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Food Review: Signature Cocktails at Aer

By Chelna Khatau  ON Apr 23rd 2014 at 11:52AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

We headed to the roof top bar at the Four Seasons in Mumbai to try out their new Tea & Tonic cocktail menu. Part of their Signature Experience programme, they combine a variety of fun ingredients to make up a specially-designed seasonal drinks menu  ...   Continue Reading »

Food Trends: Eating Out in 2014

By Zorawar Kalra  ON Apr 22nd 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Much has been written on and discussed about the increasing culture of eating out in India, and the paradigm shift in the dining culture here. While in the past few years, India has seen the advent of numerous international brands and cuisines, we have seen (and cant ignore) an equal, if not higher, number of indigenous restaurant ventures which have come into being, serving varied regional and sub-regional cuisine from India. Over the years, the restaurant space, or as many would like to call it, the eating out culture in India has witnessed a kind of revolution, which in my opinion is set to become bigger and better in 2014.Here are some trends in the restaurant space which I foresee...  ...   Continue Reading »

Food Review: Fiesta Latina

By Karina Aggarwal  ON Apr 17th 2014 at 11:49AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

It's not often that one gets to taste authentic Latin American dishes in India. In fact, this cuisine (spanning the countries of Colombia, Peru, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico and more) severely lacks representation in our country. So it's that much more exciting that The Leela Ambiance Gurgaon has flown down five chefs to showcase the culinary traditions of Latin America  ...   Continue Reading »

Songkran Special: Thai Recipes from San-Qi’s MasterChef

By Sneha Mankani  ON Apr 11th 2014 at 1:07PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

We got Chef Ktchaiyo of San-Qi, Four Seasons Mumbai, to share recipes of two of our fave dishes from the menu Stir Fried Scallops with Lemon Grass Sauce and Spicy Seared Tuna Salad (the ingredients are easily available in India). We assure you, the fragrance and freshness will fill up the air in your cooking stations!  ...   Continue Reading »

Week in LuxuryLaunches: Living the High Life

By Karishma Roye  ON Apr 11th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Every week, our friends at LuxuryLaunches give us the low down on uber-luxurious happenings from across the world. This week, lets discuss hotels and travel for the mile high club members in the world. Jet-Set-Go!  ...   Continue Reading »

David Beckham Launches New Scotch Whisky

By Karishma Roye  ON Apr 10th 2014 at 2:43PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Wonder how David Beckham keeps himself busy after the close of his football career? Well, the grapevine suggests hes busy blending some fine Scotch whisky  ...   Continue Reading »

Food Review: Punjab Grill’s Chakhna Menu

By Karishma Roye  ON Apr 10th 2014 at 1:15PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Redefining the concept of a drinks and appetizers menu, Punjab Grill raises the bar with food for thought that surpasses the quick deep-fried grub youre being served at your local watering hole.  ...   Continue Reading »

Single Malt Conversations with Coralie Vial

By Karina Aggarwal  ON Apr 10th 2014 at 10:25AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Coralie Vial, global brand manager for William Grant & Sons Ltd, which owns Glenfiddich, talks about a few things whisky  ...   Continue Reading »

The Limited Edition Absolut Karnival Vodka Will Lift Your Spirits

By Karishma Roye  ON Apr 3rd 2014 at 1:24PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Pernod Ricard Travel Retail rolls out yet another special edition of their popular vodka brand Absolut, imbibing the free spirit of the Karnival with the flavours of the season  ...   Continue Reading »

Inside Flor Do Mar: Goa's Floating Restaurant & Lounge

By Team Luxe  ON Apr 3rd 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

If you've run out of places to go and things to do with your yacht, we've got just the thing for you. In the calm waters of the Chapora river, near Morjim village in Goa, lies in suspended animation India's first floating bar and lounge, Flor Do Mar, launched last month  ...   Continue Reading »

Food Review: Barbeque Brunch at Two One Two Bar & Grill

By Sneha Mankani  ON Mar 31st 2014 at 12:46PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

During the last weekend of March, we decided to leave our diets behind and try out the new barbeque brunch at Two One Two Bar &Grill at Worli, Mumbai. The brunch will be held fortnightly from noon till 4pm on Sundays.  ...   Continue Reading »

Open The Vault if You're Ready for a New Drinking Experience

By Chelna Khatau  ON Mar 26th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Keshav Prakash is opening the doors to this fine spirits company, called The Vault, which brings to India, handcrafted, artisanal whiskies, rums, gins and more. It's time to toast to new drinking experiences in Mumbai  ...   Continue Reading »

Party with Champagne Nocturne

By Karina Aggarwal  ON Mar 21st 2014 at 8:04AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

There's a new champagne in the Indian market. And this one is certainly different from the rest. The famous - and very prestigious - champagne house Taittinger has arrived in India, bringing along its newest champagne for drinkers to sip on  ...   Continue Reading »

Vicky Ratnani's Vegetarian Cookbook Gets a VIP Launch

By TNN  ON Mar 20th 2014 at 11:36AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Given that the Hindujas, just like the Ambanis, like to carry their vegetarian diet and personal chefs all over the world, and had even served satvik food at their daughters wedding, it perhaps makes sense for Ashok P Hinduja to launch Vicky Ratnanis first cookbook titled Vicky Goes Veg, which sees him turn the humble pumpkin and plantain into gourmet delights  ...   Continue Reading »

Now, 5-Star Chefs Create Bespoke Feasts in Your Home

By TNN  ON Mar 20th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Some of the biggest brands in the hospitality industry are offering up their F&B services in the privacy of home, chefs and sommeliers included. Considering drinks and food are the key to making any social do a success, we suggest you call upon the finest hats in the industry  ...   Continue Reading »

Celebrate World Macaron Day At La Folie

By Sneha Mankani  ON Mar 19th 2014 at 1:05PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Remember we told you where you could get the best macarons in the city? Well, La Folie, a luxury French patisserie in a pretty bylane of Kala Ghoda, Mumbai, is the first one in India to participate in World Macaron Day tomorrow, ie. March 20, 2014  ...   Continue Reading »

Food Review: Akira Back

By Karina Aggarwal  ON Mar 17th 2014 at 6:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Amongst the plethora of hotels that dot the skyline at New Delhi's Aerocity is the JW Marriott. The hotel, which opened its doors a few months ago is not what you'd imagine from an 'airport hotel'. Spacious yet cosy, luxurious and stately, yet with tastefully appointed pieces of art, the dcor is magnificently balanced. And one of the things we were looking forward to was exploring the delicacies at the hotels restaurant Akira Back  ...   Continue Reading »

This Mango-Flavoured Vodka Will Set the Tone for Summer 2014

By Karishma Roye  ON Mar 14th 2014 at 10:00AM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

This summer, uber premium vodka brand Belvedere wants to spike your mango passion with some smooth cocktails made from the finest spirits. We urge you to mix it up and ditch the fruit for the drink to get your seasons fix  ...   Continue Reading »

Women in Luxury: Roohi Jaikishan

By Sneha Mankani  ON Mar 13th 2014 at 12:58PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Roohi Jaikishan, executive director of RR Oomebhoy Pvt. Ltd. (RRO), one of the fastest growing FMCG companies of India had the inherent genes of a gourmand. Her company has made shopping for fine foods and high-end quality ingredients a niche necessity in the country.Lets find out how Roohi immaculately balances family and business, looking effortlessly calm and confident all at once  ...   Continue Reading »

Gentleman Jack is the First New Whisky by Jack Daniel’s in 100 Years

By Karishma Roye  ON Mar 12th 2014 at 1:10PM IN Rated   Lifestyle 

Jack Daniels latest is pricier, novel, and a lot more intenseits time to get acquainted with the new Gentleman Jack Rare Tennessee Whiskey  ...   Continue Reading »

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