New Delhi, Feb 22 Showcasing the two most significant eras of the city The Last Mughal Emperor and The Emergence of British Raj a recently-launched two-week long food festival in Delhi is inspired from the culinary bylanes of Purani Dilli.
The 'Dilli 6' food festival that kickstarted at Edesia at Hotel Crowne Plaza attempts to unravel the 'food stories' of Purani Dilli through the lens of historical events and a 'jugalbandi' with Lutyens' New Delhi.
From Dilli-6 style immunity booster shots to the buzzing street food carts will offer quintessential Dilli 6 delicacies such as Golguppas, Kachori Chaat, Bharwan Aloo Tikki Chaat, Kuliya Chaat, Mutton Burrah, the chefs have tried to recreate the icnonic Paranthe Wali Gali with unique variety of paranthas.
For a symphony with Lutyen's Delhi, the festival also offers Anglo-Indian specials such as Dak Bungla Murgi Roast, Railway Mutton Curry, Country Captain Chicken, Calcutta Devils Egg, Adraki Goat Cutlet, Royal Chicken Dal, Lady Kenny, Fruit Truffle and many more.
Their in-house mixologists have concocted two special drinks inspired from the personalities of Mirza Ghalib and Edwards Lutyens to showcase their love for wine & champagnes.
The in-house team has designed two unique dining experiences to showcase a culinary and cultural 'jugalbandi' of Ghalib's Delhi and Lutyen's New Delhi in the form of 'Shayari Durbar' and 'Viceroy's House'. The lights, furniture, props, cutlery and wall designs take guests back to the respective eras while dining.
A Dilli Junction
( With inputs from IANS )
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