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Indian Culinary Walking Tour of Jackson Heights (Little India), NYC

Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Dates: Saturday, March 12, April 09, May 14, June 11, July 09, August 13, September 10, October 08, 2016

  • Tour cost: $ 75.00

    By Subrato Bhattacharya - Chef and Food Stylist
  • Tour: Includes prefix lunch and soft drinks  

    In this special Indian Culinary Walking Tour of Queens’ "Little India", learn first-hand about the fragrant spices, fruits, vegetables and other ingredients that make Indian cooking unique. Roosevelt Avenue and 74th Street in Jackson Heights, Queens is the commercial hub of a large and vibrant Indian community. Indeed, a walk through this colorful and bustling neighborhood is not unlike a stroll through the crowded “Chadni-Chowk” district in Old Delhi. Explore Queens' "Little India", for Indian cooking, the exotic food markets that amaze the eye and palate, shops that sell glistening gold jewelry and multihued saris, and the myriad restaurants that offer authentic tastes of India.


  • Tour starts promptly at 11:00am will be cancelled only in case of severely inclement weather. Meet at 37-46 74th Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 (outside Butala Emporium) of 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue; take the E, F, G, R, or 7 trains to Roosevelt Ave., Queens. New York City. The tour ends with lunch.


  • Tour: Limited to 20 people

Note: Proceeds (fee) will go directly towards helping the white-clad widows, the forbidden “out-caste” and the untouchable eunuchs, shunned as members of the “third sex” by the Indian society. All collected money will be donated to a non-profit organization consisting of volunteers interested in dedicating their expertise and time to fight a wide variety of social injustices in India.