Sourish Bhattacharyya

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Fortune Cookie

The writer is a columnist for Mail Today, blogger at Indian Restaurant Spy and a founder member of the Delhi Gourmet Club.

LIFE

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This new restaurant in CP is bringing Goa vibes to Delhi

With its trippy interiors, make-believe beach and heavenly food, AD Singh's Lady Baga recreates the famed Goan beach shack.

LIFE

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The sumptuous tale behind Delhi's iconic Chor Bizarre

Rohit Khattar decided to open a restaurant with a strong Kashmiri wazwan component for Delhiā€™s butter chicken-overloaded palate.

ART & CULTURE

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Banarasi food is a testament to Ganga-Jamuni culture

The world's oldest continually lived-in city had a tradition of Muslim dewans serving its maharajas.

LIFE

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What a visit to Kolkata taught me about chemical-free agriculture

Traditional farmers are repositories of ancient wisdom that has helped agriculture remain sustainable over the centuries.

LIFE

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Princess diaries: Savouring Sassicaia was more than sipping vintage Italian wine

Priscilla Incisa Della Rochetta made it doubly special with her innate simplicity that masked the depth of her knowledge.

LIFE

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Why this Italian chef from Bihar is going places

Bella Cucina's Amit Kumar has never been to Italy, yet he has put together a sumptuous menu after two years of research.

LISTS OF JOY

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5 food dishes that bring me joy

Bringing some Diwali cheer from the newsroom.

LIFE

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Tracing modern Indian cuisine's love affair with Israel

With masters like Ben Neriah, our food acquires the kind of depth it needs to court the international palate without losing its authenticity.

LIFE

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Feasting on Padma Lakshmi's new cookbook

With 'The Encyclopedia of Spices & Herbs', she takes us around the world on a brilliantly illustrated spice trail.

LIFE

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On a kitchen date with celebrity chef Ranveer Brar

The renowned culinary artist's cookbook is unsurprisingly packed with stories narrated in a conversational style.