As the temperature goes down and appetites go up, it’s time to visit Food For Thought Festival 2015 organised by the South Asian Association for Gastronomy (SAAG). The festival will celebrate authentic dishes of SAARC nations (‘Food Fest’) as well as hold talks, interviews and panel discussions on relevant issues (‘Thought Fest’).

The Thought Fest will be held at Amaltas, Kadamba and Rudrakhasha and will include eminent speakers like Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Sudhir Mishra and Bishen Singh Bedi as well.

The Food Fest will be held at The Hub, featuring pop-up restaurants from famous restaurants in Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Among the restaurants that will be participating in the festival are Kasturi Garden Dhaka (Bangladesh), The Avari Hotel Lahore (Pakistan), Bhojan Griha Kathmandu (Nepal), Taj Samudra Colombo (Sri Lanka), Kabul Serena Hotel (Afghanistan) and Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant Thimpu (Bhutan). Some of the dishes which will be served are ‘Gundruk ko jhol’, a kind of Nepali curry, ‘Shamu datshi’, a Bhutanese mushroom and cheese dish, and ‘Kunna gosht’ from Pakistan.

Food For Thought Fest

Where: India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, Delhi

When: October 17th and 18th

Timings: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm                Email: info@thesaag.org

Website: www.foodforthoughtfest.com              Phone: 91 8750-043-123

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