A quaint neighbourhood’s convergence with a chic patisserie-cum-tea lounge, Gordon Ramsay’s burger becomes famous for its pricey wagyu, a local hot sauce of Himachal Pradesh gets a GI tag... here's what's been happening in the world of food.
A $100 Wagyu Burger
Michelin-star chef Gordon Ramsay has stirred up the food world again, this time with his pricey wagyu. The master of Hell’s Kitchen is opening a restaurant titled Gordon Ramsay Burger in the Harrods Department Store in London. Ramsay claims that with this restaurant, dedicated to burgers, his aim is to provide people with the ‘taste of America’. The pricey wagyu set at $106 is already making the headlines. This dish comprises a beef patty, seared wagyu sirloin, truffle pecorino cheese, cep mayo and fresh black truffles. There are other delicacies as well, relatively cheaper than the Wagyu burger, like the lobster and shrimp burger at $56, Hell’s Kitchen burger at $33 and the cheapest burger being the basic American burger at $28.
New Delhi’s Vasant Kunj is all set to witness the extension of Roseate Hotels and Resorts with the launch of its chic patisserie-cum-tea lounge. With a view of Vasant Vatika’s extensive foliage, coupled with a specially-curated menu, Roasted by Roseate concocts handcrafted pastries, macaroons, scones, tea cakes and a number of delectable and exclusive items like the mississippi mud cake to satiate a dessert lover’s sweet tooth. Hors d’oeuvres, too, pepper the diverse menu. Quiche, handmade puffs, open and regular sandwiches, and salads are a few options that one can choose from. Apart from fostering an environment ideal for business rendezvous, it also serves as a great spot for family outings and get-togethers.
Apart from its famous temples, local art, textiles, and picturesque views, Chamba, a small town in Himachal pradesh is also recognised for its distinct chutney—chamba chukh. prepared using locally grown Chitrali chillies of Chamba valley, the Himachal pradesh government wants this generation-old traditional dish to be given the gI tag. Traditionally prepared using sun-dried red or green chilies, chukh is blended with an extract from local citrus fruits and further cooked with spices to make a paste. From cooking it in garlic, honey, and dry fruits to serving it hot without any sweetness, chukh is fondly savoured in different variants across local regions in the state.