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Hin­dus­tan Times Palate Fest is back with im­pres­sive mu­si­cal acts, mas­ter­classes by chefs, and more

HT City - - MY CITY - Henna Rakheja [email protected]

The days of rev­el­ling with food and great mu­sic are back with Hin­dus­tan Times Palate Fest 2018. From be­ing a pic­nic in the park, this event has grad­u­ated to be­come one of the mostawaited events for gour­mands and mu­sic en­thu­si­asts in the Cap­i­tal. And, with the on­set of win­ter fes­tiv­i­ties, it’s time to wel­come the fes­ti­val once again!

This edi­tion prom­ises to be big­ger and bet­ter with the theme Healthy Bing­ing. Watch out for cuisines from the world over, to be served at about 80 stalls to be set up in Nehru Park.

In the last edi­tion, ac­tor Shilpa Shetty Kun­dra had shared her love for Delhi’s famed fluffy ras­gul­las. This year, the pop­u­lar Stars in the City seg­ment will have ac­tor Taapsee Pannu make her de­but at the Palate Fest. Known for films such as Baby (2015), Pink (2016), Jud­waa 2 (2017), and Soorma, the Del­hi­born ac­tor will share some fit­ness mantras as well as in­dulge in an en­gag­ing con­ver­sa­tion.

Pop artists such as Daler Mehndi, Jas­mine Sand­las, and Tulsi Ku­mar will take to the main stage with their hit num­bers. DJ Su­mit Sethi and DJ NYK will also be there to make you shake a leg. Want more mu­sic? Look for­ward to a per­for­mance by Tarkash band.

Mak­ing this ex­pe­ri­ence a whole­some one will be a Demo Zone, which will have mas­ter­classes by pop­u­lar chefs Harpal Singh Sokhi, Gau­tam Chaudhry, Sabyasachi Go­rai, Dr Aditi Govit­rikar, and Nis­hant Choubey. Cook­ing en­thu­si­asts can avail this golden chance to learn from the best in the field.

Pop­u­lar artists and bands trans­ported the visi­tors into a mu­si­cal trans at the last edi­tion of the fest

Ac­tor Taapsee Pannu (in­set) will be present at Palate Fest this time. Ac­tor Shilpa Shetty Kun­dra (right) was present in the last edi­tion

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Hold­ing your­self from cheer­ing be­comes dif­fi­cult when so many celebs come to­gether on one stage

PHOTO: AMAL KS /HT

Live coun­ters at food stalls near main stage of­fer lip-smack­ing del­i­ca­cies

PHOTO: MANOJ VERMA/HT

A dish pre­pared at the Demo Zone. Left: Young­sters pose at an in­stal­la­tion at the en­try of Palate Fest

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