Celebrated Indian American chef Floyd Cardoz has restaurants in both India and the United States, including the critically acclaimed â€˜Paowallaâ€™ in New York and â€˜The Bombay Canteenâ€™ in Mumbai. He was the winner of Season 3 of â€œTop Chef Mastersâ€ in 2011 and was also named among the Top 50 Most Influential Global Indians by GQ Magazine. Cardoz visited India recently to discuss the food and beverage industries in the US and India and shared with SPAN writer Suheil Imtiaz some of his impressions
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IBNS): Gastronomes had a wonderful time at the Italian Week festival at Kolkata's ITC Sonar, digging into the diverse spread from Parma, Piedmont and Versilia, including several authentic, mouth watering Italian classics crafted by Chef Vittorio Greco for the Worldwide Italian Cuisine Week.
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IBNS): With Christmas a little over a month away, Kolkata's Park Plaza hotel recently organised a cake-mixing ceremony.
Think clear with music and beer, says Abhishek Saran, Managing Director, Dubliin Square, an Irish pub. The renowned chef shares some secrets why beer and music never fail to amuse us while listing seven must haves with the drink.
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IBNS): With the Christmas season around the corner, the â€˜Byomkesh Pawrboâ€™ team geared up to mark the promotion of their film at The Gateway hotel on Monday.
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IBNS): Singapore Airlines is delighted to introduce a traditional, Indian set meal - â€œRuchi Thaliâ€ for its Business Class passengers travelling between India and Singapore.
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IBNS): Nukkadwala, an Indian QSR (quick service restaurant) chain of Vatika Group, has opened its first store in New Delhi at PVR Anupam Complex in Saket.
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IBNS): Tracing back the culinary tradition of the two 'Bengal's in the pre-partition phase, a prominent 5-star facility in city introduced 'bhuri bhoj' (sumptous lunch) during the Durga Puja days.
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IBNS): To savour crispy 'Topse Bhaja' (Topse fish fry) and 'Kochi Pathar Jhol' and 'Pui Shak Charchori' the puja shopper-pandal hopper-foodie may visit the five star dining restaurant at Swissotel during the six-day festivity.
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IBNS): Researching about the local palate and adjusting the culinary style accordingly is one of the key features of Barbeque Nation, said Suman Mukherjee, Senior Cluster Manager of the pan-India restaurant chain that unveiled a special Puja menu at its Kolkata outlet on Monday.
Kolkata, Sept 30 (IBNS): Noodle Oodle, a Chinese restaurant, which is an initiative of Aditya Group, opened its second outlet in Kolkata's Garia area on Friday.
Gurgaon, Aug 24 (IBNS): On the occasion of World Vada Pao Day on Aug 23, Nukkadwala, a chain of restaurant which brings street food from across the nation, created a record by making the Worldâ€™s longest Vada Pao- measuring 145 feet in length.
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IBNS): Chapter 2, a restaurant in Kolkata's Mani Square Mall, launched a special buffet on Wednesday that will remind diners of Park Street restaurants dating back to the 1960s and 70s.
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IBNS): A year ago, they dared to challenge tradition by serving global fusion food at their exclusive vegetarian restaurant located on a street known for its meaty delights and, a year later, they embraced Kolkata's penchant for heritage by deciding to inaugurate their birthday celebrations in a tram on Wednesday.
Chennai, Aug 4 (IBNS): Chennaiâ€™s Wangâ€™s kitchen has come up with a unique â€˜Every day is a Wangâ€™s dayâ€™ offer across its outlets in the city this monsoon season between 11am â€“ 7pm.