki to rice. All this delicious food is accompanied by a free-flowing selection of cocktails, wines, beer, bubbly, and spirits. Completing the experience is a delicately crafted dessert platter of signature Japanese desserts. The menu also has a good selection of dishes for the vegetarians. Binge on delicious meals and refreshing cocktails amidst an elegant yet hip and trendy ambiance as the resident DJ drops fun tunes of current trending music. Who knows, this might just end up turning into a dance party too!
Availability: Every Sunday from 12 pm to 4 pm
Contact:+91 22 26000604/5
9. Trattoria’s Italian Brunch (President, Mumbai)
From signature aliolio and artisan breads, tart and flan counters, pancakes waffles for your kids to feast on to pizzas with toppings of your choice and signature pasta served on your table, Trattoria offers a massive spread for you and your family to feast on. There are also an array of free-flowing mains to choose from but the team highly recommends the Mediterranean perch that comes with potatoes, sous vide lamb with taggiasca olives with a dash of extra virgin olive oil. For vegetarians the menu change every brunch with the selection of Trattoria’s all-time vegetarian selection and new introduce. Your meal will be incomplete without the enticing desserts. Take your pick from the buffet spread creamy Panna Cotta, Semifreddo desserts, Chocolate and Hazelnut Delice, Catalan Cream Foam and many more.
Availability: Every Sunday from 12:30 – 03:00 PM
Price: INR 2,022 plus taxes per person, INR 3,522 plus taxes per person (cocktails included)
Contact: 022 6665 0808
10. Taki Taki’s Ramen Bowls (Lower Parel, Mumbai)
Imagine a steaming broth, with delicious ribbon-like strands of noodles, often topped with dried seaweed, in salty richness, which is enough to invoke serious hunger pangs. Taki Taki has curated the menu that will provide you with an enhanced world of sensory appeal with the addition of bright colours, tasty aromas, and fun garnishes with Chung Fung and Ramen. Choose from Crispy prawn & chives, Crispy chicken and Crispy exotic vegetables from Chung Fung options, and pair them with your choice of Ramen Bowls. The options include Vegetable Ramen (Soy Broth, Tofu, Bamboo shoots, Corn, Bok Choy), Chicken Shio Ramen (Chicken Broth, Grilled rubbed chicken, Marinated Eggs, Bamboo Shoot) and Pork Charsui Goma Ramen (Pork Broth, Braised Pork Belly, Marinated Eggs, Chilli Bean Paste & Sesame dressing). We recommend enjoying this meal from the comfort of your home while you binge-watch some Korean dramas!
Price: INR 615 onwards
11. Exquisite High Tea At Delistic (Bengaluru)
Delistic guarantees an exquisite variety of savoury and sweet treats along with a range of teas/drinks to choose from the all new High Tea Menu. Behind Delistic’s high tea creations is the artistry and passion of Chef Vandana Konidala, who wanted to introduce the good-ole tradition of English high tea. Picture those dreamy, table settings with a lovely pastel ambiance, ornate cake stands stacked with fancy pastries, and plates full of daintily cut sandwiches!
Price : INR 900 onwards
Contact: 89715 52277
12. OPA Kipos’ New Veg Menu (Worli, Mumbai)
With the festive season in full swing, OPA Kipos launches an all-new veg that tends to the vegetarians. Treat yourself to refreshing cold starters like Opa Hummus with Wild Mushroom Ragout, the Tyrokafteri that consists of feta cheese, harissa, roasted red peppers, or your choice of salads. Hot starters include lip-smacking dishes like Imam Kebab (consists of spiced aubergine, kashkaval cheese, garlic yogurt) or a Baked Burrata with roasted peppers, baked burrata, tomato chilli jam, sumac, pickles, toasted pita. Leave enough space for the mouth-watering mains such as Vegetable Mousaka (grilled courgette, spiced aubergine, potato terrine, kasseri cheese, lemon and dill sauce), Greek Pepper & Courgette Linguine (tomato harissa sauce, kalamata olives, confit lemon, courgette, parmesan, dill) and Truffle Wedding Rice (with Cretan wedding rice, roasted cauliflower, truffle yogurt, fresh truffle, fine herbs), among others. End your meal with the signature dessert, Opa Baklava Sundae–a crispy phyllo cup filled with pistachio cream, homemade pistachio, caramel and Greek yogurt ice cream and pieces of baklava topped with caramel sauce, crispy phyllo, smashed pistachio.
Time: 7 pm onwards
13. Ekaa (Fort, Mumbai)
Reinventing the way we eat, Ekaa is back with a new ingredient-forward menu. The recently launched 10-course meal borrows inspiration from the summer and monsoon season. Chef Niyati Rao envisions highlighting the relationship that each individual has with this season, which trickles down to quintessential food memories while being largely influenced by the ecosystems they reside in. For instance, one of the dishes is a spin on the Indian roasted corn or “butta,” which makes us recollect the times we have enjoyed the popular street snack on cold, rainy days. Some of the other ingredients featured on the menu are Indian Himalayan rainbow trout, fermented bamboo shoots, Axone (fermented soybeans from Nagaland), Myrobalan plum, or cherry plums, and Mangosteens from Kerala. What you can expect is beautifully-presented dishes full of creativity and flavour in an elegant ambiance, enjoyed over delectable cocktails and engaging conversations provoked by the nostalgic food.
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