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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...

30-Oct-2016 Amritsar

Star chef Vikas Khanna joins Amritsar farmers for Diwali

Michelin Star chef Vikas Khanna opted to be a surprise visitor at the 'Organic Diwali Farmers Fest' here on the occasion of Diwali on Sunday to promote organic farming.Khanna, who originally hails from Amritsar and is now an internationally acclaimed master-chef,...

30-Oct-2016 Taipei

37 Seconds to 89th floor but 35 minutes wait for great Taiwanese food

Finding a seat at the Din Tai Fung restaurant that churns out around 22,000 dumplings and other dishes per day is much more difficult than going up to the 89th floor of the Taipei 101 skyscraper.The 101-floor building was for some time the tallest in the world.While...

29-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Diwali recipes from Sanjeev Kapoor

Traditional sweets and snacks are of the essence when it comes to Diwali and the celebrations are simply incomplete without home-cooked stuff. This time celebrate the festival by indulging in some sweet as well as tangy treats.Here are some mouth-watering recipes...

19-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Now, undertake a culinary journey to Benaras

The grandeur of Benaras' exquisite food and the beautiful ambience of its ghats have been brought alive at an ongoing festival here that recreates a spread of the city's specialties and street snacks for the capital's food lovers.The third segment of the...

17-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Asian Hawkers Market add more variety for third edition

Food festival Asian Hawkers Market -- a fest which brings cuisine from the Far East to Southeast Asia under one roof -- will be back with its third edition here.In association with Veeba Food Services Pvt Ltd, the three-day festival will start from Friday...

09-Oct-2016 Sacramento (California)

The Indian connect to California walnuts

Walnut farmer Sarabjit (Sarb) Johl was 13 when he migrated with his parents to the US in the early 1960s. Today, he presides over a 1,000 acre farm and a growers' collective that recorded exports of $20 million last year. The icing on the cake, as it were,...

08-Oct-2016 Kolkata

A time for indulgence , Foodie Trail - Durga Puja, Kolkata

Relish classics like hilsa in mustard paste and prawns in coconut gravy, or go for experimental offerings like bacon-wrapped chicken and hilsa in pineapple gravy -- plush eateries in this eastern metropolis have lined up a spread with a touch of "Bangaliana"...

07-Oct-2016

Why hipster foodies need to kiss their chickens less

Doctors investigating a mystery rise in virus victims discovered that hipster foodies wanting fresh eggs are keeping chickens at home -- and cuddling them. Medical authorities in the US have issued an urgent plea for owners to show less affection to chickens,...

05-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Spicy Duck a worthy successor to Tea House Of The August Moon

For over two decades Tea House Of The August Moon at the Taj Palace Hotel was one of the finest Chinese diners in the national capital's diplomatic enclave. It inexplicably closed down in 2009, leaving a huge hole that has now been filled by the newly-opened...

21-Sep-2016 Chennai

Global chef Teuku now rides Chennai's Flying Elephant

It would not be wrong at all to call 41-year-old Jakarta-born Teuku Syafrulsyah a global chef. After all, the current Executive Chef at the 201-room Park Hyatt Chennai, has worked in several countries -- Indonesia, Dubai, Ukraine, Egypt, Tajikistan and...

12-Sep-2016 Jammu

Checking Squads inspect Business Establishments, Book Defaulters

The special checking squads comprising  of officers of  Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department Legal Metrology, Drug & Food Control Organization, Revenue and Police Department, inspected several business establishments across...

07-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Crave for thin-crust pizzas? PizzaExpress is the answer

Comfortable ambience, a perfectly baked thin-crust pizza with a chilled berry fresca mocktail: The combination offered by PizzaExpress is just perfect for a relaxed Saturday night dinner after a hectic week.Located at Nehru Place Epicuria, right under the Metro...

02-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Sanjeev Kapoor's mouth-watering tips for Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi, one of the most important Hindu festivals, is a time for introspection and prayers and bonding with the family. It's also a time for eating -- and masterchef Sanjeev Kapoor tells you how.Start with an adai, move on to a mixed vegetable and...

01-Sep-2016 Mumbai

Vikas Khanna, Kunal Kapur get back to 'MasterChef India' kitchen

Chefs on board, quite literally! Cooking-based reality TV show "MasterChef India" will be back on the Indian small screen with season five.Celebrity chefs Vikas Khanna and Kunal Kapur -- who have been associated with "MasterChef India" in the previous seasons...

31-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Regional Indian food has suddenly gained attention: Kunal Kapur

Authentic Indian food is establishing its footprint on the global culinary map but the nation's gastronomical story is fast moving towards fusion, says celebrity chef Kunal Kapur.He is also impressed with the rising popularity of regional food in the country,...

28-Aug-2016 Attari (Punjab)

Indo-Pakistan Peace Restaurant to showcase food in Paris

A popular restaurant, which sells Indian and Pakistani cuisine and the idea of peace between the not-so-friendly neighbours right at the international border between both countries, will showcase its food at an international food event in Paris next month.'Sarhad'...

24-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Savour prawn, tofu and more at The China Kitchen

If your heart lies in seafood -- prawn to be precise -- The China Kitchen at the Hyatt Regency is the place to head for in the capital.Different versions of prawn and tofu -- or bean curd -- are on the brand new menu of this Chinese restaurant, situated...

17-Aug-2016 New Delhi

A quiet Mughlai outlet in chaotic Jamia Nagar

If you are in love with the tandoor-fresh Mughlai cuisine of the local eateries in south Delhi's Jamia Nagar but struggle to find a decent place to sit, IC Hotel should be your port of call.In the over-crowded and noisy lanes of Jamia Nagar, IC Hotel's...

08-Aug-2016 Chandigarh

Wikipedia takes a bite... at Indian food and forts

Searching for an image from your area might soon cease to be a difficult task, thanks to hacks being worked on by an army of enthusiastic volunteers across India."If burgers and wines can be visible on the internet, then why not Indian food too? Our region is...

05-Aug-2016 Chandigarh

At Tattlers, it's a world of cuisine and tales

'Tasty Tales...', the tag-line for Chandigarh's newest gourmet eatery, is certainly not an iota out of place. Within two months of its opening, Tattlers is a sea of happy faces, the aroma of delicacies and never-ending gossipy chatter.Tucked in the middle of...

27-Jul-2016 Kolkata

Gorge on stir fried duck, pork with rice wine at Buddha Bites

Dig into a sumptuous plate of stir fried duck with pak choy (Chinese cabbage) in Oyster sauce or a delicious preparation of pork with tofu soaked in rice wine and top it off with fried ice-cream in the plush Buddha Bites that has just spread its wings at...

26-Jul-2016 Chennai

Turn nostalgic with Ayna lunch box at Hilton Chennai

Want to turn nostalgic about tasty home-cooked lunch out of the round-shaped stacked and coupled stainless steel containers? Then it is time to visit the Ayna restaurant at the Hilton Chennai."Having food in the afternoon out of lunch boxes seems to be an...

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