One cannot think well, love well, and sleep well, if one has not dined well.
FOOOOOD, just the mere thought of food facilitates drooling and sends butterflies in every individual’s tummy. Food is that basic elixir that no one can live without. We start our day by eating and well all of us sleep better if we’ve had a yummy bowl of masala maggi. Delhi has been very generous and lovely with the food department. From street food to luxury dining, Delhi has got it all. To add a cherry on the top, this city hosts a plethora of annual food fests to bring the foodie community closer and all at one place. These food festivals are beyond amazing. A variety of restaurants, small and big outlets and street vendors offer to us their specially curated menus and if you’re a foodie, you ought to visit all these listed food fests religiously. The months of October, November and December are going to be huge for Delhi. It’s that time of the year when we celebrate shenanigans and come out of our hoods and taste sumptuous food.
Following are the food festivals that are lined up for the months to come. You cannot even afford to miss a single one.
THE GRUB FEST
WHAT: The Grub Fest is India’s leading food festival with unsurpassed restaurants displaying their signature delicacies over some good music and jovial performances to keep you entertained. Take in the aromas, try out interesting cuisines, fill your baskets with unique connoisseur products, indulge in mouth-watering desserts and learn some of the best-kept food secrets from the most talented chefs from the country.
WHERE: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
WHEN: 14-16 October’16
ENTRY FEE: INR 250
Asian hawker-style, culture and energy comes to Select Citywalk this October with the Asian Hawkers Market – a distinctive, one of its kind al fresco food fiesta brings the finest of Chinese, Japanese, Thai and South-East Asian cuisines under one roof. The three day celebration promises to be a visceral trip with the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and experiences that could easily be mistaken for the streets of a busy south-east Asian market.
WHERE : Select City Walk
WHEN : 21st-23rd October
THE GREAT INDIAN FOOD FESTIVAL
This Winters, Great Indian Food Festival is back with its 2nd Edition, celebrating best street foods from different parts of India.Famous vendors with generations of experience will come up with their besTt dishes to cater you. The places you always wanted to visit, the street food you always heard of, is now at one location.Be a part of this delicious celebration with your friends and family and get lost into aroma of special dishes from Delhi, Amritsar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Gujrat, Rajasthan and other various cities of India.
WHERE: Dilli Haat, Pitampura, New Delhi
WHEN: 5 November – 6 November
ENTRY FEE: INR 20/
Foodistan – 10 Heads Festival
The name 10 Heads owes itself to the fact that this actually 10 different festivals, created by 10 handpicked curators, to create 10 extraordinary elements that make one massive super-festival! The festival is designed to shower an unparalleled family fun, the most delicious food and a burst of entertainment and fun-activities.This time some events are named as JAADUNAGRI,PUPPET FEST,TEDDY FEST and more.
WHERE: PSOI, Nehru Park, Vinay Marg, Ramnagar, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21
WHEN: 21 – 23 OCTOBER 2016
Lloyd Palate Festival
Palate fest has proven itself to be one of india’s best culinary events- an all encompassing food festival , you can enjoy cookery classes or workshops, or just go through the delicious food in the market & pop-up restaurant areas, or for those who want an insight into the latest fine- dining trends.This is one of the most happening food festivals.
WHERE: NEW DELHI
WHEN: 18-20 november
NASVI Street Food Festival
The National Association of Street Vendors of India is ready to bring back the street food festival in town. After last years huge success this time the event this time it’s going to be better.An unbeatable collection of India’s best and multitudinous street food which is going to make your love for street food never ending.
WHEN: 23-25 november
WHERE: JAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM