A sip of the freezing thandai or lassi and a bite of the holi special sweets and the tasty phuchka with its medley of sweet-sour tamarind soaked water …Doesn’t it bring a visible rapture on your face smeared with organic holi special abir? Imagine all this and much more indulgence for all and sundry out there at Acropolis Mall.
Acropolis Mall has been ushering in the joy of Holi and doljatra with its Holi special food festival “Rang Barse” in association with Calcutta Foodies Club, at its periphery from 18th March to 21st March from 5 pm to 10 pm. A plethora of food items and holi colours have been wooing the guests at Acropolis . Calcutta Foodies Club , the online food community with over 2 lakh members has been organizing contests like Thandai making competition, food photography contest, sweet eating contest, chaat eating contest in association with Acropolis Mall.
A special thandai making competition was the attraction of the last day 20 Participants from Calcutta Foodies Club participated in the contest. Noted Chef Shaun Kenworthy adjudged the contest and announced winners.
Rang Barse – as is christened, the Holi special food festival has lured foodies with Snacks, Fritters, Chaat, Phuchka, Thandai, Lassi, Holi Special Sweets, Paan, Ancha, Papad, Dry Foods, Organic Color, Pichkari, Other Holi Related Items.
Fifteen Sweet Makers namely Juice & more by Asha Enterprise, Sreenath Nag, Kraftastic, Sengupta’s ,Nalin Chandra Das & Sons, Tata Smart Foodz, Rang Rasoi, Seasonal Turu Love, Roy Pan Palace, Poush parbon , Yadav Chaat & Baleswar Kulfi, Chat Junction by Asha Enterprise, The Foodiezz Hub, Hoogly Kutir Shilpa, Banglar Doi.
Winners of Thandai Making competition- Satabdi Sengupta took the top spot, followed by Indira Banerjee, who came in second place & Sanghamitra Das Nath took third place. Best presentation (decoration) bagged by Oendrila Adak.
Barna Sundar Biswas winner of Sweet eating competition- Sponsored by Nalin Chandra Das & Sons. Krishnendu Haldar winner of Chaat eating competition- Sponsored by Rang Rasoi.