The internet is filled with a wide variety of content. From adorable baby videos and cooking hacks to bizarre food combinations, you’ll find anything and everything at the press of a button. While nothing fails to impress us on the internet, one thing which always tugs at our heart strings are inspiring stories of people who are battling their way out of hardships. They not only inspire us to do better but also make us count our blessings. As the year ends, it’s time to look back at some food stories that caught people’s attention. Here we have curated a list of inspiring stories that’ll help motivate you for a fresh start in the new year. Check them out below:
Here Are 9 Food Stories That Inspired The Internet In 2022:
1.Mumbai-Based Street Vendor Selling Kulfi To Earn A Living
In a video uploaded by food blogger @youtubeswadofficial on his Instagram, we can see a vendor selling kulfi on the streets of Mumbai. He has been selling on the streets of the city for the last 28 years. This kulfi seller doesn’t have a shop or stall, so he has to move around looking for customers all day long. He carries more than 35 kgs on his head, just so that he can earn a living. Read more about it here.
2.Delhi Teacher Selling Home-Cooked Food After Losing Job
A woman, who lost her job as a teacher, got back on her feet by selling home-cooked food on the streets of Delhi. The video was uploaded by Instagram food blogger @thefoodiehat. In the clip, we can see the woman serving a wide variety of dishes such as rajma chawal, sabzi, dal and roti. Her act of courage and determination has inspired many people on the internet. Click here to read more.
3.Delivery Boy Landing A Job At An IT Firm
While no job is insignificant, nothing should stop you from fulfilling your dreams and aspirations. A young boy from Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, landed a job at an IT firm after spending most of his college years delivering food. In a post on LinkedIn, he said, “I’m a delivery boy with a dream.” He further explained in the post how he has had different jobs so that he could financially contribute to his family. Read more about it here.
4.Mumbai Woman Starting Her Restaurant With Just INR 2500
We all have certain dreams that we wish to achieve at some point in our lives. For this Mumbai woman, her dream was to have her own restaurant, which she was finally able to achieve after working hard for years. The lack of money didn’t stop her from achieving her dreams. With just INR 2500 in savings, Sangeeta along with her husband was able to start her small restaurant – Sangeeta’s Kitchen. Click here to read more.
5.Amritsar Woman Selling Parathas To Raise Daughters
This story is of a street-vendor from Amritsar – Veena. In a video uploaded by food blogger @youtubeswadofficial, we can see Veena cooking at her paratha stall. She has been a house help for the last 20 years and has four daughters. But after her husband’s death, the entire responsibility of raising their daughters came on her shoulders. She sells one of the biggest parathas in Amritsar. Click here to read more.
6.Delhi Man Selling Fresh Home-Made Food At Just INR 40
In a video uploaded by Instagram food blogger @youtubeswadofficial, we can see a man selling food on his cart. The man used to have a hotel which he lost. He then took a loan from his friends to start this business. He sells fresh home-made food at just INR 40 and works for more than 15 hours a day. His inspiring story has garnered a lot of appreciation from people on the internet Read more about it here.
7.Delhi Man Re-Starting His Shop After Paralysis Attack
This story of a Delhi man re-starting his shop after he suffered a paralysis attack has inspired many people on the internet. The video was shared by food blogger Rajneesh who goes by the handle @are_you_hungry007. According to him, the man suffered a loss in his business and then got a paralysis attack, after which he decided to restart his business with the support of his family. Click here to read more.
8.Gurgaon Woman Selling Homemade Food For 25 years
Another inspiring story is of this woman from Gurgaon, Haryana. She cooks fresh chicken curries at home, packs them in large containers and takes them to the market. The name of her stall is ‘Aunty Ki Rasoi.” As per @youtubeswadofficial the lady has been doing this for over 25 years and works around 15 hours a day. Read more about it here.
9.Elderly Woman Selling Chocolates On Mumbai Local Train
A viral Instagram video showed an elderly woman selling chocolates on the Mumbai local train. She had a wide smile on her face while doing so. The video was shared by Instagram user @mona13khan. Internet couldn’t help but appreciate the woman’s courage and determination to work at this age. Read more about it here.
What did you think about these inspiring food stories? Do tell us in the comments below.
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