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30-Jul-2019 Agra/Mathura

Ghevar demand picks up ahead of festive season

The sweet makers of Agra are working extra hours to meet the demand for Ghevar, a traditional sweet associated with the Teej festival.Prepared during July-August ahead of Teej and Rakshabandhan, Ghevar is giving tough competition to other traditional sweets...

28-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Meet the new naughty chef Payal Tejpal aka Dimpy Bhabhi

Payal Tejpal is the talk of the town. A young, talented and prominent chef, actor, model and host coming from the Land of the Kings - Rajasthan and currently based in Mumbai.  Born to Rajasthani father and Haryanvi mother so she has learnt Haryanvi language...

17-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Indians take a chill pill with lassi, cold coffee

Lassi, cold coffee and watermelon juice are among the preferred beverages that are helping people across India beat the searing heat.The temperature is soaring, spreading the heat wave blues all over India. But people have come up with their own ways to beat...

22-May-2019 Dubai

Dubai: A food haven in summer

An easy and fun getaway for Indians, Dubai has amped up its food and restaurant offerings in the summer in a bid to woo more tourists.From the popular Dubai Food Festival to the food trucks to the world famous Michelin star restaurants, Dubai is the melting...

29-Mar-2019 Chennai

World Idli Day? This is news in Tamil Nadu

What, World Idli Day? Tamil Nadu may be consuming millionsof idlis daily but most people, chefs and hoteliers included, are unaware that a World Idli Day falls on March 30.For the last three years, March 30 has been celebrated as World Idli Day, the idea being...

09-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Eat, drink and make merry at pocket-friendly House Of Commons

Youngsters who are looking for an easy-on-the-pocket place to eat, drink and groove can have it all at House of Commons (HOC), a British-inspired gastropub that offers a vast menu comprising Continental, Mediterranean and Indian cuisines, coupled with rejuvenating...

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...

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