Can You Handle the Heat at Shanti?

Shanti Restaurant Unleashes the Heat in 3rd Annual Vindaloo Challenge

Boston, MA, September 27, 2014 --( What: The weather may be getting colder, but things are heating up at Shanti restaurant as it hosts the second annual Xtreme Vindaloo Challenge at its Dorchester, MA location. Throughout the entire month of October 2014, Shanti is challenging guests to finish a plate covered in the fiery, unbelievably spicy Vindaloo sauce made of red chilies, Thai bird chili, jalapenos, Kashmiri chili powder, black peppercorn, onions, garlic, Garam and Chat masala and ginger. Guests that take part in the Xtreme Vindaloo Challenge will have their choice of chicken, beef, vegetables & paneer ($12.95-$13.95) which will be made with the fiery sauce, but all daredevils will be required to sign a waiver prior to biting in. If challengers are successful in finishing the dish, the dish and the next entree is on the house.

Shanti, an Indian style restaurant that prides itself on tradition, is no stranger to spices and intense flavor. Their usual entrees might be hot, but this dish takes it to the next level as it brings the heat. Vindaloo is a sauce that is typically found in Indian curry meat dishes and has a reputation for being the hottest item on the menu. Shanti’s Chef Pokhrel will be preparing sizzling Vindaloo dishes of the guest’s choosing. Those who beat the challenge will earn bragging rights and the pleasure of calling themselves: winner of the Xtreme Vindaloo Challenge.

When: The entire month of October 2013

Where: Shanti, 1111 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125

Cost: $12.95 - $13.95 (free if you finish the challenge)

About Shanti:

Owner Solomon Chowdhury opened Shanti- Taste of India in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 2000 after getting sick of driving all the way into Boston to find authentic Indian cuisine. After adding a second location in Roslindale, MA, and nearly a decade later, Shanti is still praised as “Boston’s Best Indian Cuisine.” At Shanti, meaning peace in Sanskrit, guests will find more then Indian cuisine; you can also enjoy Bangledeshi style of cooking i.e Bhuna, and both locations offer a wide variety of vegetarian options. Beyond enjoying a unique blend of cuisines, eating at Shanti is an opportunity to learn about a region that is largely unknown to the rest of the world. Shanti is located at 1111 Dorchester Dorchester, MA and 4197 Washington St., Roslindale, MA. For more information visit shantiboston.comor email
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