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Shantanu David


The King’s Feast: New Delhi’s Jamavar is offering a bespoke regal dining experience
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

Spread over several courses, the menu picks up both vegetarian and meaty delicacies from India's most royal kitchens in a meal that scores highly on all parameters.

The Spice Trail
Sun, Dec 04, 2016

A museum in Pattanam, Kochi, traces the journey of the black pepper and what made Muziris, the ancient seaport, one of the first cosmopolitan centres in the world.

Winter of Discontent
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

In the 12th novel featuring Gamache, celebrated Canadian crime novelist Lousie Penny slowly unravels her tale in between conversations and breakfasts of maple-cured bacon and scrambled eggs with Brie.

Food review: Ups and Downs
Fri, Dec 02, 2016

The elevated Auro Kitchen and Bar plates out a pastiche of dishes in many different ways.

Paperbackers: From Russia, with Thugs
Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Name: Kill Order Author: Vince Flynn & Kyle mills Publisher: Simon and Schuster Pages: 374 Price: 550 From Russia, with Thugs Essentially a modern retelling of the iconic Bond novel, Kill Order is the latest in the Mitch Rapp series, now written by Kyle Mills, following the death of the original author, Vince Flynn. The […]

Adventures on a Plate
Fri, Nov 25, 2016

Adrian Mellor, the new executive chef at The Leela Palace, Delhi, on cooking for the royal court of Jordan and buying an Indian tandoor for his family

Lullabies to Galvanise
Sat, Nov 12, 2016

Djent, an onomatopoeia for the distorted low-pitch sound produced by the guitar, has been adopted by bands and acts from across the spectrum, such as Animals for Leaders and TesseracT.

Commander in Chef
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

How Cristeta Comerford from the Philippines became the Executive Chef of the White House

Top chefs arrive in Delhi for meeting of world’s most exclusive gourmet club
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Members of Le Club des Chefs des Chefs, executive chefs to world leaders, are in Delhi for their annual conference

Thorough Fare
Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Nukkad provides a comprehensive culinary tour of street foods around the country.

On the Record: The Dessert Travels
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Kainaz Messman, owner of the Mumbai patisserie — Theobroma — on bringing the brand to NCR.

Plating China
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

There are no ‘chindian’ mutations at Twist, the new entrant in Cyber Hub, which boasts of dishes straight from across the border.

Star for Soul Curry
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

The culinary edifice that is Veeraswamy, a nine decade-old Indian restaurant on London’s Regent Street, has been awarded the highly coveted Michelin Star for 2017.

In God’s Own Kitchen
Tue, Sep 27, 2016

The Spice Route Festival in Kochi had 34 chefs from 17 national teams garnishing food with stories.

Last Call
Sat, Sep 24, 2016

Terror by telepathy is an old motif of King’s and he weaves it into a contemporary setting, dominated by social media and very, very public lives, with the characteristic elan that has made him one of the world’s highest selling authors.

Much to Crow About
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

Roost, the newest entrant in Hauz Khas, picks up seven food trails from seven cities of the world.

Delhi Made
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Cafe Delhi Heights weaves together a tasty tapestry out of the myriad cuisines of the Capital.

A Tale of two chillies
Sat, Aug 20, 2016

How the African bird’s eye chilli and the Northeastern bhut jolokia are routing their flavours into restaurant menus.

Food Review: Thank God it’s Fry-day
Fri, Aug 19, 2016

Smoke on the Water in Connaught Place serves everything deep-fried, and is an ode to Americana.

Another Brick in the Wall
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

A scooter-themed restaurant in South Delhi is off to a good start, but needs to sort a few technical issues.