?I never really questioned why I ride. It is as basic as breathing.?
- AnonymousRiding is often viewed by hardcore bikers as a path to salvation. Chasing the horizon, accelerating to the top speed, wind penetrating their hair, and reaching an unknown destination is an idyllic dream by which bikers feel closest to destiny and spirituality. Even though this sentiment is not easily understandable by non-bikers, the biking culture has garnered sufficient fascination to establish its niche and reverence. One such place addressing to the bike aficionado in you is Delhi?s newly established ?Café Torque?. Nestled in the Vasant Vihar locality, it proudly endorses its motto ?Once a Biker, Always a Biker.? The man behind this haven for thrill and speed, Abhinav Chandla, the Vice President of International Amusement Limited, brings home global standards of themed restaurants. It is a brain child of Abhishek Sharma, co-creator, whose passion for biking is well reflected in this masterpiece.
Image Credits: d2z9qv80fklwtv.cloudfront.netBefore even stepping into this marvel, you are sure to be captivated by their striking logo, which shows a bike penetrating a can. This ragged restaurant will certainly transcend you into a biker?s paradise. With stewards adorned in biking gears, world map made of nuts and bolts, abstract graffiti on the walls, a pump station for an entrance, metallic guitars, and a rugged garage ambience, this place exudes grunginess that is strongly redolent of a bikers? world. The mezzanine area is well planned and stands out. The service is prompt and genial. With rock and metal music played in the background, indulge in this ambient restaurant. In addition to this, they also have an array of phenomenal sports bikes and souvenirs for sale, leaving you completely awestruck, delighting bikers and non-bikers alike. Chef Arun is all set to take you on an unparalleled gustatory journey with his expertise. Sample some of the exotic world cuisines with a touch of modernity. The language in the menu is laced with biker jargon everywhere, and you will be tempted to try most of their offerings. The lip-smacking food can best be enjoyed with their signature cocktails, namely On the Couch with Jasmine, Che Guava-ra, Head in the Clouds, and Paan-Asian Mojito. Experience this wonder with your loved ones without denting your wallet.
Image Credits: static.zootout.comThe lack of themed restaurants around and the rote conventions of dining hubs make most our outings monotonous. This kind of avant-garde concepts in pub is much needed.