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Sustainable bartending catches on in Indian bars

Sustainable bartending catches on in Indian bars

In 2013, London saw the establishment of one of the world’s first low-waste bars. White Lyan, in the city’s East End, plans its operations around sustainability: reducing wastage, eschewing disposables and focusing on responsibly sourced ingredients. Today, cocktail bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana aka Mr Lyan is considered a pioneer, a name ...

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Himachal Pradesh’s ‘Dhaam’: not to be eaten alone

Himachal Pradesh’s ‘Dhaam’: not to be eaten alone

Of all regional Indian cuisines, traditional Himachali food seems the most elusive. Without prior notice and arrangement, it plays truant even from its nurturing households in the hills, suggests Maya Kumari, a woman from the village of Silhari, near Kandaghat, in Himachal Pradesh. Women here work hard outdoors for a ...

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An old Kerala family farm is reviving the near-forgotten navara rice variety

An old Kerala family farm is reviving the near-forgotten navara rice variety

In Chittur, in the rice bowl of Kerala, the land flattens conspicuously, its evenness heightened by the undulating Western Ghats that loom large in the background. Here the Shokanashini (destroyer of woes), a tributary of the Bharathapuzha, irrigates the dark soil on which grows luscious paddy. Rains fall often here, ...

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Crispy slice of Coorg – The Hindu

Crispy slice of Coorg - The Hindu

A 10-year-old leans against the bright yellow and grey counter at Oink. “I’ll have pork ribs,” he grandly announces. It’s barely been four days since this kiosk opened shutters, but it already has its regulars, most of whom know the menu by heart. “We start at 12.30 in the afternoon ...

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Kamling restaurant – The Hindu

Kamling restaurant - The Hindu

Step into Kamling at Churchgate, the oldest Chinese restaurant in Mumbai, and you are bound to notice the septuagenarian proprietor, Tulun Terence Chen, seated at his favourite table, buried in his papers and quietly observing the happenings at the restaurant. Running the show of the 78-year-old restaurant single-handedly for the ...

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North Indian dishes rock at Punjab Bistro

North Indian dishes rock at Punjab Bistro

In Koramangala’s ever-expanding restaurant scene, Punjab Bistro, situated opposite Forum is the latest entrant. It serves a host of delicacies from the north of our country, from the dals and curries of Punjab to kebabs of Lucknow, chaats and tikkis of Delhi and the legendary laal maas of Rajasthan. In ...

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Eat shoots and leaves – The Hindu

Eat shoots and leaves - The Hindu

Many people turn a new leaf in the Malayalam month of Karkidakam (July-August) when the monsoon carpets the earth in a bewildering array of greens. Some shun non-vegetarian food while many dunk themselves in medicated oils or go in for Ayurveda treatment, all of which is believed to rejuvenate the ...

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Swedish fika – The Hindu

Swedish fika - The Hindu

Two years have passed since I set foot on the old, rocky and rustic terrains of Gamla Stan, Stockholm. Art, culture and history form the base of this medieval island, which dates back to 1252. The narrow cobblestone streets are till date pedestrian-friendly and explode with museums, art galleries, bars, ...

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Michelin-starred French master chef Joel Robuchon dies at 73

Michelin-starred French master chef Joel Robuchon dies at 73

Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by wowing palates with the delights of the simple mashed potato and giving diners a peek at the kitchen, has died at 73. A spokeswoman for Robuchon confirmed his death, with French TV station BFM ...

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the paya song – The Hindu

the paya song - The Hindu

A company put up a condition for a job: whoever uses the least words to take permission to get in will get the job. A smart young man: kya main andar aa sakta hoo? Rejected. Another person: May I come in? Rejected. Hyderabadi comes and says: Ghusu? He got selected. ...

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