- Asma Ali
01 Oct, 2018  |
Continental cuisine is quite popular among the local food lovers. In fact, it has gradually carved a niche in the favourite's list. That is mainly due to its taste and texture. When dining out is an option, alongside the regular choice of Thai and Chinese and Indian cuisines, people also consider Continental cuisine as an option.
The Dhaka restaurant scene is now rich with quite a few steakhouses, some of which are international franchisees, offering the best possible choices. Tony Roma's, a USA franchisee, stepped into the local food scenario with a soft opening almost a year back. Recently, they opened officially with their sumptuous steaks, ribs and salads- so that the Dhaka food lovers can taste real authentic steaks.
The menu is huge spread of favourites like salads, sandwiches and, of course, steaks. The steaks are the stellar attraction, which are done in quite a few delicious varieties. The menu starts with the usual starters like appetizers, soups. These can then be coupled with choices from the steaks and ribs. The famous Rib Dishes include Bountiful Beef Ribs/ Fillet Medalions/ Lamb Ribs/ Beef Short Ribs. Chicken items come in mainly grilled and barbequed style. Other options being Chicken Tenderloin Platter, Mojo Chicken and some more.
Cajun Seared Cod, Grilled Salmon, Mojo Grilled Cod are some of the favourites amongst their seafood items. The desserts and drinks are as American as these could be. Along with the usual coolers like Fresh Mint Lemonade, Lemon-Lime Soda, there are exotic drinks like Bahama Mama (a Caribbean concoction of juices), Mango Romarita blended mango, orange and lime juice and lime sour mix and of course, Pina Swirl- the classic thirst quencher, without which any menu is incomplete. There are cold and hot beverages too. The dessert segment is ravishingly rich with desserts like Caramel Pecan Cupcake, Peach and Blueberry Cobbler, Raspberry Brownie Royale, Chocolate Chunk Cookie Sandwich, etc.
There is a kids menu complete with burgers, strips, pastas and macaroni to be rounded off with a dainty dessert like Sprinkle Sundae. Tony Roma's also has a set menu as a lunch treat, which is a very reasonably priced five course meal complete with a cool drink like Iced Tea.
Tony Roma's, an American chain is spread all across the world with nearly 150 restaurant locations in six continents. From Madrid to Miami, Singapore to Spain, Peru to Philippines, Edmonton to El Salvador- Tony Roma's is present with its signature dishes like char-grilled steaks, custom topped seafood, crisp-n-fresh salads and of course the authentic American desserts. Tony Roma's, which first opened in Florida in 1972 made its debut in South Asia with te new restaurant in Dhaka (Road 74, Gulshan 2), that opened on September 23, 2017. Set amid nearly 9000 square feet, this place can accommodate more than 200 guests. The restaurant spread over two floors, has a beautiful décor, done in soft shades of white and beige. Open from noon till midnight- Tony Roma's is the new swanky place in town with tempting treats of seafoods and steaks.