Coast to coast
The Marina has a festival underway, giving you access to great food at the restaurant for lunch and dinner. Cooked by chefs brought in from Calicut, the festival offers the welcome drink Kairali, Malabar Seafood Soup, Chatti Curry, Varuthu Arachadhu. Till March 20, At the restaurant in Nungambakkam.
Walk and eat
Feel like savouring some street food? Head to Chennai-based blaffer.in, an e-community for food gourmands, and register for the Street 101 Food Walk at Sowcarpet this Sunday. The meeting point is Kakada Ramprasad Sweets and Chaats. Then, with stops at Kamal Lassi Shop and a few others, the walk will conclude at the Pande Pan Shop. Rs 400 including food, water and tissues. Details: 9003222077
On the rocks
Specialising in cold stone ice cream made on a frozen granite stone, Hyderabad-based Cream Stone sets foot in Anna Nagar. Giving you the ultimate ice cream experience, it offers flavours like Madagascar Vanilla, Indian Mango and Belgium Chocolate, and also diet-free and sugar-free ice-creams. At Anna Nagar East. Starting at Rs 97. Details: 26212052
Up for a spicy supper? Savour your favourites from Nellore, Guntur and elsewhere at the Andhra Food Festival at The Leela Palace. The festival puts Paala virugu podi, Guntoor gongura mamsam masala and sodi pindi mudda on your platter as part of an a la carte menu. March 12 – 27, 7 pm onwards. Meal for two from Rs 2,500++. Details: 30958271