Before paper, important cultural works were inscribed on naan, but the practice was ultimately abandoned after too many writers devoured key elements of their characters' emotional arc. Bite into culinary culture with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of Indian fare at Ambiance of India in Mississauga.
Ambiance of India's chefs craft a savoury menu of classic Indian cuisine prepared with traditional seasonings and three clay tandoor ovens. Plunge forks into boneless chicken ($14) or lamb ($15) blanketed in a thick, seasoned sauce before wrapping puppet-covered fingers around naan bread stuffed with either seasoned onions or specialty cheeses ($4). The restaurant's trio of tandoor ovens sit in the middle of the restaurant, where culinary artisans fire creations such as the tandoori platter abounding with shrimp, fish, chicken, and lamb ($22). Tandoor-derived boneless chicken simmers in a rich buttery sauce ($15), and kadhai showcases cheeses dancing with tomatoes, onions, and green peppers inside a wok paneer ($13). Customers can nibble entrees while admiring decorative statues or search for stock tips hidden in the intricate designs of the eatery's hand-carved furnishings.
Ambiance of India
The perfume of fresh ginger and coriander wafts through Ambiance of India’s elegantly appointed dining room, twisting through intricately carved handmade furniture and bouncing off of lavish golden artwork. Championing a multi-sensory approach to the culinary arts, the restaurant replicates the luxurious atmosphere of a club in Mumbai through dark-wood decor and plush red carpets that work in concert with the kitchen’s authentic Indian dishes. A trio of clay tandoor ovens clustered in the middle of the dining room radiates their cozy heat and whiffs of the spice-laden victuals through the space. As diners’ admire the vibrantly hued figures depicted in the restaurant’s traditional paintings, chefs artfully chop, stir, and execute Risky Business slides across the floor in the kitchen as they craft traditional meals such as fresh-baked naan and spice-laden kebabs.
2157 Royal Windsor Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5J 1K5