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Dildeep & Zorawar Kalra to Launch Seafood Restaurant with India’s First Champagne & Caviar Bar in Mumbai Today

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 10:12 am   /   Dining Out

JUNE 22 will mark the birth of the newest child in the Kalra family of restaurants, which is fast expanding into uncharted territories. Opening at the Palladium Mall in Mumbai tomorrow, Rivers to Oceans (R2O) will not only mark the formal entry of Dildeep Kalra, Zorawar Kalra‘s better half and operations chief, into the world […]

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Delhi Finally Has A Vegetarian Restaurant It Can Keep Going Back To

Posted: May 10, 2018 at 8:13 pm   /   Dining Out

Restaurant: Kiara Soul Kitchen Address: M-30, M-Block Market, First Floor, Greater Kailash-II Cuisine: Inventive Asian Vegetarian Meal for Two: Rs 2,200/=. Awaiting Liquor Licence. Dial: (011) 4036 7904 Timings: 12:30 PM to 03:30 PM; 07:30 PM to 11:30 PM EazyDiner Link:  https://www.eazydiner.com/delhi-ncr/kiara-soul-kitchen-greater-kailash-gk-2-south-delhi-653446 THE OTHER DAY, as I was listing my go-to ‘North Indian’ (Mughlai/Punjabi) restaurants for […]

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From Pirates to Prank, Inderjeet Singh Banga’s Amazing Journey from Obscurity to Awards

Posted: May 9, 2018 at 12:23 pm   /   Dining Out

WHEN I first met Inderjeet Singh Banga at Prankster in Gurgaon, after much persuasion by nearbuy’s Ajay Singh, a big fan of his successful Pirates of Grill restaurants, I was struck by the ease with which he is able to strike a chord with a stranger. A conversation with him is like a taking a […]

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High on Thai: Zorawar Kalra Smartens Up a Familiar Cuisine and Gifts New Landmark to Mehrauli

Posted: April 27, 2018 at 11:51 am   /   Dining Out

After creating signature brands such as Masala Library, Farzi Cafe and Pa Pa Ya, Zorawar Kalra has dished up another super-hit, Bo Tai, next to Olive Bar & Kitchen in Mehrauli FOR MOST of his life, Zorawar Kalra has lived in the substantial shadow of his father Jiggs Kalra‘s reputation as a food writer and […]

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The Story of Daniel Humm, Chef of the World’s No. 1 Restaurant, Eleven Madison Park, Who’ll Have Delhi Eating Out of His Hands This Weekend

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 11:14 am   /   Dining Out

Daniel Humm, the Michelin three-starred Swiss-American chef who has taken Eleven Madison Park to the top of the World’s 50 Best, will be cooking for American Express Centurion Card owners at The Leela Palace New Delhi this weekend. IT IS the visibly voluptuous global spending power of our millionaires that has been drawing international chefs […]

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AnnaMaya: German Chef with ‘Make in India’ Vision Creates a Winner Restaurant with Food Stories to Tell

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 2:38 pm   /   Dining Out

WHEN I first met Alex Moser last year at a food awards event, he had been in India for barely a week and was already a worried man. “I have been asked to source 401 traditional ingredients for my hotel’s upcoming all-day restaurant, and I have been able to identify just five so far,” the […]

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Delhi’s Must-Have Streetside Vegetarian Treats That Are Yet to Make It to Any List

Posted: March 12, 2017 at 5:00 am   /   Dining Out

Akbar had nine jewels who adorned his court; Delhi’s street food universe has many more, beyond the done and dusted favourites of Chandni Chowk and Jama Masjid. The city’s walking chronicler Anubhav Sapra shares his list of ten vegetarian haunts you cannot afford to ignore. ANUBHAV SAPRA, who moved to Delhi in 1999 as a student […]

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Delhi Celebrates India: The Masala Trail by Osama Jalali and the Birth of a New Food Republic

Posted: January 1, 2017 at 8:18 am   /   Dining Out

If there’s one trend that will define Delhi’s cosmopolitan palate in 2017, it is its growing openness to our wealth of regional cuisines I GREW up in a Delhi where anyone from the South of the Vindhyas was a Madrasi who ate only idli-dosa-vada-sambar, where Biharis were the Harrys taking over Mukherjee Nagar, where Bongs […]

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Meet the Man Who Launched Chor Bizarre 25 Years Ago — And Then Made History with Indian Accent

Posted: December 29, 2016 at 6:31 am   /   Dining Out

BACK IN 1990, Rohit Khattar was 27 years old, and running the popular Hotel Broadway at the point where Old and New Delhi intersect on Asaf Ali Road. Wanting to do more than just be the custodian of a family legacy, he was overcome by the idea of launching a restaurant that would be very […]

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With Sahil Mehta’s Midas Touch, Cravity Promises to be Delhi-NCR’s Newest Go-To Gourmet Dessert Destination

Posted: December 9, 2016 at 2:19 pm   /   Dining Out

AFTER consulting with The Artful Baker and Breads & More, and establishing his credentials as Delhi-NCR’s most inventive young pastry chef, Sahil Mehta has teamed up with 25-year-old Rachit Goil to launch Cravity, a 550-square-foot, 16-seater cafe and chocolate shop, at Hauz Khas in South Delhi, bang opposite the old Dr Dang’s Lab. An investor […]

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