The Guiltless Foodies

We are a gourmand couple who love to discover new places and eat our hearts out. Follow us for a guilt trip along the food road.

Life is what you celebrate at Zulu Terrace!

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Fondest memories are made when one is gathered around the table, with great company, music and of course Good Food.

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Blue Lagoon, Red Indian, Scarlet Ohara, & Kiwi Orange

One such memory was made on one of our birthdays on the 28th March, 2016 when we decided to dine with our fellow bloggers Yaashna and Sanika of the Gastronomical Affair fame at the Zulu Terrace. A roof top themed restaurant serving variety of Seesha along with some lip smacking food. We could give the ambiance a straight A, beautifully placed tables in an open air setup with cozy lighting.

The evening started with the most colorful cocktails of the house. Blue Lagoon, consisting of Blue Curacao, Lime Juice and Sprite. The rest were Kiwi Orange, Scarlet Ohara with Cranberry, Grenadine syrup and Pineapple Juice. The last one was the Red Indian consisting of Strawberry Crush, Lime Juice, Soda and Sprite. All the four were syrup based fizzy mocktails. Refreshing, rightly sweetened and perfect to beat the Mumbai heat.

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Veg Quesadilla

The vegetarian and the only one on the table was given special care and importance. So in came the ‘Veg Quesadilla’ Neatly cut triangles of tortilla stuffed with grilled veggies , herbs and loads of cheese. One of the best we’ve had in the city. The tortillas weren’t too crispy but just right .The grilled veggies and the cheese was an instant hit amongst all on the table.

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Veg Kebab Platter

Next up was again a vegetarian fare. Rather a grand vegetarian fare. It was the ‘Veg Kebab Platter’. Comprising of char-grilled baby corn, potatoes, mushroom, cauliflower and 2 types of paneer. The baby corn had a malai marinade and was the best in the platter, followed by the mushroom in the spicy achari mix. The paneer variants and the potato could be given a miss. Thought we loved the coating of both but somehow it wasn’t the perfect taste. The masalas had neither entered the paneer nor the potato, so as we dug in the flavour diminished. What was a big no no in the platter was the Cauliflower. A rather unusual red colour marinade, which the chef insisted was not beetroot but Kashmiri red chilli. This was one which we would completely want to forget as being part of the platter. Overall this platter could be taken just to enjoy the mushrooms and baby corn as both were nice and tasty.

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Chicken Espatada

Too much veg food is not good and made the non vegetarians in the table a little fidgety. So next came in the ‘Chicken Espatada’. A beautiful looking dish. A little more light would have made us totally fall in love with it. Minced chicken with ground herbs on skewer along with some pineapple and veggies. The whole dish came sitting royally on a bed of hot coal. As it sat on our table it was also warming and cooking simultaneously. The flavours were very rustic. The chicken was minced to perfection. Slightly chewy but even that was to perfection.

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Chicken Peri-Peri Fries

Next came in the star of the evening, ‘Chicken Peri-Peri Fries’. What a dish! Perfection at its peak. Rightly spiced, rightly cooked, rightly seasoned, and rightly plated. Nothing fancy but simple and appealing to any chicken lover. We loved it when our hands got messy but we definitely couldn’t stop ourselves with just 1 piece each. We could definitely have more but stopped as we knew there was a lot more in store.

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Cheese Ravioli

Quiet full, but as the chef announced rather instructed that we must try the Italian fare that they were famous for. Hence came the Cheese Ravioli and Cheese Penne Pasta. Getting the right texture to a ravioli is not an easy task, but when you get it right it’s the best tasting dish. What we were served was the perfectly cooked creamy and cheesy ravioli. The rice was cooked to a right chewy consistency and the dash of pepper corn which came in with every bite was like a dream come true.

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Cheese Penne Pasta

The Penne pasta was tossed in a similar creamy white cheese sauce along with some veggies like broccoli, cherry tomatoes , zucchini. Just a sprinkle of oregano and chilli flakes and our meal was sorted. The pasta was served with crisp toasted buttery and flavourful garlic bread with tiny bits of garlic toppings. A great meal of its own.

FYI the above were not the main course and we were informed the main course was on its way. A one plate meal like they would want to call and promote it was a complete meal of its own.

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Thai Green Curry & Rice

The vegetarians were served the ‘Thai Green Curry and Rice’. The curry was creamy and spicy and a the veggies were cooked to perfection retaining the crunch. It was a great one plate meal and the quantity was just perfect for a person. Not too heavy but filling.

The non vegetarians on the table were served ‘ Chicken Steak with grilled veggies and fries’. It is believed that a good steak sauce should enhance the flavour of he meat and not disguise it. This was exactly what this dish spoke of. The in house pepper sauce was not too pungent and balanced the stake perfectly. The stake here needs a special mention. It is not cooked till done or over done but a little under done, in the right way. The flavour of the meat is perfectly maintained and not killed. Not all may like it this way but a meat lover will definitely enjoy it. The sides comprised the grilled veggies tossed in some mild herbs and served with the good old crispy French fries. A balanced meal taking care of all the necessary nutrients required. This was not it. There even lay a beautiful egg on top of the patty making the whole plating a very pleasing to the eye.

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Chicken Steak with Grilled Veggies & Fries

Done, and by done we were literally full.. This was the first time in the history of our food journey have we completed a meal without desserts. One can now guess how much we ate and the level of satisfaction we had that we dint quite miss desserts. A happy, fulfilling meal is one line that can describe our evening at Zulu Terrace.

Thanks to Rohit from The Hungry Mumbaikar for recommending and making the Guiltless Foodies birthday a memorable one.

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