Chaat, chocolate and churros — a guide to Karachi’s biggest food festival

Picture: Courtesy Karachi Eat

It’s time for residents of Karachi to organize themselves and their style buds for some uncommon treats. Karachi Eat is again for the sixth time and it’s greater than ever.

The town’s greatest meals competition started at 4pm on Friday at Seashore View Park in Clifton and can proceed until Sunday.

Well-known for introducing probably the most distinctive and one-of-a-kind meals, this yr the competition will likely be stepping up its recreation by introducing 90 new gadgets.

Right here is our verdict on the brand new meals at Karachi Eat.

First issues first, the way you’re going to enter

There’s a separate gate for distributors and a separate one for households. Following the identical sample because the earlier years, there aren’t any single males allowed. The ticket prices Rs350 this yr, which is Rs50 costlier than final yr’s ticket.

Be ready for lengthy queues as a result of individuals reached the placement an hour earlier than the gates opened.

Da Booda

If you’re a vegan this ought to be your first (and presumably solely) cease on the competition. Da Booda is introducing Natural Vegan Buddha Bowls in Karachi for the very first time.

To start with, this vibrant bowl of greens, roasted veggies, beans, chickpeas, quinoa or brown rice is each nutritious and straightforward on the attention.

You may make your individual bowl by mixing carbs — brown rice and candy potato — then you may protein by deciding on between pink beans and chickpeas.

Lastly, you may add some veggies to your bowl. It is a excellent cease for the health-conscious since one bowl is the same as solely 350 energy and that too in simply Rs300.

The very best factor about this eatery is that they’re utilizing biodegradable spoons. This was the perfect and healthiest factor we’ve ever eaten in Karachi. The sweetness of the candy potatoes and hit from the slims, it was the simply the fitting factor to kick off the competition.

Emaan’s Truffles

The Hazelnut Mocha Insanity at Emaan’s Truffles has been a bestseller for 5 years working and we will completely perceive why.

This yr in addition they have a Strawberry Insanity dessert, a deconstructed cheesecake with contemporary strawberries, which is much more of a deal with on condition that strawberries aren’t in season.

No Lies Fries

No Lies Fries has introduced the perfect of Canada to Karachi — poutine! This tackle the Canadian specialty is filled with cheese curds and fried rooster. That is the primary time this dish has been launched in Karachi. This can value you Rs300.

Candy Escape

This watermelon Jolly Rancher-flavoured cotton sweet was a scorching favorite. It value simply Rs50.


The Malpura Insanity at this stall had one thing lacking. The normal Memon dish didn’t style prefer it ought to. It can value you Rs120.


Should you’re an aaloo lover, you must positively make a cease at this stall providing Basic HotStix which is a mix of mashed potatoes, mac n cheese and candy corn coated in scorching Cheetos crumb and topped off with siracha mayo. It can value you Rs300.

I Scream Sandwiches

This stall is providing a scrumptious handmade ice cream sandwiched between freshly baked cookies. The stall launched a particular for Karachi Eat priced at Rs350, The Huge Chip. The cookie has salted caramel sauce.

The Juicery

Pakistan’s first sluggish press juice bar didn’t impress us. A glass of Very Berry which was alleged to be a mix of bananas, blueberries, strawberries, honey and orange juice was a disappointment. The juice was not blended nicely and at a value of Rs350, it was not price it.

Brew Manufacturing unit

Don’t overlook to get your palms on the Glittery Churro at this stall for Rs350. It’s actually yummy and the glitter is edible!


Wrappeite is understood for its scrumptious burgers and fries and this time round, they’ve provide you with one thing new — bread bowl lasagna! Sure, you learn that proper. With an ideal mix of spices and cheese, this would be the coolest trying lasagne you’ve ever tried and that too just for Rs350.


The hunter beef buns from Shrooms will go away you wanting extra. Should you love hunter beef then this could positively be in your checklist. The buns have been delicate and the beneficiant portion of hunter beef that got here with them was greater than sufficient to fulfill our style buds. Every bun prices Rs100.


Popaholic, identified for its loopy popcorn flavours, has ready a particular flavour only for Karachi Eat referred to as the Mars Mission. Like its title, this popcorn was on a mission to Mars chocolate with popcorn and it was positively successful.




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