The Sunday Soiree at NX HOTEL was a delightful convergence of literature and gastronomy, featuring an engaging discussion with the esteemed author Sharmila Basu Thakur about her book ‘Raanar Roopkotha.’ Against the backdrop of this intellectually stimulating winter afternoon, friends and guests gathered at Kitchen 165 to indulge in a sumptuous winter menu paired with sparkling wine, evoking the spirit of the festive season.
The culinary journey commenced with an array of refreshing salads, including the Grilled Veg Pasta Salad, Green Stick Salad, and American Corn Salad. The appetizing Roasted Pumpkin Soup followed, setting the stage for an exquisite dining experience.
The starters were a fusion of flavors, featuring tantalizing options such as Cheese Corn Cigar, Kikae Vegetable, Garlic Parmesan Chicken Skewers, and Fish Dumplings in Teriyaki Sauce. Each dish showcased the culinary expertise of the chefs, leaving the guests eagerly anticipating the main course.
The main course was a symphony of diverse dishes, including Shitake Ricotta Stuffed Shells Pasta, Green Thai Curry with Jasmine Rice, Spinach and Corn Florentine, Herb Rice, Grilled Fish in Tangy Orange Sauce, and Chicken Stroganoff. The carefully curated menu reflected a balance of flavors, textures, and culinary creativity, capturing the essence of the Christmas festival.
As the winter afternoon unfolded, dessert became the sweet finale, with an array of tempting assorted desserts awaiting the guests. The dining experience was not only a feast for the palate but also a celebration of the finer things in life, bringing together literature, gastronomy, and the joy of shared moments during the Christmas.
Reflecting on the event, the owner of NX HOTEL shared, “At NX HOTEL, we believe in creating memorable experiences that go beyond luxury. Our Sunday Soiree on this winter afternoon was a testament to our commitment to offering our guests unique and enriching experiences, especially during the festive season.”
Sharmila Basu Thakur, the celebrated author, added her perspective, stating, “Raanar Roopkotha is not just a book; it’s a journey through flavors and stories. I am delighted to have shared its essence at the Sunday Soiree hosted by NX HOTEL, where literature and culinary art seamlessly intertwined, creating a truly unforgettable winter afternoon celebration, resonating with the spirit of the festive season.”