Cafe 88, Meharchand Market – Come and fall in love

green apple and celery salad

First things first. This café is certainly one of the best looking place in Delhi with beautiful interiors. The white interiors gives a very classy modern and pompous look and feel to this place. The 3 story restaurant has amazing seating arrangement and a great roof top. The moment you get inside, you will fall in love with this place.
Potato skins

After a very successful stint with yeti, the himalyan cuisine in hauz khas village,Ardahun Pinki Passah and Tenzing Sonam, co-owners, decided to open an upmarket stylish café in the posh lodi colony area at Meharchand market.

Let me now quickly jump onto the food. Handpicked and cuisine from all around the world with each dish designed with great thought and has it’s unique story and background.
Jamaican fiery prawns

We started our meal with the famous Thai chicken tom yum soup that had a distinct hot and spicy flavor with fragrant herbs generously used in broth and had a strong lemon flavor. It was soothing and delicious. This soup had a potent combination of herbs and spices and is extremely beneficial for health as well

pork chops

Next was green apple and celery salad – Another thai inspired dish it was tangy – A refreshing sadlad that had the freshness and tastiness of celery apple – A veggie Delight! Another vegetarian delight was Potato skins – with cheddar cheese, mushrooms and scallions, crispy and cooked perfectly

Nasi goreng

Jamaican fiery prawns, as the name suggests was hot and cooked in spices with loads of chilli flakes. If you like fiery stuff, then this will delight you. I would love to have my mojito along with it. They have applied for liquor license and will acquire in another 2-3 months

Malaysian banana leaf fish

For main course I had pork chops perfectly cooked with mashed potato and baked vegetable. Malaysian banana leaf fish – sea bass fish in sambal sauce, with steamed rice was delicious. This was the star of the day. Perfectly steamed and cooked very well with sambal sauce,a spicy condiment made primarily of chili peppers and it complimented well with steamed rice. I polished off completely.

Mango slices with sticky rice

Nasi goreng – Indonesian fried rice served with chicken satay and prawn crackers and peanut sauce topped with fried egg, is very famous Indonesian street food and a complete meal in itself. It was delicious and the prawn crackers were simply awesome.

We finished our meal with some amazing deserts. Mango slices with sticky rice is classic Thai desert that was sweet and delicious. You will instantly fall in love with it.

Chocolate foundae
Chocolate foundae with fresh fruits and marshmallows was delightful and tasted heavenly.
I enjoyed my meal and while driving back – I promised myself, that I would want to come here again and enjoy more of world class food in the midst of lovely ambience.
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I am a Delhi based blogger and write everything that gets us connected to life and creates an impact. My posts are about new places that I get to explore, cuisines that define taste of India and other countries, art that aestheticize our inner world and culture that defines beauty of people and place. My passion lies in exploring the unexplored aspects of life. Photography is my passion and I love to capture the diversities that brings out each moment alive. My forte lies in creating stories and my life is beyond journalism that has evolved into my blog.


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