Hi there and
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You should never try to force your budgie to come to you or eat from your hand, and especially not when they're just settling into their new home. You've definitely done the right thing in stepping back from taming. I'm glad that you've done so, and you haven't spoiled any future relationship with your budgie by getting off to a rocky start, so no worries.
For the next few weeks, don't worry about anything but making him feel at home, so sitting by his cage and reading or talking softly to him is a great thing to continue doing, as mentioned above.
iHeartPieds is also absolutely right that budgies are very sneaky at drinking and you often can't see them do so. I'm sure he's eating and drinking just fine
We look forward to meeting your budgie, he sounds adorable!
You've come to a great place to learn even more about these sweet birds! Be sure to read through the links provided above as they include many useful articles and "stickies" which will help you stay updated on the very best of budgie care practices!
If you have any questions after reading through everything, be sure to ask!
We look forward to seeing you and your bird around the forums!