Here is the list of the top-selling dishes of 2018 at 12 great, popular restaurants in India.
"What's good here?" a common question you ask at the restaurants when it comes to ordering food. Won’t it be good to know what to order when you visit one of your favourite restaurants? Here is the list of the top-selling dishes of 2018 at 12 great, popular restaurants in India.
“It's Egg Kejriwal,” Executive Chef Thomas Zacharias, The Bombay Canteen, tells Restaurant India.
The Bombay Canteen in Mumbai is a recreated old bungalow and a perfect place for a quick snack to a hearty lunch. Chef Thomas Zacharias has travelled extensively across the country to explore the rich culinary heritage of India, bringing regional flavours on The Bombay Canteen's menu.
The top-selling dish of 2018 at Wok Express is Rice and Noodle Value bowls starting at Rs 55 for vegetarians and Rs. 85 for non-vegetarians, says Aayush Agrawal, Director at Lenexis Foodworks Pvt. Ltd., the brand that owns the popular QSR chain, Wok Express.
Wok Express is the Asian food concept that recently introduced sauces like Desi Chilli, Red Thai Curry and Black Bean. The Wok Express menu consists of a wide range of Pan-Asian cuisines which predominantly includes Chinese, Thai, Burmese and Japanese food. Chinese Rice and Noodles Bowl - Woks are served in a variety of sizes like personal, medium and large. Each combination is uniquely crafted to suit the discerning Indian palate, and also offers an almost unlimited range of food to choose from. Right now, it has 35 outlets across Mumbai and Pune.
“Juicy Lucy Burger!” tells Vikrant Batra, the Founder of renowned Cafe Delhi Heights! Vikrant tells Restaurant India, “We have 20 hero dishes at Café Delhi Heights, but it is the Juicy Lucy Burger that stood out in 2018.” In 2011, Vikrant Batra launched Café Delhi Heights, a place that celebrates ‘Saddi Dilli’ spirit. Just like the city, the café offers big-hearted portions of deliciously cooked dishes. Another venture by him is Nueva, which is a fine-dining restaurant with a luxurious stand-alone bar.
Chicken Bhuna and Paneer Bhuna were high-on-demand among the non-vegetarians and vegetarians, respectively at the Rolls Mania, tells Gagan Sial, Co-Owner of the QSR brand. Striking the right balance between the goodness and wellness of homemade food packed in the form of succulent Kathi Rolls, Rolls Mania clicked it right with its QSR concept in Pune. Spread across 30+ metros, two and three-tier cities, with 102+ outlets and 90 per cent of the franchise owners being women, Rolls Mania sells over 12,000 rolls per day.
For Duty Free in Rajouri Garden, Delhi, two cuisines from the menu, Chicken Frito Pie and Chicken Cigar Puffs, remained among the top-selling ones in 2018. Duty Free recently opened a new outlet in Sector 29, Gurugram. The newly-opened outlet is a four-storeyed bar designed with bright artworks, sleek metal and wood furnishings complemented by quirky yet classy marble flooring and chandeliers. Apart from its exciting interiors, Duty Free is also known for its pocket-friendliness and an extravagant delectable menu.
The Baluchi Restaurant by The Lalit Chandigarh specializes in North and South Indian, seafood and Mughlai cuisines. Baluchi is known as pan-Indian Destination that offers authentic flavours with its cuisines. Leaving behind Naan’ery, the bread bar, and the Express Lunch Thali, Dal Baluchi remained people’s favourite at the Baluchi Restaurant in Chandigarh, reveals Executive Chef Nandita.
For Terrace Grill, too, more than one cuisine was popular among the guests. Executive Chef Sandeep Raje, Mahagun Sarovar Portico Suites, Vaishali, reveals people order Dahi Ke Sholay Kebab, Phukar E Murgh and Gajar-e-Ishq (dessert) from the menu. Terrace Grill is located at Mahagun Sarovar Portico Suites in Vaishali, Ghaziabad. It’s a rooftop restaurant that has a classy and lively ambience. Terrace Grill offers amazing gastronomical delights with its Indian cuisines which can be paired with all sorts of beverages.
At The Woodrose’ restaurant The Melting Pot, most of the time people ordered Special Dal Makhani last year i.e., in 2018, says Executive Chef Prakash Kumar, The Woodrose. The Melting Pot is located in Bengaluru.
Food at Café StayWoke is an amalgamation of Indian and global flavors. Café StayWoke in Gurugram is famous for its Gourmet Casual cuisines, but it was Wild Mushroom Vol Au Vent with Thyme and Berry Jam that remained popular among the guests in 2018.
Fantom Bar & Brewery is located at South Point Mall in Gurugram. Its exhaustive food menu has Indian, Mediterranean and European cuisines. From freshly-baked thin crust pizzas to the vada pav sliders, every cuisine brings out the authentic taste at Fantom Bar and Brewery. Yet what stood popular in 2018 at the Gurugram bar was Baked Nachos Chicken.
Nitish Jha, Founder of World In A Box, tells the top-selling dish of 2018 was Barbeque Protein 69 Salad, it contains 69 grams of protein. World In A Box is a unique food delivery format; it provides the fine-dine experience through online food-ordering services. Chinese, Mexican, Italian and Mongolian – you will find a variety of cuisines on the menu. The multi-course menu options are also available. The popularity of Barbeque Protein 69 Salad reveals that people are heading towards healthy eating.
Dynamite Chicken is the most popular dish at Tamarind restaurant in Bengaluru, tells Chef Thayanithy, sous chef at Signature Club Resort.