The restaurant “A la carte” menu which has a vast variety of seafood specialities caters exclusively to Goan food such as Caldeirada, Caldinho, Panados, Rolados, Xacutis, Vindalhos, Cafreal, Recheiados, Feijoada, Balchao, Ambot-tik, Rosachi Codi, Moongancheo Ganteo, Hotcottem, Sukem, Chouli Ros, besides a large number of appetizing snacks, soups and salads including the famous Kishmur, yet Chef Fernando’s Culinary Team is well versed in culinary expertise, is not averse to prepare Chinese, Indian or Continental dishes for special occasions and parties.
This restaurant is probably among the very few eating houses, that serves freshly made sannas with sorpotel and bakes the great dessert “Bolo Sansrival” which is practically non-existent in Goa anymore.
The desserts are elaborate. Mostly Goan pastries with strong Portugese roots like Dedos de Dama, Creme Caramel, and Sans Rival.
The restaurant has, within a short span of time, created a great amount of goodwill and has carved a niche for itself among Corporate clients also, and to add a feather to its cap, has recently embarked on outdoor catering for home and industrial parties and weddings anywhere in Goa, providing A to Z in Food and Service in buffet and Volante styles with very attractive financial packages. Besides its also been selected as the exclusive restaurant for its V.I.P clients visiting Goa, by reputed Travel and Tour operators who have had a few parties, and were highly appreciative of the standards of food quality, hygiene and service.
The menu, an innovation in itself is pleasantly handwritten on a cooking vessel lid, and as Chef Fernando explains has become a collector’s item with many disappearing unnoticed. But that doesn’t upset him as the smile on his face depicts it all – a calm disposition.
Today his wife Margarida plays a major role in the day to day upkeep of Nostalgia, where every guest is cared for. It a divine experience of true goan hospitality hospitality
Fernando’s Nostalgia is a true goan soul in goan food. Literally.