As you walk through an entrance resembling India Gate accompanied by the strains of street music, you will be refreshed by a clay cup of Chaas or Lassi. Further in you will find a miniature version of Chandni Chowk, also famously known as the Street Food Capital of India.
Delhi’s food culture is an amalgam of Mughlai, Persian, and North Indian cuisine and the ‘Dus Din Dilli Ke’ (Ten Days of Delhi) food festival does not miss any of these. The 10-day culinary extravaganza at The Cafe in Hyatt Regency Kathmandu that starts Friday offers an unlimited buffet of scrumptious delicacies from Delhi till 24 June.
Santosh Kumar Koradi, the Executive Chef at Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, was born in South India but was brought up in the North. While he openly admits to succumbing to the fusion side of Indian cuisine, Koradi always felt a sense of belonging towards the food on the streets of India. So when he got an opportunity to showcase Indian cuisine in Kathmandu, he passionately went for what he loves: Delhi’s authentic street food.