Chinese Food Festival @Highultralounge-Bengaluru
Enjoy modern Chinese ambience and traditional dishes to ring in the year of rooster at High Ultra Lounge. Highlights of the festival are Pork Dumplings, Kung Pao Chicken, Jasmine fried rice, Dragon fruit with lychee sauce topped with lemon sorbet and much more till 9th February.
HIGH Ultra Lounge is spread lavishly across the roof top of the World Trade Center – Bangalore. At 421 feet high, it is the highest point for food and beverage in India. High Ultra Lounge looks to redefine the lounge bar experience by focusing on superlative ambiance, modern pan Asian cuisine, world-class mixology and personalized service.
I was hosted for the bloggers table and enjoyed the tasting session with a choice of cocktail and fried basil chicken followed by steam cooked dimsums ending and with a dragon fruit sorbet.
We started our tasting session with refreshing cocktails and scrumptious starters...
Lychee and whiskey based cocktail very fruity and perfectly paired with our starters.
Guru's Love Potion cocktail a vodka and cranberry juice based cocktail.
Amethyst Mist a vodka based cocktail with a cherry flavor decorated with edible silver balls and orchid.
Stir Fried Basil Chicken is always my favorite starter at high. Crispy fried chicken is tossed with basil and chilies it truly tingles your taste palate. This starter can also be served as a side with fried rice.
Chicken Spring Rolls: Spicy chicken filling topped with a sweet chilli sauce and crushed peanuts. Slightly oily but enjoyed the flavors and taste.
Mixed Vegetable Spring Rolls: Vegetable spring rolls had a similar filling topped with a sweet chilly sauce.
Crispy Money Bags stuffed with mixed vegetables: These crispy money bags were good it was crunchy inside out the flavors and taste were totally different from the spring rolls.
Sweet Corn Egg Drop Soup: This soup was so soothing enjoyed every sip.
Pan Fried Mixed Vegetable Dumplings: These dumplings were crusted with sesame seeds the flavor from the sesame seeds combined with the stuffing was nutty and rich.
Pan Fried Pork Dumplings these dumplings are always a must have at high they prepare it so well literally melts in your mouth.
Broccoli salad with peanut dressing all the veggies were par boiled and crunchy in a spicy sauce very tasty.
Mixed vegetables salad with miso dressing: This salad was pack with flavors and crunch the water chestnuts added to the flavor and taste.
Sweet Corn Pan Fried Rice: Fried rice was perfectly done the flavors and taste were good jasmine rice was cooked to perfection.
Kung Pao Chicken: this was a semi dry dish with fried cashews and chilly hot sauce was a perfect match for fried rice.
Stir Fried Babycorn & Cauliflower: The crunchy vegetables tossed in a black bean and sesame sauce was not at all oily perfectly prepared.
Spicy Cottage Cheese with Egg Plant: Paneer was soft with melt in your mouth egg plant the sauce was spicy and perfect with pan fried noodles.
Pan Fried Noodles with mixed vegetables.
Dragon fruit with lychee sauce topped with lemon sorbet.
Three picks from the tasting session was pork dumplings, mixed vegetables salad with miso dressing and fried rice.