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Boishakh deals

CELEBRATE Pohela Boishakh with mouth-watering treats of the culinary world, from the best eateries in town!

Boishakhi Utshob at Sheraton
The “Baishakhi Utshob” will kick off on Pohela Baishakh at Sheraton with the first ray of sunlight. To introduce the taste of traditional Bangladeshi culture, this pageant will feature a daylong performance of Bangladeshi musical entertainment.

The Lobby Café will serve special Bangladeshi refreshments & pithas, such as Patishapta Pitha and Bhapa Pitha.

Bithika Restaurant will mark the occasion with a themed buffet breakfast, dinner and lunch with traditional Bangladeshi delicacies. The buffet breakfast includes, Panta Bhat, Hilsha Fry, Luchi, Puri, Khichury, Vegetables, Meat Curry and Chicken Bhuna. Lunch will also feature mouthwatering Bangladeshi dishes that includes Kaschki Chor Chory, Shorisha Elish, Pangash curry, Chingree Korola Bhaji, Beef Kofta, Deshi Morogh Alo Curry, Mutton Tehari, Sajna Dal, Achari Chicken Tikka, Plain Rice and Nan. Dessert will feature Roshomalai, Barfi and Shahi Tukra.

So come, enjoy and celebrate the first day of the Bengali New Year at Dhaka Sheraton Hotel with your friends and family.

To reserve a table for breakfast, lunch or dinner or for more information, please call 8330001, Ext. 4221

Festive cuisine at the Westin
To greet the Bengali New Year, the Westin will be decorated in traditional Bengali style. The all day dining experience will offer special Bengali lunch and dinner. Taste the various kinds of bharta- aloo, sim, tomato, bhendi and many more. Salad made by local ingredients will be the special addition to appetizers.

The very traditional mouth watering dishes like Hilsha will also be on offer. Bhuna khichuri, Gosht Biriyani with Naricali Sukka Mutton or Chingri Malai Curry or Chicken korma, will tantalise your taste buds on the special day.

In addition to local culinary delights, The Westin Dhaka will be promoting a Modern Chinese cuisine with Beijing Whampao Club Beijing from 5 to 13 April, 2008. The foods and flavours of China have found an eager audience in Bangladesh. Chinese culinary is indeed very successful not only in Bangladesh; it is all over the world. The diners of Dhaka will for once have the opportunity to nourish their soul with authentic yet modern Chinese food at the Westin Dhaka. Undoubtedly, the Chinese food festival at The Westin will satisfy the need of good food for the connoisseurs of alternative cuisines.

Heritage offers Boishakhi buffet
Heritage, a restaurant for Bangla Fusion cuisine, always makes it a point to celebrate Pohela Boishakh with all its glory! And this year is no different. Master chef, Tommy Miah prepares a Boishakhi feast fit for a king. Their special buffet will include 40 to 50 items of delicious deshi cuisine, at Tk 700 per person.

So celebrate this Boishakh with good food and style!

Boishakhi Festival at ETC
Pohela Boishakh marks the beginning of the Bengali New Year and also the arrival of summer. It is termed as the most popular and most celebrated event of our culture and is celebrated by people from all segments.

Etcetera Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd. (ETC), a pioneer lifestyle retail outlet in Bangladesh, is celebrating Pohela Boishakh at its Dhanmondi branch from 12th 14th April 2008, where customers will be entitled to enjoy free face paint and mehendi against any purchase of TK 300.

There will also be a special slide show on Bengali culture and heritage, raffle draw and a flute player will play attractive tunes to entertain our valued customers. -LS Desk


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