#ChennaiRoundUp: Food Festivals Happening In The City This Week

There are very many significant things about the month of August, but there’s also no real reason to have elaborate food festivals other than to bring all the food lovers under one roof. None of these food festivals line up with festivals happening in the country, but they definitely celebrate the food of other nations. Whether it’s a satay food festival, giving you the best of vegetarian and non-vegetarian satays, or a street food festival from three different Asian countries, there’s something for everyone.

So plan the rest of your month around these great festivals and let us know if we’ve missed any!

Satay Festival


From August 26th to September 4th, the Thai restaurant at The Park is hosting a Satay festival. Swing by Lotus, at The Park, to indulge in delicious satays with either marinated vegetables and tofu or meat and seafood on skewers grilled and seasoned to perfection.  You can get your hands on some dishes like Thai Issan Tofu Satay or Brunei Tenderloin Satay. Call 044 42676000 to make a reservation today!


Potato Festival

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If Pan-Asian is not your cup of tea, then stop by Beyond Indus at Taj Clubhouse for a delicious Potato Festival. Executive Chef Mohammed Siddiq and his team take you on a culinary journey of different ways to prepare potatoes and tingle your tastebuds with these delicious creations. The festival is on from August 19th to August 28th and you can make a reservation by calling 044 66313131.


Salt Co. 531 anniversary

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Radisson Blu’s restaurant Salt Co.531 is celebrating their one year anniversary this month and what better way to do it than with delicious foods from all over Asia? Their Eat East Street Carnival kicked off on August 19th and has food from Japan, Korea and Thailand all under one roof. And to add to that, their dinner starts at 6:15pm, aligning with the dinner timings of people from the nations that they are celebrating. Call 044 2231 0101 to make reservations.


Biryani & Kebab Festival


Moti Mahal Delux in Nungambakkam is having a delicious and mouthwatering Biryani and Kebab Festival till the 4th of September. With biryani and kebabs from all over the country and the world, there is so much to choose from. Call 044 4213 7540 to make reservations and get more information about the festival.


Janmashtami with Sri Krishna Sweets


The annual celebration of Krishna is being celebrated all over the country. And for this festival, Sri Krishna Sweets has designed a special tin box (priced at Rs. 425) that contains all of Krishna’s favourite sweets and savouries. Given that tomorrow is Krishnashtami, the sale of the boxes will end tomorrow. SO make sure you visit your closest Sri Krishna Sweets outlet today!


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