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Flavours of Vietnam, Benjarong

For quite sometime, I have been politely refusing invites from various PR Agencies to attend food festivals and blog about it, primarily because this space has become a bit too crowded, and the pleasure of interacting with the Chef, getting to know about the food, and patiently clicking pics before relishing the food is totally lost. When it is a personal invite from the Chef himself, there is NO reason to think twice! It was an absolute pleasure and privilege to try Vietnamese cuisine at Benjarong where Chef Ramkumar and Chef Nguyen Thi Nho from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, have together curated the menu for the food festival – ‘Flavours of Vietnam’. Four years ago, I have attended the very same food festival at Benjarong and blogged about it here. This time, I had a decent idea of what to expect. Continue reading

Chennai Food Truck and Music Festival

Chennai Food Truck and Music Festival, the name sounded quite catchy in a place where the concept of food trucks is still to catch up big time! Many years ago, there used to be a lot of them, but gradually they faded away. In the recent past, at least close to ten brands have set up their trucks in various parts of the city. All of them in a single place is something one would look forward to. Food Trucks, Food stalls, and Music, what better way to spend some time on the weekend! Continue reading