Bombay is a dizzying metropolis, a city that never tires and never sleeps. If you’ve ever wondered what keeps this megacity going, you’ll find the answer in its buzzing streets filled with a thousand hawkers selling the most delicious quick eats. Locals always find the time to pause at these tiny stalls in narrow lanes for some mouthwatering snacks. Every city has its own identity and for Mumbai, it is definitely the food and the people that keep the city going.
This book serves as a unique food guide to some of the cities most popular street eats. It goes above and beyond other commercial guide books because it offers an authentic view of Mumbai’s street food scene. It is told through the fascinating stories of the vendors, the ones preparing the food. The interviews and portraits give the book a more personal perspective and add an interesting dimension. Further, the book includes a brief history of the origins of the food items and provides other essential information that will help guide the reader through the city. This book allows one to see the city of Mumbai and its food from a unique angle and gives them the opportunity to experience the food just as a local would.