Tucked at the first crossing of Lake Road, Enchilada is worth your two-way fare, writes debameeta bhattacharya
CROSS-cultural culinary mash-ups have come a long way from time immemorial. Though the culinary blending of cultures is more popular than ever—from Italian-Japanese at Orsa & Winston in Los Angeles to Afro-Asian-American at the Cecil in New York—you’ll rarely hear chefs using the “Bright Lights, Big City”-era buzzword to describe what they do. Instead, they’ll tiptoe around the term, calling their handiwork “mash-ups,” “globally inspired” or simply“continental”, the phrase employed to describe the Mexican-Italian inflected menu at Enchilada, a quaint restaurant tucked on the first crossing of Lake Road. Fusion cuisine combines elements of different culinary tradition and these styles have played a part in innovations of many contemporary restaurant cuisines. Kolkata foodies are now open to experimentation especially if it be inspired from Indian, Italian or Oriental cuisines. The menu features an assortment of upscale gourmet snacks with soups, dim sums and a full meal with dessert at a very pocket-friendly price.
Start with a tall glass of Gondhoraj Mojito, it will surely refresh you at any part of the day. If bread is what you’re looking forward to, this is the place. Their in-house baked breads are something that will leave you asking for more. Whether its just their Chicken Mayo Sandwich served with the in-house dip and french fries or Cheese Garlic Bread – they are yum! In main courses, try House Special Chicken Fillet and Char Grilled Veg with Mashed Potato will be loved by kids and elderly. Or you could try the Chicken Parmigiana Side on Spaghetti – an all time favourite of all youngsters. The portion is good with amiable staff and soft country music playing at the background that would please any guest irrespective of their mood.
It’s definitely worth your two-way fare.