Chili’s : Top Fusion Menu

Hey Guys, coming up with the new blog after a long time. But I had to write about the delicious voyage that is the new Top Fusion Menu at Chili’s. I hopped in after some Durga Puja Pandal hopping and was tired to the core. They welcomed me with a warm smile and the top fusion menu. It made my day.IMG_20170925_233128_558

Located strategically inside the comforts of Acropolis Mall, my heart yearned for this place after the arduous(read Hot & Dusty) Pandal hopping. The decor of this place always manages to warm heart and please my eyes.

BBQ steak in Chimichurri with Corncob : It simply tasted amazing. Well done steak which did not go hard – now that’s a dream !! Most steaks are either slightly bloody or you end up using the entire power of your teeth to just get a bite.A healthy portion of Steak, with lots of mashed potato and roasted onion, topped with the Chimichurri Sauce. It was delectable the core and is a must must try. IMG_20171009_164011_918_wm

Orange Glazed Salmon : I’m a fish addict, and for years have been nicknamed ‘MECHO’ (the Bengali Ghost obsessed with Fish; and why not I’m a Bengali, we are renowned for just that and well , also laziness). I wear this name with pride.The Salmon was simply awesome,and yes the Barney Stinson kind . Its a must try, undoubtedly. A giant sized salmon with boiled exotic veggies and red rice. Yes, I have another Bengali trait. The love for rice. And the red rice is superb.IMG_20171009_163541_420_wm

Big Mouth Wings : ENORMOUS wings that satiated my eyes and my stomach. 6 giant wings, a subtle dip and hangry(anger that comes from hunger) me – perfect combination.

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Blackened Bhetki (Fish) : This is another fish option that is equally delicious. This new addition to the menu happens to one of my favorites and not just coz I made this huge statement about being a ‘MECHO’ earlier (pun intended). I genuinely loved the bhetki, and the flavors infused perfectly. This also came with a helping of Red Rice & Boiled Veggies.  IMG_20171009_163303_599_wm

Roasted Veggies Fajita : A great vegetarian option – Exotic Veggies , Cottage Cheese, and a wide array of condiments. I always find the fajitas at Chili’s extremely filling and this wasn’t any different. A definite must try if Veg is on your mind. IMG_20171009_163032_543_wm

Coffee Mousse Cake : This was plain heaven. A rich & dense concoction of Coffee and Mousse atop a think slice of chocolate cake. A blissful experience. I really could not have imagined a better finale than this.IMG_20171009_163351_166_wm

Heartfelt Thanks to Pradosh Pati from Chili’s Acropolis for hosting this event. And many congratulations to the staff for their courteous and ever-so-smiling attitude.

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Genuine Broaster Chicken : Bbye Trans Fat, Hello Chicken Fry!! 

​Genuine Broaster Chicken are a quick-service restaurants (QSRs) and casual dining chain from America that has finally arrived in Kolkata after 60 years of reigning the USA market.

Known for their famous Chicken Fries and “healthy” food GBC is here to stay. They use fresh chicken, not frozen, and pressure-fries these using patented pressure fryer technology. It is cooked in Broaster Pressure Fryer, which utilises 50 per cent less oil than open fried chicken and retains more chicken moisture. It has zero trans-fat, and more protein fat per gram than saturated fats and carbohydrates.

In India GBC has collaborate with Chef Harpal Singh to create an Indianized Menu, palatable to the locals. Ramya Ramachandran invited me for a bloggers for the opening of GBC at loudon street, Kolkata. She was a real delight the entire evening and her concept of the place deserves accolades.

When I stepped in the place look fab!! It’s a two storey outlet. The ground floor has a small table placed with hanging helmets and quirky lights; the ceiling lights are in the form small decorative LEDs covered with sack – an ingenious idea.

The top floor is a much larger space with funny wall art, typically American posters and adding to the appeal some bold discolored furnitures.

Coming to the food, be ready to try some fusion. While the chicken fries are typically American , the Schezwan Noodle Burger and Lamb Rogan Josh Burger are fusion personified. If you are customarily a quirky eater and have no qualms in trying new things, I believe this is the place for you. Try the Rogan Josh Burger, it’s delicious – A red bun, lots of meat and Rogan Josh.

And if Rogan Josh isn’t quirky enough for you then there is always the Schezwan Noodle Burger. Some chicken strips, noodles and Schezwan Sauce – who
 knew America and China could come together in this way.

If you are in the mood for some rice, order the kichidi. It’s a rice bowl with lamb chunks, chicken keema and a host of flavours. I also got to try the hot fish squares. They are interesting but not remarkable.

They serve 3 kind of fries which are American to the core; ‘healthy’ and crispy at the same time. While each of the flavours couldn’t be distinguished from the other I loved there chicken in general, the extra moisture heightened the taste and healthy cooking allowed me to indulge to my heart’s content.

Lastly I tried the cheesy keema and chocolate samosa. It’s fusion all the way. Both of these were delicious. Cheesy keema had hot keema at the bottom topped with freshly fried french fries and cheese. The chocolate samosa was surely the showstopper of the evening. 

I wish the team of GBC all the best for their future endeavors, cheers to their efforts which lead them to great success in healthy dinning.

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