Fun and Nostalgia at the newly launched ‘Desi-Di’ by Oriental Cuisines
Chennai, 11th August 2017: Oriental Cuisines Pvt Ltd, the fastest growing restaurant chains in India is back with yet another innovative culinary experience by introducing ‘Desi Di’ a first of its kind Adaptive Indian restaurant in Chennai. Desi Di located in Perambur is the latest addition to the fun dining sector of restaurant after the recent launch of Va Pho- Asian canteen.
Desi Di’s vibrant art and décor reflecting the 80’s and 90’s would take one for a ride of nostalgia and bring back cherished old memories of the bygone era. The restaurant provides a unique taste and flavor of cuisines across India stitched together in an elegant style of service. The constantly evolving menu focuses around comfort dining with customer friendly pricing.
Ordering food here would be genuinely fun as the menu cards are inspired by Indian comic books and its characters. The menu is carefully curated with the help of Chef Aaron Coutinho, is an adaptive fusion of retro and modern Indian Cuisine. Some of the signature dishes featured in menu are Red hibiscus ice tea, Khakraya papad, Desi di mutton chelo kebab, Country matka chicken, Gulab jamun cheese cake and many more.
The weekly changing Tiffin menu ranges from small plates for one person to a to community meal for a large group which would be served in specially designed colorful aluminum Tiffin boxes. Some of the herbs and vegetables used in the preparation of food would be grown in the garden within the premises of the restaurant. Desi Di brings back some of the long forgotten Indian games like pallanguzhi, paramapadam, bambaram, kaleidoscope, carrom board etc. Guests can have a fun time playing these games and also pass on the amusement to the next generation. There is a separate reading space within the restaurant space filled with old comic books of Amar chitrakatha, twinkle etc.
Speaking of the launch Reynold Fernandes, CEO of OCPL, says, “As Oriental Cuisines continue to innovate and bring new concepts to life, it is our constant endeavour to stay connected to the ever evolving consumer. Our Chefs and team have spent the last six months bring this concept together, Desi Di will evolve and focus on bringing many Indian regional cuisines to the table. ”
With its ultra-lively decor, ingenious array of dishes, quirky serving style, forgotten old games and classic comic book collection, Desi Di is sure to give your taste-buds a treat. Besides it assures a perfect experience to guests who are looking to spend some quality time catching up with friends and family.
About Oriental Cuisines :Established in 1994, Oriental Cuisines Private Limited (OCPL) has enhanced the palate of India with a remarkable range of cuisines from all over the globe. From tantalizing Thai to sinful Spanish, to the robust richness of the Malabar Coast, minimalist Japanese to spicy Chinese, fun and fast eats to exquisite patisserie and rich desserts. Usually, the tone and theme of restaurants and bars are defined by the cultural mix of a city. It isn’t every day that this effect happens in reverse. Ever since its inception, the distinct identity and definitive quality standards of brands under Oriental Cuisines Private Limited (OCPL) have influenced an entire generation – first in Chennai and now all over India. Originally founded by foodie, professor, restaurateur and entrepreneur M Mahadevan, Oriental Cuisines Private Limited has grown as a robust brand with 150 + outlets. Our global cuisine brings the finest flavours of the world to our esteemed customers. Oriental Cuisines’ brands include The French Loaf, Le Chocolatier, Sera Tapas Bar and Restaurant, Benjarong, Teppan, EnteKeralam, Va Pho, Wangs Kitchen, China Town and Planet Yumm.
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