02 October, 2020

Trash Of The Fortnight : Senso Restaurant

Trash Of The Fortnight : Senso Restaurant
Cry beloved Italy at the floundering of Senso in New Delhi, the Italian lounge-restaurant belonging to one-day cricket wonder Ajay Jadeja and partners. Separating guests from the pavement world with shower curtains tacked with silver sequins, what’s the Senso fine dining experience like? Three months after a flashy opening and its chef Antonio has already gone missing. The steel floors are dirty. The minimalist decor includes empty test tubes on one bar wall; someone quipped those are so you can leave behind your sample. The bruschetta arrives looking fine, lift it and tomatoes topple off the limp toast onto your trousers. Worried about olive oil stains? Hell, the bruschetta doesn’t have a drop of the good oil. The bartenders trying to be Tom Cruise, a la the movie Cocktail, drop bottles. The manager runs around like a gunk togged up in an outdated business suit. The pasta with peccorino cheese doesn’t have the promised cheese and the tiramisu is warm. For all, including Congress party workers wanting to...


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