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Ghantewala Sweets is Back with a Bang this Diwali 2016


With the Festive Season round the corner, Mithai is what the tongue teaser for all taste buds is.

Ghantewala Sweets– The inherited piece of heritage is making a comeback in the traditional sweet space; with a whole new range sticking by to the old yet delicious taste. Since it’s a digital world they are also going digital. It has non-perishable food items with a delivery time of 48 hours to 72 hours depending on the location of delivery. Same day deliveries can also be done if requested.

Ghantewala Sweets Products
Ghantewala Sweets Products

From the busy streets of Chandni Chowk, directly delivering to your doorstep now! Try their extensive range that includes Besan Ladoo, Aloo Ka Lacha, Sohan Halwa, Special Dal Beeji, variety of Biscuits and Cookies, etc.

They promise to serve everyone better and create a benchmark in the history of Indian sweets, like never before”.


About Ghantewala Halwai:

The “Ghantewala Halwai” (घंटेवालाहलवाई), was one of the oldest halwai shops in India, which shut down recently due to legal compliances in ‘Chandni Chowk’. As we are all aware of, it has catered to all the top notches of the country including the Mughal Emperors, Presidents and Prime Ministers of India, from Nehru to his grandson Rajiv Gandhi. Over the years, it has remained a popular visitor’s attraction in Old Delhi area. It was known for its ‘Sohan Halwa’.

According to the owner Sushant Jain, the ‘Sohan Halwa‘ has been a favorite of patrons from as far away as the Gulf. Pista Burfi and perennial favorite like Motichoor ki Ladoo, Kalakand, Karachihalwa and snacks like Makkanchoora were also popular among the patrons.

It has touched the hearts of all Indian houses that swear by sweets not only on auspicious days but also as an after food delight. (Dessert)



Kenny Rogers Roasters enters India with its first flagship restaurant at Gardens Galleria Mall, Noida

The Whole Team behind Kenny Rogers Roasters, Garden Galleria Mall, Noida.

The food giant Kenny Rogers Roasters having 400+ restaurant all over the world is all set to enter India, with its first flagship restaurant opening in the Gardens Galleria Mall, Noida.The restaurant will be formally opened to the public on October 21st , 2016. Kenny Rogers Roasters popularly known as KRR, is brought to India by Troika Hospitality India LLP.

Amazing Cooking Session by Chef Surjan (Jolly) Singh with Healthy Canola Oil


The who’s who of food bloggers and culinary enthusiasts were “enlightened” today about canola oil in honor of Diwali by CanolaInfo and Chef Surjan (“Jolly”) Singh. The event, featuring a cooking demo by this celebrated chef and high tea, gave guests a first-hand experience with versatile and healthy canola oil. It was held at the Indian Women’s Press Club in New Delhi.

Bruce Jowett, Vice President of Market Development at the Canola Council of Canada Speaking at the Diwali Party
Bruce Jowett, Vice President of Market Development at the Canola Council of Canada Speaking at the Diwali Party

Canola oil is a staple in my kitchen because it is one of the most versatile oils that makes every dish healthier and more delicious,” says Chef Singh. “Its light texture makes it great for sautéing and stir-frying; its high smoke point is perfect for deep-frying and its neutral taste makes it the ideal partner for traditional Indian dishes with their characteristic spices and flavors. You can even use canola oil for baking cakes and muffins as it reduces their overall fat content while maintaining moistness.”


Patties (Akhrot Nadru Anjeer) in Canola Oil by Chef Surjan (Jolly) Singh
Patties (Akhrot Nadru Anjeer) in Canola Oil by Chef Surjan (Jolly) Singh


Guests at the Diwali high tea discovered for themselves how well canola oil works in Indian snacks and sweets. Chef Jolly prepared Patties (Akhrot Nadru Anjeer Tikki) and Chicken Sukka in a demo and served other snacks cooked in canola oil, such as Shami Kebab, Paneer Tikka, Chole Bhature and Jalebi.

Chicken Sukka in Canola Oil by Chef Surjan (Jolly) Singh
Chicken Sukka in Canola Oil by Chef Surjan (Jolly) Singh

Canola oil is free of trans fat and cholesterol but is high in monounsaturated and omega-3 fats. It is the third most consumed cooking oil globally and has been making steady in roads in the Indian market. Consumers here are becoming increasingly aware that the contemporary urban lifestyle contributes to the growing burden of diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. They know that leading a healthy life includes making the right dietary choices daily.

“More and more Indian consumers are choosing canola oil because of its health benefits and suitability for any cuisine and any type of cooking,” notes Bruce Jowett, vice president of market development at the Canola Council of Canada. “In fact, recent findings from an Indian consumer survey show people want the attributes of canola oil in cooking oil. Events like today’s Diwali celebration are a great way to spread the word about canola oil and encourage people to make it a regular item in their grocery lists.”

CanolaInfo has a great database of recipes made with canola oil, including soups, salads, appetizers, main courses, side dishes and desserts. There are also diabetes-friendly and heart-smart recipes on the website.

Delhiites, Be Ready for the 3rd Edition of The Grub Fest happening from Oct 14-16th


India’s biggest and most awaited food festival is back to New Delhi with over 70 restaurants, an action-packed line-up of performers and artists, chef demos, a Grub Theatre showcasing food-related movies, the homegrown Grub Market, a first of its kind pop up night club, and an all new mini food truck festival within the festival!


The third edition of The Grub Fest in Delhi will return to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium where food enthusiasts can expect a number of newly-opened restaurants presenting their dishes to a large audience for the first time, along with renowned names and the classics. Come evening, the Grub Arena will boast of live performances by some of the most prominent independent local artists as well as world-renowned names.

Apart from enjoying some great food and music, visitors can explore the Grub Market and activities at Grub Theatre.

No matter what your age, gender, interests or profession might be, The Grub Fest will have something for you!


The Grub Fest Highlights:

  • Introducing a festival within a festival, The Grub Mile – Our very own food truck festival will debut at the upcoming edition of The Grub Fest, with over 15 food trucks including Being Truckers, Doggy Style, Burnout and more.
  • The Grub Fest will host the first ever pop-up club by R.S.V.P.



  • Food enthusiasts will have an opportunity to learn recipes and cooking techniques from prominent chefs like Hanisha Singh (My Little Food Company), award-winning chef Jamsheed Bhote, Chef Rohan D’souza among others as they recreate their favourite dishes at Weber Grub Theatre. Furthermore, they can also attend mixology sessions with mixologists from Auro Bar & Kitchen and Niche.
  • Ballantine’s, the world’s No.2 Scotch whisky will hold a Ballantine’s Appreciation Session at Grub Theatre. Distilled in Scotland, Ballantine’s proposes the most comprehensive range of quality aged blended Scotch whiskies available anywhere in the world.
  • Do look out for the Jameson Block Party to be held in a separate area dedicated to Jameson Irish Whiskey.
  • There will be a range of organic and gourmet products at The Grub Market from brands like Raw Pressery, Odyssey India, Artisan Palate, Keventers, Niice Cream, FrugurpopFeedshare, The Food Art Factory, CakeatouilleLyall Farm Store and more, presenting products like gelato, ice-creams, homemade jams, dips and sauces, biscuits and cookies, cupcakes and a variety of delectable desserts.
  • A dedicated play area for children.



Dates: 14th, 15th, 16th October 2016

Venue: JLN Stadium, New Delhi: Entry from Gate No. 14

Time: 12 Noon to 10 PM

Price per Ticket: Rs 250/- on online booking on, Rs 300/- on purchasing on-ground


Our First ever Food Walk with Campus Xplore at Kamla Nagar


We recently partnered with Campus Xplore by Markitiers for our first ever food walk held on Sept 30th in Kamla Nagar. This event went whole day with campus walks in the morning along with photo walks and finally in the afternoon we had a food walk.


We started our food walk From Bistro 57 around 1:30PM where the whole group tried out their fantastic shakes like Kiwi Shake, Hazelnut and Ferrero Rocher shakes.

Bistro 57, Kamla Nagar

The speciallity of this dessert parlour is the price point on which they sell these amazing shakes. These shakes are priced very well and quite affordable too. Thats why whenever you visit this place, you will definitely find a lot of crowd already standing there drinking their favourites.

Next in we went to 34, Chowringhee Lane which is a Take-away joint that offers scrumptious rolls, be it Paneer Tikka Roll or Chicken Roll. (Craving for it while writing this :P)

34 Chowringhee Lane, Kamla Nagar

We let our group try some of the best rolls they have such as Paneer Tikka Roll, Double Egg Roll and Chicken Tikka Roll. And Obviously, Everyone loved it.

34 Chowringhee Lane, Kamla Nagar


Next in we went to Chache di hatti which is yet another amazing food joint that offers some amazing Cholle Bhature in the town. This is a very old food joint been running from many decades. Unfortunately the time we reached there, they already closed the shop. But we met their owner and asked about their work and from how long they have been working, about the price and alot more things. But we promised ourselves to visit here on our next food walk for sure.
Here’s a memory of the same, with the owner of Chache di hatti in between.

Chache di hatti, Kamla Nagar

After that we headed towards Vaishno Chat Bhandaar which is also a yet another famous shop that offers amazing golgappes and pav bhajis and is quite old too.

Vaishno Chat Bhandar, Kamla Nagar

We got to try their Golgappas, Dahi Bhalle Papri and Pav bhaji and believe me, everyone loved it.

Vaishno Chat Bhandar, Kamla Nagar
Golgappa Eating Contest at Vaishno Chat Bhandar, Kamla Nagar

We also played a Golgappa Contest that was played by a few people where-in the highest no. of golgappa eater would win the contest. And then everyone started playing and eating golgappas like hell. It was a great fun.

Dahi Bhalla Papdi at Vaishno Chat Bhandar, Kamla Nagar



We also wanted to visit a few more places including Sharma Kachori that’s in Shakti Nagar but we couldn’t due to the time constraints.

Anyway coming on the overall food walk part, we absolutely loved the whole walk around the kamla nagar, trying out those amazing food with an amazing group of foodies from various DU Colleges.

We look forward to organise more such food walks in future. Thanks fo being a part of it. Like our Facebook page and Follow us on Twitter and Instagram and stay updated with all our posts.


Launch of the first ever Sula Selections ‘Globe in a Glass’ Roadshow 2016


Sula Vineyards and its import arm Sula Selections with world renowned producers from around the world hosted a first of its kind event with 40 different wines and 20 spirits – all under one roof!

Leading wine and spirit producers from different corners of the world joined hands with Sula at what was a successful day-long event where guests had the opportunity to sample wines, whisky, liquor, tequila, brandy and more – and also meet the people behind the brands.

Lodi – The Garden Restaurant saw people from different industries, diplomats, industry leaders and even socialites coming over to learn more about the world of wines and spirits.

In a bid to provide consumers with a global experience never seen in India before, Sula kicked-off its three-city tour – The Sula Selections ‘Globe in a Glass’ Roadshow 2016, this year in Delhi on October 3rd. The next stop being Bangalore on the 5th, ending the tour in Mumbai on the 7th.

Sula Selections Importers at the venue
Sula Selections Importers at the venue

Wine and spirits showcased were Mud House from New Zealand, Hardys Australia, Trapiche Argentina, Cono Sur Chile, Kumala South Africa, Antica Sambuca, Remy Martin Cognac, Piper-Heidsieck Champagne, Ruffino Italy, Cointreau France, Don Alejandro Tequila Mexico, Drambuie France, JANUS and J Brandy (only Bangalore), Mount Gay Rum Barbados, St Remy Brandy, Volare Italy, Pitu Cachaca Brazil, Bouchard Aine & Fils France, William Grant & Sons (Hendrick’s Gin, Grant’s, Glenfiddich, Monkey Shoulder – only Mumbai) and Le Grand Noir France.

The exhibition also called upon eminent spokespeople from the respective brands to provide those who attended the event with an opportunity to meet and greet with prominent wine commentators and educators and help them understand taste, flavours and more! Distinguished names from the industry were – Nick Pringle, Commercial Director, Accolade Wines; Rodolphe De Leusse, Commerical Director, EMEA, Champagnes Piper & Charles Heidsieck; Emma Hammonds, Regional Director, Asia, Constellation Brands; Nick Rees, Marketing Manager, Remy Cointreau; Vitoria Cavalcanti, Third Generation Owner, Pitú; Jon Tracey, Export Manager, Boisset UK/Ireland, Bouchard Aine & Fils; Matias Gerardo Amstutz, Corporate Business Manager India, Middle East and Oceania, Trapiche will all be present at the roadshow event.

Cecilia-Oldne, VP Marketing and Global Brand Ambassador of Sula Vineyards

Speaking on the occasion, Cecilia Oldne, VP – Marketing & Global Brand Ambassador at Sula Vineyards, said “This tour was put together for our valued customers! Bringing wines and spirits produced or imported by Sula, and the people behind the brands all under one roof.  Sula is today not only the leading wine producer in India but also one of the top wine and spirits importers. This was a great opportunity for Sula, suppliers and customers to engage.”

Rajeev Samant, Founder and CEO of Sula Vineyards
Rajeev Samant, Founder and CEO of Sula Vineyards

Guests were also seen attending master-classes on wine and spirits, indulging in some yummy food and enjoying the tune of the popular Jazz-Funk quartet – ‘Afterglow’. Comprised of four talented individuals – Rie Ona on saxophone, Sonic Shori – bass, Shivam Khare on keyboard and Manoj Mavely on drums. Afterglow is an upcoming Delhi band that provided a perfect ambience to go with the great mix of wine, spirits, food, people and flowing conversations!


Trending Foodies has partnered with Campus Xplore as Food Walk partner, held on 30th Sept.


Campus Xplore, An astounding never-ever-heard-of DU experience brought to you by #Markitiers, Co-Hosted by #DelhiKaravan and #MyTravelDiaryBlog

“yaar tumhare sare colleges itti door door,  phir wo kis baat ka campus”

“humare north campus ki fests far better hai.  ok?”

 “jo bhi kaho north campus ki baat hi alag hai.”

  “12th main 5% aur le aata to waha se yaha hota”

    “apne south ko humare north campus se compare karne ka sochio bhi mat.”

I can easily catch the 70 mm grin on the face of North Campus Students and a mean scowl at the same time on those of South Campus students!

#Markitiers and #My Travel Diary Blog are all set to host one of the biggest Campus Explore walks which will be a culmination of photowalks, college walks and food walks in and around the North Campus of Delhi University!


The whole idea is to explore the campus and not just click pictures but to meet like minded people and understand a different perspective to campus.

An exploration drive through one of the largest youth hubs in the country!

Sounds thrilling, right!

A booming call for everyone out there, in and outside Delhi University. To the backbenchers, to the first row nerds, to the guest-appearances, to the squeaky girls, to the much in love couple, to the ones hogging into the canteen or to those photographing at the ridge.

Come join us in this not-to-miss joyride or rather a joywalk across your very own DU colleges.


The actual crowd-captivator!

The theme around which Campus Xplore is surrounding is, “Heroes of the Campus”!!

Do you know someone from around your College who smiles at you everyday or feeds a dog? Or makes the best Maggi and saves you from hunger? Or someone who helps you in class or a very cool professor?


A Campus Hero could be anyone, be it a peon, a maid, a chai-wala, a guard or just anybody who makes the college a better place for all of us and our life there all the more exciting!

Think of it as a way of paying them gratitude for all the selfless jobs they have done for you!

It’s all about discovering your Hero!

The following is the schedule for the event.
Phase 1 – Leaves to Bricks
When : 9:30 am.
Meeting Point : Gate No. 1 Kamla Nehru Ridge

Phase 2 – Tales from HRC
When : 12:00 noon
Meeting Point : Lover’s Point, Hansraj College

Phase 3 – Campus Food Trail
When : 1:30 pm
Meeting point- Main gate,Hansraj College

Fill up the Google Form :


Have you drooled at Instagram posts and tumblr pictures! Have you ever wondered how bloggers work? Giving you a firsthand experience at CampusXplore! We are cohosting this DUWalk with #MyTravelDiaryBlog and willing to make you an Explorer! Build your own Instagram social story with us!


After all, you can’t know DU inside out till you get the history attached to it, this time through endless photography!



The North Campus foodies are always like “humare pass tom uncle ki maggie hai.  tumhare pass kya hai?  hein!


For all the foodies out there, we have a lot in store for you too. We have partnered with Campus Xplore, being organised by Marketiers as Food Walk Partner and we will be showing you guys some amazing food at kamla nagar. Need to register? Check out the link to register below.



There is supposed to be a lip-smacking foodwalk from Kamla Nagar (North Campus, DU itself) where we’ll go to the best locals spots for appetizing indulgences. This way, we’ll get to explore local and affordable eating options, plus it’ll help us to bring together people with diverse fields of interests and ideas!

That calls for an amazing conversation and a whole lot of ganging stuff!

Can you feel your taste buds dancing?

Even I can’t resist. After all Dilli waale hain hum!


We love this campus as much as you do, and like you, we are explorers by nature… So join us as we lead trails covering food, people, places and more. And in case we miss out on any of your favourites, drop in your suggestions.


Already excited? Fill in the registration form here and get geared up


PVR Director’s Cut launches Popcorn Bar collaboration with Minus 30


PVR Director’s Cut launches Popcorn Bar, a gourmet dessert counter with their latest offering of sweet and savory popcorn and exotic range of ice cream flavors in collaboration with ‘Minus 30’ – an upcoming Delhi-based designer ice cream brand rooted in the old tradition of Italian ice cream masters, and specializing in blends that are free from artificial flavors.


Popcorn Bar at PVR Director’s Cut is home to a variety of exciting new flavors available for in-cinema dining or as take away treats, such as the international savory range including Cheddar, Wasabi, Cajun & Cheese, Sour Cream & Onion flavors to name a few; the sweet range including Mocha Caramel, Belgian Chocolate and Fruit range of Mango, Orange & Watermelon and the exclusive Popcorn Sundae range made of a customized mix of ice creams and popcorn flavors.


Minus 30 have designed nine bespoke flavors of ice creams exclusively for Director’s Cut, ranging from classics like French Vanilla, Strawberry to tantalizing flavors such as Goat Cheese with Wild Berry Compote, Citrus Martini and Passion Fruit that are now available in individual scoops and ice cream sundaes paired with matching popcorn flavors as toppings.



Renaud Palliere, CEO – International Development, said: “With the launch of Popcorn Bar, our objective was to design a concept that takes the cinema industry’s staple food to the next level, and position Popcorn more as a standalone dessert than a mere snack. With the collaboration of Minus 30, we have managed to exceed our goals in developing a new line of desserts, astutely blending ice creams with popcorn”

Orange Popcorn
Orange Popcorn
Mocha Caramel Popcorn
Mocha Caramel Popcorn
Choco Crunch Sundae
Choco Crunch Sundae

Gayatri Narang, Owner of Minus 30, added “This partnership has given us an opportunity to create and display an exclusive collection of some of our finest ice creams at Director’s Cut, the luxury cinema property of PVR. We are introducing a new range of super-premium ice creams to a highly discerning audience.”


Refresh your childhood memories at What a Comic Show, SDA Market


Do you miss your childhood? Do you just wanna go back to the simpler times when you were not struggling with the race of life, to the times when your only worry was to manage time for playing outdoor games, watch cartoons as well as read comics!?

What a Comic Show
Well, the perfect solution to this resides in the SDA Market of Delhi where a Café named What A Comic Show has been opened by an intelligent person who also missed his childhood as much as we do.

Superheroes everywhere but do not touch

So, he came up with this uniquely furnished café where you can not only read comics but the interiors are also totally justified with the name of the café. From the lamps to the table tops, everything is made justifying the theme of Comics.

Comic Books at What a Comic Show

Superhero Comics at What A Comic Show

For comic lovers, who wait for Comicons to happen in your city, you need not wait anymore. While grabbing some lip-smacking food and drinks, you can have a chill time with your friends or alone as well reading tons of old school comics.

Talking about food, it reminds me that even their menu is inspired by the superheroes like Batman, Superman, etc.

And if we talk about the food and beverages, you wouldn’t want to leave this place at all. They serve amazing Continental, Chinese and Indian cuisines.

Jalapeno Garlic Bread, was crispy and cheesy along with great flavour of jalapenoes.

Jalapeno Garlic Bread
Jalapeno Garlic Bread

Crispy Chilli Garlic Chicken were too crispy, and were served along carrots, coriander, cabbage and chili sauce.

Crispy Chilli Garlic Chicken
Crispy Chilli Garlic Chicken

Batman Punch and Catwoman, were white wine based cocktails which were okay but didn’t gave much punch as the name goes!

Batman Punch and Catwoman Cocktails
Batman Punch and Catwoman Cocktails

Crispy Veg Pepper Salt, is highly recommended as it was just so scrumptious and perfectly crispy that we ordered another portion of it.

Crispy Veg Pepper Salt
Crispy Veg Pepper Salt

Penne Alfredo , at this place gave the traditional white sauce pasta yet another level. It was soo cheesy and creamy that it just melts in your mouth served with crispy garlic bread.

Penne Alfredo Pasta
Penne Alfredo Pasta

Frodo Watermelon and Fantastic Four Mocktails, Both of these mocktails were way too perfect. Truly 5/5 for them.

Frodo Watermelon and Fantastic Four Mocktail
Frodo Watermelon and Fantastic Four Mocktail

The Highlight dish and their most recommended dish is the Dumplings . We tried their Veg Steamed Dumplings and they were some pieces of heaven if I may call them. One of the most delicious dimsums I have ever had.

Vegetable Steamed Dumplings at What a Comic Show
Vegetable Steamed Dumplings

Not only the veg dumplings were good, but the Chicken Fried Dumplings were also quite good.

Chicken Fried Dumplings
Chicken Fried Dumplings

The coffee lovers need not worry to find CCD or Starbucks for after work coffee, at What A Comic Show, they serve a perfectly blended Cold Coffee which you can enjoy having a relaxed time reading different comics.

The Oreo Shake was also good but didn’t had the perfect consistency.

Oreo Shake at What a Comic Show

Lastly, We tried their Fried Chicken and Chips which was soo juicy and exquisite.

Fried Chicken and Chips at What a Comic Show

Overall TF Rating for What A Comic Show : 4.5/5

Le Creuset hosted a gastronomical session with Chef Ranveer Brar at Select Citywalk, Saket


Le Creuset, world’s leading cookware brand famous for its cast-iron products, hosted a live gastronomical session with renowned celebrity Chef Ranveer Brar, who curated recipes that were beautifully prepared in Le Creuset cookware at Select Citywalk, New Delhi.

Chef Ranveer Brar at Le Creuset Gastronomical Session at Select Citywalk Saket

Chef Ranveer Brar created delectable dishes that we prepared in beautiful Le Creuset cookware featuring the Hawaiian Chicken drumsticks, Lemony Chicken Stir Fry, One pan Mexican Quinoa, Pakistani Balti Gosht and the Spanish Stir fried Rice. These tantalizing and scrumptious dishes were cooked live in the Central Atrium of Select City Walk Mall where guests were able to interact with the chef throughout the session to recreate the magic at home.

Dishes made at the session

Speaking on the event, Chef Ranveer Brar said, “Le Creuset is an international leader in luxury cookware and I am absolutely pleased to be associated with this reputed brand. Cooking with Le Creuset cookware is an experience in its own and it’s a great opportunity to be able to share that with people who share the same interest”.

Another dish

Established in 1925, Le Creuset, the iconic French cookware brand, is among the top three-cookware brands of the world. The brand that has glamourized and redefined the contemporary kitchen all over the world for almost a 100 years is now changing the way India cooks with its 5 stores nationwide.

Best Dish at the session

On the occasion Ankur Damani, Country Head – India and SAARC, Le Creuset saidWe are thrilled to have associated with Chef Ranveer Brar. Le Creuset is most particular about quality and innovation that is why we feel that the talented Chef Ranveer Brar is perfect to demonstrate the difference that comes in cooking with Le Creuset cookware and to help the audience make it a part of their lifestyle”.

Me with Chef Ranveer Brar
Me with Chef Ranveer Brar

While Le Creuset produces world’s best cookware and accessories for a quintessential kitchen, it stands out in its design, vibrant and distinct colors as well as versatility, meant for preparing, cooking and serving, in Le Creuset style. Le Creuset aims at not just being a cookware brand but a lifestyle.