Burma Burma Launches in Kolkata – BW Businessworld

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In addition to dine-in, the outlet is also offering home delivery of its well-curated menu, via aggregators like Swiggy & Zomato or through direct orders and take away from the outlet.

Burma Burma, India’s authentic Burmese restaurant and tea room has opened doors in Kolkata. The brand is known for its unique tastes and flavors from Burma. 

Burma Burma, a creation of childhood friends Ankit Gupta and Chirag Chhajer, has opened its latest and largest outlet in the ever buzzing Park Street, Kolkata after making a mark in Gurgaon, Delhi, Noida, Bengaluru and Mumbai. 

Ankit Gupta, the restaurant’s co-owner, and a third generation restaurateur said, “We are extremely happy to introduce Burma Burma to Kolkata, the city known for its rich culinary heritage. The city has a deep rooted connection with Burma and our goal is to bring Burmese cuisine to the forefront by adding a touch of finesse to the dishes that we love. We have taken a contemporary approach by exploring the wide array of ingredients and home-grown recipes to bring to you dishes that are unique in texture and flavor, yet every bit symbolic of the Burmese heritage.”

Chirag Chhajer, co-owner, Burma Burma Restaurant & Tea Room said, “We’ve wanted to bring Burma Burma to a city that has always been so close to our hearts and we are thrilled to have finally opened doors here in the City Of Joy. Kolkata’s outlet is our largest outpost and also the first one to be spread over 2 floors. We wanted our guests here to have a unique experience, hence we planned a 13 ft live dessert counter for the first time. Additionally, we’ve introduced a range of artisanal iced teas and a small plate menu for the Kolkatans to relish. We look forward to serving our guests with warmth and love”

Burma Burma is known for its bold flavors which bring together the freshest of ingredients to serve to you an array of delicious salads (thoke) and soups along with our mains which are centered around rice, noodles, and curries. Burma Burma offers Burmese specialties without the typical meat broths and sauces associated with the cuisine.  The flavors are flamboyant yet perfectly well balanced for the Indian palate. 

On the appetizers menu, there is the Laphet Thoke / Tea Leaf Salad(Fermented Tea Leaf salad is a staple in Burma), and the Tayat Thi Thoke/Raw Mango Salad amongst several other delicious offerings .The mains category is complete with several platters, curries, bowls, like the national dish of Burma, Mohingar and a large selection of authentic Khow Suey from different regions of Burma. A combination of small and sharing plates has also been introduced in the Kolkata menu. The brand highly recommends, Avocado with Pappadam, Tofu topped with Burmese Dressing, Tofu Crackers, Bamboo shoot & Ginger Paste, Black Rice crackers with dip and Tea Leaf & Sticky Rice Crackers Ichakoi.

The desserts at Burma Burma leaves you spoilt for choice. The Kolkata outlet features the brands first live dessert kitchen, for patrons to enjoy a one of a kind experience. While there is a variety of traditional Burmese desserts such as Pa La Ta and the Ye Gethoo, a Burmese Falooda made with condensed milk, assorted coconut jelly, colorful noodles topped with tapioca, there are also unique handmade ice creams such as Avocado & Durian Ice cream to highlight a few.

Burma Burma has also recently launched itsFirst International Desserts menu created by one of Asia’s top Pastry Chefs, Vinesh Johny. This menu has stunningly delicious desserts such as Rangoon Baked Milk, a combination of house-baked milk along with vanilla whipped ganache, raspberry gel, fried brioche and almond nougatine. There is also the Zen, which is as much a treat to the eyes as for the taste buds.

Tea is an essential part of the Burmese culture, and the Burma Burma tea room with a 20ft long tea bar ensures your experience is truly teatastic! Boasting more than30 hand-picked flavours from around the world, finely curated to ensure each blend compliments specific dishes on the menu. Some of the special flavors include Bubblegum Tea, Ayurveda Teatox and the signature Burma Burma blend. The Kolkata outlet is the foremost outlet to introduce a range of artisanal Iced Teas on the menu. The top picks areLavender Blackberry, Kombucha Elderflower, Cider & Jaggery and Hibiscus & Yuzuto name a few.

Besides adhering to the compulsory norms by the government, Burma Burma is strictly following an 8step hygiene process internally, which includes regular temperature checks, deep cleaning of the kitchen, a 2 meter distance maintained between staffs, washed and sanitized ingredients, usage of air net, masks and gloves, to name a few. Externally, the brand is following best in class safety standards like, contact-less menus, social distancing between tables, sanitizer sachets on tables, thermal temperature screening, option of disposable cutlery, fogging of the outlet twice a day amongst regular protocols.

In addition to dine-in, the outlet is also offering home delivery of its well-curated menu, via aggregators like Swiggy & Zomato or through direct orders and take away from the outlet.


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