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tea-(4)Sip it right
Enjoy your cuppa with tea sommelier Snigdha Manchandaa��s festive range of tea hampers. Available on her website, they include tea-infused chocolates, cookies and cakes, along with packs of whole-leaf teas in flavors like star anise, cinnamon and lemongrass. Rs.700 onwards. Details: teatrunk.com


Winter repast
With winter upon us, ita��s time to savour food that sticks to your ribs. Khandani Rajdhani is hosting its winter food festival, Hemant-e-Rutu, featuring authentic Mughal delicacies. Enjoy popular fare like bajri rotla, haldi ke sabzi and sarso ka saag, besides popular sweets like undhiyu and gajar ka halwa. On till January 10, for lunch and dinner. At Rs.475 per head. Details: 3008 3311

Home cooked
Vasantha Bhavan has intoroduced a host of traditional dishes on their menu as part of their campaign to promote healthy eating. Under the title Rusika Marantha Unavugal, they have dishes like Mysore bonda, konda kadala masala vada, seeraka sambar pongal, palak mini poori and kari dosa. From Rs.150 onwards. Details: 9551775555

steakMeat advantage

To learn to cook steaks, sign up for Aliya Sajida��s class on January 5. The name behind Kitchen E Lazeez, she will help you master a chicken sizzler with pepper sauce (coupled with buttered vegetables) and honey mustard chicken steak with buttered rice and French fries. Also learn how to make desserts like chocolate mousse. From 10.30 am. At Rs.900 per head. Details: 9094500466

Spoilt for choice

New Town Coffee House has introduced a global selection on their menu, including staples from cuisines like Chinese, Malaysian and Continental. Sample dishes like mee goreng (noodles), tempura fried prawns and bruschettas. At approximately Rs.800 per person. Details: 9176066866

Vegit-Christmas-Halwa-Cake-Sweet treat
Vegit, the company known for its ready-to-cook mixes, has come up with its first-ever dessert, a halwa cake. Created by head chef, Arun Kumar, the recipe contains their halwa mix, grated coconut, cashew nuts, raisins, candied fruit and more. Serves four. At Rs.70 for 500 grams. Details: 28464646