News at 9 | World’s Best Restaurant’ Noma is heading to NYC, Tim Hortons is opening its first outlet in India and more

News at 9 | World's Best Restaurant' Noma is heading to NYC, Tim Hortons is opening its first outlet in India and more

One of Europe’s best restaurants is making its way to the states, Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons set to open 250 stores in India and more in top stories of the day.

Tim Hortons Is Opening Its First Outlet In India

Tim Hortons Inc., the largest quick-service restaurant (QSR) chain in Canada, will enter the Indian market with its first outlet in Delhi-NCR, before expanding its store count to 250 over the next five years, said a top company executive. In India it will compete with Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts, offering a combination of coffee and foods. The first store is expected to open in June-July in Delhi. After Delhi, it will open outlets in Punjab and take the count to 120 in the next three years. India is the brand’s fourth country in the Asia Pacific.

‘World’s Best Restaurant’ Noma Is Heading to NYC — Here’s How to Snag a Reservation

In April, Noma, the Copenhagen-based restaurant that currently sits atop the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, announced its plans to open up shop in New York City. However, fans of the restaurant will have to work extra hard to snag reservations, as it will only be in town from May 16-20. The experience will be open exclusively to American Express cardholders enrolled in its Global Dining Access program.
For the event, owner and chef René Redzepi is taking over the venue at 26 Bridge Street, a former metal factory in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood. However, the space will be unrecognizable to locals. According to The Points Guy, the spot will be made over to resemble Noma’s home location in Copenhagen and will include plenty of greenery and minimal Scandinavian style to give it a little more added flair.

Michelin-star chef Atul Kochhar opens new restaurant ‘Riwaz’ in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Two-time Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar has opened his new restaurant Riwaz in the old town of Beaconsfield this week. Riwaz means ‘tradition’ and serves Indian cuisine inspired by the history, cultural practices and rustic charm of the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, West Bengali, and Orissa among others, alongside authentic dishes cooked by his grandmother. The Tasting Menu is priced at £65 per person for seven courses with four sides. Some of the dishes on the menu are Hare Masale Ki Macchi (John dory, spinach crisps, neelgiri korma), Malai Chandi Tikka (grilled cream marinated chicken) and Champen and Rogan Boti – (grilled lamb chop with black pepper and fennel). The Lunch Menu costs £15 for two courses and £18 for three courses. Some of the dishes on the lunch menu include Karara Murg Tikka (classic chicken tikka masala pastry turnover with winter berry chutney) Hyderabadi Gosht Biriyani and Gajar ka Halwa.

Delhi: Fine dining on train that’s going nowhere

Beautiful indoors, great food to be enjoyed with family and friends, and the quaint charm of a train dining car — New Delhi Railway Station is soon going to boast of the capital’s first “Rail Coach Restaurant” that you won’t need a railway ticket to enter.
Northern Railway is going to introduce the restaurant in the circulating area of New Delhi Railway Station on the Ajmeri Gate side.
An old coach would be converted into a state-of-the-art restaurant expected to offer the best in fine dining. The restaurant would accommodate up to 50 diners at a time, sources said. However, there would also be separate food stalls on both sides of the coach for which separate sheds might be provided. There would also be a takeaway counter for people to buy food, snacks and beverages.

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