Royal China: Two Decades of Cantonese Culinary Excellence

Royal China: Two Decades of Cantonese Culinary Excellence

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Published on November 4, 2023

In the ever-evolving hospitality landscape of Mumbai, a significant milestone has been reached. Royal China, the iconic restaurant, is celebrating its remarkable 20th year. This accomplishment is a testament to the enduring love for Chinese flavors, an achievement that few restaurants can boast. What started as a simple appreciation for Chinese cuisine has transformed into a culinary institution beloved by Bollywood luminaries, industry leaders, influencers, and devoted food enthusiasts.

The founders of Royal China, Neville and Michelle Vazifdar, have masterfully combined the essence of Asian fine dining with an unwavering commitment to culinary excellence. Their journey began with a vision to introduce authentic Cantonese cuisine to a wider audience. Over the years, this gastronomic venture has expanded its reach to Bandra, Pune, Delhi, and Kolkata. Central to the Royal China experience is the creation of a serene and modern dining environment characterized by minimalist decor.

As we celebrate this significant milestone, their dedication to sharing the wonders of Cantonese cuisine with India remains steadfast, promising even more exciting culinary adventures in the future.

Neville Vazifdar, the visionary behind Royal China's 20-year culinary journey, reflects on the restaurant's origins, saying, "I remember the day I started Royal China 20 years ago, upon my return from London, with a commitment to serving the best Cantonese food in Mumbai. I am proud of how far we have come. Credit goes to the team who has provided unwavering support and loyalty, reflecting in our service and food quality, which keeps our patrons coming back."

As Royal China marks two decades of culinary excellence, they invite you to partake in the festivities and savor the authentic Cantonese dishes that define their legacy. Indulge in signature offerings like Hot and Sour Soup or Sweet Corn Soup, followed by delightful Dim Sum selections such as Har Gow Dumplings and Sui Mai. Main courses like Chicken in Black Bean Sauce or Fish in Chilli Oil & Spring Onion are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Pair these with Fried Rice or Hakka Noodles, and conclude your meal with delectable desserts like Chocolate Mud Cake or Apple/Banana Toffee Fritter, each dish a testament to their culinary mastery.

Complementing their diverse menu, Royal China offers a wide selection of wines, champagnes, spirits, mocktails, and contemporary cocktails. Crafted with two decades of experience, these cocktails take patrons on a multi-dimensional journey, from bold and daring to subtle and nuanced. This remarkable beverage experience mirrors Royal China's dedication to innovation and excellence.

Michelle Vazifdar, the driving force behind Royal China's marketing, expresses her excitement: "Reaching this remarkable milestone of 20 years with Royal China fills me with pride, excitement, and anticipation for the future. It's been an extraordinary journey that motivates us to keep creating memorable dining experiences for our patrons."

As Royal China celebrates two decades of culinary excellence, they invite you to savor their 20th-year menu. It's not just a meal; it's a testament to the enduring love for Cantonese flavors and the promise of many more extraordinary years ahead. Join Royal China in celebrating 20 years of redefining Asian fine dining in India.

Celebrate IPL Season with Special Menu at Nusa Brewvilla, Bengaluru

By Nishang Narayan

Published on April 19, 2024

As the IPL season heats up, Nusa Brewvilla in Bengaluru is the perfect venue to catch the cricket fever with its specially curated IPL Special Menu, available until May 26th. This vibrant spot in Gunjur Village has become a hub for both cricket enthusiasts and food lovers looking to enjoy the game in a lively atmosphere.

The menu kicks off with "Cheese Sixers", featuring tantalizing Mozzarella Fritters and Cheese Fondue served with crispy Bread Sticks. For those seeking a heartier meal, the "Whisky Glazed Royal Challengers Wings" offer a robust flavor experience, with tender chicken wings bathed in a whisky-infused sauce that promises to ignite your taste buds.

Complementing the food offerings, Nusa Brewvilla introduces an array of special cocktails crafted to match the intensity of the matches. Highlights include the "Ee Sala Drink Namde" and the "Whisky Rider", each designed to cater to diverse palates and elevate the overall dining experience during the matches.

Nusa Brewvilla ensures that every match day is an event, with a culinary lineup that celebrates the spirit of IPL. Whether you're cheering for a win or need a little comfort after a tough game, the Brewvilla has something special for every cricket fan.



Event Date: Until May 26th

Location: Nusa Brewvilla, 23-A, Chaithanya Sharan X, Gunjur Village, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560087

Price: Starting from Rs. 345 onwards

Contact: 099165 55499

For more information or to make a reservation, contact Parina Dhilla at Pitch Perfect on 9036481275. Don't miss out on this unique blend of sports excitement and culinary delight at Nusa Brewvilla this IPL season!

Celebrate Vishu with a Special Brunch at The Den Bengaluru

Celebrate Vishu with a Special Brunch at The Den Bengaluru

By Nishang Narayan

Published on April 14, 2024

As the Malayalam New Year, Vishu, draws near, The Den Bengaluru is excited to host a special brunch to celebrate this auspicious occasion. Scheduled for April 14, 2024, the brunch is a tribute to the joy, abundance, and togetherness that Vishu signifies.

This exclusive event will be held at The Creek within The Den and will run from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Guests are invited to indulge in a carefully curated brunch prepared by our very own Executive Chef Vineeth Jayan, who hails from Guruvayur, Kerala. With a deep-rooted passion for his culinary heritage, Chef Vineeth is set to bring the authentic flavours of Kerala to the table.

The menu will feature a variety of traditional Kerala dishes, including the rich coconut-based Avial, the flavorful Thoran, and the comforting Olan. Dessert lovers can rejoice in the sweet notes of Ada Pradhaman among other delights. Each dish is crafted to evoke the essence of Kerala's famed cuisine, ensuring a memorable dining experience that resonates with the spirit of Vishu.


Prices for the brunch are set at INR 2199++ per person for the non-alcoholic version and INR 2999++ per person for the brunch that includes Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL).

To secure your spot at this not-to-be-missed celebration, please call +080 71117272 or +91 9513677272 for reservations. Celebrate the new beginnings and cultural heritage of Kerala with us at The Den Bengaluru's Vishu Brunch.

Caffe Allora Elevates Bangalore's Culinary Scene with New Outlet Launch

Caffe Allora Elevates Bangalore's Culinary Scene with New Outlet Launch

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Published on April 13, 2024

Introducing Caffe Allora's latest venture: the grand opening of its sixth outlet at Phoenix Mall of Asia, Bangalore. This marks a significant milestone in the renowned Italian bistro's expansion strategy, promising to enrich Bangalore's culinary landscape and reinforce Caffe Allora's position as a premier café chain in the country.

Caffe Allora embodies the essence of family-run Italian trattorias, offering the warmth and authenticity of traditional Italian dining. Its menu boasts meticulously crafted pizzas, pastas, risottos, and antipasti, catering to every palate with a symphony of flavors.

Patrons can delight in signature 15” pizzas, featuring the unique option for two toppings side-by-side, or indulge in authentic Napoli (Neapolitan) pizzas, available in various sizes. Beyond pizzas, the culinary offerings include a diverse selection of soups, salads, small plates, sandwiches, pastas, and risottos. Committed to freshness and sustainability, the restaurant allows patrons to pick fresh basil leaves from its hydroponics set-up for a true farm-to-table experience.


In addition to its exquisite cuisine, Caffe Allora at Phoenix Mall of Asia, Bangalore, offers an ambiance that goes beyond the ordinary, inviting patrons to unwind and socialize in style. With a thoughtfully curated selection of beverages, including expertly crafted coffees, refreshing lemonades, artisanal juices, and an extensive array of wine, beer, and cocktails, it promises a complete dining experience.

Commenting on the launch, Prashant Issar, Director of Bellona Hospitality Service Limited, expressed excitement about the expansion, highlighting the brand's commitment to excellence and confidence in Bangalore's dynamic market.

The opening of Caffe Allora's sixth outlet at Phoenix Mall of Asia, Bangalore, reflects the brand's dedication to expanding its presence while maintaining its fundamental principles of culinary mastery and exceptional hospitality. As Caffe Allora continues to redefine social dining, patrons can anticipate nothing less than an extraordinary culinary journey at each of its outlets.

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