'09 Issue 11 | Verve Magazine
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'09 Issue 11

Phoenicia, New York

Going Wild

Text and Photographs by Mamta Badkar

Dust-choked metros and stressful jobs usually leave us sapped of creativity. Poets, rueing this, have for centuries pointed us towards nature. Verve escapes to Phoenicia, upstate New York, and finds that going away from civilisation is easier said than done
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Niagara Falls

Smashing falls

Text by Suketu Kapadia

Nature created the Niagara Falls 10,000 years ago. Verve revels in the stunning beauty that has changed but not faded with time
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Chef Madhu Krishnan, Chef Pavan Kumar

Game for Quail

Text by Vinod Advani. Photographs by Nilesh Acharekar

A fine alternative to chicken, quails are cooked up in two distinct ways by The ITC Maratha Mumbai’s Chef Madhu Krishnan and her star pupil, Chef Pavan Kumar. Verve tastes the results
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Veda, New Delhi
November 23, 2009

Restaurant chic is in. Today, great cuisine must be married with fabulous interiors. The trend for simplicity is over – elaborate, over the top, themed or sheer luxury provide moods and foods for the gastronomically inclined. Verve sifts the eateries that provide atmospheric cuisine to revel in
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Tarana Sawhney

Of Canvases And Crests

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographs by Amit Dey

Tarana Sawhney is a fashionista with a mission and has a home that fits the bill perfectly, both stylish and rooted in historical relevance. Verve meets the young lawyer, fund-raiser and homemaker in her 50-year-old Delhi bungalow and discovers a lady of many parts
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Designer Rachana and Lokmat Group CEO Deven Darda

Savoir flair

Text by Supriya Nair

Designer Rachana and Lokmat Group CEO Deven Darda cherish their big-city space where edgy chic is overlaid with ethnic accents. Verve takes a look
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