Top five places to try out
Foodies of Dhaka have had a chance to savour various new cuisines and their delicacies for the recent boon in the culinary industry over the past few years. And with the constant photo and sharing on social media has only helped to whet appetites further.
There is now a bigger food network, with a large foodie following, and a wide variety of flavours to pick from. Even the most health conscious are likely to find that they are spoilt for choice on the coveted 'cheat day!'
And yet, each foodie worth their salt will want to make sure they make each outing justified for its taste and fun quotient.
Where to head to? Here are some picks —
There are times when you dearly wait for a wedding invite, just so that there is an option to have your heart's fill of 'kachchi' and chicken roast. Sultan's Dine brings about wedding food like never before. With chicken roasts, 'kachchi' with tender meat and some good old firni, who needs to attend weddings?
The platter price range is from Tk350 to Tk1200, and the amount of food tends to justify the price.
Fish and Co. Bangladesh
With an average rating of 4.7/5 from its patrons, Fish and Co. Bangladesh is taking the food market by storm. Their use of fresh seafood with herbs and spices, makes this restaurant an amazing food ride yet to be discovered by many. Various dishes such as white fish with pesto parmesan, grilled salmon delicacies, Bengali catch, etc. are to be looked forward to. You will need about Tk2000 to enjoy an amazing meal.
In the world of 'kachchi' and masala, sushi adds a nice twist to your 'deshi' cuisine. Sushi Samurai is one of the most popular sushi places foodies love to enjoy.
California sushi, inari sushi, crunchy spicy salmon roll, katsu, curry bento, etc. are very popular. Desserts such as Chez Susan Fudge Salted Caramel Toffee and Signature Oreo Cookies and Cream Cake are two very popular dishes. The range starts from Tk 200 to Tk1500 depending on the items.
New in the game, Chillox however made their way to the top in just a year or two. Each burger they offer has its own delights and the shakes are an amazing addition, and you can customise the spice to have in your burger. All in all a rating of 4.5/5 is worth a try!
With seafood, steaks, platters and salads Fahrenheit has various dishes. With a budget of Tk1000 or less, get ready for some food sweet moments!
At the end of the day, it is also important to remember to cut down on the carbs because pigging out on a daily basis is not the best of ideas but a food fiesta occasionally is not so much of a bad idea.
By Sumaiya Tasnim