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21-Aug-2017 Chennai

Desi Di - A pot-breaking Chennai restaurant

The newly-opened Desi Di is certainly a pot-breaking joint while trying to be a path breaker.So, what's a pot-breaker? Country matka chicken is one of the dishes on the menu and it is served in style. An aluminium tray holding rice bowls, a sealed mud pot,...

20-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Food Festival inaugurated at J&K House

A Food Festival was inaugurated by Principal Resident Commissioners of J&K  and Tamil Nadu, R.K.Gupta, Jasbir Singh Bajaj and N. Muruganandam respectively at J&K Guest House Chanakya Puri, New Delhi today.This Food Festival has been organized...

04-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Flavours of eight northeast states on Delhi's platter

It's spring rolls, Thai curry and chowmein-free zone. Rosang, where spices and herbs are sourced from all the eight states of northeast India to acquaint foodies of the country's capital with flavours of the region, is back in a bigger avatar.After a gap...

29-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Food :Peruvian superfoods enter Indian market

Peruvian superfoods at their simplest may be defined as nutritionally dense foods that are rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants and are considered to be good for health and well-being.A regular consumption of these products has many benefits,...

26-Jun-2017 New Delhi

'Society has started accepting women as chefs'

Traditionally, chefs have been men. Even top-end restaurants in five-star hotels have had men as cookery experts. But things are changing. An increasing number of women have started to flaunt the chef's hat.Masterchef Pankaj Bhadouria says the society's mindset has...

22-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Fasting days and feasting nights at Delhi's buzzing Jama Masjid

The silence was broken by a siren, followed by an azaan -- a prayer call -- from the Jama Masjid. It was time to break the daylong fast.Minutes earlier, people had sat still with plates full of dates, fruits and snacks in front of them, uttering prayers...

18-Jun-2017 Chennai

Of mango pickle mocktail, Annam Cafe and Chettinad food fest

One's curiosity was piqued when the invitation to review a Chettinad food festival with the King of Fruits, the Mango, at Annam Café, landed in the mail box. Especially as the festival menu was not very elaborate, unlike other Chettinad food festivals.The...

15-Jun-2017

Celebrate Father’s Day @ Hyatt Regency Gurgaon

Father’s Day marks a time to celebrate family, recall cherished memories and bond over future plans.Make this day more meaningful by treating your dad to delectable spread made with specialized culinary expertise at Kitchen District.Relish the taste of street...

14-Jun-2017 New Delhi

'MasterChef' brings families together : George Calombaris

"MasterChef Australia" judge George Calombaris says the long-running reality competitive cooking game show has changed the way people look at food, and that it unites families.The show is back with its ninth season where contestants have to win the judges' heart...

14-Jun-2017 Gurugram

Hahn's Kitchen : A taste of South Korea

Even though upwardly mobile urban Indians are today willing to experiment gastronomically, some cuisines still remain beyond the pale. Korean, for instance. Which is why Hahn's Kitchen comes as a pleasant surprise with its authentic South Korean food.Now,...

14-Jun-2017 Hyderabad

Hyderabad's 'haleem' a favourite during Ramadan

Biryani may be Hyderabad's signature dish, but even the world-famous delicacy takes a back seat during the holy month of Ramadan in favour of haleem, a porridge-like dish made of wheat, lentils and meat.Such is the preference for haleem during Ramadan that no...

10-Jun-2017 Guwahati

A new address in town for 'authentic' momos

There is a new address in town for momo lovers -- the Arunachal Kitchen -- and its claim to fame is that it serves the most "authentic" of dumplings.Momos, the ubiquitous stuffed dumpling believed to have originated in Tibet, are available in almost every...

08-Jun-2017 New Delhi

United Coffee House : Food and conversation destination for 75 years

With a legacy of 75 years, United Coffee House (UCH) has been witness to the changing landscape and food culture of Delhi. Many food outlets came and went, but this iconic restaurant in the heart of the capital still stands tall and continues to draw patrons...

07-Jun-2017 New Delhi

'MasterChef Australia' judge urges people to fight food wastage

The big garbage bags that come out of homes or hotels are mostly weighed down by food waste. Chef George Calombaris, best known as a judge on the long-running reality competitive cooking game show "MasterChef Australia", feels food should not be wasted and...

01-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Dev's American Café: Whiff of something different

It is certainly not one of those upscale, air-conditioned, fine-dining places with a fancy address. But Dev's American Cafe here believes in providing a new and different experience to foodies who are ready and willing to experiment.Tucked inside the campus...

31-May-2017 Hyderabad

A royal Iftar at Falaknuma with Nizami delicacies

The setting is perfect for breaking the fast in the holy month of Ramadan. A regal palace located on a hill, overlooking the old city of Hyderabad yet far from its chaos. The atmosphere serene, the ambience mystic, qawwali in the background -- and to top...

23-May-2017 New Delhi

Quirky, cool food trucks going places - literally!

The food truck trend is on a high. After the quirky, colourful and mobile food-on-wheels concept began catching on at different spots in various cities, food truck festivals and reality TV shows have become the order of the day.Live kitchen makes food trucks...

16-May-2017 New Delhi

Hat-trick for celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna at Cannes

At a time when it's raining hat-tricks, can Michelin-starred celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna be far behind? The trailer of "Buried Seeds", a timeless story of passion, resilience, failure and rise as seen through Khanna's eyes and which follows the journey...

13-May-2017 New Delhi

Will take India's regional cuisine to the world : Chef Vikas Khanna

He has been named the "Hottest Chef of America" by People magazine and has won a Michelin star for his restaurant in New York, but Chef Vikas Khanna's roots remain in India -- and he now wants to take the country's regional cuisines to the world."My focus...

12-May-2017 New Delhi

Nawabi foods from Rampur's royal kitchens

When one thinks of Rampur, it is the formidable Rampuri "'chaku" (knife) as well as the lilt of Mirza Ghalib's poetry that comes to mind -- but there is more to the city than that.It may come as a surprise to many that Rampur's culinary history dates to 1774,...

07-May-2017 New Delhi

Cafe Yell : A neighbourhood cafe that screams style

Stylish, uber chic and hipster -- the three things that come to mind when one steps into Cafe Yell. Complete with an array of delectable food items, this small and compact place turns into your neighbourhood joint.Located in tony Defence Colony market, the cafe...

20-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Give mornings a healthy start with oats : Chef Vikas Khanna

True to the old adage "breakfast like a king", Chef Vikas Khanna on Thursday emphasised on starting the day with a healthy diet by including oats.During "Quaker Breakfast Table" an event organised by Quaker Nutri Foods here, Chef Khanna introduced the audience...

19-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Innovation the name of the game for these food, drink stylists

Like bitters enhance cocktails, spices tickle the palette and a variety of additions raise desserts to an altogether new level, it is innovation and creativity that make for an overall fine-dining experience, stakeholders in the space say.To this end, if...

14-Apr-2017 Amritsar

Authentic flavours of Amritsar -- in luxury

Home to the holiest gurdwara of Sikhism -- the Harmandir Sahib -- Amritsar entices devotees with its divine and spiritual energy. And what adds to the splendour of the city is the absolutely scrumptious food on offer.There is definitely something satisfying...

12-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Tuck into bites from the city of the Howrah Bridge

Be it the appetising aroma of the Kolkata biryani, the richness of kosha mangsho, simmering bhetki paturi or the amazing chittal peti, the delicacies of the city of the Howrah Bridge possess infinite variations and textures.The city cherishes its many local...

04-Apr-2017 New Delhi

I juggle all jobs with ease owing to family : Sanjeev Kapoor

Sanjeev Kapoor is a celebrity chef, TV personality, writer and entrepreneur -- and has now launched his own mobile app. He is laden with many jobs and responsibilities but he says that he handles everything with ease as there is support from his team and family."I...

31-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Navratra diet : Restaurants shift to healthier low-calorie dishes

When it comes to "fasting" during the Navratras, people usually opt for puris, pakoras and sweets, but keeping in mind the health-conscious generation, restaurants in different Indian cities have experimented with innovative and alternative low-calorie dishes...

29-Mar-2017 Kamalabari (Majuli)

Dine in style on Majuli, world's largest river island

A family's kitchen in Assam's Majuli Island has become a must-dine venue for the people visiting the world's largest freshwater river Island.Run by Manjit Risang and his family, Risang's Kitchen has been serving authentic, mouth-watering delicacies of...

28-Mar-2017 Kolkata

A desi gastro pub that offers authentic mix of East and West

Be it the original flavour of Bengal's sought-after fish cutlet or the popular north Indian shammi kebab, at Monkey Bar -- the Indian version of a gastro pub -- you will be reminded of your roots while letting your hair down.The pub has its outlets in three...

26-Mar-2017 Gurugram

Punjab Grill Tappa, a 'fun' take on a classic favourite

Giving a new twist to a classic is sometimes tolerated, even enjoyed, and sometimes met with harsh criticism. But the Punjab Grill Tappa, an offshoot of the famous North Indian Punjab Grill restaurant chain, is sophisticated and vibrant but still maintains...

23-Mar-2017 Basar (Arunachal Pradesh)

A taste of uniqueness for gastronomes in extreme northeast

Starting with the locally-famous "achin pinam" (spiced rice) to smoked beef platters, or the "amin" made out of rice cake and chicken, every dish cooked in Arunachal Pradesh's Basar town gives out a flavour of the hills and wilderness that surrounds the place.The...

20-Mar-2017 Jaipur

Jaipur food fest to revive Persian delicacies for Nowruz

The "forgotten recipes" of Persia are about to be revived at a 13-day food festival that promises an authentic culinary fare through the subtle flavours that originated in Iran centuries ago.Heralding Nowruz, the dawn of the Persian New Year, Fairmont Jaipur...

13-Mar-2017 Chennai

Savour sub-continental food at Hilton Chennai

After India's frontiers got realigned during partition in 1947, the cuisine of the countries beyond our borders got confined within their own boundaries. To overcome that, the Hilton Chennai's Ayna restaurant is hosting an "India-Beyond Borders" food festival...

02-Mar-2017 Gurugram

Curated 8-course menu, heady wines make for perfect ambience

It can't get any more niche than this: A curated eight-course meal, accompanied by four different wines, only on Saturdays, within a tony club, arguably the swishest in this tech hub adjacent to the national capital, restricted to 14 diners and one that...

27-Feb-2017 Gurugram

Don't just dine, savour the experience at The Old School Brewhouse

Plato once truly said that "he was a wise man who invented beer". These hallowed words are given a new meaning at The Old School Brewhouse which makes its own beer and says its brew is more of an experience than just a good ol' mug.Variants of beer -- currently...

13-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Surprise your beloved with DIY sweet delights

Forget readymade cakes and pre-packaged chocolate goodies to woo your Valentine. Get behind the kitchen counter and whip up some do-it-yourself sweet delights.Chef Gaurav Chadha, in-house Chef at Dr. Oetker FunFoods Creative Kitchen, has recommended recipes...

10-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Food walk in Mumbai's historical Byculla neighbourhood

More than 40 participants from different parts of the world participated in a food walk in the centuries old Byculla region on Friday to witness the evolution of the public dining scenario in Indias financial Capital.Titled "Brewing in Byculla," the food...

08-Feb-2017 New Delhi

A cocktail guide to look forward this Valentine's Day

Make this Valentines Day more special by making your loved one delicious cocktails From English Rose, Charming Admirer to Floral Bite, get your hands on these Do It Youself (DIY) recipes and woo your partner by your cosy bar corner or serve them to your friends...

07-Feb-2017 Gurugram

Indulge in heavenly exploration of kebabs at The Ancient Barbeque

Ever wondered how a dish named drunken fish or wine-glazed mushroom would taste? Head for the ongoing Grills on Fire -- a fiery feast at The Ancient Barbeque (TAB) in this suburb of the national capital where an array of 24 kebabs -- vegan and non-vegan --...

04-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Singapore lad wins Young Chef Olympiad

After a gruelling six days, travelling to four cities for four rounds of cooking, Tham Jiajun Mathew of Singapore's At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy has won the Young Chef Olympiad, an international culinary competition whose third edition was organised in India.The...

04-Feb-2017 New Delhi

'Chefs will be soon looked at as superheroes'

They dont wear a cape or a mask, but chefs who often sport toque blanches and double-breasted jackets are changing the way people eat. And so, they will soon be upon looked as superheroes, believes New York-based chef Joseph "JJ" Johnson."In the next 10 years,...

28-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Dir FCS&CA takes stock of availability of food-grains, essentials

To take stock of the availability and distribution of essential commodities to the people in the valley, the Director Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FSC&CA), Tassaduq Jeelani today convened a meeting here today.The meeting was attended by...

25-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Happy to get Padma Shri now: Sanjeev Kapoor

Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor, who was on Wednesday named for the Padma Shri -- India's fourth highest civilian honour -- says he has no regrets that he wasn't considered for it earlier in his over three decade-long journey in the hospitality industry. Now that...

08-Jan-2017 New Delhi

It's comfort food all the way at Taj Palace's Capital Kitchen

In a city known as a gastronomical heaven with so many multi-cuisine outlets, it is difficult to find delightful fine diners hinging on the concept of comfort foods. There are a couple of them that now offer such heartening fare, and adding to the lot is...

10-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Gur chai, masala chai cake a deadly combination at Chaayos

After a long hectic day, when all you need is some "me" time, gur chai (jaggery tea) with a slice of masala chai cake is your go-to remedy this winter season. Chaayos, a chai cafe chain which turned four last month, has come up with an interesting menu apt...

19-Nov-2016 Auckland

Relish pani puri, samosa ice creams in New Zealand

What if you could get a punch of spicy Indian flavours of pani puri and samosa in your sweet, creamy and frozen ice cream? Giapo, located at the Queen Street here, is serving all this and more inspired by India."Some of our specialties are jacket potato ice...

12-Nov-2016 Gurugram

'Scotch Whisky Weeks' pairs fine malts with delectable fare

In yet another sign that this bustling IT hub on the outskirts of the national capital has "arrived", a leading luxury hotel chain has chosen its property here to host the inaugural Scottish Whisky Weeks gala that will bring together the finest malts paired...

02-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Gurdas Maan to launch restaurant brand

Punjabi singer-actor Gurdas Maan has partnered with Delhi-based Now Capital firm to launch a restaurant brand The Studio - by Gurdas Maan.It will highlight both culinary and performing arts, providing a fine-dining experience combined with especially produced...

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