Festive delights to add more flavour to the Diwali season

Festive delights to add more flavour to the Diwali season

By Bhumika Khatri | | 7 October, 2017
food, food festival, Diwali season, Delhi, NCR, festive fervour
As festive fervour catches up in Delhi, here is a list of some of the most-awaited food festivals to add to the celebrations.

Amritsari food festival at Vivanta by Taj, Dwarka

A fantastic medley of finger-licking Amritsari delights is now at Vivanta by Taj, Dwarka. Amarjot, Chef at Taj Swarna Amritsar has created a delectable menu including Murg Makhanwala, Harike wali Machhi, Bharwan Khumb, Punjabi Kadhi Pakodi, Amritsari Dal, Punjabi Choley and Kesari Phirni. 

Talking about the quirky and traditional Amritsari food at the table, Chef Amarjot said, “Curating authentic Amritsari cuisine has always been my forte. I learned how to cook in my grandmother’s kitchen when I was very young; she taught me the basics of cooking the Amritsari cuisine the right way. I’m delighted to have been able to bring this cuisine to the capital. I look forward to curating the best of my dishes for the patrons and food enthusiasts here during this food festival.” The food fest is all about bringing back the nostalgia of authentic Amritsari cuisine, signature dishes include Bhatti Da Murgh, Jalandhari Seekh Kebab, Nalli Kharore Shorba, Amritsari Machhi and more.

Date: 3-20 October 2017

Time: Dinner, 07:00 to 11:30 pm

Venue: Indus Express, Vivanta by Taj, Dwarka

Pan-Asian food fest at Asian Hawkers Market

Back for its fifth season, the Asian Hawkers Market has brought a host of new restaurants to offer scrumptious dishes to its visitors. The new range of Pan-Asian food place will include Enoki (GK-1), Imperfecto, Kofuku (Ansal Plaza), Just Wok It (Green Park Extension), Mr Mamagoto, Popop Lafing (Satya Niketan), Sprectra ( Gurugram), Sushi Junction (Malviya Nagar and Sikandarpur), Whistling Duck House (Greater Kailash-2) and Yum Yum Cha. The cocktails will be brought by micro-brewery, Molecule, while other interesting options include ITC Master Chef’s packaged prawns served in myriad styles, and not to forget, entertainment is assured by a daily dragon dance, in addition to live acts by upcoming artists and deejay Daniel Rajan.

“The vibe will definitely be different this year,” promises Tanveer Kwatra, celebrated chef and one of the four co-founders of the Asian Hawkers Market. “It will be a pre-Diwali party that you’ll remember for a long time,” Kwatra adds. Coming back to the festival are Asia 7, Asia Alive, Big Fat Sandwich, Bombaykery, Burma Burma, Chai Point, Dao Dimcha, Fatty Bao, Joy Luck Moon, Live Wok, Neung Roi, Tuk Tuk, Wai Wai City, Wok Me and Wow Momo.

Date: 13-15 October, 2017

Time: 12 Noon to 11 PM

Venue: Select Citywalk, Saket

Tacomosa food festival at Pirates of Grill, Rajouri Garden

At the Tacomosa festival, witness the quirky mix of Indian Samosa with Mexico’s street food tacos for a culinary makeover. Hidden treasures include baby lamb Tawa Pulau tacos with Raita Mouse, Home-made soft taco bun with gourmet peanut butter tarkari or the Indian chaat in a taco with tamarind Elaichi curd. The reinterpretation of the classic Indian Samosa is another highlight of the menu in deconstructed form with sweet basil and aloo rasa. For those with a sweet tooth, milk chocolate coated taco with butter caramelised banana and vanilla cream is something to savour.

The festival is of Pirates of Grill to bring more fresher and fun flavours for its visitors.

Date: 3-18 October, 2017

Timings: 6:30 PM-11 PM

Venue: Pirates of Grill, Rajouri Garden

The BC Festival at DLF Promenade

Visit DLF Promenade to feast at India’s first Burgers and Cocktail festival. The fiesta will feature burgers of all shapes and sizes from brands like Raasta, Lets dimsums, Between Buns, Smokey, The South Delhi Kitchen and Big Baker by the junction and many more complimenting the amazing cocktails and perfectly crisped salty fries. In addition, you have live music to jazz up the evening.

Date: 13-15 October, 2017

Timings: 12 Noon - 10 PM

Venue: The Hub, DLF Promenade Vasant Kunj

Asian food festival at The Bowl factory

The Asian food festival brings to you Chinese, Burmese, Thai, Indonesian, Myanmar, Japanese, Vietnam and Malaysian cuisine for 20 days. A specially curated menu includes Asian BBQ Chicken Dimsum, Vitnamese Crunchy Vegetable Julenne Rolls with Mango Reduction, Malay Satay Skewers, Honey Chilli Lotus Stem, Green Curry Veggie Rice Bowl, Prawns and Scallion har gao, Temopura Battered Crispy Vegetables Salad, Fiery Schezwan Wet Wings, Veggie Sagon Skewer, Lab Kai Minced Chicken Basil Salad, Yum Woon Sen- Grass Noodle Salad with Prawns to name a few.

Date: 1-20 October, 2017

Timings: 12 Noon - 11 PM

Venue: The Bowl factory, DLF Phase 4, Gurugram

Beer-Yaki festival at Sampan, The Suryaa

Now you can feast on East Asian cuisines including scrumptious appetizers like Prawn Teriyaki with Togarashi, Tori Teriyaki, Temba Saki Seyo Yaki, Mushroom Yaki Teriyaki sauce with Togarashi and Yaki Nuki Teriyaki sauce. Furthermore, if you order two starters, beer buckets are at special price starting from Rs 699+taxes.

Date: 29 September - 31 October, 2017

Timings: 12:30 PM- 2:45 PM, 7:00 PM- 11:30 PM

Venue: Sampan, The Suryaa, New Friends colony

 

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