Last full week saw what nawabs would be eating if they survived and would be served in this modern age. If you do follow me on Instagram, you may have seen the drool worthy Indian delicacies meeting the gastronomical culinary world and exceptional presentation. Actually, I’ve seen some of the best plating and interesting science techniques by Chef Navin and Chef Manikandan who head the team at Lifestyle restaurants (10 restaurants). Burger Gourmet that I reviewed here sometime back is also under the same umbrella and we will talk about the other restaurants in another post.
I can’t believe we waited until Tuesday to have our first outdoor meal this week! On a personal note, I was avoiding too much of the restaurant food as I was gearing up for the #QIFF2015 (Qatar International Food Festival) and thinking about the treats I had last year and absolutely was looking forward to new additions this year as it looked extremely promising. Let’s find out if I was pleased this year and much more.
Tuesday was a ‘try new restaurant’ kind of a day and we visited the much anticipated ‘Dakshin’ at Barwa Village. Authentic South Indian food and my first time with hardcore flavors of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu (South Indian states). I thought it was brilliant and though I didn’t have any past experience to compare it to, I am sure to go back and tingle those taste buds with spicy food and for that filter Kaafi (coffee). The service was a bit of a downside (review soon here).
It’s quite overwhelming, honestly, to see brands setting up their restaurants in Wakra recently. There’s one Indian restaurant I was already keen about that is cooking up soon (previously occupied by Ninos) and today seeing a branch of Anjappar pop up out of nowhere made my day, so to speak.
Without wasting anytime and already craving a good dosa – we dined at Anjappar which is rather close to our crib.