A blast from the past1 min read . Updated: 31 May 2011, 08:43 PM IST
A blast from the past
These days, the mango also inspires avant-garde chefs to ever more experimentation. And while we heartily endorse all such endeavours, we particularly love chef Manish Mehrotra’s experimentation at Indian Accent, The Manor, New Delhi, for two reasons: First, the new summer menu is replete with the fruit in every form and all its glory, and second, the full blast of nostalgia even the non-mango sections of the new menu unleash.
The nostalgic trip starts with the amuse-bouche, which arrive in cute little Hawkins pressure cookers, real stainless steel ones too. Most Indian-themed restaurants serve some entrees in miniature traditional utensils, the handi, kadai, degh, even martaban (as Varq at The Taj Mahal Hotel,
The summer menu at Indian Accent, The Manor, New Delhi, was launched last week. An average meal per head (excluding beverages) costs ₹ 1,900 plus taxes. For reservations, call 011-4323 5151.