Expect a tantalising journey through the varied and genuine flavours of Southeast Asian cuisine at Nasi and Mee housed inside the same iconic building as the Holiday Inn Chennai OMR IT Expressway. The restaurant stands out as a beacon of traditional taste and innovation in the city’s bustling culinary scene. With a strong commitment to providing customers with more than just a meal but also an unforgettable experience, Nasi and Mee has established itself as a top choice for foodies looking for authentic pan-Asian flavours.
At the helm of Nasi and Mee’s kitchen is Sadesh Babu, the City Head Chef (Chennai and Kochi) outlets. His culinary expertise and passion shine through in every dish, where the goal isn’t merely to cook food, but to craft an immersive experience for the senses. As Babu asserts, “We don’t just want to cook food; we want to create an experience.” This philosophy resonates through every bite, creating an extraordinary culinary journey for every guest.
The Staggering Starters:
The menu at Nasi and Mee reads like a love letter to Southeast Asian cuisine. The starters are a perfect fusion of spice and crunch, including the limited-time special Mala Soft Shell Crab, titillates taste buds. The Cereal Tofu/Prawn exemplifies the delicate harmony of flavours that Southeast Asian cuisine is renowned for. Prawn/tofu are coated with crunchy oats and tossed in curry leaves and fresh red chilies. The culinary skill of the chefs is evident in Flaming Salmon sushi, a delightful combination of cream cheese, avocado, salmon, spicy mayo, and teriyaki sauce.
For fans of dumplings, Nasi and Mee offers Prawn Har Gao, a traditional Cantonese dumpling with seasoned chicken, and Roasted Pepper Chicken Dumplings, a harmonious combination of chicken, chives, and mushrooms wrapped in a crystal skin.
At Nasi and Mee, the main courses are nothing less than a culinary journey. Nasi Lemak offers a symphony of flavours and takes diners on an adventure with its succulent chicken, roasted peanuts, and dry fish. It’s impossible to say enough good things about the Singapore Teochew Braised Duck, a traditional hawker stall dish that consists of duck breast braised in oriental seasoning and served with boiled eggs, poached tofu and braised sauce reduction and Char Kway Teow, the rice noodles will take your taste buds to another dimension.
The culinary journey concludes on a sweet note with the Trio Milo Mousse. Layered with white chocolate, dark chocolate, and milk, this dessert is a masterpiece that elevates an ordinary day into an extraordinary one. To accompany these delectable dishes, Nasi and Mee offer unique beverages like N&M Ice Blended Milo and Chendol, promising a refreshing difference in every sip.
The enchanting ambience is akin to stepping into a tropical paradise. The interior, inspired by Singapore’s lush nature, creates a vibrant and inviting space. Lotus-shaped cane lighting, colourful tiles, bohemian cushions, and dramatic light fixtures adorn the space, creating a calm yet lively atmosphere. The walls, adorned with floral motifs and birds representing Singapore’s famous Jurong Bird Park, add a touch of nostalgia and nature to the setting.
Mala Soft Shell Crab, Nasi Lemak, Singapore Teochew Braised Duck and the dessert Trio Milo Mousse.For those seeking an authentic Southeast Asian culinary adventure, Nasi and Mee is an unparalleled choice. Every dish is crafted with original ingredients imported directly from the heart of the dishes’ origins. The calming ambiance combined with the exceptional service ensures that every visit to Nasi and Mee is more than just a meal—it is a memorable experience.
Where: Holiday Inn Chennai OMR IT Expressway, SH 49A, Chennai.
Meal for Two: INR 1,400, excluding beverages.
Call: +91 7349776750.