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'08 Issue 08

Chefs Joy Bhattacharya, Amit Gugnani, Xianchun Meng, Emanuele Lattenzi

Flashes In The Pan

Text by Vinod Advani. Photographs by Sameer Belvalkar

When two culinary maestros from dramatically different cuisines come together, sparks tend to fly in the kitchen. Conjuring up a delectable dish with one common ingredient, foie gras, these chefs prove that two many cooks don’t spoil the broth! Check out the first in a series of chef jugalbandis as Verve tastes up a storm
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Jazz evenings, vines dripping fruit, cheese on a platter. Verve goes on two languorous road trips
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Munich Airport, Best Airport in Europe

Eagerly In Transit

Text by Vinod Advani

For the third year in a row, Munich Airport has been named Best Airport in Europe, a hat-trick distinction bestowed by the International Skytrax World Airport Awards
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Surina Narula, Consortium of Street Children

The ‘Otherness’ Of Living

Text by Mita Kapur. Photograph by Saurabh Dua

Empowering street children in India and making them aware of their rights has been Surina Narula’s life’s mission, resulting in her being awarded the MBE by the Queen of England. Verve meets the unassuming do-gooder, in Delhi, for a chat on her ongoing work
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Indigo, Rahul Akerkar, Malini Vachani-Akerkar

Indigo The Untold Stories

Photograph by Ankur Chaturvedi

On the famed Mumbai eatery’s ninth anniversary, Avantika Akerkar, sister of the owner Rahul Akerkar, quizzes him and wife, Malini, on their success story
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The Spice Route
August 16, 2008

30 Cuisine Hotspots

Text by Devanshi Mody

At Verve, we love to eat, we live to eat. India boasts some of the best restaurants in the world and each city across the country nurtures its own individual havens which make it their business to tickle discerning palates. Presenting Verve’s very subjective list of 30 iconic restaurants that continue to sizzle
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