Tag: Soda Bottle Opener Wala

As AD Singh Looks Overseas for Growth, He Talks About Revival of Fine Dining Closer Home

Posted: July 21, 2018 at 12:41 pm   /   Latest News

I FIRST met AD Singh, the consummate restaurateur behind the Olive Bar & Kitchen and Soda Bottle Opener Wala, 15 years ago, before he officially opened the Mehrauli outlet of his signature Bandra restaurant. Since then, we have met at least two or three times a year, so I caught up with him last week […]

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FORTUNE COOKIE: It Takes Just A Law to Kill Fine Dining

Posted: September 11, 2014 at 3:11 pm   /   Fortune Cookie

A WELL-REGARDED expat chef of Indian origin said to me the other day that he was going back to Italy because he didn’t see any future for international cuisine in this country. He wasn’t exaggerating. His hotel, one of India’s showpiece addresses, will run out of rice used to make risotto by December and there’s […]

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