Restaurants here are cashing in on Indian Premier League (IPL)-themed offerings that include fusions of mouth-watering kebabs and burgers, unlimited alcohol and special discounts.
At the Park Pavilion, the 24-hour coffee shop at Jameson Inn Shiraz, cricket fans can try the 10 uniquely-named fusions courtesy the ‘Culinary Power Play’ fest.
For a quick grub, one could have Knight Riders Burger (Awadhi Galauti Kebab and continental bun fusion burger served with popcorn-pickled vegetables) or Good Length foccacia – Goan chicken cafreal and Italian bread fusion served with pop corn pickled vegetables – while relishing the frenzy of the matches on screen.
The festival is on till April 30 and has fusions for vegetarians as well, said a statement from the restaurant.
At the Lalit Great Eastern, one can have unlimited beer along with a vegetarian/non-vegetarian platter at Rs.1,500 (all inclusive) at Wilson’s and The Legacy Grill. On the sides, TV screening with live commentary will go on.
A 15 percent discount is in store on food from a la carte and there is also a one-for-one on offer on ‘Absolut Martini’ at the bakery during matches.
"If Kolkata end up winning the match on any particular day, a special 20 percent discount on overall bill would be provided," a statement from Lalit Great Eastern said.
IPL season ends on May 24 and more and more eateries are expected to join the fray to lure the foodies.