Wednesday, February 6, 2013
LOCAL FLAVOURS- GURGAON
The famed Jhumroo of kingdom of Dreams and also the lad from Gurgaon tells Rupali Dean what he loves to eat in his hometown....
VEGETARIAN FRIED HONEYCOMB DUMPLINGS
The Monk, Galaxy Hotel Shopping & Spa, Sector 15
I visit this place for Oriental food. This place offers roasted peanuts to munch before you order food. The mind boggling varieties include delicious wok fried delicacies as meal in a bowl, with your choice of noodles, sticky or steamed rice. My personal favourite are the Soba noodles with Chinese greens in Black pepper sauce.
DOUBLE SCOOP CHOCOLATE PLEASURE SUNDAE
Nirula’s, MGF Metropolitan Mall, MG Road
This ice cream counter caters to quick take away service whenever I wish to satiate my appetite for deserts. The counter offers entire range of ice creams, shakes, sundaes, coffee and sodas.
MYSORE MASALA DOSA
Navedayam, Orchid Square near Sushant Lok
It’s one of my favourite places. The food here is unpretentious and clearly freshly made and more importantly is delicious to boot! Filter coffee to start with followed by Mysore Rava Masala Dosa and Dahi Vada. Apart from this, Maharaja Thali is not to be missed. It’s an awesome place to dine at with friends.
Chennai Pavilion, Kingdom of Dreams, Sector 29
Elegant setting with sophisticated South Indian food makes Chennai Pavilion a real winner. A mammoth boulevard of food and retail, The Chennai restaurant offers the one of its kind Gunpowder Dosa, which is surely going to tantalize your taste buds.
Namche Bazaar, Golf Course Road, Sector 43
This institution has become an icon for its signature Dal Makhni and is a must for locals who patronize this place. I like the calm and quiet atmosphere here. The Meetha Paan is surely not to be missed.
Om Sweets, Sector 14
When you come to this part of Gurgaon, leave behind all that new-fad of calorie counting, health-conscious, and low-fat thinking. The scent of asli ghee invades the nostrils all over. After more than a century and with a long list of loyal clients, it needs very little endorsement. All the sweets and snacks here to die for and the Dhodha here has put Gurgaon on the culinary map.
Published in India Today Travel Plus