Food & Drink Features

Coffee and culture in sharjah

Coffee and culture are synonymous in the streets of Sharjah

A rich heritage, an elaborate routine, and a bunch of guidelines might govern caffeine in Sharjah, UAE. But it’s always worth it. If there’s one thing Sharjah (and pretty much all of…

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India Classic: Kofta capers through the years

Steamed, poached, fried—there are many variants of the famous kofta that transformed into one of the finest showcases of culinary functionality and showmanship

Durga puja bhog

Durga puja bhog: A pleasure for your palate 

This Durga puja don’t restrict yourself to just khichuri for bhog. From pickles to pitha, satiate your soul with traditional Bengali puja delights!

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Tipple Tales: TERAI Gin, a uniquely Indian experience  

Aromas of fennel, holy basil (tulsi), and rose petals greet you when you first encounter TERAI. From liquid to label, this modern Indian gin rooted in the London Dry style flaunts its Indianness inside out.


Fruits, meat, or tamarind rice, what’s on your Navratri Thali?

From fruits and vegetables to buttermilk, and yes, meat, this nine-day festival and its accompanying food has traversed an interesting course. Here’s all you need to know about the Navratri Thali and its origins.

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Eight Delhi restaurants to watch

There has been a flurry of activity on the restaurant front in Delhi in the last year. Many projects that were delayed by the pandemic finally saw the light of day. Others…

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Celebrating Hapusa at Megu

How do you celebrate the launch of Hapusa Gin in Delhi? By curating a cocktail dinner at Megu, of course. The Hapusa x Megu collab, put together by Gagan Sharma of Indulge…

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OMO: More community than café

Every once in a while, a place comes along that rewrites the rules of the game. Chef Vanshika Bhatia’s plant-forward OMO Café in Gurugram is all about healthy food made with local,…

Kale-arity at noon

Noon’s exciting bar programme

From a saffron kehwa to a kale-based cocktail, Noon at BKC is ringing in the cocktail revolution — one drink at a time. India’s cocktail revolution has been brewing quietly for a…

Parsi style chicken

The hunt for Parsi food beyond Mumbai

True seekers of Parsi food will find what they are looking for, whether they head for the coastal towns of Gujarat or point their noses in the direction of the mist-blanketed hills.…