'09 Issue 05 | Verve Magazine
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'09 Issue 05

May 22, 2009

The Gourmet’s Progress

Text by Roopa Barua and Sona Bahadur

Lychee-glazed lobster by the Arabian Sea. Exquisite crème brûlées laced with zesty kazi lemons. Cucina Italiana savoured in a lavish Renaissance ambience. Delectable tapas and finos followed by fine Catalonian cuisine. Verve sample four creative new gourmet experiences guaranteed to please the epicure in you
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May 20, 2009

The Other America

Text by Supriya Nair and Sohiny Das

South America’s super six beckon with promises of adventure, history, nature and culture. Verve blueprint the route to a fashionably rocking time
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Amitabh Nanda, Actor and Ad Man

New kid on the blog

Text by Supriya Nair

Amitabh Nanda, actor and ad man, takes to writing
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Adam Pushkin, British Council

Adam’s World

Text by Supriya Nair

Adam Pushkin of the British Council is on a creative mission
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Shraddha Kadakia, Automotive Photography

Feminine Frames

Text by Mamta Badkar

Shraddha Kadakia is steering the wheel with her automotive photography
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Ekta Puri, Hotelier

Ladies of Luxe

Text by Sohiny Das. Photographed by Kaustav Saikia. Styling by Sohiny Das. Make-up and hair courtesy: Reshma Sambtani, Juice Salon, Kolkata.

In a bungalow bari live babus in starched dhutis. And tant sari-clad boudis with big red bindis – their house keys jingling jangling in harmony with the clink of bangles. Tradition, culture, Rabindrasangeet and paan. All this is still Kolkata, but there is also the modern, urban, cosmopolitan side. Verve and Louis Vuitton present the glamorous side of Kolkata – ladies who lunch, wine and dine. Verve learns more about their work, travels, spa addictions, indulgent husbands, canine appreciation, adult babysitting and wardrobe envy over many a tête-à-tête
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