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MasterChef Australia’s Gary Mehigan to Sell Stake in The Boathouse Cafe to Find Time for Himself & Be With Family

Posted: June 10, 2017 at 4:47 pm   /   Celebrity News

SPENDING AN evening with MasterChef Australia‘s co-host Gary Mehigan can be a deep dive into the world of reality television — just the kind of appetiser a curious mind would seek out. With the May 1 premiere of the mega-hit series’ Season 9 on Australia’s Network 10 behind him, Gary spent an evening with a […]

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Jiggs Kalra Made the World Respect Indian Cuisine & India Take Pride in Its Chefs. This Republic Day, He Deserves a Padma Award.

Posted: January 2, 2017 at 4:57 pm   /   Celebrity News

  I WANTED to write this piece a year ago, immediately after the Republic Day awards were announced, but I held myself back because I did not want to sound churlish at a time of celebration. It was a time of celebration because for the first time in the history of the national awards a […]

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Vikram & Arjun Oberoi Shed Light on Lesser-Known Facets of Biki Oberoi in a Riveting Conversation at Robb Report Limited Edition

Posted: November 27, 2016 at 11:23 am   /   Celebrity News

THE highlight of the Robb Report Limited Edition, which ensured that all roads for people in the luxury business led to The Oberoi Gurgaon yesterday, was its finale — a scintillating conversation between The Oberoi cousins — Vikram and Arjun — and the Group Editorial Director, Broadcast and New Media, India Today Group, Kalli Purie. […]

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White House Top Chef on Michelle’s Kitchen Garden & Justin Trudeau’s Chef of Indian Origin Talks Sustainability Over Late Lunch with Le Club des Chefs des Chefs at Bukhara

Posted: October 26, 2016 at 5:07 am   /   Celebrity News

WHEN Cristeta Comerford became the first woman and member of a minority community to be appointed Executive Chef of the White House, the media reported that she got her job because of the way she handled the state dinner that George W. Bush had hosted in honour of the then Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh […]

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How Indian Accent’s Manish Mehrotra Became a Celebrity in Israel Without Having Ever Visited the Country

Posted: October 24, 2016 at 4:54 pm   /   Celebrity News

ISRAEL is the next big destination for haute Indian cuisine. It started with an Israeli food critic having a meal at the Indian Accent a couple of years ago. The critic came in unannounced and unrecognised, had his meal, and went home to write a grand piece on how Indian cuisine had come of age […]

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New York City Loves Manish Mehrotra, But It Gives Him A Real Run for His Paneer

Posted: July 30, 2016 at 11:00 am   /   Celebrity News

IMAGINE an Indian chef going to New York City and discovering he can’t make paneer because it is against the local law! For Manish Mehrotra, the celebrity chef of Indian Accent, his journey to the Big Apple to open the first outlet of the acclaimed Modern Indian restaurant has been like a cultural refresher course. […]

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MasterChef Canada’s Judge Claudio Aprile Celebrates Diversity with Butter Chicken

Posted: March 17, 2016 at 4:45 pm   /   Celebrity News

WHEN CHEF Claudio Aprile, celebrity owner of Toronto’s acclaimed Origin restaurants, says with feeling that MasterChef Canada celebrates his country’s cultural diversity, his enthusiasm doesn’t seem to be contrived, for he himself is a face of the rainbow-hued nation. A MasterChef Canada judge since Season 1, Aprile arrived in Canada when he was still a […]

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Manish Mehrotra to Star with Shobhaa De at Jaipur Lit Fest Launch of Indian Accent Restaurant Cookbook

Posted: January 13, 2016 at 4:41 pm   /   Celebrity News

WHEN Manish Mehrotra joined New Era Public School, Mayapuri, in Class XI, his new schoolmates would pull his leg for speaking like a Bihari. A newbie from Patna, Mehrotra had no option but to stomach the insults. On January 21, his old tormentors will be eating crow, for the boy they laughed at for his […]

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Meeting Michelin Three-Star Chef Alvin Leung in Mumbai, Eating Out of His Hand

Posted: November 28, 2015 at 4:38 pm   /   Celebrity News

An acoustics engineer, the chef-owner of Bo Innovation, Hong Kong, is one of just two self-taught Michelin three-star chefs in the world. BEING A chef-restaurateur with three Michelin stars (actually, four!) makes you a part of a micro-elite, but when you’re self-taught and still manage to gain entry into this heavenly minority, then you have […]

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Celebrated TV Show Host Roger Mooking to be in Delhi for Indo-Canadian Fusion Cookbook Release

Posted: March 16, 2015 at 4:33 pm   /   Celebrity News

HE’S A CHEF who could have been a celebrity singer, but his destiny made him one of North America’s premier cookery show hosts well-known among followers of TLC here. Roger Mooking, Canada’s ‘singing chef’ – he’s a Juno Award winner – and darling of the small screen, will be in New Delhi for the release of An Appetite […]

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