Indian food is popular all around the world. While it is primarily known on account of its spicy flavor, Indian food is the envy of many countries. Most people who travel to India have food on their mind. Even within India, travelers who take trips mostly do it to try out the local cuisine in that particular region. A recent survey shows that in 2017, around 73 per cent of people were planning or have already planed to travel for the food their destination is famous for. Clearly, there is something about Indian food that draws tourists within the country and also from abroad.(ALSO SEE 6 things no one told you about whiskey) Here are five cities in India where you must take a gastronomic tour if you are a foodie. Also Read - Exclusive: On Swara Bhasker's Birthday, Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari Talks About Her 'Gutsy' Friend

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The Indian capital could also well be known as the food capital of the country. Famous for its street food, Delhi’s Chandni Chowk is a great spot for a gastronomic tour. From paranthas to jalebis and chats to biryanis, Delhi has some fantastic options for all kinds of lip-smacking food. Also Read - Dream11 Team Prediction Managua vs Deportivo Ocotal Nicaragua League 2020: Captain, Vice-Captain And Football Tips For MNG vs OCO Today's Match at Estadio Nacional de Futbol 4AM IST



Lucknow

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You must have heard of the delicious galauti or galawati kebabs. There was once a Nawab in Lucknow for whom this kebab was exclusively made. Now, it is one of Lucknow’s most popular delicacies. It is also famous for other kebabs, biryanis and rogan josh.

Jaipur

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Photograph Courtesy: Robert Logie/Creative Commons

And then there is the Pink City of Jaipur. Rajasthani cuisine is renowned all across the globe and people travel to Jaipur to taste its famous delicacies like the thaali at Chokhi Dhaani and the kachioris served at every street. The Laal Maas is something you cannot afford to miss when in Jaipur.

Mumbai

Mumbai has a wide variety of restaurants that serve all kinds of cuisine. Its popular street food vada pav and paani puri are renowned all over the world and worth a try. Mohammed Ali Road in south Mumbai is popular for all kinds of non-vegetarian biryanis and kebabs.

Chennai

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Known for its Chettinad cuisine, Tamil Nadu is home to several amazing restaurants that serve lip-smacking south Indian food. Chennai, the capital of Tami Nadu, is known for its Chettinad delicacies served on a banana leaf. Every local restaurant here will serve terrific idlis, dosas, rice, sambhar and every other south Indian dish you may have heard of.

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