Top 5 Hyderabad Food Bloggers: Taking You On A Local Gastronomy Joyride
The “biryani destination” of India – Hyderabad, can spoil you with delicious choices when it comes to food. The food culture of Hyderabad offers a beautiful blend of Deccani and Telugu cuisines, with slight influences of Marathwada, Arabic, and Mughlai culinary styles. Whether you wish to indulge in spicy ruchulu (taste) of Telugu-land or desire to witness the grand dastarkhan (feasty spread) – you can experience a foodie ride with top food bloggers of the city.
The food explorers of Hyderabad can give you the most appropriate information on Hyderabadi delicacies – including specific details on popular restaurants, ancient recipes, and an exclusive glance of the authentic food.
Read on to find out some flavourful details about the top Hyderabad food bloggers, and you will get to know what made them achieve such an impressive tag.
Sabyasachi is a passionate food enthusiast, a columnist at ‘Taste Trails’ in Indian Express, and a proud owner of the first restaurant review blog in Hyderabad Foodaholix. His love for food and travel has compelled him to visit every nook and corner of the city.
Check out his fun-filled and information-rich foodie rides from streets to restaurants in his blog. This food connoisseur offers exclusive reviews of restaurants on popular food networks such as Zomato, Burrp, and Timescity.
When asked about his love for food, he had this to share with us, “I am originally from Kolkata but have been a Hyderabadi for more than 20 years now. A passionate food lover from early childhood, travel is also my passion, and during my frequent trips, I make it a point to sample the authentic local cuisine. I have a special love for street food and spend a lot of time discovering new street food places in Hyderabad. Well-known in the food circles of the city, I am often the go-to person for advice and consultation for the restaurant owners. ”
If you are planning to dine at WAK then do read Sabyasachi’s restaurant review before stepping into this restaurant. Here it is:
Based in Hyderabad, Ammar calls himself a food traveller who is also a creator of The Wanderer Foodies. He is an award-winning digital marketing professional and trainer, and the receiver of “Power Digital User of India 2016” award.
Besides an impressive professional edge, this Hyderabadi food blogger is an amazing storyteller and expresses his thoughts and experiences on various food journeys through his blog and Twitter handle
Ranked number 32 on Zomato blog, he is recommended by the popular celebrity chef Ranveer Brar.
Check out one of his reviews on the traditional delicacy of the city – pathar ka gosht.
3. Pallab De
Pallab is an IT professional, tech blogger, and a passionate food blogger – who has been blogging for more than 12 years. He started his own blog Hyderabad Food Guy three years ago, where he shares his opinions and discoveries related to food. Pallab is an IFBA award winner and wants to showcase the true and vibrant colours of the Hyderabadi food scene through his blog.
In an interview with Times of India, Pallab says, “A food blogger is a one-man army. We have to do our own photography, content writing, editing, and publishing. Behind every blog is hours of hard work".
Well, we agree it’s a challenging role to play. He not only gives restaurant reviews but also stays updated with latest food events in the city. His blogs give a clear picture of how serious a food blogger he is.
Here is an exclusive picture of prawn, fish, and vegetable BBQ from his blog:
They are popular in the world of food blogging as the Food Drifter Duo. Any question about food, restaurants, or travel – these two can answer you the best. Food fests, product reviews, restaurant reviews, and recipes – they cover it all. Neidhi describes herself as a globetrotter and caffeineaholic. She loves to travel and explore exotic cuisines from different parts of the world and elucidates everyone about the value of food.
Ashis can be called a food purist – as he not only loves food but also likes to be a part of every food-related discussion. He is a hardcore carnivore, who craves to travel around the world for gastronomic adventures. Worth mentioning, Ashis represented Hyderabad in a panel for the “Top 50 restaurants in India award”.
The love for food has brought these two avid bloggers to Hyderabad – who now consider the city to be their home. They have featured in the 2nd season of FoodMad on NDTV, 2nd season of The Great Indian Rasoi Show and in many local newspapers and news channels. The duo conducts food walks in the city to experience the local street food and to honour the rich Hyderabadi cuisine.
Their bio on Food Drifter says, ”This is our journey from us to you. We love food absolutely, breathe, eat and crave for it. And this is just a small peek into our lives.”
We have picked up one aromatic and authentic recipe of kacchi gosht ki biryani from their blog – read, learn, and try it out!
5. Sara Khan
She has worked with digital media for many years. After leaving her job in Hyderabad, Sara spent days and nights working on her passion – to launch her own food blog. It was in the year 2016 when she came up with Foodeez Junction – which is loaded with tempting recipes, product/restaurant reviews, interviews of top-notch chefs, and experiences with her love – food.
With respect to cooking, she expresses in her bio that it is an art. She further adds, “You don’t require any degree! Patience, Focus and Practice is all that makes you a Chef! We call it a form of ‘meditation’.
Besides being a food blogger and a good chef, she has a knack for literature that can be seen through her wonderful collection of poems, stories, and books. Well, she is a woman of inspiration for all of us! She has conducted plenty of chef interviews. Check out a snap of her conversation with the award-winning food writer Kornelia Santoro:
As food blogging is creating a buzz all around us, we thought these five food bloggers from Hyderabad certainly deserve a mention. If you know anyone in Hyderabad whose work needs to be appreciated, do let us know – as we believe in inspiring each other with real-life stories.
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