Sourish Bhattacharyya

OPEN TO OPINION

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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Asia's 50 best restaurant list leaves an unpleasant taste

The list should not become like that of a stock market index, juggling the same names up and down the totem pole.

LIFE

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How a textile engineer from Gurgaon became the lord of beer cafes

At the risk-averse age of 43, Rahul Singh took the plunge into the alcohol business, despite coming from a non-business family.

LIFE

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The man behind Ministry of Crab

Ramit Mittal, the Bharti scion, has an appetite for novelty.

LIFE

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Jaipur has developed an appetite for cafes

It was not the Jaipur Literature Festival that brought me back to the city; it was the Gourmet Getaway, the brainchild of Dushyant Singh.

LIFE

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Old Monk's forgotten creator was not Kapil Mohan but his brother who died in 1973

Colonel Ved Ratan Mohan wore many hats: from Rajya Sabha MP to Lucknow mayor for two terms and even the chairman of CBFC.

LIFE

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What makes a chef deserving of a Michelin star

They have got to be passionate about food and get their daily adrenalin fix just by seeing happy diners.

POLITICS

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VARIETY

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Kamala Mills tragedy: All restaurants and bars must face mandatory fire safety audit

Those that flunk test should be shut down and barred from operating for five years.

LIFE

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2018 seems like an exciting time for Delhi diners

Five-star food will be served in a dazzling new food court at the price points of standalone restaurants.

LIFE

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What India is not asking about eating chicken

Bulk consumers of chicken, from five star hotels to standalone restaurants, must start insisting on using antibiotic-free chicken.