Old Food Haunts In Agripada, Byculla

Old food joints tell stories about a place, and its unique sub-culture. In Agripada, you will get a glimpse into the community’s gastronomy through various vendors that have been serving various delicacies since decades. Most of them have retained their clientele and popularity.

Take a look at some of the more popular ones:

Handi

From the price of Re 1 per plate in 1992 to Rs 20 per plate in 2016, Handi’s managed to beat the inflation and has been serving affordable food for the past 25 years. selling his special food item which he calls ‘handi’.

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Recommendation: Handi
Timings: 5:30 am -9:30 pm
Landmark:  YMCA, Bombay Central

Corn Tadka

For the past five years, Corn Tadka has been stealing the hearts of locals with its unique corn chaat, served with chopped tomatoes, onion, curry leaves, and various other toppings.
It is quite a sight to watch him cook and add amazing colors to the chaat right in front of your eyes, over the burning coal.

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Recommendation: Corn Tadka
Timings:
9 am – 10 pm
Landmark: Opposite Handi, YMCA Mumbai Central

Alfan’s Sandwiches

For the past 20 years, Alfan’s has been selling the most popular sandwiches in Agripada.The sandwiches are grilled to perfection and tend to make people return for more. The place is also famous for its hot  pizzas as well.

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Recommendation: Veg Pizza
Timings: 10 am – 10 pm
Landmark: St. Joseph High School

Ragda

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Recommendation: Ragda
Landmark – Gemini Medical, Mumbai Central
Timings – 11 am – 8 pm

Content and Image Courtesy: Siddhi Chandra

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