Barbeque Nation, one of India’s leading casual dining restaurant chains, invites Tamilans for ‘Filmi Retro Fest’ – afood festival for retro movie buffs.From scrumptious starters to toothsomedesserts,the festival brings to your table, the finest delicacies to relish, from May 31stto June 16th, at outlets in Chennai & Coimbatore.

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The décor and ambience of the ‘Filmi Retro Fest’will sport the look and feel,inspired from the rocking 1960’s era.Non-vegetarians can enjoy delicacies likeRangrez Tandoori Chicken– chicken flavored in rogani marination, Mission Kashmir-E-Seekh– a popular dish from the Mughlai cuisine wheresucculent minced lamb patties are golden deep-fried with a load of spices. Seafood lovers can savorTain- Tain Fish-fish fillets marinated in cashew paste and hung curd, shallow fried with a hint of honey in it and Ghee Roast Prawns – prawns coated and roasted in a spicy masala and flavored with ghee.Vegetarians can sink their teeth into delectable starters like crispy golden-brown Chakkhe pe Chakka /Soya Kalmi Discs – three kinds of lentils, steamed and double fried into a hard disc,Chak-De paneer- soft chunks of paneer, marinated with aromatic spices and cooked to perfectionand Lal BadshahPotatoes- a crunchy oven roasted potato recipe, dressed up in a sweet-spicy creamy dressing.Eggetarians can enjoy a platter of lip-smacking Aanda-z Apna Apna- a ubiquitous and fiber-rich dish that is truly delicious and versatile.
The Live Counters have an interesting spread to choose from.Fish loverscan queue up at theBhapa counter which offers a wide spread to choose from, like fish fillets of salmon, sole, basa and cod, alongside sauce of choice.At the vegetarian live counter, guests can treat themselves to ‘Tukur Tukur Dekh Taka Tak’ tawa masala pulao – Cooked rice tossed with carrots, peas, tomatoes, onions, capsicum, whole spices and pav bhaji masala – a Mumbai style street food.
Apart from the food, the retro themeis integrated in the ambience and the décor of the outlets, to syncwith the flamboyant filmi retro festival and create the perfect atmosphere for diners. The décor is embellished with filmi danglers, coaster and table mats, and old-school themed photo booths and frames with props like the Polka dot apparels of the 60’s.
Mr. Anil La Roia, VP – Operations, South India, Barbeque Nation Hospitality Ltd.,says, “The spirit of a festival is best reflected through its food. Filmi Retro Festival is a celebration of Bollywood movies which have created some memorable characters over the years, dialogues that have become folklore and songs that are hummed, decades after they were released. It is an attempt to take our guest through an enchanting ride of film and food, creating an air of nostalgia, reminiscing the bygone silver screen era. Our special retro themedmenu are sure to tickle the taste-buds of our diners, presenting them with an unforgettable culinary experience.”

Barbeque Nation is a pioneer in India to promote ‘DIY’ (do-it-yourself) cuisine with a concept of live on-the-table grill, since its first store in Mumbai in 2006.  Barbeque Nation was founded with a simple vision – offering a complete dining experience to customers at affordable prices. The philosophy extended to all aspects of service and caused the chain to expand rapidly. By 2008, the barbeque chain had a significant pan-India presence, with outlets in Chandigarh, Delhi NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Across India, the chain appealed to the value conscious Indian consumer. In 2015, Barbeque Nation introduced ‘Live Counters’ at their outlets, where a chef cooked food exactly according to customer’s preferences.
Adhering to the principle of always putting the customer first, the restaurant chain continually offers innovative food festivals across outlets introducing patrons to a range of interesting foods – of which the Bollywood Barbeques food festival is a part. Today, Barbeque Nation is present in more than 100 outlets across India and 4 outlets in UAE, to spread the Barbeque Nation magic.

Where: Barbeque Nation Chennai outlets – (T-Nagar, KNK, Vadapalan, Velachery, OMR & Coimbatore)
Date: May 31st– June 16th, 2018
Average meal for two: Rs. 1600/-
Timings: Lunch and Dinner hours
Phone: 18001086060