Coffee has come a long way in India. People have now developed the taste and are aware of the different notes of it. Various organic and gourmet brands are coming up to offer quality beans to their clients. While International coffee day is an occasion to celebrate and promote coffee as a beverage, it is also important to highlight the issues related to it. For example, fair trade and the plight of coffee growing communities. On this day various cafes and restaurants also give special treats and discounts.
Rahul kumar , owner of Red Mango India, which serves fresh, hot and flavorful coffee from lattes to Americano, shakes, espresso, mocha and more, says “Café culture in India has changed drastically as now lots of people are willing to be a part of the coffee market.”
Red Mango India at Ambience Mall Gurgaon is offering Coffee Mania offers for its guests. One can enjoy a warm comforting Cappuccino’s with a soft and fresh muffin and can also pair it with a buttery croissant, sinful chocolate truffle pastry or an egg & cheese croissant. Fairly priced for the quality, offers at Red Mango start from as low as Rs 150.
Meanwhile L'opera, in this International Coffee Day is serving a complimentary gourmet signature Mini Opera pastry along with any coffee you order. With a variety of pastries and macaroons, it serves a classic collection of coffees such as Cappuccino, Cafe Latte in House Blend, French Vanilla, Cinnamon Hazelnut, Espresso, Cold Brew, Iced American, Hazelnut and Orange Cold Chocolate.
Kazem Samandari, Founder of L'opera says “The rising number of coffee shops in Delhi reflects the city's sacrosanct love for coffee. L'Opéra serves inviting and comforting brews made from House blend AA grade Arabica beans that are custom roasted for our premium coffee clientele.”
Occasions like this also make restaurants to collaborate with other players to give customers a one of a kind experience. To celebrate the occasion this time, Together at 12th restaurant organized a Coffee Sunday Brunch with coffee maker Bili Hu. The restaurant hosted a coffee tasting session in which they used different methods to prepare coffee. They mixed it with food, cocktails and desserts.
Chef Vanshika Bhatia, Head Chef at Together At 12th says “We have a Farmers’ Market Brunch every Sunday, and this time we focused on coffee. There were coffee specials on the Food and cocktail menus and also Bili hu conducted some amazing activities like coffee tasting and the art of coffee making. We had some giveaways for the guests too. She further adds, “We get our coffee from Bili Hu as they are one of the finest locally sourced coffees in India. The passion with which they present their product matches with our philosophy and goals to showcase the best produce that India has in the most world-class way.”