Category Archives : Lucknow Food

Lucknow’s food, snacks, chaat, kebabs, biryani and what not…

Mouthwatering Chaat, Kachori, Imarti and Lassi to Explore in Lucknow  

Lucknow is known for its generous hospitality, rich culture, and the renowned Mughlai food. Not many know that the city of Nawabs boasts of some of the finest snacking joints serving Kachori, Chaat, Samose, Imarti, Jalebi, Puri Sabzi and Lassi. While these gastronomic delights can satisfy your taste buds generously on your next visit to […]

Lucknow and its Scrumptious Street Food

Food is one of the most imperative necessities for the survival of human race. It is said that a Lakhnawi cannot live without new varieties of food that not only appeal to the taste buds but also look and smell good. The legacy comes from the Nawabs, who were so fond of newer and better […]

The starred eateries of Lucknow

Lucknow has always been synonymous with delicious and delectable food. The city enjoys a high pedestal when it comes to cuisine since the time of the Nawabs. The cuisine has made Lucknow city known all over the world as a land of great tasting food. Whether it is the restaurants of starred hotels or the […]

A mango street vendor's stall in Lucknow during the mango seson.

Malihabad: Mangoes and the Mystical Nature

In Lucknow, when you see mangoes, you think of Malihabad. The drive from Lucknow to Malihabad is in itself the beginning of a beautiful trip to a place that has been blessed with mystical nature and mangoes. The serene beauty of the mango orchards will enchant you whereas the sweet scent of it (in summer […]

Lucknowites love the Silver coating

Known for their civility (adab) and culture (tehzeeb), no wonder Lucknowites use sugar-coated language and love the silver coating used for garnishing sweets or their paan. Do you want to know where that silver wrapping or coating comes from? Passing through the narrow bylanes near Akbari Gate of the Chowk area of Lucknow, you will […]

Picture of glass jars containing silver pieces for creating silver sheets.

A picture of sweet and juicy paan from Lucknow.

Lucknow and its Appetite for Paan 1

Lucknow is one of those cities where dining etiquette forms an intrinsic part of the rich culture and prideful lineage. The ”tehzeeb” is restricted not only to the language or mannerisms but includes what and how people eat. One such feature is offering Paan (Betel Leaf) to the guests on their arrival and also at […]

What to lookout for in Lucknow Mahotsav

Lucknow Mahotsav  is the celebration of the various flavours of the city and its Awadhi culture. The Lucknow Festival also serves the purpose of being a commercial boom time for the city traders. It is a lavish affair that captivates and pulls massive crowds. You will feel the verve and witness the mesmirising beauty of the city as soon as […]

Where do you get the best Biryani in Lucknow? 1

Lucknow cuisine is famous for its unique taste. The city is known its  korma, biryani, nahari-kulcha, zarda, sheermal, and warqi paratha and several other delectable dishes. Back in the days of Nawabs ,the royal chefs and cooks were specially trained to give the cuisine  its exquisite flavour. A great amount of attention was paid to every small detail in order to make […]