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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"...

26-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Kolahoi's grandeur, ‘laziz' Wazwan at The Manor

Piping hot and fresh galouti kebabs, crisp nadru (lotus stem) chips laid out on a simple serving plate, the main course served in beautiful taramis -- intricately carved platters used to serve Kashmiri Wazwan. It was a culinary evening to remember.Old World...

20-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Food truck fest in Delhi gets new dates

The second edition of the Delhi Food Truck Festival (DFTF), which was pushed due to air pollution engulfing the national capital, will now take place from November 25-26.The fest's organisers had initially planned to reschedule the food extravaganza to December,...

17-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Relish authentic recipes from Hyderabad at The Leela

What immediately comes to mind when people talk about Hyderabad? Without doubt, it's the city's cuisine. Be it biriyani, haleem or nihari, name a dish and it becomes difficult to resist the temptation to gorge on it.And here's a chance to indulge in the culinary...

03-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Dilli 32: Revamped menu, revamped taste

Already well known for its Awadhi and North West Frontier cuisine, Dilli 32 has revisited the Mughal era with its revamped menu.One can explore light and delicately crafted offerings as the chefs at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel add to the excitement in...

01-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Food Truck Festival returns to the national capital

With the mild chill in the air comes the season of indulging in mouth-watering delicacies and what can be a better way than to spend this weekend on a culinary journey at the upcoming Food Truck Festival.Pepsi presents Horn OK Please -- the two day food festival...

30-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Halloween gets a 'desi' twist in restaurants, cafes

Chudails roaming around in a purani haveli to Bollywood songs -- that's not a scene from a Hindi movie, but a setting for Halloween celebration.Halloween, known for spooky traditions, takes place on October 31 annually. People mostly get together and plan fun...

28-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Machan: A culinary journey down memory lane

It has been 40 years of Machan, the fine diner with the ambience of a safari, at the iconic Taj Mahal Hotel located at 1, Mansingh Road. It was one of the few 24x7 restaurants in the national capital when it opened its doors in 1978.Although over the years...

14-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Norwegian seafood industry eyes Indian gourmet market

For well over two decades, Norwegian seafood is being served at high-end eateries in India but the imports have been significantly small due to high customs duties.Now, there is a push to promote it in India, thanks to the efforts of the body which promotes...

12-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Burma Burma: Haven for vegetarians, surprise for meat lovers

Pure vegetarians usually have limited options at fine dining restaurants. Not so at Burma Burma. Though Burmese cuisine is known for its seafood and meat preparations, the restaurant has given these a miss. But the vegetarian spread they have on offer comes...

09-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Dive into dairy rich Amritsari delights in Delhi

Ghee, butter or cream manage to find their way into Punjabi's rich and robust dishes. So wipe out the weighing scale and calories from your mind, and head to Vivanta by Taj-Dwarka for a hearty Amritsari meal.Delhi boasts of umpteen restaurants serving Punjabi...

07-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Strictly non-veg! These meat delicacies will have you craving for more

When was the last time you witnessed an array of 12 non-vegetarian dishes on the same platter? Well, Veda is currently offering a specially-curated mouth-watering non-vegetarian thali -- from starters to the dessert -- which will never fail to end your craving...

02-Oct-2017 Noida

Noida gets another taste of Punjab and its varied cuisine

Amidst the glitter of Noida's Mall of India is this upscale eatery that takes you a step closer to Punjab, known as much for its varied cuisines as for its traditions. A meal here is an experience that evokes an unmatched desire to revisit the state.Aptly named...

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