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29-Nov-2018 Mumbai

100 participants mixing 100 kilos in 100 mins

Cake mixing is a centuries old tradition that originated in Europe to mark the arrival of the festive Christmas season. A harbinger of good fortune, bliss and togetherness, it is celebrated with great fervour across the world today. Bringing this joy to Mumbai,...

21-Nov-2018 Chennai

Enjoy Thai delicacies to mark Loy Krathong festival at The Lotus

The people of Chennai prefer to give an Indian twist to Thai food as compared to those in Mumbai and Delhi, said a senior chef at The Lotus restaurant in The Park, Chennai.Hailing from Thailand, the Thai cuisine restaurant's Chef de Cuisine Satit Chaimano,...

20-Nov-2018 Guwahati

'Dimsum Affairs' to cozy up to on winter evenings in Guwahati

The dip in the mercury level during the day and foggy evenings have set the tone for a perfect get together of friends and old buddies. And what else does one need if the menu is topped with some hot and steaming dimsums, which will not only help one open...

06-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Chef Ashwini Singh transforms Dilli 32 from Awadhi to pan-Indian

It once specialised in Awadhi cuisine. Now, only some of the more popular items remain on the menu as Chef Ashwani Kumar Singh, after extensive research across the country, has given a pan-Indian flavour to the Dilli 32 fine diner at the Leela Ambience...

30-Oct-2018 Chennai

Kokkarakko crowing with Kadaknath chicken and a mega meal

Want to eat like the Bakaasura (the demon in the Mahabharatha epic)? A meal consisting of 63 dishes?Welcome to Kokkarakko, a new restaurant in Chennai. And no prizes for guessing the main ingredient in the dishes offered here.At a time when many chicken-based...

25-Oct-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Delectable Sri Lankan food on offer in Gurugram

With influences from the Dutch, Portugal, English and South Indian cuisines, food from the beautiful Island country of Sri Lanka is hard to resist with its liberal use of spicies.An ongoing Sri Lankan food festival here nicely puts those flavours on your...

18-Oct-2018 Noida

Savour a slice of Burma in Noida

It's quite a task to convince one's tastebuds to try vegetarian food when you belong to the opposite world. The probability of liking the place in question drops significantly when it is also alcohol-free. Still, I dared to land in Burma Burma -- a completely...

16-Oct-2018 Amritsar

'Chefs no more back-of-the-house worker but hotel's face'

Celebrated chefs grew out of the concept of traditional "bawarchis" and became front-of-the-house stars when India's hospitality industry was conjured up in the 1980s, says Chef Rakesh Sethi, one of the earliest television chefs and current corporate executive...

14-Oct-2018 Chennai

Barcelos intensifies South African cock-fight

Barcelos is a new South African flame-grilled chicken restaurant that opened its outlet here recently -- at a time when a competing brand has also stepped in, and another downed its shutters. It is also a time when many eateries are experiencing a sharp drop...

25-Sep-2018 New Delhi

ChaoBella: Where Chinese, Italian cuisines collide

Ever since I moved to this city, I have observed that the people here are largely accustomed to two cuisines -- Chinese and Italian. Be it a plate of the cheesiest pasta or a bowl of hot and sour chicken soup, Delhiites' love for these two cuisines has given...

23-Sep-2018 Noida

Jokers: Make merry with bold cocktails, scrumptious appetizers

Just like old times, when jokers or jesters would perform to entertain royalty, Jokers -- an attractive lounge with a quirky set-up -- promises to delight its patrons by offering a "royal dining" experience. But does it live up to its theme? Lets find out.Located...

30-Aug-2018 New Delhi

'Unsung Recipes of India' weave a nostalgic tale at Kiyan

At first glance, it looked like an oversized brown puff bloated at the centre. Then, Executive Chef Simran Singh Thapar gently sliced away at the edges and lifted the lid to reveal a gently steaming spring chicken, the aroma taking one back to its origin,...

29-Aug-2018 Greater Noida (UP)

La Brezza's got what it takes but could do with some tweaking

The mere mention of Italian cuisine brings to mind the aroma of fresh herbs, savoury soft cheese, homemade pasta and Margherita pizza accompanied with some quality wine.This was exactly what I expected and "almost" got on my visit to La Brezza -- a fine-dining...

14-Aug-2018 Hyderabad

Indian, Swedish food to boost IKEA shoppers' energy

Walking through the sprawling, newly-opened IKEA store here needs energy and the company is making sure that customers get to recharge at its trademark restaurant. The 1,000-seater restaurant is the biggest among the Swedish home furnishings retailer's global...

12-Aug-2018 Noida

Theos: Dessert lovers' paradise-cum-foodies delight

If you are craving for irresistibly scrumptious desserts and cuisine that pushes you to indulge your taste buds in more and more sin, then stop by Theos -- a bakery-cum-cafe that offers a wide range of cakes, pastries, puffs, tarts and pies along with a...

10-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Come, 'park yourself' at this newly launched pub in Kolkata

A newly launched pub in Kolkata, 'The Parking Lot', is true to its name, as this unique ambience welcomes you with a nice installation that displays more than 600 miniature cars and treats you like cars in a parking lot!When you visit this parking themed...

03-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Beer it right!

Beer is not just about uncapping it, but pouring it right and in the right glassware, say experts.On International Beer Day on Friday, Ramita Chaudhuri, Chief Marketer, Mahou India, and I Sacked Newton chef Ceicil Raj share some tips:* The right...

23-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Sanjeev Kapoor, Amrita Raichand get together for 'India's Digital Chef'

Celebrity chefs Sanjeev Kapoor, Saransh Goila and Amrita Raichand will be judging food reality show "Indias Digital Chef".Digital entertainment network One Digital Entertainment is launching the digital reality show, which will have 15 episodes, read a statement.After...

14-Jun-2018 New Delhi

All that is yogurt! (Foodie Trail - Delhi)

Loaded with nutritional zing, yogurt, a simple summer joy, can be a fantastic ingredient in foods to cool down in the current heat wave sweeping northern India. An ongoing festival here endorses the health benefits of the traditionally fermented dairy product...

09-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Anthony Bourdain was my hero : Vikas Khanna

Anthony Bourdain developed an affinity for Indian vegetarian food and was curious about recipes, says Indian chef Vikas Khanna, for whom the late American star chef was a hero.Bourdain was found dead in Paris on Friday.Recounting his memories, Khanna said: "We...

12-May-2018 Srinagar

One day Training programme on Food Safety held

The Commissioner Food Safety, Dr Abdul Kabir today inaugurated a daylong programme to train officials for successful implementation of “Food safety Compliance through Regular Inspection and Sampling” (FoSCoRIS) at IMPA Srinagar.The Deputy Commissioner Food...

29-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Vegetarians spoilt for choice at Kiara Soul Kitchen

The huge Golden Ratio-themed wall that greets you as you walk into the cosy Kiara Soul Kitchen is indicative of the mathematical minds of its co-owners -- one of them an IT geek and the other a management consultant, who decided to throw up their cushy jobs...

27-Apr-2018 Chennai

Sunday brunch goes artistic and memorable at Paprika

Black buns, bamboo biryani, chocolate bombs and the novelty of popping in a liquid nitrogen-cured pill-sized macaroon that would make one's mouth literally spew white vapour are some of the novelties that Paprika restaurant at Courtyard by Marriott here offers...

19-Apr-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Pahmos : Tiny food haven to lift mood, tickle your taste buds

Fancy a quick bite and devilishly sinful chocolate shake? Then drop by Pahmos -- a tiny, trendy cafe that offers a tempting spread of global fusion cuisine for you to gorge on without burning a hole in pocket. The vast menu aims to galvanize the taste buds...

16-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Parsi Food Festival at Paatra, Jaypee Vasant Continental, New Delhi

The heartwarming Parsi community has always enriched our social and cultural fabric. Parsis have beautifully integrated in the Indian societies and has introduced its sublime cuisine to various parts of the country. Their dishes use up a lot of local ingredients...

04-Apr-2018

From Kohli Shooters to Dhoni Mr Cool: Restaurants gear up for IPL

Are you one of those cricket fanatics who can't wait to sit back, relax, grab a drink or two while cheering for your favourite team? As the Indian Premier League (IPL) approaches, how about celebrating differently this season with drinks named after your...

27-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Indians understand French food because they travel: French chef

Baguette lobster thermidor, chicken roulade, escargots de bourgogne and croissants. Indians are no strangers to these French delights and more, says French chef Chez Jerome Cousin who, encouraged by the evolving tastes of well-travelled "desi" foodies, has opened...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Discover the forgotten, delectable Rampur cuisine

A mention of Rampur may remind you of the famous Rampuri chhuri -- the switchblade Bollywood villains of a certain vintage proudly flaunted. But a taste of this Uttar Pradesh town's cuisine will leave millennials quite surprised.Of late, many hotels have...

14-Feb-2018 New Delhi

With single malts galore, Master of Malts woos whisky lovers

Sometimes it is not so much the food as the interiors of an eatery that stimulates an individual's appetite. Master of Malts seems to have outdone itself in this arena.The casual dining and bar, situated in the heart of the capital, is an amalgamation of good...

11-Feb-2018 New Delhi

It's a privilege to cook for Narendra Modi : Sanjeev Kapoor

Popular chef Sanjeev Kapoor says he feels honoured and privileged to cook for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on an invitation from the  Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed.Kapoor on Sunday shared a series of photographs along with Modi and...

11-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Dilli 6: Culinary legacy continues against all odds

Jamaluddin Siddique has been serving up delectable kheer cooked up with his great grandfather's 150-year-old recipe. There's also Khemchand Adesh Kumar, who has been selling the sweet winter delight "Daulat Ki Chaat" from his humble "khomcha" on the streets of...

31-Jan-2018

Chef Vikas Khanna a 'Buried Seed' that bloomed

He never gave up, rose from the ashes like a phoenix every time life tried to bury him. Chef Vikas Khanna, also called Vikku by his near and dear ones, was a buried seed that was meant to bloom."Buried Seeds" traces the journey of the Michelin star chef...

28-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Enjoy the street food of Bangkok in wintry Delhi

Want to try some morning-glory stir fried with yellow bean sauce, garlic and chillies? Or maybe deep-fried white snapper with cashew nuts and dry chilli? Or perhaps some refreshing steamed sea bass fillet in lime, garlic and kaffir lime sauce?"Streets of...

13-Jan-2018 Jerusalem

Nagila : A vegan restaurant which oozes warmth and freshness

It's a restaurant that oozes warmth from the moment you step in. Run by a mother and daughter as if it is their home, Nagila offers several innovative vegan delicacies.Located in Jerusalem's Even Yisrael neighborhood, close to the iconic Machane Yehuda market,...

02-Jan-2018 Chennai

Devour the flavourful black/Kadaknath chicken at Desi Di

Imagine chicken meat that is black in colour and is cooked and served in Chettinad cuisine style.Well, guests at the Desi Di restaurant who order the Tamil Roast Kadaknath Chicken certainly wait in anticipation for the dish after hearing a brief introduction...

30-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Masala Library : Giving traditional Indian food a modern makeover

Have you ever felt like eating street snacks like jhal moori cookie or ghugni chaat at one of the top-rated restaurants in the country? The culinary offering at Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra promises to offer you a never-before gastronomic voyage capturing...

25-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Health conscious and dare to explore? Head for North East Flavours

Want to try some fresh fish from a river in the hills of Nagaland topped with aromatic herbs? Or maybe a chicken curry cooked in Tripura style with natural herbs and sour tomatoes? Else, what about some Bai, a seasonal vegetable stew with organic natural...

19-Dec-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Sip on fine wine, gorge on authentic Chinese delicacies at China Club

Head to the China Club here to savour authentic Chinese delicacies in a fine wine and dine set-up with simple and classy interiors. Dishes with duck, poultry and pork will delight the non-vegetarians and there's much to try for vegetarians too.The appetizers...

12-Dec-2017 Noida

Spellbound : An attempt at novelty

It is said that first love is always special -- and so is the first venture. So say Sagar Sharma and Ramneek Pantal, who have joined hands to launch Spellbound restaurant here.Be it bringing kabuli channa together with paneer or giving an "aam chutney"...

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