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Archives: '09 Issue 12

Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival

Three days, four meals a day plus ‘tastings’, unlimited wine, the topmost restaurants and bars. Heaven? Try pleasurable torture. Verve experiences a food-athon called the 2009 Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival and returns pleased, disturbed and afraid to use the weighing scale

Hema Parekh, Chef
December 20, 2009

Naturally, Good

Text by Mandira Nevatia. Photographs by Ankur Chaturvedi

From a young bride who had trouble making tea to one of Asia’s foremost vegan lifestyle experts, she counts the cooking of Buddhist monks and her own roots in Indian vegetarianism as prime inspirations. Verve chats with master chef Hema Parekh

The Oberoi Patisserie and Delicatessen, New Delhi
December 18, 2009

Taste the luxe

Text by Sona Bahadur

The Oberoi Patisserie and Delicatessen in Delhi will delight the gourmet in you

Amitabh Bhattacharya, Song Writer
December 16, 2009

Tune in to Amitabh Bhattacharya, Bollywood’s edgy new wordsmith

Priyanka Chopra, Bollywood Actress
December 15, 2009

Priyanka Chopra’s Hot Moves

Text by Nisha Jhangiani

Priyanka Chopra sure knows how to liven up any setting with her sunbeam smile, her enviable energy and her hard-to-match dance moves. Verve tracks the much-in-demand superstar and steals moments during the Verve photo shoot to get a pulse on what gets this gal’s party mojo going...

Jasmine Shah Varma, Curator
December 14, 2009

The Art-o-logist

Text by Supriya Nair. Photograph by Uma Dhanwatey

Curator Jasmine Shah Varma finds new ways to speak to the art market in undulating times

Masaba Gupta, Kattran
December 12, 2009

Princess Fearless

Text by Supriya Nair

Masaba Gupta, not yet out of fashion school, dreams in design

Nida Mahmood, New India Bioscope Co.

Kitsch and Tell

Text by Sona Bahadur

Multifaceted Nida Mahmood has the makings of a design maverick