Tote on the Turf
July 26, 2009
Rahul Akerkar is coming up with a new restaurant called Tote. Tote will be near Olive’s race course property and will be slightly more upmarket than Indigo. I have been waiting for Tote to open for a long time and it keeps getting delayed for one reason or another. Knowing Rahul Akerkar however, one can be assured that it will be worth the wait. I keep bugging the staff at Indigo for updates on Tote and I always get the ‘opening next month’ line.
Businesstoday did a pretty comprehensive writeup on Tote. The gist of it is –
1. Tote was a building at the race course where punters would set up bets during races and Akerkar decided to keep the name.
2. 25,000 square feet
3. Meal for two should cost about 4000 with a drink
4. Seperate bar, banquet facility and a dining section thats further divided into formal, veranda, outdoor and lounge.
A little snooping around and help from a friend(thanks Nupoor!) brought me to architect Kapil Gupta’s website for some WIP pictures. Looks pretty branchy to me.
Good Luck Rahul Akerkar!