5 Food festivals in India you should attend
Eat to your heart and stomach’s content at the top food festivals in India.
India is a country of cultural and traditional diversity, and with that comes a variety of appetizing regional dishes. However, it is not possible to visit all the regions across the country to try different foods. But there is an easy solution – food festivals.
Food festivals in India bring foods from across the country under one roof that leaves you spoilt for choice. So, mark your calendars and visit the below food festivals.
- Mei Ram-ew
The Mei Ram-ew festival aims to put the locally grown foods and flavours of Meghalaya on the food map of India. Organized by the Northeast Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society, gorge on some of the best local dishes like Bamboo Shoots and Jadoh Rice.
- National Street Food Festival
Delhi boasts of its delectable street food and what better way to celebrate it than hosting a massive food festival. From chaats and dosas to momos and chole kulche, you can find a variety of dishes here that will satiate your cravings. Don’t forget to leave some space for desserts!
Location: New Delhi
When: December to January
- The Grub Fest
Almost like a carnival, The Grub Fest is one of the most happening food festivals in India. Along with some of the most delicious foods, they host culinary workshops, films screenings, music performances, mini-food trucks and an organic food market. It is the perfect assemblage of food, fun and entertainment.
Location: Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune
- Ahare Bangla
The five-day extravaganza festival, Ahare Bangla gives you a chance to try the famous Bengali dishes, from the local spring rolls to their world-famous desserts. Now you don’t have to hop around the state looking for authentic food. Instead attend their food festival.
When: March to April
- Bengaluru Food Fete
One of the biggest food festivals of the city, Bengaluru Food Fete brings together the entire city’s top restaurants, cafes and food trucks in one area. They also offer a chance for amateur and small cooks and bakers to showcase their talents. Additionally, the fete also has live music, stand-up comedy, dancing and more.
When: March to April
Plan your future trips to these cities around the food festivals to give yourself an all-rounder vacation.