Indulge your taste buds this Pateti and Parsi New Year by visiting restaurants serving delicious Parsi cuisine with family and friends. Shernaz and Baji Avari guide you to a truly lavish spread that will satisfy the gourmet in you.
PRATAP LUNCH HOME:
At Janmabhoomi Marg, Fort, very close to our Afternoon office, sepcialsies in a vast array of delicious seafoods. This family restaurant truly believes in innovating and updating many of their dishes to suit every palate. For reservations Tel: 22871101/22871818/40021101. Takeaway menus from 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Favourites on their menu are Pomfret Tandoori Butter Pepper (boneless), Pomfret Tandoori Kala Mari, Pomfret Chow Chu, Roasted Crab Tandoor, Fish/ Chicken/ Prawns with Burnt Garlic Sauce are some of the famous items that you should try. Their special seafood includes Crab Meat Sukka or Haryali and King Prawns Gassi. Fish Hyderabad Biryani and King Prawns Biryani are worth their value for money. Round off with ice creams, kulfis, sweets and chocolate mousse.
This restaurant stands iconic at Ballard Estate frequented not only by the who's who of Mumbai but also by foreigners who drop in to savour their delectable menu (only lunch) despite their old fashioned simple ambiance. Mutton/Chicken Berry Pulao still stands as their signature dish and their Patra-Ni-Machhi (Big sized fresh pomfret) are an unmatched treat for the palate. Sali Mutton or Sali chicken, their ever popular Dhansak and Mutton/Chicken cutlets are also eaten with relish. Tel: 22615264/30225264 for take-away parcels.
Health conscious Parsis always wish to keep their weight in check or maintain it. Hence their first choice is always Calorie Care. Ring them up on Tel: 24122100/11 and they will deliver at your doorstep fresh cooked calorie controlled meals, on a daily basis according to your specific requirements. Make a beginning this Pateti and Parsi New Year and feel energetic and vibrant as well.
FOR HEAVEN'S CAKES:
Divine delights in the form of cakes, pastries, chocolates and other delights await you this Pateti and Parsi New Year. This a.c. cake shop with exotic delicacies superbly laid out is situated at 27-C Victoria Building, S.A. Brelvi Road, Fort, offers a wide selection of delicious cakes and mouth-watering goodies like pastries, rolls, muffins, variety of breads, mousse and mousse cakes, cookies, puffs, croissants and quiche, doughnuts, cup-cakes, brownies and tarts. Enjoy their deliciously eclectic assortments infused with the best of flavours, ingredients and unique decoration which can be gifted on auspicious days. Place your orders at least one day in advance on Tel: 66314140/22652102.
WEST END HOTEL (The Gourmet):
The most sought out restaurant at Marine Lines, Zoroastrians simply relish their sumptuously laid out buffet lunch/dinner spread with tempting and tantalising Parsi dishes as well. Reserve your tables on Tel: 40839155/40839199. Buffet lunch is served between 12.30 noon to 3 p.m.
Opp. New Excelsior Theatre in Fort can serve you the best in snacks as well as regular dishes. They specialise in Mutton/Chicken/Pawn Biryani, Patra-Ni-Machhi, Chicken Gravy Cutlets, Sali Kheema and Chicken Farchas, Pamper your sweet tooth with lagan-nu-custard.
Savour their special menu on Parsi New Year (18th Aug.) Place your orders in advance and pick up at 11.30 a.m. Onwards. Do bring your own containers. Sp. Menu includes Kesar Murghi-no-Pulav-Dal (Rs. 250), Jerdaloo Sali Boti (Rs. 200), Murghi N Farcha Bafelu Edu (Rs. 200) Patra Ni Machi (full pomfret) Rs. 400, Ida Chutney No Pattice (Rs. 100) Badam-Pista-Nu Custard (Rs. 100) Kesar Tarkari No Pulav Dal (Rs. 200) Chutney Pattice 2 pcs (Rs. 100) Rotli Farmasu (Rs. 10) For Khordad Saal on 23rd August Saturday. Dhan Daar Fish (Pomfret) Patia (Rs. 200) dhan Daar Veg. Patia (Rs. 150) Kaju-Ni Murghi (Rs. 150) Athelu Gosh Tarela Papeta (Rs. 150). Contact them at 12-F/G Hornby View, Gunbow Street, Fort, Mumbai-1. Tel. 22621930.