New year, new beginnings mean food that celebrates varied flavours and traditions. The much-awaited Rongali Bihu, which marks the onset of Assamese New Year, is here. The hospitality sector is getting ready to play the perfect host during the festivities. The premier hotels in the city have drawn up elaborate plans to bring in the traditional flavour of Assam.
This Bihu is synonymous with dance, music and feasting. However, for those who want to satisfy their cravings without toiling in the kitchen, we have you covered.
- Hotel Palacio: Located in the heart of the Guwahati’s lively and buzzing GS Road, Hotel Palacio is set to take you on a gastronomic journey. The ‘Legacy Multi Cuisine’ Restaurant will regale the foodies and Bihu revellers with their buffet dinner. The buffet is open from 8 pm.
From Omitar Khar (Papaya cooked with an exotic liquid strained from sun-dried banana skin) to Koldil Bhaji (Banana flower), Mati Dali (Split Balck Gram) and from Tenga Dali (Lentils cooked with raw mangoes) to Til Diya Murg (Sesame Chicken) – enjoy the traditional delicacies to ring in good tidings.
Located at GS Road, Downtown, Novotel’s multi-cuisine restaurant – Square – is offering an extravaganza buffet covering the local Assamese, Bengali and North Indian cuisines. The buffet dinner will start at 7:30 pm.
- Radisson Blu
The iconic restaurant at Radisson Blu will serve all the authentic Assamese cuisine for people looking for a plethora of authentic dishes on Bihu.
Café B- serves will serve the guests with international cuisine with an emphasis on Assamese dishes, along with an expansive all-day menu. Radisson will treat you with a wide variety of laru, pitha and Jolpan and more.
So, what are you going to do this Rongali Bihu? Take a break from the hustle bustle of a fast-paced life, enjoy the traditional delicacies, revive old flavours and mark new beginnings.