Food & Drink

Stanley Tucci

Stanley Tucci’s ‘Searching for Italy’ just bagged an Emmy

Searching for Italy, a show devoted to Italian cuisine and hosted and produced by an inspired Stanley Tucci, has won an Emmy—TV’s equivalent of the Oscars—this year for Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series…

Sidecar Makaibari collab

Matters of the spirit: The Sidecar x Makaibari collab

Sidecar is currently No. 16 on the prestigious list of Asia’s 50 best bars. Makaibari, of course, is the greatest tea estate in Darjeeling. When they come together in a cocktail glass,…

Gaurav Karnani The Grid Kolkata

TD Conversations: Gaurav Karnani, Founder, The Grid

Kolkata’s first microbrewery—The Grid—turned five in July this year. We catch up with its founder, Gaurav Karnani, to find out how he did it and what makes him so passionate about craft…


Ladurée, the legendary French luxury bakery, enters India

There are macarons and then there are Ladurée macarons. Established in 1862, the legacy bakery and sweets maker from Paris—and inventor of the double-decker macaron—makes its India debut today with a flagship…

Pakora or Indian fritter

The allure of pakoras

From vada pav to bhajia, from chop to piaji, and nadru monje to pazham pori, what is it about Indian fritters that make them such an integral part of our food warp…