|Cuisine Type |||Indian|
|Ambiance |||Good For Groups, Patio Dining, Casual|
|Meals Served |||Lunch, Buffet, Dessert, Dinner|
|Amenities |||Internet, Party Space, Catering|
|Pricing |||$21 - $30|
|Payment |||Interac, MasterCard, American Express, Visa|
|Getting There |||St. Clair station|
|Cross Street |||St. Clair|
|Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30AM-3PM, Dinner: Mon-Sun 5-10:30PM|
Profile Last Updated: February 13, 2009
Binding together food and design, Masala Art has formulated a variegated journey in the Midtown neighbourhood, an adventure of taste and of artistic expression. Here, food is not merely for satisfying hunger; it is also an exploration into the creative realms of a true culinary masterpiece. At Masala Art, the chef is an artist, the flame their palette, the plate their canvas.
A Taste of Art
Keeping in line with its mandate, Masala Art is a space strewn with original artwork, a private collection of paintings by Vishal Misra that depict the “mistress of spices”, or the sensory experience of cooking with masalas. With a capacity of 40, Masala Art is an intimate space of cream coloured walls with splashes of vibrant orange, banquette seating and black padded chairs. A service counter at the rear provides a beautiful focal point for the room, a colourful collage of Indian spices that have been adhered to the canvas in traditional glass jars.
The Art of Taste
The fare at Masala Art takes traditional Indian cuisine to innovative heights. Start with cranberry samosas, tofu tikka, mint-chili chicken tikka, or the reshmi kebab made with mint chicken, masala, and apricots. A fair balance between meat and vegetarian mains, the chef specials are where the plates really shine. Try the atta murg—chicken cooked in cashew and magaze paste wrapped in flour dough and cooked in the tandoor. With a lunch buffet on Thursdays and Fridays, and everyday meal deals, you can sample Masala Art’s diverse plates quite easily.