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The Man Who Was Delhi’s Original King of the Good Times in the Fun Fifties

Posted: September 11, 2016 at 2:56 pm   /   Foodie Event

WHEN Pishori Lal Lamba arrived from Lahore in New Delhi in 1940, and set up a hand-cranked ice-cream store named Kwality (the odd name wasn’t a spelling error, but a marketing ploy to get people’s attention) at the Regal Building owned by one of the builders of New Delhi, Sir Sobha Singh, and designed by […]

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What A Joy to Have You Back in Our Lives! An Ode to Maggi as it Returns Home from Forced Exile

Posted: November 21, 2015 at 4:27 am   /   Foodie Event

THERE’S ONE — and only one — ghar wapsi movement I will unfailingly support. And that is the ghar wapsi of Maggi. There’s of course a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the return of this everlasting joy — for instance, the Maharashtra government’s appeal in the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court‘s order and […]

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Wai Wai on Board as Presenting Sponsor as Asian Hawkers Market Pledges to be 20% Gluten-Free

Posted: October 10, 2015 at 4:23 am   /   Foodie Event

Entertainment package at first-of-its-kind food fest to feature 12 genres of music. PCO & ATM to run bar area; HP Selfie Booths to add colour. POPULAR instant noodle brand Wai Wai has come on board as the presenting sponsor of the Asian Hawkers Market, Delhi-NCR’s first-ever public food festival dedicated to Chinese, Japanese and South-East […]

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How We Scuppered A Chance to Showcase India’s Cooking Talent to the World

Posted: January 26, 2015 at 4:17 am   /   Foodie Event

SOME TIME BACK, I was talking to a well-connected friend about a senior diplomat for whom parties were being held all across the city in celebration of his posting as India’s ambassador to a European nation. Among the many things I was told about him was that he was the “serious type” who was more […]

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48 Indian Restaurants, Fourth Highest in the World, Make the Grade for Global Celebration of French Gastronomy

Posted: January 24, 2015 at 4:14 am   /   Foodie Event

TEN Delhi-NCR restaurants figure among the 48 from India selected by an international panel of master chefs to participate in a worldwide celebration of French gastronomy on March 19, 2015. India ranks No. 4 after Italy (96), Japan (61) and Brazil (55), just ahead of the United States (46), in terms of the number of […]

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New Delhi Palate Fest is Without Doubt the Capital’s Benchmark Food Event

Posted: November 30, 2014 at 4:10 am   /   Foodie Event

WHEN I first met Ruchi Sibal and Aditi Kapoor, the organisers of the first-ever New Delhi Palate Fest, over lunch at The Imperial some weeks ago, I was impressed by their energy levels. They had come from one meeting with the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) and Ruchi abandoned our lunch to rush off to […]

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From Four Seasons Florence, Chef Vito Mollica Shows How Italians Make More Out of Less

Posted: November 14, 2014 at 4:06 am   /   Foodie Event

World’s 10 Top Women Chefs Coming to India for Annual CSSG Event in February 2015 VITO MOLLICA exudes the warmth of the sun in his native Calabria and he can make even the humblest pasta take a life of its own. On Thursday, November 13, at an intimate dinner hosted at Le Cirque by the […]

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Kunal Kapoor to Star in Kolkata Charity Dinner Powered by Ketto at Charming Boutique Hotel

Posted: February 17, 2014 at 4:03 am   /   Foodie Event

KOLKATA is all set to see another side of actor Kunal ‘Rang De Basanti’ Kapoor, who was called India’s Matthew McConaughey by the New York Times for his recent performance in Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana. Kapoor, along with Mumbai-based entrepreneurs Varun Sheth and Zaheer Adenwala, helms the not-for-profit online crowd fund-raising portal called […]

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