Kolkatan’s love for food and our inquisitive nature of trying out new dishes has earned us the title of the gastronomical capital of India. So, if you were to organise a food event, Kolkata is undoubtedly the apt choice. Here, the undying love for food is what makes many an event a great success much like that of the Streets of India which was hosted in mid-November at Swabhumi, Kolkata. The Tastes of India is yet another venture by Mr. Siddhant Jaitha owner of Shubh Labh Events Pvt. along with co-curator Ms. Rohini Baid.
“Since the love of this city for food is immeasurable, the ideation comes from this very own reason. I have imagined creating the Tastes of India as the hub of serving the best food in terms of quality and quantity… It has taken a lot of good efforts to bring them together on a single platform and here we are! This is for the people of Kolkata who have the intrinsic trait of ‘the love for good food’ we have got to you the Tastes of India in style.” – Said Mr. Siddhant Jaitha
Tastes of India, Kolkata’s Biggest Food Festival was a juncture where food explorers indulged into food from varied cuisines all under one sky, where a delectable spread of dishes from 100+ city restaurants/outlets were served on February 25 & 26, 2017 at White House, Nalban Food Park.
The two days long carnival from 1:00 pm to 10:30 pm had umpteen activities piped up to keep all the foodies engrossed with not only delicious food but also fun-filled activities. Zomato.com organized few crowd stunner games like Flip-a- cup with Burnt Garlic, Beer Challenge with Mbar, Guess the Ingredients with Stadel and picnic food basket with good veg food with Calcutta’s multiple food outlets. They also had pro-game, and food quiz.
A wave of joy splurged in and around Nalban Food Park. Approximately 4000 happy faces gathered around the realms of Tastes of India enjoying upon the galore of food spread across the premises with 50+ food stalls. Kolkata’s biggest food festival served a delectable spread of dishes from your favourite city hotels, restaurants, food start-ups, bakeries, as well as some home chef’s food retail outlets which included brands like:
FLURY’S, M BAR, KEVENTER, AMINIA, PIZZERIA HOUSE, AQUA JAVA, WOW MOMO FOODS PVT. LTD., BURNT GARLIC, GUPTA BROTHERS NEW ALIPORE, NIZAM RESTAURANT SINCE 1932, BJ’S SPORTS RESTAURANT & LOUNGE, MACHINERS PARADISE, THE STADEL, ICY FUSION, KWALITY WALLS, PARANTHE WALI GALLI by Bon Appetit the Café, BALARAM MULLICK & RADHARAM MULLICK NEW ALIPORE, CITY TEA JUNCTION, ONLY ALIBABA, THE DRUNKEN MONKEY, NALIN CHANDRA DAS & SONS, OVENLY DELICIE, CAKE BY POOJA, BLU – AAURIS HOTEL, THE TASTE MAKER – ORIENTAL CUISINE, SKEWERS, NO JUNKTION, XII ZODIAC, SNACK STREET CAFE, SWATI’S FLAVOURs OF RASGOLLA, CAKE IT, THE MERMAID’S MYTH, THE PALMS RESTAURANT, SULTAN, THE FROZEN TREE, SYLPH CHOCOLATES, GALANG GABAAN, ENGLISH BAKES & MUFFINS, MISSION HILL, THE BAKERS BOX, KOLKATA KEBAB, Mishti Magic since 1885 , THE ROLLOVER,GO GRILLZZ, PATCHWORK ORANGE,TASTY DELIGHTS, MOMORE, RED BOX, , BANDANA CHAAT CENTRE, I LOVE MOMO, JEEO MOMO CHERNAMRIT and ZOOMCAR.
With the love for good food and music to jive on, the Tastes of India – Kolkata’s biggest food festival had come to a successful end with the vibes of positivity around those happy tummies!
For those of you who could not attend this scrumptious event, not to lose hopes because this is an assurance to all the food lovers of Kolkata, the Tastes of India will be back bigger and better, next year same time!