Old Is Gold: NYC, Radisson Blu Plaza, Mahipalpur

Indulge in an amazing gastronomical adventure at NYC – a 24/7 dining restaurant. This global cuisine maven is known for serving buffet for all three meals. It also offers an a la carte menu featuring dishes from all across the world. Compliment your dining experience with a wide selection of wine on display at the Wine Wall.

The open restaurant that merges with the lobby offers cuisines from 14 different regions of the world. Each day the theme changes and the buffet features the rich cuisine from one of these regions – Srilanka, California, Spain, Brazil, Lebanon, Greece, Malaysia, Louisiana and  Mediterranean besides the more familiar China, Mexico, Italy and Thailand.

Atmospherics

The restaurant might look a bit cramped at the first look but absence of walls and impeccable service makes up for it. The interactive show kitchen and cooking stations are the other few advantages that make the dining experience more immersive and remarkable.

Old Is Gold: NYC, Radisson Blu Plaza, Mahipalpur

Food Talk

Buffets are always considered to be the safest bet as you can spoil yourself with a widespread of choices and stuff yourself with unlimited portions.

I started my meal with Brown Garlic Soup With Silky Tofu which was consistent in taste and Tofu was adding an extra zing to the flavour. Creamy Potato salad with shallots, tarragon, wine vinegar was the best salad to start with whereas Poached Apple and Grape Salad with sweet chilli drizzle and crushed peanuts tickled my taste buds with its sweet and lime flavour.

I also dig into a wide range of starters starting from Hara Bharrey Kabab, Vegetable Spring Rolls to Crisp-Fried Rice, Mushroom and Cheese Cakes. Though Hara Bharrey Kabab were a bit bland but the crispiness and juiciness of Vegetable Spring Rolls made up for it. The taste Crisp-Fried Rice, Mushroom and Cheese Cakes was also quite impressive.

Old Is Gold: NYC, Radisson Blu Plaza, Mahipalpur

As the theme of the day was Chinese, the main course offered delicacies like Wok Tossed Beans, Zucchini and Chestnuts with Dry Chilli and Cashewnut; Tofu and Mixed Mushrooms in Light Soy and Young Chilli; Stir Fried Tofu, Ginger and Spring Onion Fried Rice; Hakka Noodles with Sprouts and Cabbage and Stir-Fried Chinese Greens with Garlic to name a few. I sampled a small portion of all the delicacies and out of which I recommend Stir-Fried Chinese Greens with Garlic the most.

No buffet is complete without Indian delicacies. I opted to try all-time favourite options Daal Makhani and Gobhi Rajwadi. The fragrant aroma and the balanced blend of the spices forced me to take the second serving of the same dishes.

Don’t forget to  satiate your sweet tooth with Rum and Raisin Dark Chocolate Mousse. The melt in mouth mousse left me asking for more but my stomach got so full that it refused to accept a single bite of anything.

Where: NYC, Radisson Blu Plaza, Mahipalpur

Cost For Two:- INR 3,000

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