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Donne biryani is a specialty of karnataka's culinary scene

On a donne biryani trail

Virtually unfamiliar outside Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, donne biryani has a history as rich as its flavours. While on a culinary trail tracking the evolution of donne biryani, the Shivaji Military Hotel…

Coptas bar four seasons hotel bengaluru

Tipple Tales: Opulence meets inventiveness at Copitas

With signature mixology, sumptuous food, breath-taking sunsets, and a stunning view of the garden city, Copitas at the Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru has everything that a luxury bar can offer. And now…

Samosa party

It’s not a party without samosas from Samosa Party

Samosa Party wants to make samosas fresh, crisp and consistent while innovating with the fillings. And it wants to take them to the world. While for some the very idea of innovation…

America is land of craft beer

America’s tantalising craft beer trails

America loves its beer as much as it loves its bourbon. With numerous craft breweries and beer trails, it is a paradise for beer lovers. America’s love for good old craft beer…

Foo bandra

Foo fighter: Sumessh Menon of Sumessh Menon Associates

Behind every success story are odds that have been fought, and this is even true of a wizard of hospitality design like Sumessh Menon. “I eat, drink, walk, talk restaurants,” he declares…

Chez oi patisserie is just the thing for dessert lovers in mumbai

Fancy meets feel good at Chez Oi Patisserie

Desserts can be fancy, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have to be fun. And that’s the philosophy Chez Oi Patisserie swears by! Love stories often have sweet endings, and for Oishi…

Korean food is the tastiest

Going the Korean way

Indians are discovering the joys of Korean dishes that go beyond kimchi and finding that it hits all the right notes with its gamut of flavours that go all the way from…

Suhoor

Suhoor: Ramzan’s blessed meal

A look into the brilliance of the Suhoor, the pre-dawn meal that even the Prophet considered sacred — and important. It is just after midnight at Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty. Much like…

10 of the most popular drinks you'll find in korea

10 of the most popular drinks you’ll find in South Korea

While not all of these might be traditional, or even native to South Korea, you’re sure to spot these drinks aplenty while there! Traditional Korean beverages can be roughly classified into alcoholic…

Soy sauce in a bowl with chopsticks

Rediscovering soy sauce

From adding character to sushi to being the secret ingredient to a fantastic barbeque, dim sum, noodles and cakes, seasoned chefs give their take on one of the culinary world’s oldest tastemakers…

Smoke lab vodka

Matters of the spirit: The rise of rice

India is finally embracing rice, which grows abundantly here, as a primary grain for brewing spirits. And the results are encouraging. For the purpose of science, I’m sitting at my bar with…