Monsoon Menu: Food Festivals And Special Menus To Spice Up Rainy Days In Mumbai

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Yummy and Creamy Soup at Silverspoon Gourmet

Food and drink are mood boosters no matter what the time of year. We bring you an inclusive list of great places to dine and drink at, new menus and fresh must-try monsoon dishes from restaurants n Mumbai.

Mojito at Jamjar Diner
Mojito at Jamjar Diner

Lychee Festival At Jamjar Diner
There is something about lychees, that I love; the flavour, sweet and the texture…yum! If sipping on some lychee cocktails/mocktails and savouring the rains sounds good to you then hop to Jamjar Diner. They’re serving interesting drinks like Lychee Mojito, Lychee Iced Tea, Lychee and Thai Chili Martini in a jam jar.
Where: Jamjar Diner, Versova
When: Ongoing
Contact: 02226358880, 02226368880

New Cocktail Menu At Mamagoto
A great place to unwind over signature cocktails like Watermelon Vodka Martini and Cinnamon Whiskey in addition to your beers, champagnes and wines. There are flavourful starters to go with these drinks including Chicken Basil Cups, Water Chestnut Spring Roll, Rock Shrimp Tempura, Fried Spinach + Tofu in Miso sauce and Mamagoto Chicken Wrap.
Where: Mamagoto, Ghatkoper/Bandra
When: Ongoing
Contact: 022 – 66401860/022 – 26552600

Hot Cuppa at Indigo Deli
Hot Cuppa at Indigo Deli

Monsoon Special At Indigo Deli
I just love the feeling of holding a hot cuppa with cold numb hands, on a rainy day; I think most of us do, it’s comforting as you feel the invisible ice in your hands melt away. Indigo Deli has got a new range of hot coffees and hot chocolate with just the right amount of Scotch, Irish whiskey, rum, vodka or Amaretto, to get you fuzzy and not heady!
Where: Indigo Deli, Outlets across the city
When: Ongoing
Contact: +91 22 6655 1010

Ham & Cheese Bread with Scrambled Eggs at The Pantry; the perfect breakfast!
Ham & Cheese Bread with Scrambled Eggs at The Pantry; the perfect breakfast!

Monsoon Menu At The Pantry
You simply have to try the Monsoon Cheese and Pepper Toastie, here! They also have other scrumptious dishes like Homemade Beef Pot Pie, desserts like Savoury Bread Butter Pudding (comfort food!) and beverages like Chilled Oatmeal & Tapioca Porridge with Fresh Fruits & Nuts.
Where: The Pantry, Fort
When: Until 28th September, 2013
Contact: +91 22 2267 8901

New Dessert Menu At Lotus Blossom
Some of us may think that the monsoons can make things a little gloomy. Fear not; for a good dessert can heal the craziest mood swings! Lotus Blossom has some new sweet treats on the cards; I can’t wait to dig into their Strawberry Cheesecake! Home delivery available – actual travel charges apply
Where: Lotus Blossom, Colaba – Juhu
When: Until 30th July, 2013 from 11am to 7pm
Contact: 9967624034
Price: Rs 1,000 to 1,300 per kg

Bonsai Veg Slider at The Dome
Bonsai Veg Slider at The Dome

Monsoons At The Dome, Intercontinental
We’ve all tried pakodas and bhajias with garam chai, during the rainy season. Now, how about some crispy hot Tempura Prawns! The Dome is serving some delicious appetisers perfect for the monsoons; there’s Bamboo Squids, Bonsai Veg Slider (cute little mini burgerettes), charcoal roasted corn (bhutta is a Mumbai staple,  no?). There are cocktails, juices and milkshakes as well to wash these treats down.
Where: The Dome, Intercontinental, Marine Drive
When: Ongoing
Contact: +91 22 3987 9999

Yummy and Creamy Soup at Silverspoon Gourmet
Yummy and Creamy Soup at Silverspoon Gourmet

Monsoon Soup Station By Silverspoon Gourmet
Soups and monsoons are a match made in heaven. Slurping on piping hot soup amidst the pitter-patter of the rains is a warm feeling both literally and metaphorically. Silverspoon Gourmet is serving bowl-fulls of happiness, mouth watering soups like Chicken Broth with Sweet Corn and Green Onion, Creamy Mushroom Soup and Chicken Consommé. There are Herb Focaccia Bread and Soup Sticks, served on the side, for that extra crunch!
Where: Silverspoon Gourmet
When: Ongoing
Contact: +91 82860 44424
Price: Rs 210 to Rs 400 per head

One Simply Doesnot Say No To Beer Can Chicken, At The Irish House!
One Simply Doesnot Say No To Beer Can Chicken, At The Irish House!

New Food Menu At The Irish House
These guys have rejigged their menu and trust me there are some really good dishes to dig into. Try out their Beer Can Chicken, Prawns On A High and desserts like Apple Blitz and Belgium Waffles. The bar serves 36 varieties of beer and seven new Irish whiskeys and single malts. There are spiced cocktails and shots as well.
Where: The Irish House, Kala Ghoda/Phoenix Mills/Kurla
When: Ongoing
Happy Hours: 5pm to 8pm, One Plus One offer, no conditions apply. Don’t miss Thursday Pub Nights and Working Tuesdays – match screenings, live gigs and more!
Contact: (+91-22) 49150001/02 , 022 – 61801611/12/13

Hot Sizzler Festival At Bombay Blue
Bombay Blue is back with its Hot Sizzler Festival, for the third year. The sizzlers here are great at any time of the year. For the festival, Bombay Blue is serving these really delicious ones with flavours from across Asia, China, Mexico, Japan and even something from Italy! There’s Kung-fu Hustle which is diced chicken and smoked chillies with sweet chilli sauce, the Mexican Tango with stuffed baby aubergine topped with string cheese, Ong Bak with tender chicken tossed with onion, basil and fresh cilantro with a creamy coconut sauce, the Sizzling Lasagne served with crisp garlic bread and much more!
Where: Bombay Blue, Outlets across the city
When: Ongoing

Chicken Teriyaki Burger at Woodside Inn
Chicken Teriyaki Burger at Woodside Inn

Beer & Burger Festival at Woodside Inn
To warm up the rainy evenings, Woodside Inn is having its Beer & Burger Festival, in association with Comida – The Kitchen. I can’t wait to dig into their yummy Mexican Beef Burger and Chicken Teriyaki Burger. Their also conducting a Burger Making Class where you can learn how to combine different meats and acompaniments, and also how to cook healthier burger options.
Where: Woodside Inn (Burger Making Class at Andheri Branch)
When: Beer & Burger Festival from 15th July to 31st July (Burger Making Class on 13th July from 4 to 6pm)
Cost: For Burger Making Class Rs 1,500 all inclusive

Bon Appetite!

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Idealist. Feminist. Brevity advocate. Tries to read and write as much as she should. Loves KFC and cola.