Uzuri

Delhi’s first restaurant with African flavours Intro: An exciting, unique blend of familiar flavours and completely unusual tastes in this carnivore’s paradise. Atmospherics: A lift from the ground floor leads you to the second and third floors where Uzuri is situated. The animal theme is all around you: on the walls as leopard prints, more…

Urban Cafe

If there was a beauty pageant for the best looking restaurant in Khan Market, the prize would probably go to Urban Café. The lower floor has a stylish-meets-decadence look with a few overstuffed armchairs and black and white flooring, while the upper floor has a totally different appearance and caters to a different segment altogether.…

Town Hall

Sushi, South East Asian, pizzas Intro: The largest restaurant in Khan Market is headed by a popular sushi chef Atmospherics: Walk up the rather grubby staircase in the middle lane of Khan Market. You will reach the foyer of Town Hall. Inside that is the sushi counter, which itself leads onto the main dining area…

Tres

Modern European Blurb: Modern European food, simple elegant settings and plenty of parking! What do you get when two prominent chefs open their own place? You get this gem of a restaurant with a chef-driven menu. Atmospherics: Next door to the now defunct Chilli Seasons is this extremely attractive restaurant in shades of coffee and…

Masala Library

Modern Indian Fine Indian dining as it has never been seen before Atmospherics: On the ground floor of a deceptively simple cube of a building, Masala Library is all set to shake up the world of Indian gastronomy. As central and desirable an address as you could wish for; plush yet simple inside as it…

Visionnaire Cafe

Cuisine: Italian Blurb: Straight from Milan is this café next door to a designer furnishings showroom. Visionnaire Café really does try to make a difference in Gurgaon. Especially in terms of the concept: a café next door to a luxury furniture showroom selling the designs of Ipe Cavalli and Fendi. Both are prototypes of the…

Warehouse Cafe

Multi cuisine Blurb: A fun place in the Inner Circle of Connaught Place that is a bar and a restaurant Intro: The multi cuisine format of yore gets a new makeover, but it still appeals to the cross-section of humanity that visit Connaught Place. Atmospherics: The (excellent) waiter who served our table informed us that…

Watermelon

Bookies are probably placing bets as to how many more restaurants are going to spring up in already crowded Khan Market. The latest is Watermelon, in the corner of the middle lane of Khan Market, just above the Shahnaz Husain clinic. You will see a health café in light, bright colours. Don’t let the words…

The Walnut Grove

One thing I never tire of during my travels, is to see how the same plant, crop or tree is used so differently in various places where it grows. Take the chinar, for example. It dominates the horizon in Kashmir, especially in autumn when each tree in the Valley looks like a giant globe of…

Stuffed Vegetables

A few days ago we had visitors to dinner. Nothing exceptional about that, except that rather a lot of mince was left over – an unusual occurrence in the Reshii household where, over the years, I’ve learnt to cook just enough because of an irrational dislike for eating stale food. As a consequence, I have…