Looking for Chowhounds in India
Hi, I am making this post to find out if there are any chow loving people in India who post on these boards.
I am based in Allahabad but frequently travel around, mostly in UP but also in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. I am looking for food lovers who enjoy the real food of India and aren't afraid to eat chaat, kachori, juices, jalebi, etc. from tela-wale. I have travelled quite a bit in India and have good food knowledge in a number of towns, and in unfamiliar towns I tend to have a good sense for popular tela-wale and bhojanalya!
Basically, I enjoy myself rather well dining out with friends or on my own. But sometimes I wish there were raving foodies who would be willing to meet with me and eat deliciously!
I'm about to embark on my own culinary adventure of India so it would be great to speak at some stage. My email is thefoodishboy (at) gmail (dot) com
Look forward to hearing from you,
Hello Muchlove, I live in Pondicherry and have recently joined chowhound. I am originally from Delhi but my family is from Uttar Pradesh. Growing up I had the best influence of Punjabi and UP food at home (due to my geographical location). I am a big fan of street food just like you and actually know about some not so popular street food that is available only in small towns like Hapur, Kanpur and Meerut etc. It is nice to connect with you via this website!
Please keep this board active - I'd *love* to read about your eating adventures in Pondicherry, a much-talked-about destination with a colorful identity of its own.
I'm also interested to learn more about Pondicherry's Creole cuisine, which I understand is an amalgamation of Tamil-French-Vietnamese influences.