Kalash @T1, Delhi airport, Diwali celebration installation

Bedazzled By Diwali Lights At Delhi’s Swanky Airport

With each passing year, Diwali celebrations ring in more joy and more light. And the passengers enjoy the festival of lights at the modern airport too. Mesmerizing forms and artistic installations add a lot of cheer to the glass and concrete building. Slow down to see the highway arch. The dazzling geometric lights with diyas are a blend of the modern and the traditional lights. … Continue reading Bedazzled By Diwali Lights At Delhi’s Swanky Airport

L’Opera of aromas

Croissants, éclairs, mille feuilles and more Words: Ambica Gulati It’s an opera of French flavours, aromas, ingredients that L’Opera sings at its production centre in Noida. And the music reaches the audience at its many outlets in Delhi-NCR. Sitting at its sunny, green outlet in Epicuria, Nehru Place, Delhi, trying to choose between the cookies, jams, pastries, the French breads, the sandwiches is a difficult … Continue reading L’Opera of aromas

Louis XIII: Quest for a Legend

Treasure hunt for the oldest 140-year-old bottle Words: Ambica Gulati Treasures, quests and mysteries, the eternal love for the hidden, the lost has always fascinated us. And now it’s time to hunt for the oldest Louis XIII. No, not the powerful French monarch, this is the Quest for a Legend for the unique and oldest decanter of Louis XIII, called the king of cognacs, from … Continue reading Louis XIII: Quest for a Legend

Beauty corner: Inveda anti-ageing night cream and Vedic Line lip balm

Power of saffron, cardamom, cocoa and strawberry words: Ambica Gulati Nature’s power is packed in many ways. And Inveda’s way of doing it is giving a glow to our bodies. There’s a lot to be said about ayurveda, and it helps in every woman’s eternal quest to keep looking younger and better. So when I got the packet with the Anti-ageing night cream by Inveda, … Continue reading Beauty corner: Inveda anti-ageing night cream and Vedic Line lip balm

Cigar Conexion with Rocky Patel

A single malt and cigar pairing session Words: Ambica Gulati The aromas of cigar mingled with the January night fog as the tikkas and snacks did the rounds and single malt whisky floated in our hands. The occasion was Marriage of Cigaro hosted by Cigar Conexion at The Oberoi rooftop in Delhi. The marriage of cigar with malt was an experience of the luxurious life … Continue reading Cigar Conexion with Rocky Patel

Sipping the American whiskeys

Words: Ambica Gulati When you are late for an event at the US Ambassador’s residence, you are a bundle of mixed emotions. And I was in a flurry when I reached Roosevelt House at the Embassy of the United States, Chanakyapuri, Delhi, exactly 30 minutes late for the Great American Whiskey Experience organized by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States and hosted by … Continue reading Sipping the American whiskeys