The national capital is playing host to the fourth edition of the food festival ‘Horn OK Please’.
The festival, which is happening at the Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Stadium, till Sunday, has brought with it a plethora of cuisines and fresh new concepts tailor-made to suit the tastes and sensibilities of Delhi’s denizens.
This time around, the festival is offering a mini carnival, adventure games and even a kids’ Zone, apart from scores of delicious dishes to sample. Patrons can take their pick from 150+ eateries from across the city, food carts and an expansive Food Truck Park, not to mention a Kebab Gully zone offering fresh and meaty delights and a lot many more things.
Here is a quick zone-by-zone overview of everything Delhites can look forward to at this most foodie of all events:
The Experience Zone at Horn OK Please is an entirely revolutionary concept with a trampoline, bull rides, a rocket ejection ride, professionals performing thrilling BMX skateboarding stunts, a life-size Jenga installation and even an Angry Birds velcro patch. With all these exciting offerings, this festival aims to ensure that visitors get to experience much more than just good food.
The Grub Campus
Catering primarily to the massive slice of student populace in the city, The Grub Campus is a hub that is being crammed with stalls offering all kinds of dishes like Maggi, momos, burgers, pastas, funky French fries and lots more. What makes this arena stand apart? The fact that every single stall at The Grub Campus is offering student-friendly prices, with all dishes under Rs 200.
The primary motive behind erecting this student-friendly arena is that most other food festivals that happen in the city turn out to be very expensive, which is why at Horn OK Please, students can happily arrive at The Grub Campus and eat their fill of scrumptious dishes without having to shell out a lot.
Brands like Mumbai’s famous J Cafe will bring its Magic Maggi Fries, Jack N Chill with Cajun Spice Fries along with Brown Sugar with their iconic Tandoori Momos.
The Kebab Lane
Understanding Delhi’s never-ending love affair with kebabs and tikkas, H.O.P. 4.0 is offering an entire area dedicated solely to sizzling and meaty kebabs and boasts of dishing up 100+ varieties of juicy and succulent kebabs to tempt everyone.
You’ll spot stalwarts like Koyla Kebabs with their delicious kebab rolls, Nayaab Kitchen and the legendary TundayKababi from Lucknow at this zone.
A mini flea market crowded together with a lot many Boho brands offering everything from junk jewellery to hand-painted sneakers will be The Quirk Bazaar. This shopping arena will see offerings from vintage sunglasses from Screaming Nayan, personalized perfumes from Desi Western Handmade Perfumes and a lot more.
The Dessert Zone is bringing together the best home bakers and dessert places, each one with something different and special to offer – from black ice creams to bubble waffles and freakshakes. Some of the popular names you’ll see here include The Belgian Waffle Co, Icekraft (beloved for their black ice cream), WAFL and many more.
Yet another fabulous new addition to Delhi’s Happiest Food Fest is the China Town zone, which shall be offering Pan Asian delicacies. Patrons can choose from eateries like Auntie Fung’s (well-known for their Hakka Noodles and Chicken Pao) and Woks And Pans, an eatery that shall be serving their patent Shanghai Chicken.
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