Khar To Get A New Patisserie
• Dome, the rooftop lounge at the InterContinental Marine Drive, has a new food and cocktail menu. The food menu offers cheddar and caramelised nut tortellini; vegetable burgerettes; grilled tenderloin; grilled chicken sliders; and char grilled lobster. The drinks menu includes watermelon caprioska; double black mojito; and green tea cocktail. InterContinental Marine Drive, 135 Marine Drive. Tel: 3987 9999.
• Dolce Vita, the casual dining restaurant at Phoenix Mills, has introduced a high tea menu with sandwiches, scones and mini pastries. The spread includes coronation chicken sandwich; tomato and mozzarella sandwich; Dutch truffle pastry; blueberry cheesecake; pineapple gateaux; and lemon tarts. Your choice of teas include Assam, Earl Grey, Moroccan mint, and green tea. The high tea menu is priced at Rs500 per person (excluding taxes). Ground Floor, Grand Galleria, High Street Phoenix, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel. Tel: 6127 2109.
• From Monday, March 19, Shamiana, the all-day restaurant at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, will host a Canadian food festival. They will serve asparagus and crab salad; steamed mussels in a sweet curry; lobster medallions with lemon aioli; crab and goat cheese truffles; and roasted scallops with cauliflower puree. Until Sunday, March 25. Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Apollo Bunder. Tel: 6665 3366.
• To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, The Irish House pub at Phoenix Mills, is serving a new menu until Saturday, March 17. You can choose from Murphy’s BBQ chicken sandwich; pepper-crusted steak with onion rings and potato mash; lamb pie with cheddar; fish and chips; chicken BBQ wings; and mushrooms in a cream sauce. High Street Phoenix, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel. Tel: 4347 1111.
• Celini, the Italian restaurant at Grand Hyatt, is hosting an Antinori wine and food promotion. Chef Bernardi Omar Gabrielle from the Antinori wine estate in Florence, will cook Gorgonzola and ricotta mousse with porcini mushrooms; truffle-scented barley soup; baked salmon steak with cauliflower puree in a black mussels broth; and taglierini pasta with pesto. The restaurant will also serve a selection of Antinori wines, until Monday, March 19. Grand Hyatt, off the Western Express Highway, Santa Cruz (East). Tel: 6676 1234.
• Food blogger Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal will conduct a cooking class for men at the Le15 Patisserie kitchen in Lower Parel, on Sunday, March 18, from noon to 5pm. The menu includes parsley potatoes; spicy potato-sausage fry; pan fried chicken; chicken in a creamy wine sauce; pasta aglio olio e peperoncino; pasta in a smoky chorizo cheese sauce; and garlic and butter vegetables. The class is priced at Rs2,500 per person. Le15 Patisserie central kitchen, Shop No.2, B-Wing Rajgruha Co-operative Society, B. M. Marg, left from the signal after India Bulls Centre, Elphinstone Road. To register, call 97692 86544.
• Bianca, a new patisserie, is slated to open in Khar on Saturday, March 17. Patisserie owner Sahil Wadhwa has studied at Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in Switzerland. The menu includes cakes, pastries and macarons. Shop No. 5, Crystal Blue, near Camy Wafers, 16th Road, Khar. Tel: 2600 0404.
• Hospitality company Blue Foods, has opened a new outlet of the casual dining chain Bombay Blue at Infiniti Mall in Malad. The menu at the fifth outpost will be the same as at the other outlets, where they serve nachos, frankies, burgers, pav bhaji, sev puri, malai kulfi and sizzling brownies among other items. Third Floor, Inifniti Mall Food Court, Malad (West).Tags: Bianca, Bombay Blue, Celini, Dolce Vita, Dome, Grand Hyatt, Intercontinental Marine Drive, Restaurants, Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, Shamiana, Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, The Irish House