Chef Selvaraju’s Dishes Bring In Grandma’s stone Grinding Authenticity

In between the ravaging tsunami in Sri Lanka, where everyone took shelter to look upon their own wellbeing, Executive Chef Ramasamy Selvaraju of Vivanta by Taj, and his team, took to journeys of as long as 150 kms to get pure water to cook food for their customers. It was a feat that showed the […]

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“Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi” Holi Special – Ajwain Ke Pakodey

Chef Harpal Singh this time wants you to make the most of the monsoon on a rainy evening by treating yourself to crispy, soft Ajwain ke pakodey. Indeed, think of a rainy evening and the first thing that comes to mind are pakodey, making them associated with it in the best possible way. Another situation […]

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Chef Naresh Kharbanda – Rekindling his Passion to be a Chef and Reach the Top

There is something inspirational when you listen to how Chef Naresh Kharbanda, Director of Food and Beverage at The Umrao started off his career as a Chef. Becoming a Chef seemed just a choice for him at first but by the time he realized, it had already become his passion. And today he lives with […]

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A Taste of Polish Tradition Amidst A Busy Delhi

I was busy playing with humongous traffic with back-to-back meetings, when my calendar reminded me of a special dinner hosted by the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland, Mr. Tomasz Lukaszuk, along with his wife Ms. Maria Lukaszuk. It’s not an everyday phenomenon when you get to meet-greet the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the […]

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Kamakhya – The Land Of A Bleeding Stream, Strong Faith and Cute Robbers

The world is a place of wonders and every corner has a unique story to say. And one such wonder that’s worth sharing is the bleeding story of Kamakhya. Of course, the wonders of Kamakhya are of manifolds, which don’t end with just a single story. The Mythological Legend behind Kamakhya If you happen to […]

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Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi – The Person Who Understands Food to The Core

We all know of the celebrated Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi of the ‘Turban Tadka’ fame who has become a household name among Indian food lovers today. But little did we know of this simplistic, jovial, down-to-earth person that he once harboured the dream of becoming a fighter pilot. However as luck would have it, he ended […]

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Recreate the Magic of Imperial Rajasthan at Hotel The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur

The moment I stepped out of the car, I was transported to a world of pristine grandeur and sophistication that has been associated with the royal heritage of Rajasthan since ages. The display of magnificence and opulence would for a while make you feel royal and a visible feeling of elation that one would necessarily […]

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