Light and easy on your Big Fat Belly!

Aqua Man Burger: A delicious twist to an American classic, the Aqua Man Burger replaces beef with a crispy shrimp patty and replaces ketchup with ‘lava sauce’ — a combination of mustard and mayonnaise. The bun is made with butter rather than margarine, making the bread cashmere soft. A dash of jalapenos adds a kick of spice but does not dominate the flavour. Served with crispy onion rings and coleslaw. Rs 299-plus
BFB Pesto Salad: Fresh, savoury fusilli pasta tossed with rocket leaves, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese and ribbons of handmade white buffalo mozzarella. This dish makes for a tasty but light meal, ideal for those planning to follow it up with a dessert! Rs 259-plus
Chicken Ala Kiev Shob: If meat is more to your taste, then try the Chicken Ala Kiev Shob — tender chicken corn dog-style on a stick is stuffed with garlic butter and served with some fries, accompanied with mustard mayo and creamy coleslaw. Rs 269-plus
Mac n Cheese: The Mac n Cheese is a fusion of American and Mexican tastes, innovatively mixing cheese and bacon with shrimp and chipotle. This indulgent dish is very rich and requires an empty stomach or a big fat belly! Rs 299-plus
Chocolate Cigars with Berry Compote and Citron Creme: It’s good to save some room for dessert if it means indulging in these yummy cigars that have melted chocolate in filo pastry and are served with a tangy berry compote and cream with grated orange zest. Rs 209-plus

What: Crunch n Comfort, the monsoon menu
Where: My Big Fat Belly
Where: 22 Sarat Bose Road
Timings: 12.30pm to 11.30pm
Pocket pinch: Rs 1,000-plus for two

Monsoon calls for some piping hot comfort food and offering just that is the new menu at My Big Fat Belly called Crunch n Comfort. The dishes combine tangy ingredients such as home-made pickles with quinoa, shrimps and mushrooms to produce refreshing results. From appetisers to desserts, the dishes are designed to satisfy both lazy and adventurous eaters. “The monsoon menu is mostly about comfort food, which is not necessarily heavy,” said Adarsh Bhargava, co-owner, My Big Fat Belly. t2 walked in to savour some of these eats and here’s bringing you our faves.

Text: Hannah Johnson and Natasha Livingstone
Pictures: Pabitra Das 
(Hannah and Natasha are students at Oxford University and Durham University respectively, currently interning with t2)


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