Khao Gali to China House!

From lip smacking street food at Khao Gali at the Lobby Lounge, to Valentine’s Day specials at The Gourmet Store and finally to the recently launched Hotpot and barbecue menus at China House, the Grand Hyatt Mumbai treated us to a full-fledged palatable affair over the weekend!

Khao Galli Specials at Lobby Lounge 

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Giving you a glimpse into Mumbai’s famous street food, the Khao Gali has been launched at the Lobby Lounge keeping in mind its social and cultural aspects. Available through the month of February, specials on the menu include – a street food station (dahi vada, pani puri, ragda pattiss, sev puri), Bun Maska with masala chai, Frankies, Masala Papad, Pav Bhaji, Missal pav, Vada Pav, Bhaji pav, Bread pakoda, and Falooda and Mewad Kulfi for dessert. That menu has me salivating!

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Valentine Indulgence
~ All you need is love.. but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt!~

The Gourmet Store at the Grand Hyatt is celebrating the season of love with a thoughtfully crafted array of special offerings and exquisite gourmet preparations like the Strawberry heart cake, Valentine bitter chocolate cake, Red velvet slice, Linzer eye heart cookies, Valentine cupcakes, macaroons, the exclusive Jar of love and assorted praline and truffles. One look at these and I knew I had found true love. The passionfruit and mango pralines were my favourite. Unfortunately most of the other desserts contained egg so all I could do was lust.. sigh.. 

 Hot Pot & Barbecue Nights at China House

China House, one of the best Asian food restaurants in the city now offers Chinese Hot Pot with a fiery Chinese Barbecue specially crafted by Chef Xiang Bin Li and his team. The Hot Pot is a traditional Chinese way of preparing food directly at the dining table. A pot filled with simmering spicy stock is placed at the center of the table, and surrounded by different ingredients (meats and veggies). The ingredients are then added to the stock for a few minutes to cook and served individually. You can then choose from peanut butter, garlic and hot and sweet sauces to compliment your hot pot. The vegetarian ingredients included mushrooms, broccoli, lettuce, tofu, glass noodles and flat noodles. Chef Li also has an array of traditional smoky siu mei, barbecued meats and/or veggies (mushrooms, potatoes, tofu, lotus root, arum) cooked to perfection in a barbecue, chilli garlic, black pepper and mala sauce.

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The cherry on top is this stunning setting of the outdoor pagodas. Book your table at the earliest as Mumbai’s winter slowly bids us adieu this month!

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Lunching Just Got Better !

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CHINA HOUSE INTRODUCES YUMCHA LUNCH

Enjoy a delectable feast with more than 30 dimsum varieties at Grand Hyatt Mumbai.

China House – the award winning Chinese restaurant at Grand Hyatt Mumbai brings home authentic YUMCHA offering for lunch starting April 2016. Yumcha (饮茶), also known as ‘going for dim sum‘, is a type of Chinese style brunch tea, which involves drinking Chinese tea and eating dimsum. It is popular in Cantonese-speaking regions in China and has spread to other regions worldwide due to the presence of overseas Chinese.

You can choose from the delectable dimsum selections and relish the traditional preparations with Chinese Tea.

The YUMCHA menu will be served in its traditional method that dates back to the early 60s, when dimsum items were precooked in advance in the kitchen and brought out into the dining area in baskets by the chefs.

Few of the authentic offerings include –

Steamed crystal prawn dumplings              水晶虾饺皇

Prawns Spinach rolls                                豉汁翡翠菠菜卷

Crispy prawn spring rolls                          脆皮炸虾春卷

Lobster truffle mushroom dumplings           龙虾松露饺

Chilli and sea bass dumplings                    鲈鱼海鲜饺

Shanghai chicken soup dumpling               上海小笼包

Barbeque chicken buns                             鸡肉叉烧包

V Pan fried radish cake                             香煎萝卜丝饼

V Edamame beans dumplings                    松露毛豆饺

V Sichuan vegetarian wonton                     山城素抄手

V Zucchini, Aspargus dumpling                 双瓜同心饺

V Pumpkin dumpling                              南瓜饺

V Chinese cabbage water chestnut dumpling 上素白菜饺

V Spinach peanut dumpling                      相思饺

V Mushroom and vegetables buns             什锦素包
The lunch is available at China House, Grand Hyatt Mumbai. For more details visit hyattrestaurants.com or call 022 66761149.

This post has been submitted by the Grand Hyatt Mumbai to Chai Cake and Kitsch.