Friday is here. These three words are sheer music to the working class hero’s ears. Let this weekend be more than ‘Netflix and chilling’. As much as you may want to stay in and literally chill in the AC, the Capital wants you to step out and have a ball at these events.
Restaurant Week India (Fri, April 22 – Sun, May 1) commemorates its five years of fine dining in Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Mumbai. In the Capital, the event will feature 27 top-notch restaurants that’ll let diners enjoy the best of each restaurant at an economical rate.
Craft Village, 19, Shivaji Marg, Avenue Bouganvillea, Rangpuri Rd, Mahipalpur Delhi-37 | 098736 61140
Date: Fri, 22 April – Sun, 24 April
Time: 10am – 1pm
The 3 days of celebrating planet Earth will include 3-hour sessions on going vegan and healthy food, sustainable design and architecture and planting on Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively. Register here.
MoMo Café, Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon Plot No.27-B, Sector Road, B Block, Sushant Lok 1, Sector 27, Gurgaon, Haryana-122002 | 0124 488444
Date: Every Friday, 11th March 2016 onwards
Time: 6.30pm – 11.30pm
Cost: INR 1,700++
What happens when you take those street side gastro-delights and merge it with the expertise of five-star chefs? Head straight to Courtyard by Marriott Gurgaon to find out! The 5-star kitchen brings to you the crème de la crème of Indian street food coupled with a delightful Chinese cuisine on Streat Food Fridays.
The Fatty Bao, Sangam Courtyard, Major Somnath Marg, Sector 9, Near Sangam Park, RK Puram, Delhi-22 | 011 2671 5270
Date: Sun, 21 Feb – Sun, 24 Apr (every Sunday)
Time: 12pm – 3.30pm; 7pm – 1am
Cost: INR 500++ (for a glass); INR 2,200++ (for a pitcher)
Sit back and enjoy a lazy summer Sunday with a range of sangrias at The Fatty Bao. Sip on exotic concoctions from the range like Magic Melon (watermelon, grape, pomegranate, mint, and vodka), the full-bodied Fruity Fresh (green apple, orange, rosemary, triple sec, and vodka-infused fruits) and Tropical Cheer (pineapple, homemade syrup, lemongrass, orange, pomegranate, and vodka-infused fruits).
Sunday Brunch With Bottomless Margaritas
La Bodega, B-29, First Floor, Middle Lane, Near Hanuman Mandir, Khan Market, New Delhi-03 | 011 4310 5777
Date: Sun, 17 April – Sun, 29 May
Time: 12pm – 4pm
Cost: INR 1,800++
Gorge on a delectable Mexican brunch with Avocado Toast topped with a poached egg, Tortillas with scrambled eggs in a black bean sauce, Lamb Burger with feta cheese amongst other traditional brunch dishes and wash it down with heady margaritas.
Foodhall, DLF Place Mall, 1st Floor, District Centre, Near Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, Saket, New Delhi-17 | 011 41080520
Date: Thu, 7 April – Sat, 7 May
Time: 10.30am – 10pm
Foodhall perks up the steamy summer with its Mexican food festival, Ola Cantina, with a dash of Spanish and a sprinkle of Latin American. Enjoy delicacies like Sangriaor the Agua de Tamarindoto, as Baked spinach and Beetroot, tacos and nachos, Fresh flour tortillas, Pao de Queijo, Brazilain cheese rolls and more.
Khandani Rajdhani (various outlets)
Date: Fri, 15 April – Tue, 31 May
Time: 12pm-3.30pm; 7pm-11pm
Indulge in the best thing about summer – mangoes. Dive into Khandani Rajdhani’s special rotational mango menu that feature yummies like Kairi Chana Dal Dhokla, Kairi Samosa Sabzi, Mango Kofta Pulao, Malabari Mango Kadhi, Mango Pachadi, MangoRaita, Fajeto, Aamrakhand, Mango Jalebi, and more.
Dim Sum Feast
Dao, 17, Roof Top, Main Market, Block N, Near Fabindia, Greater Kailash 1, New Delhi-48 | 095559 96655
Date: Wed, 9 Mar – Sat, 30 April
Time: 11.30am – 7pm
Cost: INR 1,335++ (Mon-Thu); INR 1,555++ (Fri-Sun)
Relish unlimited dim sums at Dao with exquisite varieties like Duck Dumpling, Spicy Chicken Dumpling, Chicken and Chive Dumpling, Spicy Prawn Dumpling and Kow Lun Prawn Har Gao doing the rounds.
Korean Food Festivals
The Latest Recipe, Le Meridien Gurgaon, M.G. Road, Sector 26, Delhi – Gurgaon Border, Gurgaon, Haryana-122002 | 0124 499 2000
Date: Fri, 1 April – Sat, 30 April
Time: 12pm – 11.59pm
Cost: INR 1,899++ (lunch); INR 1,999++ (dinner)
The Latest Recipe at the Meridien, Gurgaon brings the fine cuisine of Korea to the Capital. Chef Wang and Chef Park will roll out Korean delicacies like Kimchi, Kimchi Hot Pot, Gimbal, Bibimbap, Korean Fried Chicken and Galbi to fire up your weekend.
1911, The Imperial Hotel, Lobby Level, Janpath Road, Near Janpath Metro Station, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 4111 6603
Date: Sun, 1 April – Mon, 25 April
Time: 12.30pm – 2.45pm
Sink your teeth in palatable Mediterranean cuisine at The Imperial. Made with the freshest of ingredients, the food is bound to transport you to the vibrant Mediterranean coastline.
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