Foodie Trail-Delhi: A bespoke whiskey lounge with a stunning view of the Qutub

baked sea bass with olives, tomato and lime foam

  The exterior transports you to Disneyland, the interior replicates a bespoke West End club and the terrace provides a stunning view of the 12th century Qutub Minar, barely a hundred metres away. Welcome to Dramz Whiskey Bar and Lounge that is surprisingly light on the pocket for a fine diner. “Good whiskey makes everything taste better, from conversations to ...

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Foodie Trail-Itanagar: Of khao hai, nou moo phan and more – Arunachali cuisine

Another Tai Khampti dish

A food carnival was a delicious addition to the fourth edition of the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit held at the Banquet Hall in Itanagar from October 7 to 9. Organised by the state tourism department in collaboration with Sustainable Development Forum Arunachal Pradesh, the host of the event, the food carnival spread out an eclectic mix of dishes over two ...

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Foodie Trail-Srinagar: As marriage season peaks, Wazwan spreads aroma in Kashmir

Kamran Raashid Bhat 5

As the marriage season peaks in Kashmir this autumn, the traditional Kashmiri Wazwan cuisine is being savoured at marriage parties with gusto these days. Traditional local chefs, called Wazas, who specialize in cooking this extended, predominantly mutton-based feast, are in high demand. “It is in fact the availability of the Waza that determines the marriage schedule in Srinagar city these ...

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Foodie Trail-Chennai: Of a Lebanese chef who once burnt his fingers

Lebanese chef Ahmed Ammouri

He may not have burnt dishes in the kitchen. But 40-year-old celebrity Lebanese chef Ahmed Ammouri did burn his fingers by turning an entrepreneur and opening a restaurant in Lebanon some years ago. Ammouri who minces the meat for his dishes does not mince his words. “To be a successful restaurant owner in Lebanon one should be strong enough to ...

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Foodie Trail-Delhi: Style and elegance meet authenticity at En – The Japanese Restaurant

Clockwise - Qutab veg tempra roll, buta kakuni, sea tuna maki roll, aburi salmon special roll

Style, elegance and pure authenticity along with a majestic view of one of Delhi’s most famous symbols, the Qutub Minar, is what the uber- sophisticated En – The Japanese Restaurant – brings to you. It’s located in an over 100-year-old heritage building. Retaining its old world charm, the interiors are very contemporary. Filled with Japanese artifacts, including Samurai swords and ...

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