What It Takes To Start A Wine Brand!

There was a time when wine was considered to be a snob’s drink in India with far too many nuances to appreciating it – the twirling, the sniffing, and then the sipping. Over the years, this belief has changed and luckily now we see a whole lot of Indians preferring wine to other drinks, being…

Building Memories with Paper Boat

There are certain F&B products you find yourself purchasing again and again because of the quality. Then there are those that go beyond quality and manage to strike a chord on a more personal level. For me, Paper Boat is one such brand that evokes fond childhood memories every time I pick up products from…

A Quick Lunch At Bungalow 9, Mumbai

Change is the only constant they say. So yes, Mumbai seemed much different this time to what I had remembered of it from my visit six years ago. What I love about the city is the vibe. Everything seems to be bustling with life. And when it comes to food, people are ever so ready…

Unlimited Dim Sums at Szechwan Court, The Oberoi

Before you jump the gun and assume that this post is about an exorbitant meal at The Oberoi, let me assure you that you are in for a big surprise! When we heard about the unlimited dim sum lunch at Szechwan Court, we were excited to learn all about the tempting inclusions in the menu…

Naga Food Festival at Cafe Thulp

Say Naga food and I am always up and ready for a fiery feast. So when we heard about the ongoing Naga food festival at Cafe Thulp, Bangalore, it seemed like the perfect excuse to kickstart the weekend food fiesta. Naga cuisine, though notoriously popular for its exorbitant spice level, is also known for some…

Delving Into Inventive Indian Cuisine at Indian Accent

It is a creative mind that can give shape to numerous possibilities. And when you dare to walk your own path with an urge to present something extraordinary, you inspire the whole world around you and how! Manish Mehrotra, Head Chef at Indian Accent, needs no introduction. Over the years he has won many praises…

Summertime Gladness

The sun is shining bright (with evil intent, if you ask me!) and the mercury seems to be rising by the day. We know what that means – it’s time to ditch everything rich, and bring out the flavours of summer. The Market, at the glitzy Ritz, is flagging off the season in some serious…

Why We Love To Monkey Around!

What is it about those certain restaurants/ eateries that compel you to keep heading back again and again? It’s almost like the thought dwells somewhere in your mind and when you are asked to suggest a place it automatically pops up. Monkey Bar is one such place that I am always up and ready to…

A Bistronomic Experience at Le Bistro du Parc, New Delhi

Of late there has been a buzz that Delhi houses some excellent French cafes. So in the quest to find one of the best ones to dine at in my recent trip to the capital city, recommendations started pouring in for Le Bistro du Parc. So it was decided. And I set out for a…

Review: Guppi by Ai, New Delhi

Japanese cuisine has always intrigued me. I guess it has much to do with their style of preparation, strict attention to freshness of ingredients, and the bold flavours that can make you forget everything else as you take your bite. What I also like is their dedication to the preparation of food which seems less…

Rendezvous with a Michelin Starred Chef

When you are about to meet a chef who comes with the Michelin badge, your expectations of him and his culinary art automatically soar high. You picture extraordinary concepts and creations that would completely bowl you over. So on a fine afternoon, I eagerly set out to meet Anupam Banerjee, Executive Chef, The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore,…

Tea Mania At Infinitea

The concept of tea parties has always fascinated me. Something about those delicate crockery with pretty patterns, the sparkling clean linen, the aroma of freshly brewed tea and the assortment of delectable short bites to keep conversations going. And growing up in a tea estate being part of this culture, any such occasion here in…