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The go-to place to satisfy your Asian food cravings in Ctg

Senag, a restaurant serving delicious Asian specialties has become a major restaurant in Chattogram for foodies over the years

March 11, 2022, 12:45 p.m.

Last modification: March 11, 2022, 12:59 p.m.

Located on the sixth floor of Innovative Bhuiyan Orchid, Nasirabad of Chattogram, Senang’s menu currently features a total of 78 Asian dishes. Photo: Mohammad Minhaj Uddin.

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Located on the sixth floor of Innovative Bhuiyan Orchid, Nasirabad of Chattogram, Senang’s menu currently features a total of 78 Asian dishes. Photo: Mohammad Minhaj Uddin.

Senang was the fulfillment of a gourmet’s aspiration – a restaurant with a particular focus on Asian delicacies. In less than two and a half years since its inception, the restaurant has become a major culinary hub in Chattogram for foodies eager to sample dishes from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Sri Lanka, China and Singapore. .

“While studying in Malaysia, I was exposed to their diverse and renowned food culture. I started the restaurant as a hobby after returning to Bangladesh. I focused on Asian dishes,” Chowdhury Yamin said. Anam, owner and CEO of Senang, to The Business Standard (SCT).

Located on the sixth floor of Innovative Bhuiyan Orchid, Nasirabad of Chattogram, Senang’s menu currently features a total of 78 Asian dishes. Photo: Mohamed Minhaj Uddin

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Located on the sixth floor of Innovative Bhuiyan Orchid, Nasirabad of Chattogram, Senang's menu currently features a total of 78 Asian dishes.  Photo: Mohamed Minhaj Uddin

Located on the sixth floor of Innovative Bhuiyan Orchid, Nasirabad of Chattogram, Senang’s menu currently features a total of 78 Asian dishes. Photo: Mohamed Minhaj Uddin

Describing himself as a foodie, Anam says his restaurant now offers many food items that no other restaurant in the country can offer. These items include Malaysian Chicken, Malaysian Butter Chicken, Indonesian Rendang Beef, Char kuey teow, Honey Noodles with Vanilla Ice Cream, Maggi Goreng Ayam.

The restaurant began its journey as Senang Bowl in October 2019, but was later reduced to Senang – an Indonesian word that translates to “happy” – earlier this year. Located on the sixth floor of Innovative Bhuiyan Orchid, a shopping complex, in Nasirabad of Chattogram, their menu currently offers a total of 78 Asian dishes.

Senang offers unique dishes like Malaysian chicken, Indonesian beef Rendang, char kuey teow, honey noodles with vanilla ice cream and many more. Photo: Mohamed Minhaj Uddin

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Senang offers unique dishes like Malaysian chicken, Indonesian beef Rendang, char kuey teow, honey noodles with vanilla ice cream and many more.  Photo: Mohamed Minhaj Uddin

Senang offers unique dishes like Malaysian chicken, Indonesian beef Rendang, char kuey teow, honey noodles with vanilla ice cream and many more. Photo: Mohamed Minhaj Uddin

According to its owner, a special feature of Senang is its open kitchen. Visitors will see the “great curated kitchen” as soon as they enter the restaurant.

“We can proudly say that Senang is the first restaurant in Chattogram with an open kitchen. Customers can watch the whole cooking process through a glass wall,” Anam said.

Senang’s business has boomed, which is reflected in food prices. The restaurant served food from Tk80. Currently, it offers food menus which cost from Tk 299 to Tk 1799.

Senang offers unique dishes like Malaysian chicken, Indonesian beef Rendang, char kuey teow, honey noodles with vanilla ice cream and many more. Photo: Mohamed Minhaj Uddin

Senang offers unique dishes like Malaysian chicken, Indonesian beef Rendang, char kuey teow, honey noodles with vanilla ice cream and many more. Photo: Mohamed Minhaj Uddin