Indian Summer Festival Gala at the Roundhouse

Chef Vikram Vij & Sirish Rao

Chef Vikram Vij & Sirish Rao

On July 9th, I attended the energetic spicy gala, it was another culinary tour of South Asian cuisine curated by Vikram Vij held at the Roundhouse Community Centre.

Chef Tai of Bob Likes Thai Food

Chef Tai of Bob Likes Thai Food

Chef Roy and his team at Atithi

Chef Roy and his team at Atithi

Serving their meat dish at My Shanti

Serving their meat dish at My Shanti

Serving their vegetarian dish at My Shanti

Serving their vegetarian dish at My Shanti

Chef Cuff of West Oak with his housemade curry cones filled w/ tomatoes and burrata

Chef Cuff of West Oak with his housemade curry cones filled w/ tomatoes and burrata

Chef Frank of Blue Water Cafe with his Prawn Curry Wurst

Chef Frank of Blue Water Cafe with his Prawn Curry Wurst

Serving Milk Cake from Nanak Foods

Serving Milk Cake from Nanak Foods

James of Bella Gelateria with his Coconut Sorbet with roasted almonds

James of Bella Gelateria with his Coconut Sorbet with roasted almonds

This was the first day of the annual Indian Summer festival that featured musical artists, patrons and special guests. Food stations were featured throughout the Indian railway station with culinary delights from India to China to Japan, all created by the city’s top restaurants (Blue Water Cafe, Bob Likes Thai Food, Atithi, West Oak, Vij’s Railway Express, Nanak Foods, Bella Gelateria and Vij’s My Shanti), paired with fine beverages including award-winning wines and signature cocktails.

Beef Chaat at My Shanti

Beef Chaat at My Shanti

Vegetarian Chaat at My Shanti

Vegetarian Chaat at My Shanti

Bob’s Poutine at Bob Likes Thai Food

Bob’s Poutine at Bob Likes Thai Food

Papaya Salad from Bob Likes Thai Food

Papaya Salad from Bob Likes Thai Food

Potato Cakes from Atithi

Potato Cakes from Atithi

Milk Cake fron Nanaka Foods

Milk Cake fron Nanaka Foods

Crispy Salad from Vij's Railway Express

Crispy Salad from Vij’s Railway Express

Prawn Curry Wurst from Blue Water Café,

Prawn Curry Wurst from Blue Water Café

house-made curry cones filled with tomatoes and burrata from West Oak

house-made curry cones filled with tomatoes and burrata from West Oak

Coconut Sorbet with roasted almonds Gelato from Bella Gelateria.

Coconut Sorbet with roasted almonds Gelato from Bella Gelateria.

I enjoyed the delicious dishes that included Beef and the Vegetarian Chaat from Vij’s My Shanti, Bob’s Poutine and a spicy Papaya Salad from Bob Likes Thai Food, Potato Cakes from Atithi Indian Cuisine, the house-made curry cones filled with tomatoes and burrata from West Oak, the Prawn Curry Wurst from Blue Water Café, the Salad at Vij’s Railway Express, and the Coconut Sorbet with roasted almonds Gelato from Bella Gelateria.

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There were a variety of musicians performing and the event was sold out.

By: Richard Wolak