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Leela Naidu, Style icon
October 23, 2010

The Elegant Alternative

Text by Supriya Nair

Style icon Leela Naidu consistently bucked trends and resisted easy judgements of her career, her fashion or her private life – and in doing so, created a whole new iconography of beauty, says Supriya Nair

Balthazar, Juhu
October 22, 2010

Tucked in a corner of Juhu, Balthazar, the not-so-little, swanky new fine-dining lounge is sure to get you craving for more

Priya Kishore, India's Best Dressed List 2010
October 21, 2010

India’s Best Dressed List 2010

Text by Sohiny Das. Interviews by Shirin Mehta and Sohiny Das. Realisation by Nirali Mehta and Lamya Bhatri. Photographed by prasad naik, Vishal Kullarwar (Mumbai), Amit Dey (New Delhi)

It is that time of the year again. Verve’s annual Hall of Fame for the nation’s sartorially spectacular ladies is a celebration of their admirable effort, and effortless style. Perennials and newbies unite in this compilation of the best wardrobes in the country

The InterContinental, Chef Ian Kittichai, The Golden Hand Chef, Koh, Contemporary Thai Menu

The InterContinental’s newest eatery is chic, cool and a feast for the senses. Verve samples Chef Ian Kittichai’s – ‘The Golden Hand Chef’ – contemporary Thai menu at Koh

Hotel Ashok, The newly-renovated Presidential Suite, New Delhi
October 18, 2010

The newly-renovated Presidential Suite in the capital’s Hotel Ashok offers a plush space meant for a royal to relax in....

Nandini Shenoy, Pinkvilla
October 17, 2010

The colour of style

Text by Sohini Datta

Nandini Shenoy seamlessly mixes fashion with Bollywood in Pinkvilla whose online presence is a hit with B’town and its followers

Green bean salad

Nouveau Nosh

Text by Sonal Ved

Squeezing wasabi from a skinny tube requires the skill of a school kid, but deftly grating a fresh stalk on shark skin calls for culinary craftsmanship. Verve wades through various restaurant menus to dig out some newfangled foods

Sahil and Nevil Timbadia, Bonobo
October 15, 2010

The phantoms of the lounge

Text by Sohini Datta. Photograph by Aparna Jayakumar

An overwhelming passion for fun and food drove Sahil and Nevil Timbadia to shed their day jobs at night to delve into the business of having a good time

Chef Pandit, Chef Francis, Chef Joshi, Chef Juancho
October 14, 2010

Not To Syn Is A Sin!

Text by Vinod Advani. Photographs by Arvind Chenji

In Hyderabad, chefs Sachin Joshi and Midday Juancho blend the flavours of New Zealand lamb chops in creations that erase geographical boundaries. Vinod Advani gets greedy....

Akanksha Arora, CEO, Amrapali Jewels
October 13, 2010

Shining through

Text by Shanaya Lalkaka

Bijoutier Akanksha Arora whose creations are donned by the likes of Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu and Drew Barrymore, believes in giving back to a culture that has infused her life