New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) With its second edition vouching to be bigger and spicier, Asian Hawkers Market II — a food festival bringing a confluence of South Asian delicacies — is all set to spice up your Valentine’s Day weekend starting on Friday.
The three-day festival will be held at Select CityWalk mall in Saket here.
With cuisines from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, the market is open to ‘Chinjabi’ (a fusion of Chinese food with Punjabi style) food lovers as well.
In association with Veeba Food Services Pvt. Ltd, online restaurant booking and food ordering application (app) firm Zomato and Black Dog Sparkling Water, Asian Hawkers Market-II will feature Pa PaYa of Mumbai, promoted by restaurateur Zorawar Kalra, presenting its critically acclaimed dishes for the first time in Delhi.
Delhi-NCR’s newest Asian restaurants — Honk at Pullman-Novotel, New Delhi Aerocity, The Bento Café from Ashish Kapur, Dimsum Bros and Yo China will showcase their products for the first time at a food festival.
Vidur Kanodia of Shiv Sagar fame will test-market his forthcoming brand, Hawkers Chowk, and its unique range of Sichuan dosas, Chinese bhel and chilli idlis.
“In the spirit of startups in India, we hail these brands and their promise to make the Delhi-NCR dining scene more exciting than it has already become,” Atul Sikand, co-founding partner of the Asian Hawkers Market, said in a statement.
Pan-Asian restaurants like Asia7, Chi The Asian Cookhouse, Fatty Bao, Mamagoto, Berco’s, Jade from The Claridges, Joy Luck Moon, Latest Recipe from Le Meridien Gurgaon, Neung Roi from Radisson Blu Plaza, Social, Wow Momo and Yum Yum Cha will also offer their respective cuisines at the fest.
To cater to the sweet-toothed food lovers, Asian Hawkers Market-II will have Sugarama’s famous soft-centered pralines and macaroons with unusual flavour combinations with ice creams and frozen desserts from the house of Hokey Pokey.