Armed with recipes- passed down generations, Jaideep Singh Bika, the owner of Talaibagh Palace, Amer, Jaipur along with his son Nidhishwar Bika have introduced the gorgeous new place in Kamala Mills – Talaiva.
This latest venture promises to bring back the palatial food from the princely states of India and aims at providing its patrons a royal night out drinking…..dining,,,,,and dancing!
The interiors of Talaiva draws inspiration from the palaces, but still retains the urban appeal. A combination of royal colors such as Gold, Turquoise has been used across the space in various forms. Design elements from royal palaces, like carvings, use of mirrors and unique textures, have been used to pay homage to the grandeur and style of the royals.
The bar menu at Talaiva has been curated by Award winning mixologist, Shatbhi Basu and has been designed to retain a strong influence of the princely state of Rajasthan with tipples like Royal Kesar Kasturi, Mango and Saffron Martini Pineapple & Star Anise Capriojka, Aam Panna Mojito, Cucumber & Curry leaf Gin & Tonic. For teetotalers, Talaiva offers a variety of slushies, frozen yogurt smoothies, and special occasional shakes like Thandai & Jalebi shake and Gulab Jamun cheesecake shake.
The food at Talaiva is a combination of Royal Palatial and continental food. The menu has been carefully curated to ensure that it retains it authenticity of flavour, but has been updated to suit a modern palate. Talaiva aims to revive the cuisines that were served in palaces; using the spices and styles of cooking that were used in the kitchens of such palaces. Ancestral dishes like Keema Baati, Mewadi Murg, Papad Mangodi, the famous Laal Maas can be found on the menu along with crowd favorite dishes like Wild Mushroom Risotto with Grated Parmesan & Truffle Oil Drizzle, Gosht Biryani and Breaded Fish & Chips.
The USP of Talaiva is its authenticity and the love that the owners of this place have for what they have created. You must definitely check it out for an experience unlike any other!
Until next time….