Kerala is not just famous for its placid backwaters, beaches, house boats and Ayurvedic spas; it is equally popular for its mouth watering delicacies like appam, puttu, Karimeen Pollicahthu, seafood and much more. The rich cuisine of Kerala molded over the ages through a palatable blend of Malabari, French, Brit and Arabian influences has given rise to some of the very exclusive and delectable coastal flavors.
Kerala’s restaurant culture is quite modern and has only recently thrived in. The older generation is a bit skeptical about the concept of restaurants as they believe that why would anyone go out to eat when delicious food can be prepared at home.As a result, restaurants mostly cater to the tourists and are often attached to hotels. Almost all the superior self-regulating restaurants are situated in the major cities and tourist spots like Trivandrum, Kochi, Kovalam and Calicut.
Most of the Mallu dishes are prepared in coconut and a variety of spices that give a sharp tanginess in the flavor of the food.The use of coconut in the preparation of food gives immense richness to the dishes and also absorbs the tongue teasing hot flavors.
Since Kerala is a coastal state, it is abundantly rich in sea food, which is cooked in various different styles. Chilli Out café in Kerala is one such place where you will find some of the local favorite food items of Kerala.This café is a palm roofed beach bar that has got a very casual vibe and a menu that comprises of standard international favorites.
The atmosphere remains quite windy, open-sided, filled with sea views, casual vibes and some genuinely good European-style comfort food which you can enjoy right by the beach. It caters to a range of food items which include succulent burgers, pizzas, pastas, crepes, fresh juices, home-cooked fries and barbecue dishes that are all very carefully prepared by a team.
The Chilli out café is ranked at second position out of all the 18 restaurants situated in the entire location of Cherai Beach.It is well versed in the European, French, Italian, and Portuguese cuisines. Although, the specialties of the café include Tuna sandwich, Hawaiian burger, Malabar salad, Chicken Ceasar salad, Cheesecake, Homemade lemonade, Barbeque Breakfast, Burgers, French Crepes, Pizza and Seafood.
Anybody visiting the Cherai beach must definitely stop by at this place to enjoy delicious food in the company of some soft wind blowing of the sea, spectacular sunset views and best quality tuna fish.The place is owned by Edward, who is a really nice person and a very good host. He is a Parisian and runs the show by being an excellent host.