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A Traveler’s Food Diary: McLeodganj’s Tibetan and Oriental Food

McLeodGanj or the upper part of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, is best known for being the home of Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet living in exile there. Apart from attracting lakhs of Buddhist devotees, the place is also a tourist attraction for its breathtaking view of the Dhauladhar...
McLeodGanj or the upper part of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, is best known for being the home of Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet...
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A Taste of Maharashtra at The Westin Hyderabad

Maharashtra is the second largest state in India after Uttar Pradesh. There are significant diversities in the culture of various regions across the length and breadth of the state, and the same applies to food. Marathwada, Vidarbha, Malvan, Kolhapur as well as the Bombay region have their preferences in styles...
Maharashtra is the second largest state in India after Uttar Pradesh. There are significant diversities in the culture of various regions across the length and...
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Bihari Cuisine and the Food Festival at Ohri’s Tansen

I have been exposed to Bihari food from my childhood. One of our vacations every year used to be spent at our maternal uncle's place in Madhupur, and I still remember the taste of the local food there. During my college days in Banaras and subsequent working years in Jamshedpur,...
I have been exposed to Bihari food from my childhood. One of our vacations every year used to be spent at our maternal uncle's place...
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Beating the Hyderabad Summer Blues with 7 Up Revive

This year Hyderabad is passing through one of the worst summers in recent times. In mid-April itself, the mercury has touched 43 degrees and we are left wondering how May is going to pan out. Every day the newspapers carry stories of people suffering sun strokes. Last week, in this...
This year Hyderabad is passing through one of the worst summers in recent times. In mid-April itself, the mercury has touched 43 degrees and we...
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Haleem Trail: Cafe 555, Masab Tank

In recent years, one of the haleems which is much sought after in Hyderabad is that of Café 555. Tucked in a lane close to the Masab Tank flyover, this outlet has such a great word of mouth publicity by satisfied customers that towards the end of the season there...
In recent years, one of the haleems which is much sought after in Hyderabad is that of Café 555. Tucked in a lane close to...
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A Trip to Khajjiar: The Mini Switzerland of India

As I was researching my next trip to Himachal, a friend had suggested that a visit to a place called Khajjiar is a must, as there is hardly any place with similar scenic beauty in India. On researching the place on internet, I came to know that the Government of...
As I was researching my next trip to Himachal, a friend had suggested that a visit to a place called Khajjiar is a must, as...
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Return of Chef Ninja with the Thai Festival at The Marriott

Lovers of oriental cuisine in Hyderabad are quite familiar with Chef Ninja Suksamai. Around the end of 2015, she was the star chef of InAzia, the pan-Asian restaurant at Sheraton Hyderabad and many customers used to flock to the restaurant to taste some of her brilliant preparations. I still remember...
Lovers of oriental cuisine in Hyderabad are quite familiar with Chef Ninja Suksamai. Around the end of 2015, she was the star chef of InAzia,...
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Chef Mujeebur Rahman and The Regal Kitchens of Oudh at Sheraton Hyderabad

I have known Chef Mujeebur Rahman for a few years now, and have always been a fan of his culinary exploits involving North Indian, as well as North-West frontier cuisines. His organization Kitchenette-E-Awadh curates food festivals showcasing among others Awadhi, Kashmiri, Rampuri, Rajasthani as well as North-West Frontier food. Chef...
I have known Chef Mujeebur Rahman for a few years now, and have always been a fan of his culinary exploits involving North Indian, as...
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