Monday, June 1, 2009

Starved for Italian???

I've been doing the usual restaurant visits in Gurgaon and trying to find out the good eateries... and I am sure I've mentioned Delhi has a ton of good eatiers most offering Mughlai food but there are some great joints serving authentic and not so authentic Italian food. To name the good joins... Olive (@ Hotel Diplomat), Spaghetti Kitchen (Saket Mall), Italic (DLF Mall, Vasant Kunj), Sevilla (The Clairidges - super expensive but great pizza and great ambience) and of course my all time favorite The Big Chill Cafe - but then we decided to try Azzuro Kitchen and Bar and the food was a disaster!

The bread basket had dry and burnt foccacia, the pizza base was too dry and charred and the main course was strictly OK. But the worst was yet to come - the tiramisu seemed to be made with bread soaked coffee and nothing close to mascarpone cheese! Their chocolate fondant was edible... but I think this place should be on some sort of a 'must NOT try' type of list. I am not even going to go into how bad the cocktails were or how all of a sudden the room we are sitting in started smelling of smoke.... just don't bother going here!

Will upload my favorite pasta recipe with pics this time around very soon!

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