Bong Appetit

The winter specials at Bong Appetit have us drooling. A probashi Bengali’s dream come true, the savouries include Mutton Shingara, Ghugni, Coffee House Chicken Sandwich and a smashing Shukto. The desserts have a Nolan Gurer Ice-cream, {the gur is available only during winters and has a beautiful aftertaste} and a Baked Mihidana. Are you going?

Where: L 71, Malviya Nagar

Nearest Metro Station: Malviya Nagar

Price: INR 900 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011-4184 1010, +91-9968094422

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Guppy by Ai

guppyGuppy by Ai recognises that in the winter, the first priority is to stay warm. Enter their range of special ‘Hot Pots’ for winter. There’s vegetarian and prawn variants, but the most special offering? Nabemono, a thick stew {usually made with Black Chicken} that’s made and kept heated throughout your meal. It features tastes unique to the Japanese cuisine; best way to beat the cold if you ask us!

Where: 28, Main Market, Lodhi Colony

Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh

Contact: +91 9650185005

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Zu Tisch

Zu Tisch has always been one to get in the festive spirit. The onset of winter {and Christmas of course} is no different. You can expect an 18-day long festival of food {starting on the 16th of Dec}. From roasted meats {turkey, duck and pork} as well as BBQ spreads, there’s plenty to consume. We’re waiting to try their Bratwurst Stuffed Chicken. They’re also supplementing the eats with music, film and oodles of entertainment.

Where: 2nd Floor, M-18, M Block Market, GK1

Nearest Metro Station: Kailash Colony

Contact: +91 9810885447, +91 9871558565

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Hungry Monkey

The Hungry Monkey - Spicy Goan Chorizo SlidersWinter is the season to barbeque and Hungry Monkey is on that bandwagon and how. Fill your weekends with a wide range of grills- from Tangy Burnt Onion and Garlic Chicken, to Cajun Spiced Basa and Sweet Potato Steak. Us? We’ll be going for the Jamaican BBQ spiced pork chops all the way.

Where: The Hungry Monkey, B 6/6, DDA Market, Opposite Deer Park, Safdarjung Enclave

Nearest Metro Station: AIIMS

Contact: 011 46049801, +91 9810788196 {reservation recommended}

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Market Cafe

We’re all for indulging, especially if it’s cold outside. Market Cafe’s got a fondue that we’re looking to try, along with their Pumpkin and Beetroot soup {it’ll help us shake off the guilt}. For sunnier winter days, we’ll opt for their Asparagus and Cheese Parmesan Cigar Rolls.

Where: 8, 2nd Floor, Khan Market

Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market

Contact: 011 41757703, 011 41757704

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Sakleys, The Mountain Cafe

mamgotoNestled in homely Sakleys, you can expect to enjoy a full winter and Christmas spread, starting on the 23rd of Dec. We’re talking mulled wines with fruits and spices and home-made orange rum with lemonade. Eats? Try the Honey Glazed Ham Crostini with Paprika Cream Cheese.

Where: M-23, M Block Market, GK1

Nearest Metro Station: Kailash Colony

Contact: +91 9873160659

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Mamagoto

There’s something comforting about Asian food in cold weather! At Mamagoto, we’re looking forward to trying the likes of their Mama Spicy Ramen Bowl and Mixed Mushroom Dumpling. There’s also the Seaweed Dumpling, if you’re looking to experiment.

Where: Find your nearest outlet here.

Contact: info@mamagoto.in

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Backyard

Pulled Pork Slider with Red Cabbage Slaw

Grilled chicken with a choice of bourbon glaze or jalapeño jam? Yes, please. The house favourite Pulled pork with red cabbage slaw is also a winter favourite here, If you want something warm and grilled, the Morrocan grilled chicken, Pork Belly {spicy teriyaki sauce or BBQ sauce} and grilled fish with lime and pink peppercorn would be our picks. They are also doing wood-fired pizzas, dim sums and winter-special drinks!

Where: A/2A, Aurobindo Market, Next to Sartaj Hotel, Hauz Khas

Nearest Metro: Green Park

Contact: 9811167465

Price: INR 1500 for two {without alcohol}

Timings: 12pm – 1am

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Social

Till 25th December, you can avail Social’s gorgeous winter food and drinks with Steak and Eggs with Paprika Butter, Roast Chicken with Veggies and a Fiery Chooza Pops. With a decor made festive and the desserts given a christmassy twist, we recommend the Drunken Dates Pancake with Maple Syrup, Whiskey Plum Pudding and Fruit Parfait with seasonal fruit cream to end your meal with. The Christmas drinks include Caffeine Kick, Happyness, Berry Bice and Ginger Space.

Where: 28 A, Defence Colony Market, Defence Colony, 9A & 12, Hauz Khas Village

Nearest Metro Station: Lajpat Nagar, Hauz Khas

Contact: 011 33105934 {Def Col}, +91 78386 52814 {HKV}

Price: INR 1,500 for two {approx.}

Timings: 10am – 12.30am, Breakfast items served till 7.30pm

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