- 10 Mar 2016
- FWD Admin
Street Food Fests have gained popularity over the years, as the ever so famous street joints of yesterday are being replaced by vendors of affordable, fresh, well sourced and truly exciting food. The quality and interest in street food continues to climb, and you can find some of the best expressions of this concept, in and around Kochi City.
Come March, and Casino Hotel brings together the very best of the Asian Street food Scenario, to Tharavadu Restaurant, creating a street party with food you wouldn’t want to miss. Cooked while you wait, street food is all about sharing a common experience of affordable, great value, stimulating and ‘as fresh as you can get’ food. Discover, taste, and enjoy, a realm of Asian street- food cultures and flavors at Casino Hotel.
Here’s a little something on what’s featuring on our menu. Pad Thai is the ultimate street food - a perfect vegetarian dish. Great tasting Pad Thai, dry and light bodied, with a fresh, complex, balanced flavor. This stir-fried rice noodles is a mix of fish sauce, tamarind juice, red chili pepper, plus a combination of bean sprouts and tofu, garnished with crushed peanuts, coriander and lime, the juice of which can be added along with Thai condiments and is served with scallions. The key to perfect Pad Thai is in the cooking (or "not" cooking) of the noodles, says Chef Asif Ali, who is specialized in global cuisine for over 3 decades
There's Satay, and then there's Thai chicken satay! If you've never had the real stuff, then you'll fall in love with the succulent taste of this satay recipe, which Chef Asif Ali guarantees, is going to send your taste buds into orbit.... Strips of chicken, marinated in a special Thai paste, then skewered and grilled on the BBQ, served with homemade peanut sauce for the ultimate taste sensation. Even your kids will love it. Delicious Tonkatsu, which is Panko breaded fried Pork Cutlets with a Japanese dipping sauce and the Indonesian Sambal Udang, which is a Stir fried Prawn with Cumin, Lemon Grass and Birds Eye Chilli. Also featuring on the menu are the brilliant Live stations where all the action is, Dim Sum (Fish, Mushroom & Cheese), Lamb Sui Mui, Bao Buns (Pork, Eggplant), Tempura (Shrimps, Mushrooms and Cheese Stuffed bird chilly). What’ more are the endless salads and desserts like the Tapioca and Mango pudding, Sticky Rice Banana pudding, The Malaysian Pineapple tart, Bua Loi Phuak (Thai sago dessert with coconut milk ), Khanom Kharok (Coconut rice pancake) and more, to satisfy your cravings.
Experience a taste of the vibrant street-food scene featuring the incredible diversity of Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea and Malaysia, and relish specialties including Pad Thai, Satay, Tonkatsu, Sambal Udang, Dim Sums, Sui Mui etc. to mention a few. We have all the tastes you crave for, with an overwhelming fusion of sights, smells and flavors from the corners Asia.
Anytime is a good time is a good time to celebrate. So from 11th until the 20th of March, we present the Asian Street Food Festival at Casino Hotel. The fest is on at dinner time. Dial 09567700338 for reservations and inquiries.