Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: How the G20 menu wowed the world

Updated on Sep 22, 2023 06:56 PM IST

State dinners across the world serve boring food. But ITC’s chefs set a new standard at the G20 Summit, with an inventive vegetarian menu and impeccable service

At the G20 Summit, guests were served vegetarian dishes such as foxtail millet leaf crisps topped with a yoghurt sphere and spiced chutney.

Sad when a show wraps up? We all are. Here’s what to do

It’s mild. It passes. But the grief we feel when a favourite show or film ends is real. And there are ways to cope too

The Office had nine seasons. It’s hard not to feel a sense of emptiness when it wraps up.
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 03:37 PM IST
ByRiddhi Doshi

Get to know... Aparshakti Khurana

The actor, RJ, comedian and singer will find inventive ways to make every question about food. Someone give him a cookie!

Aparshakti Khurana on always craving chole bhature.
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 03:48 PM IST

Listicle: 10 global décor trends showing up in Indian design

Get your house in order. From Brutalism and terrazzo to Japandi and fluting, these styles are trending now

Being a maximalist means going big on colours, prints and textures.
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 03:48 PM IST

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Please share your location

Where should you live? In the buzzing centre of town? Or in a quiet suburb, far away? Every choice calls for compromise

Choosing to live in Delhi means compromising on space but also means being closer to parks such as Lodhi Garden. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 03:45 PM IST

No thanks, papa: Why millennials are paying for their own weddings

Young couples are picking up the tabs for their own weddings. The soirées are smaller but there’s money left over for ever after. See how they pulled it off

Chirag Shah set up a wedding fund years in advance, taking budgeting tips from his now-wife Nikita Thakkar. Their sangeet cost <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>90,000, and they had 150 guests at the reception. (SPClicks)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 03:44 PM IST

Hitch, glitch, switch: Kiran Rao’s new film has everyone in splits

Laapataa Ladies is about getting lost and finding yourself. Its wowed Toronto and is headed here soon

Laapataa Ladies, written by Sneha Desai, directed by Kiran Rao, and co-produced by Tanaji Dasgupta, premiered at the 48th Toronto International Film Festival.
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 03:42 PM IST

Get into the spirit: Your guide to the home bar of 2023

What to stock, what to mix, how to serve and when to shake up something new. Here’s how to set up an epic bar for the next house party

Keep a variety of alcohol ready and announce what’s being served. Yangdup Lama recommends gin and vodka for the younger crowd. (Instagram/@yangduplama)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 03:38 PM IST

The Brunch round-up: The week and how it made us feel

This week, we’re looking for better gangster stories, getting upset over cake, reliving the 1990s, hoping for a sequel and looking for Brown hosts

'90s boy band NSYNC is releasing their first song in 20 years.
Published on Sep 21, 2023 10:14 PM IST
ByHT Brunch Team

Get to know... Natasha Bharadwaj

Natasha Bharadwaj, breakout star of Mumbai Diaries 26/11, reveals her highs and lows, favorite music, cravings, and more. She also shares advice and secrets.

Get to know... Natasha Bharadwaj
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 05:07 PM IST

Listicle: 10 books to read before their stories hit the screen

Tales of valour, non-fiction work, love stories and everything that’s getting the movie or series treatment soon

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is author Suzanne Collins's prequel to The Hunger Games.
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 05:05 PM IST
ByUrvee Modwel

Weekend Drive by Hormazd Sorabjee: The new power move

With sustainable materials, bio-engineered elements, tonnes of LED lights and a range of 750 km, the Mercedes-Benz Concept CLA Class is the future

The cabin of the Mercedes-Benz Concept CLA Class echoes its sustainable stylishness.
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 04:53 PM IST

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Is this seat taken?

There are no perks to having reduced mobility. You may pass through airport security more quickly but a life in need of assistance is hardly an advantage

Don’t shame people who are in wheelchairs. You will never manage to embarrass the small minority who are faking. (ADOBE STOCK)
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 04:50 PM IST

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: A guide to modern Japanese dining

Modern Japanese food consists of dishes that didn’t originate in Japan. Here are its greatest hits, they’re all delicious, anyway

Nonplussed when you see chicken tikka masala on a menu? That’s how Japanese people feel at modern Japanese restaurants. (ADOBE STOCK)
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 04:49 PM IST

We did NOT see that coming: 40 spoilers for those who dare to read on

Deaths, doppelgangers, ghosts, fathers, imaginary friends, magicians and a sled. Lean in and enjoy a world in which there are only so many ways to twist a tale

You can’t escape spoilers. They’ll find you eventually.
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 04:24 PM IST

Five, six. Pick up sticks: India’s hockey dreams

Meet the team as they prepare for the much-anticipated India vs Pakistan game is scheduled for September 30

If the India men’s hockey team wins the Asian Games, they qualify for the Olympics.
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 04:26 PM IST
ByUrvee Modwel

Fashion v/s fad: Why a microtrend is a waste of time and money

Some styles last for years. Some barely survive a season. Here’s how to avoid the flash and pick true winners

Pastels were all over the place in the run-up to the Barbie movie.
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 04:11 PM IST

The Brunch round-up: The week and how it made us feel

What connects Drake and bras? What’s the new ingredient in Cup Noodles? How has a pirate become a global favourite? Would you buy pre-dented luggage?

Rihanna’s second son is called Riot Rose Mayer.
Updated on Sep 14, 2023 08:47 PM IST
ByHT Brunch Team

Get to know... Abijit Ganguly

The stand-up comedian talks about being trolled, his favourite songs, and advice he would give his younger self

Abijit Ganguly’s low point in life was when he was trolled for three months this year over a joke about a cricketer.
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 04:35 PM IST

Listicle: 10 viral photos and videos that tried to break the internet

They were everywhere. We got obsessed. We moved on. 10 images that didn’t break the internet after all

Ellen DeGeneres' 2016 Oscar selfie.
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 04:33 PM IST

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Guardians of their galaxy

Building an imaginary world takes skill and dexterity. Few writers get it right, immersing readers into a parallel reality from which they never want to leave

John le Carré’s Circus, populated by such legendary characters as George Smiley, have kept the columnist entertained for decades.
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 04:30 PM IST

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: How Daniel Humm turns cooking into fine art

Daniel Humm’s love for art couldn’t be contained on paper or in a regular kitchen. See how his food takes plant-based eating to a Michelin-star level

Daniel Humm sees himself as a craftsman and is too modest to call what he does art. But he started in the business at 14, won his first Michelin star in his 20s, and counts Picasso among his inspirations. (Eleven Madison Park)
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 04:29 PM IST

Burned and back again: What top chefs learnt from their worst disasters

Raw chicken, kebab fails, cabbage catastrophes, exploding pizzas. Top chefs open up about their greatest mistakes and the life lessons to learn from them all

Megha Kohli’s early attempt at making kebabs backfired so hard, she continuously worked on her tandoor skills. “Today all my restaurants are known for their kebabs” she says.
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 04:28 PM IST
ByKarishma Kuenzang

No excuses now: Top hacks to go from lazy to fitness crazy

Get off the couch. Here’s every hack to help you take your first steps towards starting a fitness regimen

The average Indian works out only 4-6 times a month as against the global average of 12-18 times. Buy short-duration gym plans when you start out. (ADOBESTOCK)
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 04:24 PM IST

Style update: Casualwear is getting a glow-up

Who killed skinny jeans? Should blazers be fitted or oversized? How big should a tote be? A quick style update before you step out

Hailey Bieber has been rocking wide-leg mom-style jeans all this year. Skinny styles are out, say experts. (thecelebrityfinder/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 04:26 PM IST

Why grin and bear it? The trouble with toxic resilience

There’s no glory in suffering. Personal sacrifice is not part of any job. Let’s call out the persevering spirit for what it is, and hope for change

Governments the world over are drafting bills to lighten worker loads. In India, we glorify personal sacrifice. (Adobestock)
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 04:22 PM IST
ByUrvee Modwel

The Brunch round-up: The week and how it made us feel

On our radar: The Jonas-Turner divorce, Loch Ness monster toys, Smash Mouth nostalgia, flights for adults and more

Singer Joe Jonas and actor Sophie Turner have officially filed for divorce. The couple has two children.
Updated on Sep 07, 2023 09:48 PM IST
ByHT Brunch Team

The Brunch round-up: The week and how it made us feel

This week, we’re speaking Redneck with a touch of class, losing hope in spectacles, checking in on The Archies and rediscovering AP Dhillon

Childhood myopia can be prevented if the child spends more time outdoors. Nobody tell Taylor Swift that all her money spent on LASIK could have so easily been avoided.
Updated on Sep 01, 2023 04:25 PM IST
ByHT Brunch Team

Listicle: 10 silly songs that somehow live in our heads rent-free

Forget poetry. These songs are unforgettable mostly for their catchy hooks and silly lines. Come on, you know the words...

Balam Pichkari still plays at Holi parties so many years on.
Updated on Sep 01, 2023 04:21 PM IST
ByKarishma Kuenzang

Get to know... Kirti Kulhari

The actor and producer is a plant lady, a dedicated delegater, a fan of hot chocolate and a longtime fan of Mithun da. Who knew?

Actor Kirti Kulhari is looking forward to her new projects.
Updated on Sep 01, 2023 04:23 PM IST
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