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UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 11:18 AM IST
He came from nowhere and rose so high. But, in the end, he flew away with the wind.
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 11:43 AM IST
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi advises on how to choose the right perfume, ignore shop assistants while buying one, and how not to look for the ‘latest’ and try everything on your own skin.
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 08:16 AM IST
Although the Game of Thrones TV show will end in another month, prepare yourself for many prequels and sequels. If they play it right, Game of Thrones will outlast even Superman.
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 03:25 PM IST
In this week’s column of The Taste With Vir, Vir Sanghvi talks about some of the best shows on Indian streaming services including Sacred Games and the more recent, Made In Heaven, and how the future of entertainment looks promising.
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 07:20 PM IST
In this week’s column of The Taste With Vir, Vir Sanghvi talks about wine and which view out of the different ones out there should you believe.
The Taste With Vir Sanghvi: Is good food at a restaurant defined by the nationality of its clientele?
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2019 12:10 PM IST
In this week’s column of The Taste With Vir, Vir Sanghvi says that the world is now so global that there is room for restaurants that cater mainly to foreigners. And then, in each city, there will be the local places which, even if they are chains, will focus on domestic guests. However, as long as the food is good, do you really care what the nationality of the clientele is?
The Taste With Vir Sanghvi: France versus Spain - How the Spanish beat the French at the cuisine game
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 07:02 PM IST
In this week’s column of The Taste With Vir, Vir Sanghvi talks about French cuisine, what makes it a superior culinary experience, and how Spain has defeated France at the cuisine game.
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 12:07 PM IST
In recent years, the demonisation of animal fats has been discredited and people are finally accepting that the flavour of animal fat can enhance the taste of most dishes.
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 06:28 PM IST
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi writes about David Icke who used to be a well-known BBC TV sports presenter in the 1980s. But what accounts for the popularity of Icke and his lunatic theories?
The Taste With Vir Sanghvi: Batman, Superman, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond and the best actors who’ve played them
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 01:01 PM IST
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi writes about the iconic characters like Hercule Poirot, Batman, Superman, Sherlock Holmes, Wonder Woman and James Bond, in movies and TV shows and the best actors who have played the roles.
The Taste With Vir Sanghvi: The best TV shows to watch - From Billions to Killing Eve to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and more
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2019 11:15 AM IST
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi writes about some of the best TV shows he’s watched over the past year and why he enjoyed watching them.
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2019 11:05 AM IST
In this week’s column Vir Sanghvi writes about how the chilli has travelled around the world over the past few centuries.
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2018 03:07 PM IST
The pastas we eat outside of Italy are either not found in Italy at all or taste very different in their homeland. Italian pastas rarely use cream whereas pastas made elsewhere in the world often use so-called ‘cream sauces’.
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 12:50 PM IST
The highlight of any visit is the aarti and the abhishek in the sanctum sanctorum. The 10 am abhishek is particularly special because the final phase involves washing a red lingam with a perfectly carved Nataraj engraved on it.
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 12:52 PM IST
The movie never set out to tell the real story of Queen or to deal with the critical issues about Freddie’s evasions so it would be unfair to judge it on that basis. Treat it as a jukebox/karaoke nonsense musical.
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 12:55 PM IST
My First Kitchen, My Sweet Kitchen: Vineet Bhatia and Indian Kitchen by Maunika Gowardhan are just some of the books on food that you should be reading.
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 12:56 PM IST
When they had opened, the hip hotels did not dare charge as much as the luxury hotels but over time, that has changed.
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2018 10:45 AM IST
The first thing to remember about Italian salami is the confusion over the name. If you are talking about the category as a whole or about a variety of cured meats, you should use the term ‘salumi’. If you are talking about a single sausage then you should use ‘salame’.
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 12:21 PM IST
In India, by the 1990s, when risotto finally reached our menus, most chefs also cheated. As far as the average punter is concerned, a risotto is simply cheesy rice.
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 06:27 PM IST
Bone marrow is considered a delicacy in many countries and is slowly gaining popularity. Like it there are various other unusual foods that are just waiting to be discovered.
By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 03:49 PM IST
Faulty minibars, missing lemons, rude staff and lots more- this is what a vacation at the Porto’s ‘best hotel’, The Yeatman feels like.
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 03:53 PM IST
The Tata group retained the iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel in Lutyens’ Delhi in an auction by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) after years of litigation at doubled license fees. What makes the hotel iconic, is not any single factor but a combination of many things.
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 04:30 PM IST
Chef Hemant Oberoi and other chefs had displayed exemplary courage during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, something which is depicted in Hotel Mumbai, the new film based on the attacks which took place in the Taj Mahal hotel.
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 10:23 AM IST
In the 70s and 80s, DC overshadowed Marvel, but in recent times the tide seems to have turned.
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 10:42 AM IST
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi writes about why there is a strong monetary argument in favour of Airbnb, but the brand and its properties are not necessarily cooler than a hotel would be.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 08:27 AM IST
Vir Sanghvi loves everything about Bangkok: Its old 20th century charm to the ever buzzing restaurant scene.
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 09:10 AM IST
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi answers the question that all foreign hoteliers are asking: Why are Indians disrespectful towards the power of global luxury brands?
The Taste with Vir Sanghvi: How an air hostess took my packed cold biryani and turned it into a gourmet meal
Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 09:24 AM IST
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi writes about how air hostesses have always been sexualised, despite it being a strenuous job that requires a person to be working for as long as 8 hours at a stretch.