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.

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Is the party over for restaurants?

Restrictions and irrational fears coupled with the loss of discretionary income have interminably extended the recovery time of restaurants.

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How DIY cooks got their one-stop hangout

With no domestic help, and with parents spending more time with their children, cooking has become the new social adhesive.

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Five-star food delivery in the ‘new normal’

When an industry leader of the stature of Taj Hotels enters the fray with its own home-delivery menu, it means there must be a strong business case for this emerging vertical.

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Spicing up Ginza’s culinary universe

Spice Lab marks the beginning of a new generation of Indian cuisine.

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Some good news from hospitality sector in the time of gloom

Adversity sometimes brings out the best in talented people. We can see it happening in our neighbourhood.

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How street food vendors are fighting a losing battle

Our politicians of a certain persuasion may romanticise the chaiwallah and the pakodawallah, but these street food vendors live a slippery existence.

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How hospitality has changed in the new-normal era

Masked servers, ‘contactless’ delivery and DIY kits are ways in which hotels are engaging with their customers even as they remain locked.

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A ‘Dhasoo’ turn on casual Indian food

Located at Sangam Courtyard in Delhi, Dhasoo Cafe boasts of traditional flavours that’ll appeal to the millennial generation.

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La Roca: A restaurant for ‘The new Indian’

The new breed of desi diners may appreciate the truly global comfort food here, where the creative boundaries are stretched not only for the sake of being inventive.