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History of Delhi, through its Food

History of Delhi, through its Food

 Quick Info
India Habitat Center,​
Gulmohar Hall,
Lodhi Road, Delhi
Meeting Time 5/2/2015 6:45:00 PM
Meeting Point Gulmohar Hall, IHC
Nearest Metro JLN Stadium
(900 mts.)
 Charges None
 Type Heritage Durbar (Talk)
 Speaker Prof. Pushpesh Pant
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May 2

History of Delhi, through its Food India Habitat Center
When: 07:00 PM

5/2/2015 7:00:00 PM 5/2/2015 9:00:00 PM 68 History of Delhi, through its Food Delhi has many facades. This time, world famous Food Critic and Historian, Dr. Pushpesh Pant will unveil Delhi's history through its Foods. India Habitat Center Youth for Heritage Foundation false DD/MM/YYYY

About the Event

Some say, Delhi is a city off migrants. Everyone, who stepped on this soil brought his own culture. The mixing of hundreds of cultures gave birth to a new modern society, with its own style and system.This Saturday, we dive deep into one aspect of this modern society, as Dr. Pushpesh Pant talks about the History of Delhi, through it's Food. Many food items were invented for luxury, some for medicinal reasons and few slipped out of Royal Kitchens. They all contributed to Delhi's history in their own manner and shaped up the modern day Society.

About the Speaker

Prof. Pushpesh Pant is an noted Indian academic, food critic and historian. He retired as a Professor of International relations at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. He is one of India's leading experts on International Relations as well as Indian cuisine, and as a columnist has written for a number of major publications like Forbes, Open, Outlook, Times of India and The Tribune. His book, India: The Cookbook (2011) was named by The New York Times as one of the best cookbooks of the year. His other publications include Gourmet Journeys in India, Classic Cooking Of Punjab, with Jiggs Kalra and International Relations in 21st Century.

How to Reach

By Car: From AIIMS, reach Safdarjung Tomb and turn right on Lodhi Road. Take another Right from the Islamic Centre on Lodhi Road. Turn left immediately into the (IHC) gates and park in IHC Basement.
If coming from Nizamuddin side, take the service lane from Airforce Bal Bharti School. Take left into the gates of IHC and park
By Metro: Get down at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and you may walk upto the IHC. Some may also choose to get down at Jor Bagh Metro Station or the Khan Market Station. A battery/auto rikshaw can help you reach the venue easily
By Bus: India Habitat Centre is a famous bus stop on Lodhi Road, well connected by many routes.
Once at India Habitat Centre, come to Gulmohar Hall on first floor opposite Stein Auditorium

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