Street Food

When you’re living in Chennai, street food is something you would probably indulge in every other day, and even if street food wasn’t your thing, you’d be able to admit you binged on it at least once. Look at what

Take a wander through any street in Mumbai and you’ll be sure to find a sugarcane juice vendor, or as we Mumbaiyya log like to call them ‘ganna-wallas.’ Sugarcane juice is loved across the city by corporates, students, labourers and

After a long night spent drinking and dancing, we all fall prey to those midnight munchies. There are a few five star coffee shops that stay open all night long in Mumbai, but when you’ve spent all your money on

Delhi’s street food is inclusive of a lot of regional favorites and likewise has a lot of regional versions as well. But how do you get a taste of the authentic aloo tikki, paratha, chaat and bhalla? Simple, you refer

Kayendhi Bhavans. Ever heard of it? If you’ve visited the beautiful city of Chennai, and strolled across different streets, you would have probably noticed some bright blue push carts with big wheels, parked on the sides of the street or

When I was working in the IT Sector, the evening Vada Pav and Chai was the highlight of my day. Lunch was hardly an extravagant affair, so it all came down to the evening tea break with colleagues and it

Shiva Shankar Chaats – 5th Main Road – Jayamahal Extension   Shiva Shankar Chaats is on the 5th Main Road and is actually dwarfed by other bakeries and restaurants on the very same road, but Shiva’s business is gusty! There

You can either love it or hate it but you cannot ignore it. Such is Delhi’s street food, or any street food for that matter. Let’s be real, how can you not notice a kilometer wide frying pan sizzling with

Everyone enjoys a little bit of street food once in a while, and you’ve got to admit, the pleasure that comes with binging in a little traditional treat right off the streets gives us more nostalgia than anything else. India’s

Vada pavs are arguably Mumbai’s favourite street food. From train travellers to college students to corporates, every Mumbaikar has spent at least one hour of their Mumbai lives standing at a vada pav stall, biting into the fat potato patty

Attention all aloo chaat, ram laddoo, pao bhaji and chhole bhatoore lovers! The AAP Governemnt has some rather sad news for you. A Supreme Court notice has gone out to all street food vendors prohibiting them from cooking on the

Japan hasn’t always been famous for its street food but the last couple of years has seen a growing rise in the trend with Tokya and Osaka being the epicenters for the phenomenon. Osaka in particular has been home to

By the end of this month, a fire engine red food truck, which calls itself the ‘Bombay Food Truck’ will be jauntily rolling into Mumbai. Helmed by the men behind the popular Andheri bar Please Don’t Tell, Ashish Sajnani and

The spaghetti cone, created by chef Emanuele Attala which is now available at his new restaurant, the Spaghetti Incident, on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, has taken the streets by storm. It is, after all, a ridiculous-sounding idea. Why would anyone

As the holy month of Ramadan is underway, Muslims breaking their fast and Mumbai’s foodies head to Mohammed Ali Road each evening. Through the night, gullies off Mohammed Ali road erupt into a food frenzy, with a multitude of small

“Band ho gayi aaj ye dukaan do sau pachchis saal baad. Chale gaye sab saara saaman nikalke” (The shop shut down today after 225 years. All the men have left with the items). 225 year old legendary – an understatement

Mumbai and Delhi are always competing with each other. And, it seems that the competition extends to street food or, more specifically, bacteria in street food. Less than a month after E coli was found in large quantities in Delhi

Mumbai has an extravagance of great street foods from chaat, to pav bhaji with lots of vada pavs in between. However, if you’re looking to satisfy your canines (the teeth that enjoy digging into large hunks of meat) then your

Momos are a hot favourite among a wide range of food lovers – young, old middle aged, vegetarian or non-vegetarian, these tasty dumplings have managed to become a popular snack for all Delhiites. They are loved as much as the Samosas

Most people living in India’s metropolitan cities go through hellish commutes. A walk to the bus stop, then a walk from the bus stop to the station, and finally a walk from the station to college was my daily routine