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Showing posts from December 28, 2007

NEWS| KNOW| Restaurants| Olive New Delhi

Olive and WellSwish eatery re-opensYou shared sunny sangrias in its stunning sit-out with the girls every other Sunday. The other weeks you brunched with the boyfriend. Ever since it closed, you’ve been looking for closure.

Abandon the search for a substitute. Celebrate the recent re-entry of Mediterranean eatery Olive in a new location — as Olive Beach, a la its Bangalore sister. Now, in addition to the familiar stucco walls and aqua cushions, open-air grill and wood-burning pizza oven, it has blond wood and bleached sheers. The pizza remains perfect. The grills, especially the seafood ones, are as good — our Trendy Taster polished off half a dozen baby lobsters without coming up for air. But to knock your socks off, make a second date — for dinner. Say ‘Si!’ to the refined new Italian menu, with its seared foie gras on raisin brioche, and astonishing green barley ‘risotto’ with surf-fresh langoustines. Sip a Roman Holiday — a brandy-laced, lavender-infused martini-style r…