18 June, 2021

Velvet Cakes For Worthies

An atmospheric and charming place for a special meal.

Amit Haralkar
Velvet Cakes For Worthies

The Sassy Spoon
Express Towers, Ground Floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai.
Tel: 22888222
Dinner for two: Rs 3,000

Huge glass windows, floaty white curtains, clusters of fairy lights, a wall covered with vintage bags and trunks, and a signboard created out of an old, red bicycle. It’s apparent that a lot of attention has gone into The Sassy Spoon—the airy, upmarket new restaurant at Nariman Point.

The same care has gone into creating a menu with a tempting array of choices and twists. For the children we chose Crispy Chicken and Curry Leaf Tenders with sweet paprika (Rs 525), Cajun Spiced Buttered Prawns with garlic and crusty French Bread (Rs 725) and Spaghetti with Lemon Buerre Noisette (Rs 685). The pasta, with its zingy aglio olio sauce and parmesan and almond topping, was scrumptious. The prawns were immensely flavourful, and the bread was addictive too. But the chicken was disappointingly ordinary.

We chose the stunning Nutty Ricotta Ravioli, served with truffle cream and...

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