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April 03, 2020

The founder of the experimental space in Mumbai's Kala Ghoda speaks to Verve about how COVID-19's lockdown measures are affecting private galleries and artists across the country.
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Erika Kleinmann, Piper’s Pet Bakery
April 02, 2020

Party Animals

Text by Zaral Shah. Photographed by Manasi Sawant. Styled by Shweta Navandar. Hair by Shabana Shaikh. Make-Up by Alyssa Mendonsa

The pet care industry is rapidly transforming as animals are becoming a greater source of emotional fulfilment for city dwellers today. Erika Kleinmann of Piper’s Pet Bakery whips up a personalised pumpkin peanut butter cake for graphic designer Ashna Mistry’s Shih Tzu, Zoie Mistry – while Verve notes the emerging shifts and growing demand for new food products in this niche market
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There’s a silkworm in my soup!

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographed by Prashant Giani. Styled by Akanksha Pandey

Entomophagy is the environment-friendly gastronomic practice that everyone is discussing. Verve, who has ingested a few insects herself, speaks to Gitika Saikia about the North-Eastern dishes that highlight locally found arthropods
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April 01, 2020

Me, My Shelf And I: Dating Apps

Text by Vivek Tejuja. Illustrations by Harjyot Khalsa

The columnist takes us through his stirring journey of left and right swiping on dating apps, and the long-term effects of it on his approach to food
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Alok Verma, Food Stylist and Photographer; Mumbai

Square Meals

Text by Ranjabati Das

Three Instagrammers describe the backstory behind one of their favourite food posts as Verve asks them about what it takes to get a like-worthy shot
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Incr(edible) Flair

Photographed by Munsif Molu. Styled by Shweta Navandar. Assisted by Sarah Rajkotwala. Hair by Mariya Ansari at Runah Salon. Make-up by Sonam Chandna Sagar, Assisted by Aayushi Parekh. Model: Rashmi Zurail Mann. Photographer’s Assistant: Harnoor Juneja

Verve puts a playful spin on fashion’s culinary connection and styles delectable ensembles with billowing mutton sleeves, hip peacoats, tea-length dresses, intricate fishnet separates, wavy lettuce-hem skirts and almond-toe shoes
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