Wed, 10/10/2018 - 02:50

Here’s a sad truth. Most pinot grigio is so watery, bland, and just plain dull that wine snobs scorn it and sommeliers at top restaurants won’t list it. Asking for “just a glass of pinot grigio” has almost become an admission that you don’t pay attention to what you swallow.

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 04:27

It is really tough for small films with with new faces or ones with mid-range stars to make their mark at the box office in a scenario where single screen era is gone and a cinema viewing is all about multiplexes.

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 04:23

This week’s release Andhadun is a thriller with a visually-impaired protagonist.

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 03:19

Some of Asia’s favourite weekend retreats are gearing up for the best weather of the year. Summer monsoons are giving way to dryer and cooler temperatures across Southeast Asia and India, while autumns in Japan are a leaf peeper's dream.

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 03:16

The history of Aurangabad dates back to 1610, when Murtaza Nizam Shah of Ahmadnagar instructed his Prime Minister Malik Amber, to build Fatehnagar, as a sort of resting place on the site of a village called Kharki.

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 03:20

Some dishes are so essential to a country’s cuisine that most diners don’t remember that they were revolutionary to begin with. Nobu Matsuhisa changed American sushi forever when he added jalapeños to hamachi.

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 02:23

There used to be the mainstream media and the financial publications. To cater to the film buffs, there were a few publications dedicated to films and stars-ja couple in English and a few in various vernacular languages.

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 02:19

Kalpana Lajmi (1954-2018), got into the film industry when there were just a few female directors, and it was much tougher for women to get a break.

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 03:22

If there’s anyone who knows how to celebrate in style, it’s the Ambani family. Isha Ambani’s engagement to Anand Piramal was a soirée to remember. Here’s a sneak peak at the romantic Lake Como setting which featured an enviable celebrity guest list

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 01:55

You might not think that the Ritz London needs putting on the map. Since opening its doors in 1906, the hotel has become a global byword for luxury, long before Julia Roberts stopped there in Notting Hill. Suites can cost thousands of pounds a night.

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 02:04

A few weeks before the landmark Supreme Court judgment scrapping the controversial Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, Ranjith Sankar made a brave Malayalam film titled Njan Marykutty (I am Marykutty), about a man with the soul of a woman, starring Jayasurya in the lead.

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 02:00

Filmmaking was an enterprise. Enterprise means a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one. Aptly described as filmmaking is indeed bold and complex, or it was. It was a gamble to produce a film or to acquire it for distribution.

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 02:14

While the name does indeed conjure up images of the famous gossamer fine Chanderi sarees, which are named after Chanderi, a town in Madhya Pradesh synonymous with its weaving tradition that occupies pride of place in any conversation about Chanderi.  But side by side with its gorgeous sarees

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 02:35

It was chicken thigh, guessed Ferran Adrià. Probably organic or free-range and definitely from the south of France. The legendary El Bulli chef was sampling some mystery meat cooked by a Dutch friend in 2011, trying to figure out what it was.

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 02:39

In the first episode of Huda Boss—a ­reality series about beauty mogul Huda Kattan that began airing this summer—the Dubai-based makeup artist opens a box of concealer that was scheduled to debut in March under her brand, Huda Beauty.