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Chef Nobert Niederkofler of St. Hubertes, the famed two- Michelin-star restaurant
November 29, 2010

Of family food and fusion fare

Text by Farah Palia

He travels the globe to experience diverse cultures and cuisines. On the eve of his visit to India, Chef Nobert Niederkofler of St. Hubertes, the famed two- Michelin-star restaurant speaks to Verve about introducing his creations to the Indian palate

Chef Ashwini Kaw, Chef Rossano Renzelli

When The World Is Your Oyster

Text by Malvika Sah. Photographs by Robert Conte

Blending distinctive flavours together, Chefs Ashwini Kaw and Rossano Renzelli serve gourmet offerings with pearly oysters. Verve watches as the maestros cook up a gastronomical storm

The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai, The Dutch Suite
November 25, 2010

Suite Soak

Text by Shirin Mehta

The butler knows it all at The Dutch Suite, one of The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai’s spanking new Luxury Grand rooms. Verve soaks in high living and a marigold-scattered bathtub at the iconic hotel that has been on a reinvention tour


The Elite Address

Watercolours by Bappa

Quiet, clean environs and tree-lined avenues…old-world bungalows and landscaped condos…swanky wheels and round-the-clock security.... Verve stops by at the luxe locales of Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata

Udaivilas, Udaipur
November 23, 2010

Heavenly Refuge

Text by Nisha Jhangiani

Fed to obesity, massaged to immobility and pampered silly – Verve basks in the indulgence of Udaivilas and attains a nirvana of ecstasy

Dinesh Sehgal, MD, Blues Clothing Company Pvt. Ltd.

The Dreamer

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photograph by Amit Dey

Inspired by an innovative idea, Dinesh Sehgal, MD, Blues Clothing Company Pvt. Ltd., moved away from his family’s well-established business to take the deluxe route. Verve interacts with the man who took a calculated risk to enter the luxury retail space with Italian brands

The Chatwal New York, Sant Singh Chatwal, Stanford White, The Lambs Club
November 21, 2010

Return To Glamour

Text by Shirin Mehta

The Chatwal New York, brainchild of hotel tycoon, Sant Singh Chatwal, is ensconced in a landmark Stanford White-designed building and offers a fresh perspective on modern luxury, discovers Verve

Sanjay Kapoor, MD, Genesis Luxury

The Innovator

Text by Arthy Muthanna Singh. Photograph by Amit Dey

Sanjay Kapoor, MD, Genesis Luxury, who started his career as a banker, was struck by the way luxury brands marketed themselves and wanted to bring them to India. Verve dips into the mind of the man who switched lanes and made luxury accessible to the Indian high-fashion aficionado

Ethos Watch Studios
November 20, 2010

Capturing the attention of global travellers, airports are now the new ‘It’ zones for retail shopping. Ethos Watch Studios sets its imprint on different airports in the country

The Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
November 19, 2010

Jewel Of The Orient

Text by Mala Vaishnav

134 years old and raring to go. The Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, is a legendary hotel that revels in its vibrant legacy while flaunting a contemporary avatar, discovers Verve