FROM TEAM EXOTICA

FROM TEAM EXOTICA

Wednesday, 03 July 2024 | Exotica

Journey inward this June As the summer sun ascends to its zenith, we find ourselves humbled by nature. The heat, often intense and unrelenting, becomes both a physical experience and a philosophical journey. This June, Exotica Magazine invites you to explore the deeper lessons embedded in the beads of perspiration, transforming...

On board the Dilli-Awadh Express

On board the Dilli-Awadh Express

Wednesday, 03 July 2024 | Shobori Ganguli

There is little to complain if the ancient gastronomic delights from the bustling streets of Dilli 6 intersect with the regal fare of Lucknow’s Awadhi Chowk, right in the heart of modern Delhi. It is a rare symphony, says Shobori Ganguli For ages, food critics and connoisseurs have engaged in passionate...

Disappointing Service Mars Fine Dining Experiences

Disappointing Service Mars Fine Dining Experiences

Wednesday, 03 July 2024 | Pawan Soni

Pawan Soni ventures to The China Kitchen at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi, famed for its peking Duck. While the star dish impressed, but the experience is marred by inattentive services I recently visited The China Kitchen at Hyatt Regency New Delhi, renowned for its exquisite Peking Duck, which I consider among...

Where Food Meets Art In Plating

Where Food Meets Art In Plating

Wednesday, 03 July 2024 | Sharmila Chand

It is not just about cooking the dish well but also plating them right is the idea is to engage all the senses for an overall dining experience, says Sharmila Chand Sculpt, layer, paint, drizzle. Splash, a squiggle, dots, the jus, the sauce… there is an artist at work, bent, eyes...

Falling in Love with Japanese cuisine

Falling in Love with Japanese cuisine

Wednesday, 03 July 2024 | Pawan Soni

At Shin'ya, an Izakaya-inspired resto-bar at Hyatt Regency Gurugram, is drawing crowds because of the evident attention to detail and its commitment to source the best and freshest ingredients possible for a hearty Japanese meal, says Pawan Soni Japanese cuisine is winning hearts across the Indian community, and it is no...

What’s cooking this weekend!

What’s cooking this weekend!

Wednesday, 03 July 2024 | Exotica

Lucknow meets Hyderabad at Westin The Westin Gurgaon recently hosted a 10-day culinary pop up, with Kangan from The Westin Mumbai Garden City. Showcasing Kangan’s convergence of the regal flavours of Lucknow and the fiery essence of Hyderabad, Guest Chef Mohammad Shaheed Qureshi from Kangan and Multi Property Executive Chef Amit...

Exploring the Garden of Jade

Exploring the Garden of Jade

Wednesday, 03 July 2024 | Pawan Soni

Pawan Soni embarks on a delightful journey through Chinese cuisine with innovative twists adding a new dimension to the experience Reminiscing about my unforgettable dining experience at Jade under the mastery of Chef Vivek Rana, I recently revisited this iconic Chinese restaurant, now under the stewardship of Chef Ankur Gulati. The...

Gurugram’s latest Culinary Contender

Gurugram’s latest Culinary Contender

Wednesday, 03 July 2024 | Pawan Soni

Pawan Soni visits  Marieta, the new eatery at Gurugram, only to be amazed and dismayed at the same time. It will be sometime before they get their act together, but their enthusiasm is already flowing through their offerings Nestled between two established dining spots at Two Horizon, Marieta emerges as Gurgaon’s...

Sunday Edition

Astroturf | Om – The Shabda Brahman

21 July 2024 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

A model for India's smart city aspirations

21 July 2024 | Gyaneshwar Dayal | Agenda

A tale of two countries India and China beyond binaries

21 July 2024 | Gyaneshwar Dayal | Agenda

Inspirations Behind Zaira and Authorship Journey

21 July 2024 | Professor Vinita Dhondiyal Bhatnagar | Agenda

LOBSTER LOVE

21 July 2024 | Pawan Soni | Agenda