Chennai Food Tours

Itinerary for the Walk

Chennai has been a very welcoming place since age immemorial. Many sects of people from different parts of India have moved down to Chennai during different periods and made this city their home. With the different people, came different cultures, traditions and of course lots of different cuisines! One of the most prominent places in Chennai where Rajasthani and Gujarati merchants migrated to decades ago, is Sowcarpet. Sowcarpet is home to 1000’s of wholesale businesses and it is a one stop place for all your needs. There are different streets for different items, wholesale and retail.

Duration: 3 hours

During the Food walk, we take you through the famous Mint Street in the Sowcarpet area of Chennai, which is one of the city’s oldest commercial hubs. The street is supposedly the longest street in Chennai spanning for almost 3 KMs. We will have 8 to 10 food stops during this walk to taste 15 to 18 varieties of exquisite, vegetarian street food! Right from the indigenous Murukku Sandwich to Pani Puri, Samosas, Kulukki Sarbath, Paav Bhaaji, Kesar Lassi, Podi Uthappam, Aloo Tikki, Buttermilk, Badam Milk and many other food items that will make for an amazing gastronomical experience!

Duration of the walk: 3 Hours (4 PM to 7 PM)

Minimum number required for a group: 8 people

4 PM: Assemble at Flower shop police station and start the walk. Below is a list of food items that you will get to indluge in on the walk

  • Refreshing Kuluki Sharbath at Tamilnadu sharbath stall.
  • Hot Samosas and Cold Rasamalai at Agarwal sweets
  • Muruku Sandwich and Chutney sandwich
  • Pani Poori, a delectable Indian fare that’s too simple yet flavorful
  • Crispy Butter Dosa, Buttermilk and Mango Ice Cream (seasonal) in Novelty
  • Anmol Kesar Lassi, a flavorful sweetened yogurt
  • Aloo Tikki, a chaat made of potato and 3 different sauces and spices at Kakada Ramprasad
  • Onion Kachori at Maya Chaat
  • Mint Lemon to cool off
  • Crispy Podi Onion Uthappam at Seena Bhai
  • Sweet Pan, the traditional end to an Indian Meal

The walk ends around 7 PM and we will walk back to Flower shop and bid adieu.

 

Food walks can also be arranged in Broadway (non veg), West Mambalam, Triplicane and Mylapore in case you are interested in trying purely South Indian fare.



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