Chinese Section at K3

Blurb: A powerhouse of talent moves to Delhi Cuisine: Beijing meets Canton Atmospherics: The very first time I was brought face to face with Chef Zhang Xue Shi’s towering talent was in a hotel in Chennai five years ago. The world of food is not so large after all, and after fantasizing about the lunch…

Bombaykery

Blurb: The most distinctive little store in Cyber Hub Cuisine: Patisserie, savouries Atmospherics: This is the time when new entrant Bombaykery is going to come into its own. From here on, the weather is going to improve rapidly, and though there is not much space inside the tiny round store with the glass walls that…

Cibo

From being a place with great interiors and not so great food, Cibo has suddenly become a place with great food. They’ve just hired fresh blood in the kitchen, and the youthful chef, an Indian with international experience, is clearly set to break boundaries. In the last couple of weeks, Cibo has metamorphosed from an…

Days of The Raj

Cuisine: Anglo Indian food Blurb: An old restaurant given a new lease of life Atmospherics: Right on the main road at the busy Adchini T-junction is this rather gracious restaurant. Though it has been around for a while, it has just been given an extensive makeover: new interiors, new menu, even the initial concept has…

DEL – Roseate House

Blurb: So close to T3 as to be part of its lounge Cuisine: international Atmospherics: the very last hotel in Aerocity, closest to the International Airport, someone has very craftily designed not only the space but the menu too. The space is vast, disappointingly monochromatic, and as comfortable as a business lounge: upholstered chairs, squat…

Kitchen of Awadh

Serves: Lucknavi food Blurb: a text book example of a perfect eatery Atmospherics: the ultimate neighbourhood market in this corner of Gurgaon, no shop of restaurant can be above a certain size, and Kitchen of Awadh fits admirably into that space. You’ll find every demographic there, dining on the best kebabs you’ll get outside a…

Ciro’s Pomodoro

Italian casual dining Blurb: Food meets clubbing in this import from Beauchamp Place, London If you’ve always wanted to know what the stars eat on their pizzas check out Ciro’s Pomodoro. Atmospherics: Airy and well-lit thanks to full-length glass windows, Ciro’s Pomodoro started out life in a single location in London’s clubbing district, but has…

Culture Cafe

The most unpretentious eatery in Crosspoint Mall Serves multi cuisine Atmospherics: if you are of a certain age, you probably look back with nostalgia at the restaurants that Delhi used to be graced with. Good old eateries where you would visit with your parents and order a mix of dishes, jumbled up across the continents.…

Kopper Kadai

Every gimmick in the restaurant industry Serves North Indian Atmospherics: Every time I visit Rajouri Garden, I am convinced that there is no more place for another restaurant, yet at the next visit, I see a few. Kopper Kadai is one of the newer entrants. Situated on two floors accessible by lift, it has paid…

Cooper’s Grill and Bar

Cuisine: American Blurb: It has much going for it but needs a bit of refining to realize its full potential Intro: This brand new eatery is the brainchild of two hospitality professionals who know their onions, so expect it to get better and more polished over time. Atmospherics: This is where the restaurant falters. It…