With the onset of winters, there is one thing that is unanimously celebrated by everybody in India and that is better food and better appetite. Summers are terrible in Delhi NCR and people mostly focus on consuming light food and fluids. Moreover summer specific vegetables like ghia, torai, pumpkin etc rarely get people excited.
Post Ganesh Chaturthi, festival season starts in North India and along comes a riot of food and food festivals. There are a few regular food festivals that happen every year in Delhi NCR but this time around Delhiites are spoilt for choice. The food festivals are not just increasing in number, they are also getting bigger and better. The organisers are adding entertainment along with gastronomical delight that is provided by several restaurants, new start ups and theme based food joints.
Following is a line up of food festivals happening in delhi NCR, each claiming to be the biggest and most happening food festival of the year:
The Grub Fest
When: 23-25 October 2015
Where: Leela Ambience Lawns, Gurgaon
Experience Delhi’s best restaurants showcasing their signature delicacies over some music, and live performances to keep you entertained, The Grub Fest is generating a lot of excitement among foodies of Delhi NCR and has become one of the premier food festivals in India. Enjoy the aromas, try various cuisines, shop for unique gourmet products, indulge your sweet tooth in exotic desserts and learn hidden food secrets right from the most celebrated chefs.
For more details visit http://www.thegrubfest.com/
Asian Hawker’s Market
When: 23-25 October 2015
Where: Select Citywalk, Saket
Asian hawker-style culture and energy comes to Select Citywalk, Delhi this October with the Asian Hawkers Market – a unique, one of its kind al fresco food festival bring the best of Chinese, Japanese, Thai and South-East Asian cuisines under one roof. The three day fiesta 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.
For more details visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1632382343667087/
Zaika-e-Dilli – Thelewala’s street food fest
When: 01 November 2015
Where: PSOI Club, Chanakyapuri
A festival celebrating best street foods from different parts of delhi.
Famous vendors with generations of experience will come up with their best 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 chandni chowk, lajpat nagar, south campus, karol bagh and many more.
For more details visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/167504226928656/
10 Heads Festival
When: 22-25 October 2015
Where: Dhanchiri Camping Resort, NH-8, Delhi – Gurgaon Toll
10 Heads Festival is the ultimate action – packed family adventure. 10 mini festivals at one venue, with food, fun and entertainment for all ages, the festival will run for four whole days, this Dussehra weekend. Foodistan, curated and managed by Chef Saby, is India’s most extensive food festival which is a major part of this.
For more details visit https://www.facebook.com/10HeadsFestival/