City Palace, Udaipur - photo by anand tripathi from Pexels
City Palace, Udaipur - photo by anand tripathi from Pexels

RAJASTHAN: ALL OF THE RESTAURANTS PICKED BY ANTHONY BOURDAIN ON NO RESERVATIONS

When Anthony Bourdain visited the Indian state of Rajasthan on his show No Reservations Season 2 Episode 9 (originally aired May 29th, 2006), he and his crew picked many restaurants. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased on No Reservations – Anthony Bourdain Rajasthan, all in a convenient list:

DISH – Vegetarian Thali

WHAT IS IT?

Small bowls of various vegetarian dishes like lentils, okra, potatoes, pickles, curds, beans and other Rajasthani staples served with a crisp bread (papadum) and a softer bread (chapati) on a platter called “thali”.

WHERE IS IT?

Natraj Restaurant Udaipur (Dining Hall/Rajasthani Thali/Gujarati Thali)
Behind Ashoka Cinema, Bapu Bazar Main Rd
Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

ANTHONY BOURDAIN RAJASTHAN NOTES

Natraj Hotel and Restaurant is a meatless institution that serves traditional all-you-can-eat thali meals. At the time Bourdain visited, all-you-can-eat meals cost less than a dollar.

DRINKS – Bombay Sapphire Martini

WHAT IS IT?

Iced cocktail of gin and vermouth, with gorgonzola-stuffed olives.

WHERE IS IT?

Taj Lake Palace
Pichola
Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

ANTHONY BOURDAIN RAJASTHAN NOTES

Taj Lake Palace used to be a summer getaway for Udaipur’s royal family. It is now a hotspot for celebrities and tourists.

DISH – Paratha and Chhaachh

WHAT IS IT?

Paratha – unleavened bread usually stuffed with potato and unfermented cheese called “paneer”; Chhaachh – beverage made of curds mixed with salt, cumin and coriander.

READ MORE: IF YOU THINK THAT THE BEST INDIAN DISHES ARE ALL THE SAME, THEN THINK AGAIN!

WHERE IS IT?

Marudhar Bhojnalya
opp. Railway Station, Indira Colony
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

ANTHONY BOURDAIN RAJASTHAN NOTES

This roadside eatery serving traditional vegetarian fare is popular among truckers and travelers passing through the city of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, India.

DRINKS – Bhang Lassi

WHAT IS IT?

Curd-based drink flavored with sugar and a special ingredient.

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WHERE IS IT?

Bhang Shop
Dhibba Para, Amar Sagar Pol
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

ANTHONY BOURDAIN RAJASTHAN NOTES

Bhang Lassi is a traditional and government licensed beverage consumed on the Indian celebration of spring called “holi”.

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