- In this week's The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, "India gave the world the number 'zero' but today we are losing our scientific edge and falling prey to obscurantism and superstition"
Updated on May 19, 2021 06:34 PM IST
- In this week's The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, "Such is the despondency over our politicians that many people are now actively considering emigrating to other countries"
Updated on May 06, 2021 01:21 PM IST
- In this week's The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, "During the first wave we had confidence in our government and hope for the future. Both are now in short supply"
Updated on Apr 27, 2021 05:26 PM IST
From puchkas and rolls to biryani, Kolkata food is stealing the show
Published on Jan 10, 2021 03:04 PM IST
Move over brick-and-mortar food halls, it’s time for online gourmet stores to take over
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 05:28 PM IST
Stage two of the delivery boom: fine dining pulaos and the big boys finally enter the market
Updated on Dec 27, 2020 08:19 AM IST
From wine in cans to sourdough doughnuts, food entrepreneurs are leaving no ingredient and idea unturned
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 07:39 AM IST
In this week’s The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, “If you are unfamiliar with the biryani wars, then here’s some of the background. Biryani was invented in Delhi. (Don’t believe all that nonsense about it being a Persian dish. There is no rice dish called biryani in Iran.)”
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 04:35 PM IST
Whether you choose caviar or coriander as your flavouring, an egg will never let you down!
Published on Dec 13, 2020 07:45 AM IST
The Taste With Vir: Nothing beats the restaurant experience even after the delivery boom amid Covid-19
In this week’s The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, “Yes, the delivery boom has been one of the rare benefits of this otherwise terrible phase, leading to the growth of a new cloud kitchen sector and empowering thousands of housewives and artisanal producers all over India. But, as wonderful as all that is, there is nothing that beats the restaurant experience.”
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 03:04 PM IST
India’s non-vegetarian pickle tradition is wondrous and delicious
Updated on Nov 29, 2020 07:49 AM IST
In this week’s The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, “I doubt if America will approve the Oxford vaccine any time soon. But we, in India, should give it emergency approval as soon as possible.” Adding, “Let’s just go ahead and beat this damn pandemic.”
Updated on Nov 27, 2020 04:32 PM IST
From burgers to biryani, cuisine is no bar when it comes to ordering food at home
Updated on Nov 22, 2020 08:34 AM IST
The Taste with Vir: Renowned chef Cyrus Todiwala’s culinary journey, his restaurant Café Spice Namaste’s closing and possible revival amid coronavirus pandemic
In this week’s The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes of the legacy of renowned chef, Cyrus Todiwala. From the chef’s early days at Taj Aquada in Goa to currently crowdfunding to reopen his well-known restaurant Café Spice Namaste in a new location, read on....
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 08:36 AM IST
Its history might be shrouded in mystery, but the humble seekh kebab takes the cake for its wonderful taste
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 08:46 AM IST
The Taste with Vir: After year of death, darkness and disaster, things can only get better... one hopes
In this week’s The Taste, Vir Sanghvi admits that even though he’s not a New Year Column kind of guy, “This Diwali, as the world is overtaken by gloom and Delhi is submerged under smog,” he decided to give it a shot. From a coronavirus vaccine to reduction in hate, here are his hopes for the New Year.
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 06:04 PM IST
Home cooks and artisanal food operations find success in the pandemic
Updated on Nov 01, 2020 09:46 AM IST
Garlic is a favourite but there are other ingredients. Mustard, for instance!
Updated on Oct 25, 2020 07:43 AM IST
Indigenous producers are making the finest, purely Indian, fresh ingredients available for home cooking
Published on Oct 18, 2020 07:04 AM IST
The results of the first major scientific study into intermittent fasting are in: it does not work!
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 09:30 AM IST
This lockdown-favourite delivery dish can be made at home, and it doesn’t get soggy too!
Published on Oct 04, 2020 07:09 AM IST
The Taste with Vir: Elizabeth Kerkar’s contributions to Taj Hotels created new school of Indian interior design
Vir Sanghvi writes, “Liz Kerkar took the American model and Indianised it so thoroughly that if a guest suddenly woke up in the middle of the night at a Taj hotel, he would never think he was at a Hilton or a Sheraton; he would know that he was with the Taj”
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 03:31 PM IST
A bunch of smart restaurateurs bring the fine dining experience to your dining table at home
Published on Sep 27, 2020 07:52 AM IST
The Taste with Vir | Supreme Court vs Sudarshan TV: Free speech isn’t setting fire to a communally complex nation
Vir Sanghvi writes, “The government has finally taken a stand. In what may be a disappointment to those of its supporters who were sympathetic to Sudarshan TV’s case, the government went to the Supreme Court on Wednesday and said what should have been obvious to anyone who is familiar with the law.”
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 05:33 PM IST
Whether it’s Gaggan or Indian Accent or Bhawan, it’s street food that truly inspires our chefs
Updated on Sep 25, 2020 03:47 PM IST
Listen to the debut episode for snippets from Diipa Khosla, Vir Sanghvi, Seema Goswami and Abhay Sharma, in a neatly-packaged sound-byte!
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 10:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Karishma Kuenzang
Vir Sanghvi writes, “The Supreme Court is right to want to ban hate speech but regulation has been tried and had failed before.”
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 03:21 PM IST
The future belongs to ghost kitchens, food and chefs!
Published on Sep 13, 2020 07:06 AM IST
Covid-19 cases are at an all-time high, the economy is in a deep recession & the future is gloomy. But Indians don’t care.
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 01:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Vir Sanghvi
Not all politicians are foodies, but Prime Ministers often like their food!
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 08:15 PM IST