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Visit Piccadilly Square for Spanish bites this V-Day.

“Spaniards love eating and drinking and their food is all about olives, olive oil and saffron,” said Piccadilly Square proprietor Pooja Baid. But how does Spanish food and Valentine’s Day go hand in hand? “France and Paris are about love but Spain is about passion,” explained Pooja.

Begin your meal with Patatas Bravas (potatoes are fried first and then roasted with garlic, parsley and paprika, served with a thick Catalan-style tomato sauce) or choose the tapas platter. Then there are goodies like Empanadas (fried pastry filled with beans, corn and cheese with thick tomato sauce cooked Catalan-style), Potato and Spinach Bake (creamy potato and spinach gratin-like dish) and Fideua (a bed of vegetables on which rests vermicelli or pasta). End the meal with Almond and Cranberry Bundt Cake.

On till February 20, a meal for two at the 15B Sarat Bose Road and Alipore outlets will come to Rs 600 (plus taxes).

Dumboree

WHAT: Dim Sum Festival

WHERE: The Flying Monk, Woodburn Park

WHEN: Till February 24. 12.30-3.30pm and 6.30-11pm

ON THE MENU: Ushering in the Chinese New Year is the Dim Sum set menu with two versions vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Dumpling lovers dig into Pok Choi, Tofu, Mushroom and Ginger-and-Spinach momos. After dumplings, enjoy a plate of Dumboree (fried rice served with potato wedges) and Kung Pao Chicken. The main course also includes Chicken Wanton Fry, Sui Mai, Chicken Pot Sticker, Prawn Gyoza and Lamb Kothe.

End the meal with Steamed Chocolate Pudding.

POCKET PINCH: Rs 888 (all inclusive) per person.

Pictures: Anindya Shankar Ray