8 New Eating Hotspots That Are Taking Up Kolkata's Cool Quotient

Kolkata is fast shedding its fusty and musty image when it comes to restaurants, with popular chains and chic local eateries popping up everywhere. No longer are Kolkatans left feeling hopelessly uncool (or "classic", if you insist) when they swap restaurant tales with their counterparts from other metro cities. Here are some eagerly awaited new places coming up (or which have just come up) in the city.

7 Women Who've Earned Their Place In The Kitchen

It is often assumed that women don't want to work in professional kitchens because of the demanding nature of the job, the long hours and the stress of juggling work with family. Well, this clearly isn't always the case. We spoke to a few fabulous women chefs and restaurateurs and uncovered some of their secret ingredients for success.

From Rummaging In Bins To Refining Recipes, Here’s How Restaurants Can Save On Food Costs

Certain investments in a restaurant are reflected in its decor, expensive cutlery and the likes. However, most diners aren't aware of the cost that goes into what arrives on the plate in front of them. But then, that's not a diner's headache either. The responsibility of economics falls squarely on the restaurateur. Yogesh Mukashi from Bangalore's Egg Factory gives us insights on a few smart ways to reduce food costs.

8 Delhi-NCR Restaurants That Are Redefining The Meaning Of Fusion

Gone are the days when a restaurant was meant only for having a meal or a cafe was just for sipping a cuppa. Today, many establishments are striving to assimilate their main protagonist (read: food) with elements of entertainment. This marriage or fusion, if you will, jazzes things up as patrons get to enjoy everything from indoor games to books to crafts to pet-time as they eat.

7 Mumbai Restaurants With Groovy Live Stations

Live stations! Yes, those lovely counters in a restaurant where they cook the food right in front of your eyes. Better still, you decide for yourself what goes into your grub. In other words, you direct the whole show by deciding the ingredients of your meal. There's no two ways about it -- live stations are fast picking up a following in Mumbai and if you haven't tried them out, begin with this list...

10 Microbreweries You Simply Can't Miss In Gurgaon

For some reason, microbreweries look like a distant dream in Delhi. Fortunately, the same can't be said of Gurgaon, which is home to some of the finest microbreweries in the country. If you are planning to head out this evening to kick-start your weekend, here are some places that literally put the "hops" into pub-hopping.

And You Thought You'd Miss North Indian Food In Chennai?

Many times, you come across the claim that Chennai doesn't cater well to the North Indian palate. Guess what? The naysayers are dead wrong. Zomato lists out 8 awesome Punjabi restaurants in Chennai that prove North Indian cuisine is alive and well in Chennai.