122-124, Ground Floor, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Ph: 011 33106161
Meal for two:?Rs 2,000 approx
We luxuriated on a canopied settee and dreamt of opulent luncheons and dinners at environs fit for a potentate. And when it comes to dishing out a taste of royalty, no one does it quite like celebrity chef Marut Sikka, and Kainoosh, a high-end restaurant at DLF Promenade, is where he lays out his spread. The dimly lighted decor strikes a balance of the traditional (props) and the contemporary (the upholstery). The fragrant clangour from the open kitchen whets our appetite, while a wine cellar stands vigilant next to our table. Designed to appease both non-vegetarians and vegetarians, the menu opens with nouvelle Indian starters attended to by mango and lime chutneys—Jhinga Malvani, a sweetish concoction of prawns nestling in coconut milk, flavoured with Konkan spices. It was washed down with refreshing banta shikanji, kesar elaichi...