Italia, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, launches its new menu with hand-picked recipes from the different regions of Italy. The ingredients include Italian tomatoes, sea food, artichokes, prime cuts of meats and more. Some of the dishes on offer are chicken saltimbocca romana, spicy prawn soup with zucchini and garlic bread, potato gnocchi with roasted garlic, tomato, goat cheese and basil pesto, open ravioli with chicken and leeks, shrimps, crab meat and mussel with hint of saffron, Norwegian salmon with olive tapenade and sautéed vegetables, chicken Milanese with salad of cherry tomatoes and others. Open noon-midnight, a meal for two costs Rs.2000 excluding taxes.

Fruity Kulfis

The hot summer is the perfect excuse to indulge in healthy range of fruity Kulfis by food expert Bharti Sanghi. The range is said to be free of synthetics and created with the goodness of rich milk, fresh fruits and nuts. Created with homespun recipes and bringing a twist using the natural taste of fruits, they come in a variety of flavours.

The kulfis are best paired with different fresh fruits like mango, cheeku, apple.

Priced at Rs.110 per piece, the kulfis can be ordered from 12, Golf Links, Nr. JLN Metro Station or D-15/1 Okhla Industrial Area, Phase II.

Pan Asian Café

Get ready for an oriental journey of food at the new Fat Ninja – a pan Asian café in Hauz Khas Village which serves Chinese, Thai, Indonesian, Japanese, Malaysian, Burmese and Vietnamese cuisines.

Once can choose from fresh spring rolls tofu katsu, crispy spinach, tod man pla, pork spare ribs, and birds prawns to start the proceedings. Also on offer are soups such as tom kha, mie basko, khao suey, chicken dumpling clear soup and others. The main course includes shredded chicken Cantonese, crispy pork, chap ghee, slice chicken with water chestnut, green curry and red curry to name a few.

Spread over several levels, there is room for outdoor and indoor seating areas and the indoor roof offers a view of Hauz Khas Village’s bustling main street.

Refreshing Mocktails

Ignis Bar and Kitchen presents an array of mocktails with a fruity kick. The apple and lemongrass mocktail blends the fresh flavours of apples with lemongrass while berry berry tickles your taste buds with strawberries and cranberries. The mango surprise adds a dash of yoghurt to the mango brew while the peach and lime mocktail brings fresh peaches, apricots and Kafir Lime leaves together in a healthy beverage. Priced at Rs.199, the mocktails are available from noon-midnight till May 31.

Mother’s Day Special

Royal China, Eros Corporate Tower, Nehru Place, is celebrating Mother’s Day with special set meal menu which includes dishes like crispy aromatic duck with pancakes, Szechuan chicken, chicken with black bean sauce, stir-fried seasonal vegetables, "yeung chow" fried rice and dessert like toffee banana with ice cream to name a few. Enjoy the food to the accompaniment of a live performance by renowned singer Bismarc with the Bizzy Bee Band. The promotion is on till May 12, from noon-11 p.m., and is priced at Rs. 1250 per person (excluding taxes).

Official Fruit

Washington Apples, a leading fruit brand, recently announced its partnership with Delh Darevils as the team’s official fruit. Speaking about the tie-up, Kuith Sunderlal of Washington Apple said, “We are very excited to be associated with IPL again this year. With this association, we are happy to promote six new varieties of Washington Apples. These include Washington fuji, gala, honeycrisp, Cripps pink, granny smith, braeburn. Each variety is grown to provide a different crunch, crispiness, sweetness or tartness.”