Everywhere across India, we city mice get agrarian at the mere promise of a feast. You can call it Sankranti, you might call it Pongal or, you can call it Lohri at Vivanta by Taj.
Lohri, like Sankranti or Pongal, is the festival that celebrates the end of the cold season and the start of the new harvest. Lohri is what they call it in the north of the country, where they light a beautiful bonfire and sing traditional songs and dance traditional dances to the flicker of the fire.
Vivanta by Taj might not allow you to break out, palms turned upward, into bhangra on the restaurant table, but they promise an otherwise exuberant dining experience to dhol drumming and kite flying.
Vivanta by Taj Yeshwantpur features a traditional menu crafted by Executive Chef, Agnimitra Sharma, showcasing a huge selection of traditional Punjabi dishes like Bhutte Ka Kabab, Machli Amritsari, Bhune Makai Adrak Ka Shorba, Gosht Beli Ram, Aloo Vadiya and more, at Paranda. They rejoice to authentic Punjabi culture and tradition with sugarcane eating, kite flying at aura porch, bhangra dancing, bonfire watching, Punjabi songs singing and, for good measure, a fire juggler. This is priced at Rs 2100 plus taxes on January 12 & 13, 2017. Call +91 806690 0111.
Guests can also experience a traditional Punjabi experience over a hearty Punjabi meal at Café Mozaic at Vivanta by Taj - MG Road, with a “hand-crafted menu” featuring Punjabi dishes like Punjabi Bhatti Da Kukkar, Aloo da Paratha, Paneer Paratha, Makke Di Roti and Sarson Da Saag, Atte Ka Halwa, Gosht Dum Biriyani, Gurudwara Wali Dal and much more by Executive Chef Ramasamy Selvaraju and his team. This is available on January 13, 2017, priced at Rs 1350 plus taxes for adults and Rs 675 plus taxes for children. Call +91 080666 04444 for more details.