Independence Day Eve, Revisited

Emerging from the pages of history and the archives of the iconic Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, is a fine dining promotion that celebrates 70 years of India’s independence from British Rule. At Encounters, the all-day diner at The Taj Krishna Hotel, here in Hyderabad, Executive Chef Nitin Mathur and his talented team recreated the same… Continue reading Independence Day Eve, Revisited

Taj Svara — An exclusive wine

In existence since 1903, with the iconic Taj Mahal Palace on the shores of Bombay as its first and best known property, the Taj group has had generations of loyal guests from all over the world. So many of their restaurants have been synonymous with good food – impeccably prepared and presented. For those of… Continue reading Taj Svara — An exclusive wine

Celebrating the Chinese New Year

As with all cultures, the Chinese New Year implies lots of celebrations and food. For us non-Chinese folks, it meant an invitation to sample the special dishes Executive Chef Nitin Mathur and his team, especially masterchef Hung Fong Ng and his associates made for this occasion. The Golden Dragon, a signature restaurant at the Taj Krishna… Continue reading Celebrating the Chinese New Year

Mad about Mediterranean

The world knows that the Mediterranean diet, with its use of olive oil, fresh meats and vegetables, grilled or baked, and vegetables drizzled with olive oil, is considered one of the healthiest diets there is. If you need proof you only have to look at the glowing skins of people from that region. The Mediterranean region,… Continue reading Mad about Mediterranean