Eating out A Biriyani Fest at Zinc n Rock is an invitation to try out a wide varieties of biriyanis
Most people would associate a biriyani festival with our own Malabari biriyani and its many avatars. Foodies would probably travel a little further to include Hyderabadi or Nawabi-style biriyani. But Zinc n Rock's Biriyani Fest is food for thought for all those who thought a biriyani was just a delectable combination of rice and meat and that was all to it. Well, think again.
The exotic varieties of biriyani at Zinc n Rock restaurant is manna for foodies. One would wonder if there were these many kinds of biriyani being made in this world. The one way to confirm this would be to pay a visit to Zinc n Rock, which is much closer to home.
Assortment of flavours
The owner of the eatery Sandeep E. explains: “The recipes and ingredients required for the biriyanis were bought from various places.” The prices of the biriyanis range from Rs. 75 to Rs. 200. The Lebanese Rice (Rs. 80), though vegetarian, is quite satisfying.
Similarly, the South-East Asian Paneer biriyani (Rs. 80), sans any meat, is a good buy. There is an assortment of drinks too. For instance, Green Tinkles with its lemon and mint flavour and Iced Tea with its pure honey and lemon mixture make you yearn for more.
Says Sandeep: “The spices in our dishes are blended in our own kitchen and everything is fresh.”
Being a frequent visitor to different food fests in the city, Aparna knows her paneer and chicken biriyanis. Says Aparna: “This is a one of a kind restaurant that I have come across in the city, with its harmonious blend of music and food.”
The food and the music and the cosy atmosphere invite families while the subtle pub feel of the place says welcome to youngsters. A live band plays there on Thursdays and Fridays. The Biriyani Fest concludes on October 31.