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Guwahati food fest pulls huge crowd

27-12-12 Guwahati- North East Mongolian Food Festival cum traditional dresses exhibition. © UB Photos

An ethnic food festival pulls huge crowd in Guwahati as it focusing the cuisines of the various Mongolian origin ethnic people. The visitors are overwhelmed by the range of available cuisines. Entitled NORTHEAST MONGOLIAN FOOD FESTIVAL, the event at Last Gate witnessed huge turn out with tasty dishes. Local rice beer was also served at most of the stalls much to the delight of the visitors.

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pulakesh k kalita's picture

really enjoyed a lot... and planning to organise a cookery competition in my college. based on ethnic foods

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