Food & Drink

Delhi NCR Has Plenty Of Affordable Eateries And Faagio Has The Inside Scoop

Who does not like to go out and eat but most of the time when we are out one has to think about the budget. Let’s face it is just not possible for someone to eat at a premium restaurant every time they go out. But in Delhi NCR region there are many restaurants one can go to and enjoy affordable lunch or dinner. Just because it fits your budget does not mean the food served in these places are average, the fact is it can surprise you with its rich and tasty delicacies which they serve.

Here are few places which will certainly give pleasure to your palate, however one would have to dial down on the ambiance and at times service but the food will not disappoint you.

Paranthe wali Gali  Chandni Chowk           

If you are in old Delhi and your stomach is growling then this is the place to go and enjoy a hearty meal. The food served here is very good and can be a gastronomical nightmare if you have weak tummy because the food will be greasy and spicy so do not forget to order butter milk which will be full of cream  to give some respite to your burning tongue and stomach. You can order sweet or sour depending upon your taste. The place is always full because it is a Landmark and do not be finicky about the service and ambiance.

Kamboj Noida Sector 37      

This is a small restaurant with a seating capacity of maybe 30 to 40 odd people and the ambience is also very nice and the service is tolerable. Situated near sector 18 the food served here is great and particularly the vegetarian food and others should really take note. The non veg is also quite good and can be enjoyed by all. This place is highly affordable and they even do takeout.

Rajender ka Dhaba Safdarjung

This is a very busy joint, particularly in the night and the chicken curry is very popular dish here. But the main attraction in this joint is the various tikkas which are served here both veg and non veg. One would have to wait in long queue to order but it is worth the wait.

Frontier Restaurant Karol Bagh

This is one of the oldest eateries in New Delhi. Situated in the very crowded and always bustling Karol Bagh a happy hunting ground for shoppers this place serves some of the best north Indian vegetarian food and they use pure ghee to prepare their food which could prove overwhelming for some because not every day you get to eat such rich food. But eating here is worth it but one would have to tolerate the service and other things but this place is worth a try at least once.

Udupi restaurant Munirka

Want to enjoy typical vegetarian South Indian dishes then this is the place for you. The various delicacies prepared is very authentic and taste the same if you go to south. They have long list of traditional dosa’s which are probably the favorite among the enthusiast. Ambience is nice and service is ok but if you feel like enjoying a late brunch or light evening snack then this is the place for you.

Delhi is famous for many things and food has always topped the charts because for centuries this city has been the epicenter of various cultures bringing their varied culinary skills here thus making it the center for food revolution. Just visit Old Delhi and you will find all sorts of cuisines to enthrall your palate. This is one place where you will find all sorts of vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes made by people who have lived in the old city for generations.

And it is these very people who are still following age old methods to cook mouth watering dishes and Faagio is not only going to be a food search engine giving information about restaurants, they will also talk about history and the particular specialty a restaurant serves. This application is going to be the one stop guide for all foodie who live and visit this historical city.

One would find information about eating joints which are hugely popular in certain part of the city which many may have not even heard of. You will find about places hidden in the narrow alleys of Delhi where if you just take one wrong turn you will miss the place entirely. And it these eating spots which many visit with families to reminisce about old time.

Just thinking about Karim’s of old Delhi, Paranthe Wali Gali and Ghantewala who are probably the oldest and still functioning traditional sweet makers in Delhi will make any Delhite stomach growl. Just near Ghantewala is the famous Amritsari Lassi Wala who makes the creamiest butter milk which one can drink to fight the heat or to calm your tummy after you had some spicy food.

But fret not if this is not your coffee one would also find McDonalds, Pizza Hut etc but to visit this place and not enjoy authentic delicacies is a crime in itself. However it is understandable if you are apprehensive because this place is not known for its ambience and even people who live in other parts of Delhi can suffer from cultural shock when they come here. But this is still the place in this city to enjoy the most authentic dishes at a very reasonable cost.