Royal India Teams Up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County to Celebrate the Holiday of Rakhi

The restaurant will be celebrating the festival of Rakhi, which honors the relationship between a brother and sister, including a special dinner for Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County and their mentoring matches.

San Diego, CA, August 08, 2013 --( Royal India Restaurant, 2013 recipient of the Gold Medallion Award from the California Restaurant Association, announced the celebration of “Rakhi” at its Downtown location, in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County (, this month.

From Monday, August 19th through Friday, August 23rd, the public is invited to dine at Royal India and have 20% of their checks donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County.

On Wednesday, August 21st, Royal India Downtown will host 20 matches from Big Brothers Big Sisters for a complimentary dinner and entertainment to celebrate the summer holiday. Matches will enjoy a traditional Indian meal complete with a Bollywood-dance performance and music. Matches will also participate in the traditional “bracelet exchange,” connecting them spiritually for life.

The actual festival of Rakhi is celebrated this year on August 21st and is one of the most unique of all Indian festivals. On this day, sisters tie a sacred thread of Rakhi on their brothers' wrists and, in return, the brothers promise to protect their sisters “for as long as they live.”

Guests who dine at the Downtown Royal India location during the week of August 19th need only mention the word Rakhi or include it in their reservation online to partake in the charitable event.

Royal India is Located at 329 Market Street and 4th in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter.

For more information, visit or call 619-296-9999.

About Royal India
With awards including “Best Indian” and “Most Romantic Restaurant” in San Diego, there is no doubt that Royal India sets the standard for San Diego’s Indian cuisine. Royal India treats its guests like royalty with an incredibly diverse yet sophisticated menu with an emphasis on creativity and tradition. Immersed in a tranquil setting, guests can admire the magnificent décor and marvel at imported pieces directly from the palaces of India, such as the royal chandeliers that dangle above a custom-carved wood bar.

Royal India is Located at 329 Market Street and 4th in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter.

For more information, visit or call 619-296-9999

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County:

For over 50 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County has provided children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low-income families, or households where a parent is incarcerated or has a parent deployed. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”).

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides a system of on-going evaluation and support, which is proven by independent studies to help families by improving the odds that “Littles” will perform better in school and avoid violence and illegal activities, and have stronger relationships with their parents and others.

In San Diego County, Big Brothers Big Sisters serves children ages 7-18 through six distinct programs: Amachi (a program for children with an incarcerated parent), Bigs in Schools & High School Bigs (an after school 1:1 mentoring program), Community Mentoring (the traditional 1:1 mentoring program), Operation Bigs (a military mentoring program), and Sports Bigs (a sports and active lifestyle focused mentoring program). Learn how you can positively impact a child’s life, donate or volunteer today at or call (858) 536-4900.
Royal India
Rebecca Bamberger
(619) 917-5109