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'It’s fun to convert traditional dishes  into vegan fare': Chef Sebastien shares his 'Kardinal rules' for veganism

'It’s fun to convert traditional dishes into vegan fare': Chef Sebastien shares his 'Kardinal rules' for veganism

GITA HARI discovers from Chef Sebastien Kardinal, a prominent activist and culinary expert from France, the key to vegan cooking

Spruce up your Valentine's Day look with these new nail trends

Spruce up your Valentine's Day look with these new nail trends

A spanking new manicure is a sure-fire way to lift the look of that classy Omega wrist watch or diamante bracelet. That does not imply yo...Read More

Say goodbye to sugar; embrace the health benefits of using jaggery

Say goodbye to sugar; embrace the health benefits of using jaggery

Ditch the post-dessert guilt pangs and let sugar take a backseat... GITA HARI shares how to feel the difference in your health quotient w...Read More

Restaurant Reviews: Fit for a queen

Restaurant Reviews: Fit for a queen

The heat and noise of the Churchgate street is left behind the second you step into the delightful soothing environs of Goodricke’s Tea L...Read More

Get stuffed

Get stuffed

GITA HARI suggests venues to load up on the festive flavours

Food Review: A languorous Lebanese lunch

Food Review: A languorous Lebanese lunch

Over mezze and desserts, Chef de Cuisine Ali El Bourji shares with GITA HARI the finer nuances of Lebanese cuisine

Sambar, rasam and more

Sambar, rasam and more

The Flavoursome Thali festival is here as Executive Chef Parimal Sawant, sous Chef Deepu Joseph and team put up extravagant and sumptuous...Read More

Restaurant review: Mangiamo at La Lola

Restaurant review: Mangiamo at La Lola

With much competition in this loaded-with-restaurants block, La Lola plays to be casual in the morning and classic by night, with up-temp...Read More

Beauty on a budget: Gita Hari shows how to get compliments without breaking the bank

Beauty on a budget: Gita Hari shows how to get compliments without breaking the bank

Spruce up your interiors – to a volley of compliments, without breaking the bank. GITA HARI shows you how

From cold brew to coffee capsules: The cuppas that we always love

From cold brew to coffee capsules: The cuppas that we always love

Call it the eye-opener cuppa, one that packs a punch when you are weary after a long day’s work or a conversation starter — coffee has in...Read More

Four fibre-rich corn recipes that'll leave you wanting more

Four fibre-rich corn recipes that'll leave you wanting more

GITA HARI gets chefs and culinary experts to share delicious corn-based recipes

Happy Onam: Feast and cook your Sadhya too!

Happy Onam: Feast and cook your Sadhya too!

Come September and it’s time for Keralites to celebrate Onam, Kerala’s harvest festival to commemorate the revered king Maveli. Lord Kris...Read More

Chocolate Peda, Chef Ranveer Brar

Chefs share innovative easy-to-make treats for Ganesh Chaturthi 2019

GITA HARI gets chefs to share innovative and easy-to-make treats for the festive season

Eat some dim sum at Pa Pa Ya

Eat some dim sum at Pa Pa Ya

Chef Sahil informs this has been painstakingly done by their team of chefs who travelled to the tiny recesses and restaurants of China to...Read More

Mumbai food review: Thai delights at Happy Thai

Mumbai food review: Thai delights at Happy Thai

The pet project of Aditya Kilachand and Samir Chhabria, Happy Thai is a spanking new Asian fast-casual diner at Atria Mall. The spacious ...Read More

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Dabba gets dishy

GITA HARI traces the modernisation of the humble tiffin carrier

Soup coup

Soup coup

With the onset of monsoons, a bowlful of soup provides the much-needed nutrition to fight the season’s maladies.

The fascinating experience of cruising

The fascinating experience of cruising

Travelling is thrilling to most of us and what if the journey itself is as exciting as the places of interest...! The plus point of being...Read More

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Mumbai Food Review: Visit ‘The Cheaters’ for quirky American grill

Whether it’s a diet or loyalty, the adage goes ‘once a cheater always a cheater’! And that’s precisely the writing on the mural with Ital...Read More

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