8 Steps to the perfect lunch

Some dishes were very good, such as chicken reshmi kebab and tiger prawns with coconut sauce. There were also lapses over the two meals that I tried here, such as weak desserts and dry paratha, but these were the exception rather than the rule, and in general the cooking was quite good. Service was a mess at my second visit, which was a pity, but the food itself is worth a look. However it is interesting that both this and JikoniĀ (with a chef from Calcutta/Kolkata) were not in the same league as the Calcutta cooking at Asma Khan’s Darjeeling Express supper clubs. If the latter ever finds a permanent restaurant home then she will be one to watch.

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