Food is the most cherished part of any Delhiites life and why shouldn’t it be for ‘There’s no sincerer love than the love of food’. Delhi has been getting blessed with some of the best food festivals happening in the country for the last five years. With themes ranging from quintessential Indian Street Food Festival bringing you the great Indian Chaat, more often than not with a twist, to the Asian Street Hawkers market displaying the best of Asian cuisine.
If you’re a foodie and need to indulge in some self-love, here’s five amazing culinary events taking place in your city in the coming weeks! Delve right in and find your place to be this foodie season!
The Grub Fest
When – October 14 to 16
Where – Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium
Nearest Metro Station – Ten minute walk from JLN, Violet Line
The Grub Fest is the most anticipated food event of the season with some of the best restaurants in the city getting you their brilliant signature dishes and more. The venue is the open, lush gardens of JLN Stadium and some lovely music performances. Follow their Facebook and Instagram handles for regular updates!
Asian Hawkers Market
When – October 13 to 15
Where – Select City Walk, Saket
Nearest Metro Station – Saket, Yellow Line
One of the most underrated cuisines here in India is the Asian (excluding of course Chinese). Using some of the most exotic flavours and an array of spices, the stalls here serve you the scrumptious best of Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese cuisines. The ambience is perfected with music gigs and a little flea market. Be sure to try out the myriad of momos – a proven lifeline of Delhiites and the delectable Vietnamese Chicken Satay there.
Ambrosia by Rendevouz-IIT Delhi
When – October 13-16
Where – Nalanda Grounds, IIT Delhi
Nearest Metro Station – Hauz Khas on Yellow Line, Shared Auto Rides from the station for 10/Head to IIT
Ambrosia is a food event created and curated by the students of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. The yearly event is a four day affair that starts as early as 4 in the morning! Yep, you read that right. Head over there for fun outing with your friends and feast on some divine food and participate in brilliant activities like the Ultimate Cook Off!
Horn Ok Please – Food Truck Fest
When – November 4
Where – Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium
Nearest Metro Station – JLN, Purple Line
The Horn OK Please Festival is essentially one of the only few Food Truck festivals happening in India. One place, brimming with amazing food trucks from over the country! A must go all barbeque fans.
Delhi Food Truck Festival
When – November 11-12
Where – JLN Stadium
Nearest Metro Station – JLN Stadium Metro Station, Violet Line
This one of a kind food truck festival is the ‘it’ event you need to check out. It’s a two day event displaying a myriad of fresh flavours, we’re sure you’ve never tasted before. It’s an out and out fast food event serving the best of Indian and International dishes. Enjoy lipsmacking Hot Dogs or American style pizzas or a million other things at this do with an amazing set up and hearty music.
Palate Food Festival
When – November 17-19
Where – Nehru Park
Nearest Metro Station – Lok Kalyan Marg, Yellow Line
The Palate Food festival presented by Lloyd is the ultimate high street fine dining event you will attend. A wonderful gathering of some of the greatest chefs, cooking their beloved signature dishes for you as an acoustic tune plays in the back. A gorgeous venue, decorated with ambient lights and of course the aromas of spices lingering in the air. The line up included Fat Lulus, Elma’s and many many more last year and it’s only going to get bigger and better this time around.