Exploring diverse flavours and culinary experiences is an adventure for the senses. Food festivals and restaurant offers are the perfect gateways to immerse yourself in the world of gastronomy. These events allow you to sample a wide array of dishes and discover unique regional cuisines, all in one place. This month, we have some exciting food festivals that promise to tantalise your taste buds and offer an unforgettable culinary journey. Don’t forget to visit these festivals with your loved ones for a gastronomical experience like never before.
Food Festivals To Attend In Nov-Dec 2023:
Palate Fest 2023, Delhi
Palate Fest 2023, India’s premier culinary extravaganza, is back with a grand celebration this month. This eagerly awaited event serves as a showcase for the best in food and beverages, featuring renowned chefs, diverse cuisines, and passionate food enthusiasts. Supported by the Ministry of Tourism G20 and Delhi Tourism, Palate Fest 2023 promises a unique and accessible culinary experience.
The event boasts a diverse range of well-established and emerging food brands, offering a variety of flavours and culinary delights. Visitors can enjoy performances by celebrities, participate in masterclasses led by distinguished chefs, and explore a dedicated Kids Zone, an ice skating rink, a Gaming Truck, and more. Palate Fest 2023 is a must-visit for food lovers looking to indulge in an array of culinary experiences, making it a fantastic weekend getaway for the whole family.
When: 18th & 19th November, 2023
Where: Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Central Delhi
Price: Tickets start at INR 249
The Autumn Festival
The second edition of the Autumn Festival, a prelude to the renowned Hornbill Festival, will be held at the Nagaland House. It is being organized by Nagaland Tourism and offers patrons an opportunity to explore the state’s rich cultural tapestry, showcasing the finest in food, textiles, handicrafts, art, and music. The festival will be celebrated over a course of two days. Here, you can enjoy authentic Naga dishes such as Athuma Kha, Machihan, Pumpkin Stew, Chicken in Axone Sauce, among many more. With such delightful culinary offerings and other cultural experiences, this festival is a must-visit. It’s the perfect opportunity to explore the culture in depth.
When: 3rd & 4th November, 2023
Where: Nagaland House, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road, New Delhi
Kashmiri Food Pop-Up At Diya
The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences, best known for its luxury and excellence, is hosting a ‘Kashmiri food pop-up’ at Diya. The signature Indian restaurant, Diya collaborated with Chef Rajni to bring to you, depth full cooking from Kashmiri Pandit Cuisine for over two weeks.
The special menu is prepared by home chef Rajni Jinsi, a homemaker who grew up in Anantnag and learned the art of cooking from her mother. Chef Rajni cooking and dishes are close to her heart, and she is excited to dish out traditional Kashmiri Pandit cuisine delicacies during this exclusive pop-up at Diya, The Leela Ambience Gurugram.
When: from November 17th to 26th, 2023
Where: The Leela Ambience Gurugram
Kolkata Food Festival at Radisson Blu Marina Hotel Connaught Place
Imagine relishing the best of Kolkata’s street food right in the heart of New Delhi. The Radisson Blu Marina Hotel Connaught Place brings you the Kolkata Street Food Festival, a celebration of Bengal’s culture and cuisine. Renowned chefs have meticulously curated a special selection of dishes, faithfully recreating the flavours and traditions of the region.
From beloved classics that everyone adores to hidden culinary gems representing Bengali traditions, this 12-day food festival at Fifty9 promises something for everyone. The extensive menu showcases a masterpiece of flavours from Bengal, featuring a rich variety of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian delights prepared using authentic traditional methods and ingredients. Don’t miss this opportunity to savour the authentic essence of Kolkata’s street food.
When: 1st November-12th November. 7:00 pm to 11: 00 pm
Where: Fifty9 at the Radisson Blu Marina Hotel in Connaught Place, New Delhi
Giants of Jazz at The Piano Man
For music and food enthusiasts, The Piano Man is bringing back the highly anticipated Giants of Jazz festival, and it promises to be a soulful feast for all. This edition features not one, but two spectacular events, with the first edition taking place from 1st to 5th November 2023, and 2nd edition from 12th to 18th December 2023. The festival offers an incredible lineup with three venues, eight international bands, and a total of fifteen performances. The venues include The Piano Man Safdarjung, The Piano Man Gurugram, and The Piano Man New Delhi. The festival brings together the finest jazz musicians from around the world, making it a dream come true for jazz aficionados.
As you savour the mesmerising tunes of jazz, you can also relish delectable food and beverages provided by The Piano Man’s exquisite culinary offerings. With this musical and gastronomic extravaganza, you’re in for a delightful and harmonious experience.
‘World Italian Cuisine Week’ At MKT
In celebration of World Italian Cuisine Week, MKT at The Chanakya is hosting a ‘World Italian Cuisine Week’ The pop-up event will showcase the richness of Italian culinary heritage and reveal the hidden recipes behind some of Italy’s renowned spirits. MKT at The Chanakya strives to showcase regional culinary fare, including food and wine, as well as tourism experiences. The special menu is designed by Chef Rinki Saha, an Executive Sous Chef at MKT to create an unrivaled gourmet experience. The assortment features a tapestry of Italian curations, ranging from Fresh Burratini and Asparagus Risotto to Saffron & Lemon Shrimp risotto and Pistachio Crusted Grilled Lamb Chops and much more.
Celebrating the diversity of Italian culture, the experiential destination boasts a weeklong food menu along with a beverage menu curated with Campari’s portfolio.
When: From November 13th until November 19th, 2023. 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Where: MKT, The Chanakya Delhi
So, mark your calendars, and get ready to embark on a culinary and musical journey that will leave you with lasting memories and satisfied taste buds.