Yay! The weekend is here and we are sure you have fun plans up your sleeve. But are you going to make the most of this weekend? Some exciting events are happening in Delhi and we want to make sure you have put them on your bucket list. From high-octane festivals to indulge-worthy special menus, your city is buzzing with happening bashes. Check out some inviting food events this month that we think you must drop by. Treat your heart and stomach to some good food and high-spirited drinks with your loved ones.
Here Are Exciting Food Events Not To Miss In Delhi-NCR This April:
Tangra Festival At Courtyard By Marriott
The Tangra region of Kolkata is known for its scrumptious amalgamation of Indian and Chinese flavours, and this is the focus of the Tangra festival at Courtyard by Marriott Aravali. You can savour dishes like Mandarin Prawns, Manchurian, Chinese Chopsuey, and Drums of Heaven. Trust us, every bite will make you drool!
When: 12th to 21st April, 2023
Where: Courtyard by Marriott Aravali Resort
Amritsari Special At Madam Chutney
On the special occasion of Baisakhi, popular restaurant Madam Chutney has launched a special Amritsari menu. You can now celebrate the beauty of Amritsari cuisine in an all-new avatar. Choose from specials like Nikke chole bhature taco with achari gajar da mousse, Kuti mirch da Paneer pakoda, paneer taka-tak kulcha, pindi chana with kulcha and imli pyaaz di chutney, amritsari palak wadi with laal mirch da parantha.
When: 11th April to 30th April, 2023
Where: Madam Chutney, M-20, First Floor, M Block Market, Greater Kailash 2 (GK 2), New Delhi
Tales of Turkey At Seasonal Tastes, Westin, Gurugram
Turkish cuisine has been generating curiousity all over the globe. You can enjoy this wonderful and diverse fare at Westin Gurugram. Expat chef Mehmet Altindag has curated the dishes at this amazing festival. The festival has been organised in collaboration with Turkish airlines and is on for the next ten days. It's surely worth a visit!
When: 14th to 24th April, 2023
Where: Seasonal Tastes, Westin, Sector 29, Gurugram
Al-Souk: Arabic Food Festival at K3, JW Marriott, Aerocity
Inspired by Levantine and North African cuisines, a brand new festival has been curated at K3 by JW Marriott. Chef Amjad has made some levantine mezze and shawarma offerings at this exotic new festival, along with flavours like Koshari, Maloukhya, Maqlouba and more.
When: 18th April to 14th May, 2023
Where: K3, Delhi's Food Theatre, JW Marriott, Aerocity
India Cocktail Week
India Cocktail Week is set to make a grand return on April 1st and 2nd, taking place at the Dhyan Chand stadium in New Delhi. After successful sold-out editions in Mumbai, Goa & Bengaluru, ICW is back with a bang in the capital city after 4 long years. This biggest celebration of the cocktail culture brings together some of India's most talented bartenders, mixologists, spirit brands, and cocktail enthusiasts to showcase the latest trends, techniques, and flavours in the country's cocktail scene. The festival will offer a range of exciting experiences from 20+ brands, live & electronic music acts, cocktails on tap, alcohol-infused gelato bars and much more.
When: 1st and 2nd April 2023, 2 pm onwards
Where: Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, India Gate Cir, India Gate, New Delhi
The Grub Fest
The Grub Festival returns for its 25th edition in New Delhi on the 1st and 2nd of April. Along with peerless gastronomic experiences, the Grub Fest 2023 has specially made Carnival Zones with tons of fun activities like Moody Quack & Shoot Out Sam alongside an enchanting carousel and crowd-favourite interaction by Smaaash, where you can stand a chance to win exciting hampers. An exciting space known as the Black & White Zone; caters to all alcohol enthusiasts with specially curated cocktails paired with finger-licking food.
When: 1st and 2nd of April, 2023
Where: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi
Cost: From Rs. per ticket for general entry. Up to Rs. 2499 for Grub star entry
Horn OK Please
The Happiest Food Festival is coming back to Delhi again, this spring for its 10th edition. The three-day event will feature over 200+ food brands from Delhi-NCR's latest and most famous and trending restaurants offering the largest variety of dishes. Hop over to the food stalls such as Bira 91, Jack Daniel's, MyRaasta, Rebound Hangover Fix, Xero Degrees, Messy Momos, Lemonzo, Kabab Chowk, Al Noor Kabab E Dilli, Waffle King, The Dessart Gallery and numerous more for lip-smacking dishes. With this being the 10th edition, you can look forward to a grander experience, be it in terms of 50+ shopping stalls or 10+ bars. Not to forget the captivating and mesmerising performance by our long list of 20+ artists over the 3 days.
When: 31st March - 2nd April 2023. 12 PM to 10 PM
Where: Gate No. 2 of JLN Stadium, New Delhi
Ramzan Meal at The Ashok Hotel
Experience the ultimate Ramzan Meal. The Ashok Hotel in New Delhi has crafted a unique and diverse menu that offers a variety of options for both Sehri and Iftar meals during the holy month of Ramzan. The Sehri meal features a variety of dishes, including chicken nugget, mutton rogan josh, fried meuniere, koh-e-daliganj, milk- Feni, chicken coin steak, nihari along with other delicacies.
Furthermore, the inclusion of traditional dishes for the Iftar meal features assorted salads, fresh juice or sharbat, seedless dates, assorted vegetable & paneer pakora or keema matar samosa, mutton rogan josh with Indian bread/ Hyderabadi chicken biryani that provides a range of choices to cater the different tastes and preferences.
When: 23rd March to 23rd April, 2023, ass per Sehri and Iftar timings
Where: The Coffee Shop, The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi
MKT X Moyo Pop-Up
MKT at The Chanakya has collaborated with Moyo, a celebrated Asian restaurant based in Goa for a truly extraordinary culinary pop-up event. Food enthusiasts will have the opportunity to indulge in an exceptional culinary experience with one of Goa's premium dining destinations. The menu has been carefully crafted to showcase the rich flavours and intricate techniques of Asian cuisine while highlighting the use of the freshest and most authentic ingredients. An exclusive menu specially curated for the event will feature an array of salads, appetisers, baos, soups, Thai curries, a variety of flavour-packed rice and noodles and many main courses and dessert options.
When: 31st March - 2nd April 2023
Where: MKT, Lower Ground Floor, The Chanakya Mall, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Watermelon Fest at Karma Lakelands
Karma Lakelands is organising the Watermelon Fest at its property to welcome the summer. The relishing concoctions of the watermelon drinks are ready to quench the thirst. They are providing a wide assortment of frosty and frothy cocktails, mocktails, and slurpees that are curated with an innovative blend by in-house mixologists. The property is located miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city and is lavishly spread across 235 acres. It is pristine, pretty, picturesque, and a perfect weekend getaway for Delhi NCR locals.
MENSHO TOKYO X RAMANO'S Pop-up
Fancy a nice bowl of comforting ramen? Why not make your own? Mensho Tokyo ramen bar has collaborated with home chef Raman Okram who specialises in chilli oils, and curated a limited edition pop-up menu to offer their best ramen bowls infused with the fiery chilli oil. The DIY kits are available in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. So get one yours now before it's gone. The pop-up menu can be grabbed from 30th March to 6th April, 2023
1. Gyoza - Veg/Chicken - INR 425/495
2. Pork & Egg Cha Han- INR 750
3. Spicy Vegan Garlic Ramen - INR 725
4. Spicy Tori Paitan - Chicken/Pork - INR 795/850
5. Prawn Mazesoba - INR 795
La Piazza's Pizza Festival At Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency Delhi is organising a pizza festival featuring renowned chef Ciro Sorrentino, who will be curating a special pizza menu for the patrons. Chef Ciro, a third-generation pizza maker in his family, is widely regarded as one of the best pizzaiolos in the world, and his pizzas have been ranked amongst the top 50 in the world. The week-long pop up will offer guests a unique opportunity to experience some of the most authentic and inventive pizzas, including Avocado pizza topped with salmon caviar, the classic burrata pizza, vegan pizza amongst others.
What: La Piazza's Pizza Festival
Where: Hyatt Regency Delhi
When: April 15-23, 2023
Fusion Sushi Festival at Sakura
Sakura, The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, has organised a special sushi festival with an array of sushi that is tweaked with Indian flavours. Tandoori flavour being hot favourite! An amalgamation of Indo-Japanese cuisine, this festival is an absolute delight for sushi lovers! Popular snacks from the Indian cuisine are combined with Japanese sushi. Of offer are Tandoori Chicken Sushi, Tandoori Prawn Sushi, Tandoori Paneer Sushi, Chicken or Fish Tikka Sushi, Tofu Tikka Sushi, Chatpati Chaat Roll, Chennai or Kolkatta Special Uramaki Sushi and much more.
What: Indo-Japanese Sushi Festival
Where: Sakura, The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, Bangla Sahib Road, New Delhi
When: 10th April - 15th May, 2023: TIME: 1200 - 1500 hrs (lunch) and 1800 - 2300 hrs (dinner)
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