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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Celebrating 40 years of Delhi's Taj Mahal Hotel - a landmark born out of a lawsuit

The hotel is on a plot of land that was declared an 'evacuee property' after Partition.

VARIETY

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Why Alfred Prasad is a culinary philosopher

Prasad is the youngest Indian chef to get a Michelin star.

LIFE

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How a pair of twins are redefining German cuisine

Everyday German dishes come with a twist of cosmopolitanism.

POLITICS

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From samosas to Lahori fish, nothing will taste the same without Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s company

The former PM extended this food philosophy even while negotiating the choppy waters of the sub-continent’s politics.

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How fine dining is making a comeback

Tables are being turned on the critics who felt fine dining is not for the new generation diners.

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How India is planning to fight lifestyle diseases

The FSSAI is flagging off its nationwide 'Eat Right' initiative on July 10 to promote healthy living.

LIFE

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How Vir Kotak is opening Indian market to a taste of new beers

The shipping scion is the newest entrant in the expanding market of home-grown brands.

LIFE

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A tipplers' guide to Changi Airport

You can actually spend a day or two at the airport without feeling the need to step out.

VARIETY

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Why Delhi's United Coffee House remains forever young

The restaurant was the first to use air-conditioning and deep freezing equipment at a considerable cost in the early 1950s.

LIFE

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How India has been drawing international chefs of repute

As chef de cuisine of Eleven Madison Park, Daniel Humm became celebrated for his brand of neo-classicism.