New Bars and Delivery Services: Live By Night in Andheri, Mamuzzz The Biryani Badshah in Mahalaxmi
• The owners of the Kailash Parbat chain of restaurants launched a bar called Live By Night in Andheri West on Wednesday, April 12. The cocktail selection includes Banarasi paantini (paan masala and vodka); Coco Chanel Kit Kat (dark rum, chocolate syrup and fresh cream with Kit Kat); and Beerjito (fresh orange juice, lime, mint leaves, white rum and beer). The multi-cuisine food menu offers dishes such as Bangkok curry bowl; roast lamb bao; lamb galouti pao; paneer bhurji pao; chicken cheeseballs; prawn tempura roll; BBQ chicken pizza; and chicken pad Thai. Open daily, from 6pm to 1.30am. Live By Night, Ground Floor, Crystal Plaza, behind Kailash Parbat, New Link Road, Andheri (West). Tel: 82913 98862.
• Barter Bar, a ‘wholesale’ bar that offers discounted tipples in the manner of The Bar Stock Exchange chain and Bar Bar in Kurla, opened in Goregaon in March. Here, the more alcohol you buy, the less you pay per drink. The booze menu is divided into categories such as popular, premium and luxury, each of which have different price slabs. For instance, prices in the popular category, which includes brands such as Smirnoff, Bacardi, Old Monk and Captain Morgan, start at Rs180 for one drink and fall to Rs99 per drink for any 12 drinks. In the case of beer, you can purchase six pints of Kingfisher at Rs99 per pint and those of Heineken or Bira at Rs139 per pint. The food menu includes items like peri peri potatoes; paneer tikka; mac n cheese; tandoori prawns; zafrani chicken; chicken bhuna; and biryani. Open daily, from 4pm to 4am. Barter Bar, Chouhan Avenue, opposite ICICI Bank, Link Road, Goregaon (West). Tel: 022 6516 9090.
• Mamuzzz The Biryani Badshah, a biryani delivery service specialising in matka biryanis cooked dum style, was launched in Mahalaxmi in March. They serve nizami kofta; chicken lasagna palak; bhatti ka palak; sigdi paneer; bhuna paneer biryani; murgh matka biryani; gosht matka biryani; egg matka biryani; dhaniya chicken roll; paneer bhurji roll; and anda bhurji roll. Open daily, from noon to 4am. They offer free home delivery from Dadar to Colaba. To place an order, call 79001 99171.
• An outpost of Goila Butter Chicken, the Andheri-based Indian food delivery service helmed by TV chef and cookbook author Saransh Goila, is slated to open in Bandra West in June.