Oberoi Patisserie & Delicatessen

Trust the Oberois to do things in style. The much awaited patisserie and delicatessen that has come up on the ashes of the old Kandahar is all set to redefine luxury nibbles. First of all the space spells luxe living and spaciousness, there is seating space for 16, and the displays, merchandise, even the machinery…

Legends Grille

Serves Indian and Oriental grills Here’s a prime example of a mismatch between a grandiose name and the restaurant itself. On the face of it, it’s quite a good deal, especially if you have a large appetite: unlimited appetizers, a buffet of main courses and desserts with free mocktails thrown in. But in practice, it…

Mistral

European, North Indian, Iranian An extremely pleasant blend between an informal mall restaurant and a well-appointed fine-dining space An extensive western section, a patisserie counter just outside, a small Indian section – there really is something for everybody here The one restaurant in this mall to bring in a touch of class. Mistral is classy…

I Love Paris in the Baking time

Not only is it a handsome, majestic city, where just walking around the streets can be an enchanting experience, but it has vast depths for whatever your interest is. Do you want to visit museums till your eyes bubble? You don’t have far to look. Do you want to explore world-class shops? You’ve come to…

Pangot

If you’ve never heard of Pangot, it means, quite simply, that you are not a birder. It’s one of the prime spots in Kumaon for bird watching, where regular sightings of the notoriously shy chir pheasant take place. In addition, Pangot has two added attractions: you’ll find more types of birds here than in any…

Chinese the Indian way

On a recent trip to Beijing, I was intrigued with a vegetarian dish of what appeared to be noodles, but which were made with vegetables mixed with flour. Called Liang Bei Fen Pi, it was composed of pale green noodles lightly steamed and topped with an intensely spicy sauce of coarsely pounded red chillies fried…

The French Farm

Rumour has it that the day of the humble turnip is over. What has appeared in its place is a cornucopia of exotic vegetables which the average Indian farmer would have trouble pronouncing. Bell peppers – red, yellow and purple, mangetout, shitake mushrooms, escarole, endives, celery and baby carrots are all snapped up by executive…

Indian Accent

The Manor in Friends Colony West is buzzing nowadays. Deservedly so: after a long time it has acquired F & B that is worthy of its classy interiors. Indian Accent may be new to the city, but it is the country cousin of Delhi’s Oriental Octopus and Chor Bizarre as well as Tamarai in London.…