For a Namma Chennai Fare, head to the Kohinoor Asiana Hotel on OMR

Caramel, the all-day dining restaurant at Kohinoor Asiana Hotel will be hosting a Chennai street food festival for all the foodies out there. Discover the unique ambience of Chennai city filled with pleasant buzz of merchants and witness a twist of taste with flavors of Chennai.

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We were at the festival today and were definitely mind-blown. Cutouts of Tamil cinema icons, a Central station archway, a MTC bus photo booth and even an auto selfie corner. Inside the restaurant, the staff were dressed in veshti-chatta and even a tea-kadai had been set up in one corner. 

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Coming to the food, the buffet has just about everything Chennai. They’ve got live koththu parota stations and dosa stations on various days. As for the main buffet; legendary non-vegetarian delicacies like payaa, kozhi urulai kuzhambu, chicken 65, mutton biriyani and venjaram fry stood on one side; while on the other, poricha kootu, dal tadka, birinji saadam, thakaali saadam and vada curry. They’d roped in some local snacks like paruppu vada and onion samosa too. 

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The salad bar has some unique offerings too- the beef lentil salad and the chicken mango salad were quite dashing!

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Wrapping it up in style, they have a huge dessert offering. Ladoo, jaangri, mysore pak and adhirasam, vathalappam, Swiss rolls, black forest and chocolate truffle squares too. 

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The buffet is on from 15th February to 27th February 2016 for lunch (Rs 900 + tax) and dinner (Rs 950 plus tax).