Unpleasant Experience

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Can everyone’s views regarding a specific restaurant be the same? Most of the times, it will be different opinions, only in rare cases people’s opinions could match. I read a review about an Indian restaurant, New Delhi, located on Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. The review mentioned some good and some bad things about the New Delhi restaurant. However, my friends and I decided to give it a try one Saturday afternoon since it was one of those friends birthday. This was about six months ago. We entered and the restaurant looked just amazing with bright and colorful lights on. On the menu, we saw that they had a great variety of food, such as mixed vegetables, soups, and rice. Moreover, they had ice creams, cakes and cold drinks in sweets. Browsing their menu made us try some of their dishes. We all thought of this being a best dinner night experience.

In the beginning, I ordered “malai Koftas,” which are mix vegetable balls cooked in a spicy, thick, tomato sauce. Koftas go very well with “Naans” (tandoor-baked flatbread) or plain rice. I always order Koftas at any restaurants I go to. Unfortunately, what I realized after trying the Koftas was that it was not worth ordering some here at New Delhi. “The New Delhi – Philadelphia” review states, “There were too many things wrong with New Delhi’s Malai Koftas. First, the Koftas was too hard. Second, the sauce was not creamy enough. Also, New Delhi’s Koftas came with a liberal dose of ghastly red coloring daubed on the kofta as well as the gravy. We’d have tolerated even that hideous red color but after the first bite of the Malai Kofta we saw fired.” I totally agree with this statement clearly mentioned here. The Koftas are supposed to be served soft and with a lot of tomato sauce. In addition, they spread food coloring in every food we ordered. For instance, instead of preparing the Koftas with more tomato sauce or spice, they just poured a red food color on the Koftas to make them look delicious. I thought it was...
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