From street food delights to traditional banquet dishes, Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi Province in China offers a remarkable culinary journey that showcases the region’s cultural heritage. If you’re in Mumbai, relish the most famous and beloved dishes of Xi’an at Dashanzi, JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu’s progressive modern Asian restaurant. Here are all the deets:
What To Expect From The Food Festival?
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JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu has an ongoing Xi’an food festival that brings you delicacies from those vibrant streets. The food is an exquisite fusion of Chinese and Middle Eastern flavours, curated especially for Mumbai’s discerning food lovers.
The city of Xi’an is renowned for its rich heritage and its vibrant cuisine. This special Xi’an menu consists of tantalising small plates, known as xiao chi in Chinese. Guests can expect a symphony of flavours that blend traditional Chinese ingredients with Middle Eastern spices. This brings a harmonious fusion of tastes.
The menu boasts an array of small plates such as Suan Tang Jiaozi (traditional Chinese dumplings), Baozi (pan-fried buns), Rao Jia Mo (Xi’an street-style burger), Xi’an Meat Skewers, Biang Biang Mian noodles amongst others.
To complement the delectable dishes, there’s also a varied selection of Roku gin cocktails. Each cocktail is expertly crafted using Roku gin, infusing it with the flavours of the Orient. Sip on refreshing concoctions like Yuzu Derby, Roku & Tonic, Roku Bees Knees, Shin-Ryoku, Roku Negroni and Roku Orchard Martinez for an elevated dining experience.
Each dish on the menu brings on an unforgettable meal, all while enjoying the unmatched seaside ambience of JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu.
What Makes Xi’an’s Cuisine So Unique?
The city’s food habits reflect a unique blend of flavours, techniques, and ingredients, making it a gastronomic paradise for food lovers. In addition to these iconic dishes, the place boasts a wide range of street snacks and local delicacies.
Xi’an’s food habits also embrace a variety of ingredients that are distinct to the region. Wheat-based products, such as noodles, dumplings, and steamed buns, play a significant role in the local cuisine. The abundant use of garlic, chilli, and Sichuan peppercorns adds a bold and fiery dimension to many dishes.
Exploring the food scene in Xi’an is an adventure in itself, allowing visitors to experience the city’s vibrant culture and indulge in its mouthwatering gastronomic delights.
So, will you be heading to this pop-up?
Where: Dashanzi, JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu
When: 24 May – 4 June 2023 (Monday to Friday, 7:00 pm to 1:00 am; Saturday & Sunday: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm and 7:00 pm to 1:00 am)
Cover image credits: Press release/JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu