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Archives: '14 Issue 02


February 26, 2014

High on Food!

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar Saxena

Is food as good as sex? Ask yourself this as you dip a succulent strawberry into a fountain of chocolate or sit down to a repast meant for a king, or queen....


Wine pairing

Indian wines are discovering their place in the sun and may be paired with fine European cuisine. Verve presents examples of tapas and a choice of Indian and International wines that complement them oh so perfectly!


Liebherr wine cabinets

Liebherr introduces wine-cabinets that pamper your wines and yourself with intricate technology...


Of Good Friends and Great Wine

Text by Sonal Holland

Whether you wish to have an afternoon of wine tasting with your girlfriends, or an evening of wining it up with your favourite couples, we take you through 10 steps to throwing a successful wine (tasting) party


Alaskan criuse

A Dish Called Alaska

Text by Neha Gupta

On a cruise along the coast of the Gulf of Alaska, find Verve's picks from Ketchikan, Juneau and Scagway where we fished for salmon, cracked open crabs, took a bite of a glacier and travelled to the settlements of Tlingit natives


Nachiket Shetye 36 Oak and Barley

Cooking Up a Romance

Text by Sonal Ved. Photographs by Poulomi Dey

So you have found the right one and cannot wait to announce how you feel. But words alone won’t get you anywhere. To make your Valentine’s Day special, put together a romantic meal for your beloved.


Red Velvet Cake by La Folie Mumbai

Haute Chocolates and a Bottomless Pot

Text by Shirin Mehta. Mezzuna text by Neha Gupta

Unexpected combinations. Nouvelle cuisines. Awesome presentation and much more. Verve picks through the ever-growing list of eateries that are springing up all over the country’s urban areas and reports on some exciting openings in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and Bengaluru


Vanessa Able in Tata Nano

Me and My Car

Text by Shashi Baliga

A young lady and a second-hand, lemon yellow Nano! Journalist and traveller, Vanessa Able makes a journey of over 10,000 kms across India and speaks to Shashi Baliga about the highs, lows and misadventures that she encountered as well as despair and final self-realisation


Roohi and Chetan Jaikishan in Milan with Nisha Jhangiani Verve

My Milan

Text by Nisha Jhangiani. Photographs by Rupert Tapper

A globe-trotting style maven, Roohi Jaikishan’s affinity to Italy’s style metropolis encompasses many facets – fashion, fun, romance, business. Who better to take Nisha Jhangiani through the land of Prosecco and pizza, show-stopping trends and outrageously flirtatious men and above all, an electric vibe that celebrates the insatiable zest for life!


Slow Love

Text by Sandhya Mulchandani

Science, technology, money, consumerism and sexual laxity have coloured relationships with impatience. But, to explore and discover feelings with both body and mind is what makes love blossom and last