Wine and dine at Artusi, Delhi, Italian restaurant, India

Some Italian Chatter @Artusi Ristorante e Bar, Delhi

Decoding the dishes from the nation known for UNESCO World Heritage sites, we found some delicacies from Emilia Romagna. Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati Do you know Emilia Romagna? Neither do we. But we know Italy. We know Italians eat pasta with a lot of white sauce and we have seen Julia Roberts gorging on pizzas in Eat, Pray, Love. All these were reasons enough … Continue reading Some Italian Chatter @Artusi Ristorante e Bar, Delhi

Chameleon, Aahana—The Corbett Wilderness, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

Recreating The Natural Balance: Aahana—The Corbett Wilderness, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

Ever thought of learning how to blend modernity with nature? Find it at this eco-friendly resort in the famous Corbett Tiger Reserve. Words & Photographs: Ambica Gulati  “My father believes that if you take care of nature, it will take care of you,” smiles 23-year-old Ayu Tripathi who helps her father, Kamal Tripathi, run the resort. With roots embedded in the region, the Tripathis believe … Continue reading Recreating The Natural Balance: Aahana—The Corbett Wilderness, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

Mishti Doi, Amar Sonar Bangla, Baluchi, The LaLit New Delhi, India

United Eastern Flavours: Amar Sonar Bangla, Baluchi, The LaLit New Delhi

A rare treat for Delhiites, flavours from a long-gone era, when Bangladesh was a part of India, were on the platter by award-winning Chef Madhumita Mohanta The only thing that I knew about Bengali cuisine was machher jhol and rosgulla, until this fest. Popularly known as the ‘kitchen queen of India’, the Chef’s speciality is Bengali cuisine. Chef Madhumita Mohanta is the Executive Chef at … Continue reading United Eastern Flavours: Amar Sonar Bangla, Baluchi, The LaLit New Delhi

Kebabs at Earthen Oven, Fortune Inn Grazia Noia, India

Kebabs & Qormas at Earthen Oven, Fortune Inn Grazia Noida

Mouthwatering kebabs and delicious curries from the land of the nawabs for dinner till June 24 Think Lucknow, think Hyderabad and your mouth begins to water thinking of the kebabs, the biryanis, the curries and the delectable rotis. That’s all we tasted at the Earthen Oven. The focus is on delicious, authentic food at this hotel which falls under the ITC umbrella. And for those … Continue reading Kebabs & Qormas at Earthen Oven, Fortune Inn Grazia Noida

Tzvika Furman, Mixologist, Playground, JW Marriott, Aerocity, Delhi

Expert Speak: Tzvika Furman, Mixologist, Playground, JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity

From environment-friendly practices to new drinks, the expat shares all that goes on behind the bar How would you define mixology? How is it different from bartending? I see mixology as the knowledge and understanding of flavour components and the art of combining them together. Being a bartender, one has to be a mixologist and host, hence it’s vital to keep a balance of both. … Continue reading Expert Speak: Tzvika Furman, Mixologist, Playground, JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

10 Things You Can’t Miss In Singapore

Singapore is all about food, culture and fun, and gallons of it. Even if you spend several weeks in Singapore, you’ll find that there’s still more to enjoy in this vibrant, bustling city. NEHA SINGH shares the 10 attractions that you can’t miss: St John’s Island Get on a bum boat and head straight to St John’s Island from Marina South Pier. St John’s Island … Continue reading 10 Things You Can’t Miss In Singapore

Real 'Playground' Nachos, JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity

Chef’s Corner: Chef De Cuisine Rishi Verma, JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity

Crafting gastronomic journeys is his forte. From the kitchen to the table, he talks about the path leading to delicious dishes. How is the F&B at JW different from any other hotel in Aerocity? I can describe F&B at JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity in two words–authentic and crafted. A lot of emphasis is given on choosing the right and authentic ingredients because it results … Continue reading Chef’s Corner: Chef De Cuisine Rishi Verma, JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity

Zodiac cocktails at Hong Kong Club, Andaz, Aerocity, Delhi, India

The Hong Kong Club, Andaz, Delhi: Dusk To Dawn

With a focus on ensuring a wonderful experience and creating a destination at par with international standards, Director F& B and General Manager (Hong Kong Club) Vimal Verma shares the restaurant’s key aspects. Words: Ambica Gulati What is the USP of Andaz? Andaz is all about lifestyle luxury. With travellers becoming evolved global citizens, Andaz gives them an outstanding local experience. While a Hyatt or a … Continue reading The Hong Kong Club, Andaz, Delhi: Dusk To Dawn

Jack Daniel_s Tennessee Fire

A Sip Of #JackFire With #JeffArnett

On his first visit to India, master distiller at Jack Daniel’s, Jeff Arnett conducted a masterclass giving a taste of the old and the new. Among the oldest distilleries in the USA (1866), Tennesse-based Jack Daniel Distillery is the first registered distillery there and is on the National Register of Historic Places. And Arnett is the 7th  in its history to hold the title of Master … Continue reading A Sip Of #JackFire With #JeffArnett

Spread the colour, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

Capturing The Colours Of Holi With ASUS ZenFone 4 Selfie Dual Cam

They sat in a circle, enjoying the spring sun, surrounded by green fields, tall trees and a happy breeze. No siesta from the hard work as Holi is the time for community bonding and enjoying the colours on earth. Young, old, middle-aged, women and children of Uttarkhand danced and played the traditional dholak. While the urban dweller might not associate with some of the songs … Continue reading Capturing The Colours Of Holi With ASUS ZenFone 4 Selfie Dual Cam

Raghu Dixit performed at Rongali 2018, Guwahati, Assam, India

Rongali, Assam: Bonding Over Music And Food

Giving a boost to entrepreneurs and taking youth back to the roots, bridges were built at Rongali 2018   Words, photographs : Ambica Gulati Even as shouts of excitement grew louder around the stage, I kept clicking pictures of the crabs being cooked on bamboo sticks. While Raghu Dixit was driving the crowd wild, I was busy trying to the find the price of these … Continue reading Rongali, Assam: Bonding Over Music And Food

Exclusive residence, The Havelis, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

Suryagarh, Jaisalmer: Cupid’s Playground

The dreamy, musical journey created by this luxury boutique hotel in the arid region will make you fall in love with life. Words & photos: Ambica Gulati Sufi Night Flat on my back, I gazed at the stars as the Manganiyar troupe sang its heart out. Little frogs jumped over my feet, as I felt the music penetrating the womb of the night. I call … Continue reading Suryagarh, Jaisalmer: Cupid’s Playground