Royal Paan – Meadowood Drive

Royal Paan on Meadowood Drive is a relatively recent discovery for me. A couple of weeks ago, I headed up to St. Vital Centre to see what was available at the Children’s Hospital Book Market. I managed to find a few deals as I navigated my way around the tables, and then decided I wanted to have an early supper.

Menu from Royal Paan

The Royal Paan menu.

Despite there being a relatively large number of options in the area, none of them was catching my eye, or stomach. However, as I walked along Meadowood, I noticed a place I had never seen before. This was Royal Paan. Continue reading


Dhoom-Lunch Buffet

Dhoom is now closed, and it’s place has been taken by Spice Affair, another Indian restaurant. Spice Affair is now closed and the place has been taken over by Ivory.

Lunch Buffet:

Dhoom Restaurant & Lounge located at the corner of Donald and York in the building that was for many years a Pizza Hut, serves a mix of Indian and Western food.  I’ve included the links to both the take out menus above.  However, this post is intended to focus on the lunch buffet.

Monday to Friday, Dhoom offers an Indian lunch buffet for $13.00.  While the price is a little lower than some of the other Indian buffets in the downtown area, it is also little more limited in the selection that it offers.

The buffet is divided into three sections.  The first is a salad, which contains green salad and dressings along with a selection of other cold dishes and pickles(think English type of pickles, and not the Bick’s type).  One of my favourites in this section is the spicy puffed rice salad.  I put some on my plate almost every trip.

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