August 22nd is observed as Madras Day. Madras Day is a festival organized to commemorate the founding of the city of Madras (now Chennai). The capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is celebrating it 377th Madras day.
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A few members from the US Consulate in Chennai decided to go on a gastronomical journey at Kasivinayaga Mess. They enjoyed South Indian mess food in the most conventional way.
They served on banana leaves and eating food by their hands.
Kasivinayaga Mess – One of the famous mess in Chennai
Wiping the banana leaves before eating
The South Indian dish
Eating with hands only in South Indian style