If you are a bike enthusiast and also a food lover, this once-in-a-life-time offer is for you. Finish everything on a four-kg thali and take home a Royal Enfield bike.
An eatery on the Old Mumbai-Pune Highway, Shivraj Hotel has announced a New Year scheme challenging customers to finish a loaded 'Bullet Thali', costing ₹2,500 each. Those who manage to eat till the last bite of this non-vegetarian platter will be given a Royal Enfield bike as a reward.
The restaurant has lined up five gleaming new Royal Enfield bikes, costing around ₹1.70 lakh each, at its entrance alongside a big green poster giving details of the food challenge. The owner of the eatery, Atul Waikar, himself is a bike aficionado and well understands the craze of the adventure two-wheelers.
The food challenge also has conditions to make it even more exciting. There is a 60-minute time limit to gobble up the Bullet Thali. The platter consists of around 16 varieties of starters and main course dishes. These include a variety of mutton, fish and chicken items such as fried fish and chicken, dry mutton, chicken and mutton gravies, gourmet of fried surmai as well as chapatis, salads and rice.
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This challenge has essentially been initiated by the restaurant to attract a large number of customers in order to cover up for the losses during the lockdown days. "Akin to the Bullet bike, the Bullet Thali is not for the weak-tummied, Waikar was quoted as saying by IANS.
Though many have come to try the Bullet Thali challenge with the dream of riding away on a bullet, only one so far has found victory. Last week, Somnath Pawar from Solapur completed the platter in under an hour and was gifted a bullet of his choice, Pune Mirror reported.