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'11 Issue 12

Oxford, Britain
December 23, 2011

Oxford Now

Text by Devanshi Mody

Oxford is Britain’s second most visited city. Those dreamy spires, amazing architecture, lush lawns and moody meadows bewitch. Verve revisits to discover glam hotels and culinary bliss
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Shiro Restobar and Lounge, Mumbai
December 21, 2011

Where Spirits Soar

Text by Malvika Sah

The party season has kicked in, calling out to social creatures, loud and clear... it’s time to shake a leg and down your favourite poison.... Verve locates the country’s hippest nightclubs which will allow you to let down your hair, with a dash of oomph and flamboyance...
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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

The arrival of global coffee house behemoths in the country proves that modern Indian café culture has reached a new level of maturity and competitive excitement. Thanks to the espresso machine – and all that comes with it – a generation of young people has been liberated, observes Jonathan Foreman
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Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces and &Beyond, known as Taj Safaris

In Search of Shere Khan

Text by Shirin Mehta

Two fabulous jungle camps, joint ventures between Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces and &Beyond, known as Taj Safaris – each one different from the other – provide the perfect draw to the heartland of Madhya Pradesh and a viewing of the majestic tiger in its natural habitat. Verve visits the wilds of Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book and returns refreshed, to tell the tale
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Divya Mohta, Flamboyant hostess and designer, Tambourine
December 17, 2011

Sinatra Classics And Galouti Kebabs

Text by Farah Palia. Photographs by Ayesha Broacha

Flamboyant hostess and designer Divya Mohta invites select guests to her well-appointed home to celebrate the birth of her label Tambourine. Farah Palia takes in the priceless paintings and silverware while dining with the swish set
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Sudarshan Shetty, conceptual artist

Shetty’s House of Shades

Text by Madhu Jain. Photographs by Ritam Banerjee

Verve visits conceptual artist Sudarshan Shetty and his actor-dancer wife Seema at their Chembur penthouse and discovers a home apart
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