February 27, 2016 12:26:06 am
Enviably situated on a non-public lot on Kasturba Gandhi Marg, simply off Connaught Place, Tamasha avoids ensuing site visitors snarls with a valet service, a should on the high-density street. Unfold over two flooring, with cavernous interiors, it’s, nonetheless, the entrance courtyard that makes Tamasha price all of the fuss. Stone-flagged with one nook dominated by a truck — moderately, the truck from the Transformers franchise — and one other truck serving as a bar. A tree looms massive over the courtyard and, coated with a constellation of fairy lights, renders a stunning scene by night time. The interiors are minimal, certain in stone and wooden, with sofa seating, a second immense bar and digital music filling the whole area.
The menu consists largely of up to date Indian and Indian fusion which might be the fad lately, bifurcated into small and huge plates. It’s supplemented by the quasi-cuisine of Delhi eateries and fortified with a big bar menu; the ever-present sheesha record is olfactorily apparent.
We determine to be cool and go along with the gang, sticking to the fusion fare. So accordingly we begin with the Calamari Chaat Salad and the Beer Batter Amritsari Fish Steak; and the Tasty Tamasha Tasty Coin for a bonus spherical in these starvation video games. The cash, in truth, comprise mushroom galouti sandwiched between a croissant with the galouti spiced with yam or ole, lending it an unique pungency, scrumptious for those who like your meals barely sturdy, which we do.
The salad is moderately heavier than the phrase suggests, due to the calamari’s crust. Whereas festooned with springy lettuce, basil, olives, pickled onions, crispy potatoes, chillies and pickled cucumber, all tossed up in a tamarind French dressing, the calamari may have been much less encrusted in batter. It’s the fish that swims away with the honours although — recent, flaky sole shrouded in a spicy, crispy carmine batter, served with a lemon mint foam (extra a cream) that give the mini steaks a burst of freshness.
After the comparatively wholesome fare, we determine to get down and farinaceous with the Baked Butter Rooster Pasta and the Bhuna Gosht Sliders. The sliders are simplistic in presentation, even when the filling of desiccated meat within the mini buns is complicated in spices. The pasta is a glutinous melange of sentimental penne mired in butter rooster with gravy, a mixture turning into more and more fashionable lately, for apparent causes. The dessert menu being moderately restricted for the time being, we determine to dive into it subsequent time. It ought to make fairly the splash.
Meal for 2: Rs 2,400 (together with taxes)
Tackle: 28, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Connaught Place. Contact: 33106409
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