Japanese Food Season Across Restaurants in Mumbai and Delhi
Calling out to all sushi lovers in the city. You have a whole lot of other Japanese delicacies waiting to be tasted along with sushi this time. A new initiative has been undertaken by The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), with cooperation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: the Japanese Food Season 2013 in Mumbai and Delhi, scheduled to take place from 19th October till 10th November 2013.
This new project aims to promote, showcase and make Japanese cuisine easily accessible in India to all foodies.
What’s In Store?
Multiple events will be sponsored by MAFF in Mumbai and Delhi from October 2013 all the way till February 2014. The list includes cooking workshops, recipe contests, food festivals, food retail and restaurant promotions, all of it to develop a taste for Japanese cuisine.
Starting 19th October as a part of ‘Oishii Japan’, the Japanese Restaurant Season will have have select Japanese restaurants in Mumbai and New Delhi serving set meals at a special price for three weeks. Participating restaurants include Megu (The Leela Palace), Izakaya, Guppy by Ai, Sakae Sushi and Asia 7 in Delhi; and SanQi (Four Seasons Hotel), India Jones (The Trident), Kofuku, Aoi, Umame and Sushi and More in Mumbai.
The menus will have signature staples of Japan such as Yakitori, Teppanyaki, Sushi and desserts like Green Tea and Wasabi ice-cream.
Prices will start from Rs.1,000 for a set meal and it will comprise dishes such as Crispy Sushi Avocado at Kofuku, Aoi signature Soba Salad with Gari and Yuzu chilly vinaigrette, Sun Set Boulevard Tempura Prawn with Asparagus and Snow Crab at Umame, Bento-Japanese style lunch box at Sushi and More – just to name a few. All this will be available at special prices that are much lesser than the original cost.
You can also look forward to a Japanese Street Food Festival in January 2014 at High Street Phoenix in Lower Parel, Mumbai that will take place between 17th and 19th January 2014. They will hold a Japanese recipe contest, where the most innovative recipe-giver will win a trip to Japan.