Understanding that no journey is complete without food and drinks and its these stories that play an equal—if not more—important part of any travel tale, Travel + Leisure India & South Asia celebrates the best of the Indian culinary scene. And this year, after a brief hiatus, the celebrations don a whole new avatar with the Delicious Dining Awards 2022. By Bayar Jain
India’s love affair with food is a long-standing one. The Indian culinary scene has many maestros who are constantly bringing in innovations and helping Indian food and beverages transcend geographical boundaries. Travel + Leisure India & South Asia has been celebrating their achievements with the food awards. This year, in its third edition, the awards are bigger, better, and don a whole new avatar. Travel + Leisure India & South Asia Delicious Dining Awards 2022 is here with newer categories and fresh nominees. And here’s all that you need to know to nominate and vote for your favourite standalone restaurants, dining spaces in hotels, and spirits and beverages that enhance every dining experience.
What are the Delicious Dining Awards 2022?
Delicious Dining Awards 2022 highlights, celebrates, and awards India’s best restaurants, bars, beverages, and personalities, as chosen by those who know the Indian culinary scene best—You! The winners of the readers’ choice awards will be chosen through a two-month-long voting process and revealed at a grand award ceremony in New Delhi.
Speaking about the awards, Aindrila Mitra, Editor in Chief, Travel + Leisure India & South Asia says, “The Indian culinary scene is booming with visionary ideas and innovations—each better than the other. With the reader’s choice Delicious Dining Awards 2022, we not only wish to highlight the culinary bests in the country, but also celebrate the people, the real tastemakers, who make F&B a very special experience for so many of us. And we promise, it’ll be bigger than ever before!”
What’s new this year?
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In the repackaged avatar of Delicious Dining Awards 2022, expect to find new categories, including a whole new vertical that brings much-loved spirits and beverages under its ambit. To facilitate the deserving in this section, a panel of experts have nominated homegrown spirit labels for you to choose your most loved ones!
Restaurants and establishments aside, this year’s edition also features a category solely for personalities who’ve made an impact on the Indian culinary space. What’s more—this year, the celebrations take place offline! Keeping all safety precautions in mind, the gastronomy game will culminate with an on-ground party—complete with food, drinks, entertainment, and more!